Welcome to Cannon Street Class

Class Teacher: Mr C Grundey (Year Group Lead)

Teaching Assistant: Miss Campbell

Homework:

Handed out on Fridays,

Returned by Wednesday,

Please remember that homework is an important building stone in the child’s learning and development. The children will receive Dojo-Points for completed homework as well as particularly outstanding contributions.

Daily Reading:

To help further develop the children’s reading and academic development, please support and encourage the children to read daily for at least 10 minutes. This daily reading should then be recorded (title + pages) in the Learning Diary. We would kindly ask parents to sign/initial the record.

The children will receive Dojo-Points for daily reading.

Recommended reading books for Year 5:

Best Books for Year 5 | Ages 9-10 | BooksForTopics

Expertly selected books for 9 and 10 year old children (lovereading4kids.co.uk)

Reading Activities:

Once the children have completed reading a book, they then choose an activity related to the book (e.g. book-review, letter to the author, sequel, character profile, alternative cover etc.). This activity is completed in the child’s Reading Journal. Our wonderful teaching assistants will then check, feedback and record the completion of these activities.

The children will receive multiple Dojo-Points to reward exceptional work.

PE:

Our current P.E. days are Tuesday (Miss Handley) and Wednesday (Mr Grundey).

 

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Autumn 2 Week 6 – 6th December 2021

December 5, 2021

Autumn 2 – Week 6- 6th December 2021

Welcome to the first full December week happy Saint Nicholas day (6th December 2021).

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

Please remember – PE days are Tuesday and Thursday.

On Wednesday is our Greek Day – So come dressed up as a Greek.

 

Mathematics

  • I can begin to use short division to divide a double-digit by a single-digit number – Part I.
  • I can begin to use short division to divide a double-digit by a single-digit number – Part II.
  • I can use partitioning to divide a three-digit by a single-digit number.
  • I can use short/formal division divide a three-digit by a single-digit number. (no remainder)

English

  • I can track the geography of a character’s journey.
  • I can continue a playscript based on a text.
  • I can empathise with a character’s choices (suitcases)
  • To develop reading comprehension skills.

 

Design & Technology

  • I can evaluate a meal (including what makes a healthy diet).
  • I can conduct market research.
  • I can plan a healthy pizza meal (including starter, mains and desert)
  • I can budget for my healthy pizza meal.

Spanish

  • I can understand and use classroom instructions, objects and directions in Spanish.

 

Science

  • I can explore and investigate the interaction between gravity and air resistance.

 

RHE

  • I can reflect on the impact of my decisions.

 

Greek Day – Activities:

  • The activities and related Learning objectives for this part of the week are a surprise.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

 

 

Autumn 2 Week 5 – 29th November 2021

November 28, 2021

Autumn 2 – Week 529th November 2021

Another week of split learning in London Bridge and Cannon Street Bridge Class.

This week, Cannon Street Bridge Class will be taking part in the Whitgift Primary Project.

London Bridge, you are back in RE week learning even more about Sikhism.

Enjoy.

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

Please remember – PE days are Tuesday and Thursday.

Cannon Street Bridge, your PE day is ONLY on THURSDAY.

 

Cannon Street Bridge Class:

  • You will be learning a range of new things in ICT, Mandarin, Japanese, PE, Science and Music. Enjoy being surprised.

London Bridge Class: Here are your learning objectives.

 

Mathematics

  • I can apply the distributive law when multiplying a three-digit by a single-digit number.
  • I can use short multiplication when multiplying a 3-digit by a single-digit number.
  • I can divide a double digit number (practical).
  • I can divide a double digit number by a single-digit number using informal methods.

English

  • To identify similarities and differences.
  • To understand new vocabulary.
  • To explore a poem through book talk.
  • To develop reading comprehension skills.

 

RE

  • I can reactivate my prior knowledge of Sikhism and explain the importance of belonging to the Khalsa.
  • I can understand and explain the importance of the festival Vhaisaki/Bhaisaki.
  • I can understand and explain the symbolism of the 5Ks.
  • I can understand and explain the importance of the Bandi Chor and Amritsar for the Sikh community.

Spanish

  • I can understand and use classroom instructions, objects and directions in Spanish.

 

Science

  • I can activate my prior knowledge about forces and explore the interaction between gravity and air resistance.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

 

 

Autumn 2 Week 4 – 22nd November 2021

November 21, 2021

Autumn 2 – Week 422nd November 2021

We are back in RE week, but will spend this week learning differently in the two classes.

