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Class 4

Welcome to Class 4! 

Our teachers are Mr Oddie, who will teach mainly Maths and English, and Mrs Rigby for the other subjects. Mrs Holroyd will teach R.E. on a Monday afternoon. Mrs Newton is our teaching assistant and is in Class 4 for most of the week to support our learning.

In our class we now have 32 children altogether.There are 19 Year 5 and 13 Year 4 children.

 

Please have P.E. kits in school all week.  We will aim  to have  P. E. on Tuesdays , Wednesdays or Thursdays each week.  In case of chilly weather, please bring a sweatshirt or fleece and tracksuit , leggings or jogging bottoms for outdoor lessons. 

 

Homework will be given out on Wednesdays to be completed and handed in the following Monday.

There will be  Spelling and Mental Maths assessments on Mondays. Spelling words will be handed out on the Wednesday beforehand.

Each half term, the children will be given a topic homework task. Please check the Learning Overview for details.

 

Keep checking our web page to find out what is going on in our class this year.

 

If you have any concerns at all, please feel free to ring us at school or come in and talk to us (before or after school is usually best).

 

 

 

Our Year 5 team at the STEM day at Westholme School

Our Year 5 team at the STEM day at Westholme School 1

During the last half term of the school year, we will be learning about habitats.

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Click the link below for links to science activities for all topics we cover in Key stage 2.

Websites to inspire and extend learning

We enjoyed making scones last term.

Attached is a basic scone recipe to try at home. 

Scone Recipe

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2numeracy-multiplication.html

Crickweb has lots of helpful games. Use this link for times tables practise.

 

http://coolsciencelab.com/math_magician

Choose which times tables to work on. Aim to answer 20 questions in a minute.

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

 

http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/index.htm

All about natural history

www.bbc.com/education/subjects/z2pfb9q

BBC bitesize has all the topics we cover in KS2

 

http://rethink.sita.co.uk/the-fun-stuff- Test your recycling knowledge

http://bpes.bp.com/collection/?id=1222

Interactive online experiments

http://bpes.bp.com/collection/?id=1228

Science and D & T creations to make at home.

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/science/

Various topics with interactive games.

http://www.rigb.org/families/experimental

Short films making it fun and easy for parents and children to do science experiments with common objects. It also gives an explanation of the science behind each activity.

http://www.reachoutcpd.com/how-parents-can-help/

Ideas for practical science at home.

http://www.arkive.org/

Explore the largest natural world encyclopaedia online.

http://www.arkive.org/education/fun-stuff

Fun activities to do.

www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids

Online games, learn about nature, have a wild story-time and take part in some fantastic competitions!

These activities and games help you practise some spelling rules and patterns.

http://www.spellzone.com/games/index.cfm?wordlist=2255

Ancient Greeks

Ancient Greeks 1

Throughout the year, you can practise and improve your keyboarding skills.  This is a fun program and all the instructions are there for you, so you can enjoy developing your skills independently.  Good luck and have fun!

Dance Mat Typing

We have now completed three BBC Terrific Scientific investigations. Please look at the website at home and show your parents what it's all about. You can look at all the results from Mellor and all the other schools around the UK on the interactive map. There are also lots of interesting clips and activities on the website.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/terrificscientific

 

 

If you want to brush up your skills, try visiting BBC Bitesize and choose your subject.

 http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/levels/zbr9wmn  or press link below.

 

 

Our first History topic was Stone Age to Iron Age in Britain.

The website below is worth exploring for useful information.

www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/stone-age/

Image result for stone age clip art

You can practise Learn Its by scrolling through to find the step that you are on. Remember to do these as quickly as possible!  See how many you can do in 90 seconds. Keep practising and try to improve your score each time.

We love books

We love books 1

Library time

Library time 1
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