Year 5 – February 2019
Dear Parents and Guardians,
I hope that you and your families had a restful and relaxing half-term break and that you enjoyed the unseasonal sunshine during the end of the month - long may it continue!
The first Spring half term was another busy one in Year 5 and the children worked very hard. In English, the enthusiasm that the children all showed for the Shakespeare topic was fantastic to see and I hope that they have been able to tell you some of the main plot events of the Bard’s famous plays. We covered such a lot of content in the Maths curriculum in Spring 1 and the effort in lessons has been commendable.
I’m sure that this half term, will be just as rewarding. We have a lot to look forward to, including 3D printing sessions, a Sion whole school retreat week (11th March), World Book Day celebrations (8th March), Lentern fundraising and a Science and Engineering project (18th March).
Please find the Curriculum Planner for the Spring 2nd Half Term on the website. This contains all of the information that you and your child will need regarding the curriculum for this coming half term, but please feel free to talk to me in the playground after school if you would like to discuss any matters.
Homework in Year 5 will continue to be sent home on a Friday and should be returned by the following Thursday. Please try to hear your child read at least twice a week, and please sign and date in the reading record when your child has read at home. The expectation is that children complete at least two reading journal activities each week in addition to the spelling, grammar and Maths homework that they are set on a Friday.
I hope that you have had the opportunity to look at the Year 5 pages of the website. They are regularly updated with photographs and information of activities that have been going on in class.
I look forward to another busy half term with Year 5!