London Bridge will be taking part in the Whitgift Primary Project.

But first, we will all attend the Whitgift Concert at Fairfield Halls on Monday.

Have fun.

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

Please remember – PE days are Tuesday and Thursday.

Please note, that we are moving the Greek Day to Wednesday, 8th December 2021 due to the Whitgift Primary Project.

 

London Bridge: You will be learning a range of new things in ICT, Mandarin, Japanese, PE, Science and Music. Enjoy being surprised.

 

Mathematics

  • I can apply the distributive law when multiplying a three-digit by a single-digit number.
  • I can use short multiplication when multiplying a 3-digit by a single-digit number.
  • I can divide a double digit number (practical).
  • I can divide a double digit number by a single-digit number using informal methods.

English

  • To identify similarities and differences.
  • To understand new vocabulary.
  • To explore a poem through book talk.
  • To develop reading comprehension skills.

 

RE

  • I can reactivate my prior knowledge of Sikhism and explain the importance of belonging to the Khalsa.
  • I can understand and explain the importance of the festival Vhaisaki/Bhaisaki.
  • I can understand and explain the symbolism of the 5Ks.
  • I can understand and explain the importance of the Bandi Chor and Amritsar for the Sikh community.

Spanish

  • I can understand and use classroom instructions, objects and directions in Spanish.

 

Science

  • I can activate my prior knowledge about forces and explore the interaction between gravity and air resistance.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

 

 

Autumn 2 Week 3 – 15th November 2021

November 14, 2021

Autumn 2 – Week 315th November 2021

Welcome to our last History Week this term.

It also is Anti-Bullying-Week. We will mark its beginning with ODD SOCKS DAY on Monday.

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

Please remember – PE days are Tuesday and Thursday, this week you will also need it on Friday.

Mathematics

  • I can understand and use negative numbers in coordinate systems/grids.
  • I can apply the distributive law when multiplying a two-digit by a single-digit number.
  • I can apply the system/ mechanism of “short multiplication”.
  • I can apply the system/ mechanism of “short multiplication”.
  • I can apply the distributive law when multiplying a three-digit by a single-digit number.

 

English

How exciting! We will be starting our new book.

  • To make a prediction using imagery.
  • To develop reading comprehension skills.
  • To explore the link between memories and feelings.
  • To write a free verse poem collaboratively.

 

HISTORY

  • To investigate and interpret the past (How did mighty Athens beat tiny Persia at the battle of Marathon?)
  • To understand democracy (Would you want to be an idiot in Ancient Greece?)

 

Spanish

  • I can understand and use classroom instructions, objects and directions in Spanish.

 

Science

  • I can apply my scientific knowledge of Space.

 

Cross-Curricular: On Friday we will be celebrating our …

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

 

 

Autumn 2 Week 2 – 8th November 2021

November 7, 2021

Autumn 2 – Week 2 – 8th November 2021

Welcome to our second History Week

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

Please remember – PE days are Tuesday and Thursday, this week you will also need it on Friday.

Mathematics

  • I understand that positive numbers are above zero and negative numbers below zero.
  • I can identify negative numbers on a horizontal scale/line.
  • I can order and compare negative and positive numbers on horizontal and vertical scales/lines.
  • I can calculate intervals crossing zero.
  • I can understand and use negative numbers in coordinate systems/grids.

 

English

  • To demonstrate an understanding of character’s feelings.
  • To engage in book talk.
  • To plan a diary entry.
  • To write a diary entry (Thursday and Friday).

 

HISTORY

  • To build an overview of world history. (How the Greek empire evolve?) – Part 1
  • To build an overview of world history. (How the Greek empire evolve?) – Part 2
  • To investigate and interpret the past (How did life compare in two major city states?).
  • To investigate and interpret the past (How did mighty Athens beat tiny Persia at the battle of Marathon?).

 

Spanish

  • I can understand and use classroom instructions, objects and directions in Spanish.

 

Science

  • I can apply my scientific knowledge of Space.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

 

 

Autumn 2 Week 1 – 1st November 2021

October 31, 2021

Autumn 2 – Week 1 – 1st November 2021

Welcome back to school, happy second half-term of Year 5 & Welcome to …

We hope you had an eventful and energising half-term break.

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

Please remember – our PE days stay Tuesday and Thursday.

Mathematics

  • I can use the columnar method when adding money.
  • I can use the columnar method when subtracting money.
  • I can efficiently calculate change.
  • I can understand and use negative numbers to represent change.
  • I can consolidate my times- table knowledge.

 

English

  • To create a poem based on key events in the text.
  • To develop performance skills.
  • To understand key vocabulary.
  • To engage in book talk.
  • To demonstrate understanding of a character’s feelings.

HISTORY

  • To build an overview of world history. (Why are we studying the Ancient Greeks?)
  • To understand chronology. (When was the Ancient Greek civilisation?)
  • To investigate and interpret the past. (What evidence do we have for a myth to be true?)
  • To build an overview of world history. (How the Greek empire evolve?)

Spanish

  • I can secure and widening a range of Spanish core vocabulary.

 

Science

  • I can explore and explain why there are seasons in some areas of Earth.

 

Enjoy your Sunday afternoon/evening.

See you tomorrow morning.

Your Year 5 Team.

 

 

Autumn 1 Week 7 – 18th October 2021

October 17, 2021

Autumn 1 – Week 718th October 2021

Welcome to our SECOND Art week.

Exciting activities lay ahead as well as the half-term break.

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

Please remember that PE days are Tuesday and Thursday.

Mathematics

  • I can link mental and formal strategies when adding decimals/tenths.
  • I can add decimals with different amounts of digits.
  • I can solve mathematical problems involving decimals.
  • I can use visualisations and rounding rules to round decimals.
  • I can consolidate my times- table knowledge.

 

English

  • To write a persuasive speech.
  • To read for performance.
  • To engage in book talk.
  • To understand a character’s motives.
  • To explore new vocabulary.

 

ART

  • To experiment with cardboard relief.
  • To develop a card structure.
  • To decorate a card structure.
  • I can talk about and reflect on my artwork with developing vocabulary.

 

Spanish

  • Life and culture in Spain and Spanish speaking countries.
  • I can use a widening range of Spanish core vocabulary.

 

Science

  • I can explore and explain why we have day and night on Earth.

Enjoy your Sunday afternoon/evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

 

 

Autumn 1 Week 6 – 11th October 2021

October 10, 2021

Autumn 1 – Week 611th October 2021

Welcome to our first Art week in Year 5.

We can’t wait to see what your creative minds can develop!

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

Please remember that PE days are Tuesday and Thursday.

Mathematics

  • I can identify tenths as additive entities.
  • I can identify tenths as additive and multiplicative entities.
  • I can use tenths in a multitude of addition contexts within and across one (numberline).
  • I can use tenths in a multitude of addition contexts within and across one (unitising).
  • I can consolidate my times- table knowledge.

 

English

  • To understand the features of a persuasive text.
  • To write a persuasive speech.
  • To read for performance.
  • To develop inference skills in reading comprehension (chapter 20)

 

ART

  • To take inspiration from the greats.
  • To show creativity and imagination with paper.
  • To critically appraise an artist’s work.
  • To compose a still life, Cubist inspired artwork.

 

Spanish

  • Life and culture in Spain and Spanish speaking countries.
  • I can use a widening range of Spanish core vocabulary.

 

Science

  • I can explore and describe the moon phases.

 

RHE

  • I can understand and demonstrate how my actions affect me and others.

 

Have a great Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

 

 

Autumn 1 Week 5 – 4th October 2021

October 3, 2021

Welcome to our first ICT week in Year 5 where you will be designing a website on E-Safety using Google Sites.

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

Please remember that PE days are Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Mathematics

I can count in tenths below one.

I can count in tenths above one.

I can order and compare simple decimal numbers with one decimal (with different tenths).

I can consolidate my times- table knowledge.

 

English

To write a setting description (extended writing).

To engage in book talk.

 

ICT

I can identify the features of a website.

I can gather information to design my website.

I can plan and design my website.

I can present my website and give/receive feedback on it.

I can reflect on my work process.

 

Spanish

Life and culture in Spain and Spanish speaking countries.

I can use a range of basic Spanish vocabulary (including numbers, dates, classroom items and instructions).

 

Science

I can give evidence when reasoning that the Earth is a spherical body.

RHE

I can expand and apply my First-Aid-Knowledge/Skills.

 

Have a great Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

 

 

Parents Information Evening

September 27, 2021

Good evening,

Please find here the presentation from our Parents Information Evening.

Meet the teacher Y5 New

Kind regards,

Miss Winser & Mr Grundey