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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Welcome to Year 5

September 4, 2022

Autumn 1 – Week 15th September 2022

Welcome to our first week in Year Five.

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

Our PE days this year will be Tuesday and Thursday.

Mathematics

  • To explore and secure times-tables (4 & 8).
  • I can identify the place-value of numbers up to 10,000 (incl. counting in intervals).
  • I can apply the rounding rules to round to the nearest 10/100/1000.
  • I can identify and use Roman Numerals to 1000.

 

English (incl. Reading)

  • To explore sentence types (subordinate clauses).
  • To expand and secure new vocabulary (linked to the class-read).
  • To engage in book talk.
  • To further develop prosody.
  • To pause appropriately when reading aloud.
  • To identify the key features of a character description.
  • To write a character description.

 

Spanish

  • To reactivate prior vocabulary from Year 4.

Science

  • I can identify the planets and their order in the Solar System.

 

RHE

  • To secure the PANTS rules.
  • To explore and commit to various class responsibilities.
  • To develop a Class-Charter.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

A new school year begins!

August 31, 2022

July 17, 2022

Summer 2 – Week 7 – 18th July 2022

A moment to be sentimental – our last week in Year 5.

This is the chance to finish off the things we haven’t yet completed.

As usual, here are the objectives for the week ahead.

PE days remain Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Mathematics

  • I can securely convert between fractions and decimals.
  • I can securely multiply decimals and integers (incl. equivalent fractions and decimals).
  • I can securely locate shapes in a co-ordinate grid.
  • I can securely translate shapes in a co-ordinate grid.

 

English

  • I can write a newspaper article – part II.
  • I can engage in book talk.

 

Spanish

  • I can review my Spanish learning of this year.

 

History

  • I can explore virtual galleries and plan my own sculpture.
  • I can investigate and interpret the past (the story of Eweka)
  • I can build an overview of world history (religion).
  • I can investigate the importance of trade in the Benin Kingdom.
  • I can explain the reasons behind the fall of the Benin Kingdom.

 

Design & Technology

  • I can assemble my tree-house.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

Summer 2 – Week 6 – 11th July 2022

July 10, 2022

Summer 2 – Week 611th July 2022

Welcome to …

As usual, here are the objectives for the week ahead.

PE days remain Tuesday and Thursday.

Mathematics

  • I can secure my written division calculation strategies.
  • I can securely find equivalent fractions (focus on reasoning and problem-solving).
  • I can securely convert between different types of fractions and mixed numbers.
  • I can securely add and subtract fractions.
  • I can securely convert between fractions and decimals.

 

English

  • I can engage in book talk.
  • I can further develop my comprehension skills.
  • I can engage in book talk II.
  • I can plan a newspaper article.
  • I can write a newspaper article.

 

Spanish

  • I can further expand and apply my Spanish vocabulary related to home.

 

Computing

  • I can explore virtual galleries and plan my own sculpture.
  • I can create my own sculpture using Sketch-Up.
  • I can edit and refine my sculpture using Sketch-Up.
  • I can design my gallery using Sketch-Up.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

Summer 2 – Week 5 – 4th July 2022

July 3, 2022

Summer 2 – Week 54th July 2022

Welcome to …

As usual, here are the objectives for the week ahead.

PE days remain Tuesday and Thursday.

This week Thursday, we will be organising the Reception Sports-Day.

Mathematics

  • I can reason with angles (angles along straight line, angles on intersecting lines, angles within triangles and quadrilaterals, …).
  • I can securely apply my place-value-knowledge (saying, writing, x-more or less, I am thinking of a number …, problem-solving)
  • I can secure my mental addition and subtraction strategies.
  • I can secure my written addition and subtraction strategies.

 

English

  • I can engage in book talk.
  • I can further develop my comprehension skills (Listen to / watch AG at inauguration performing The Hill we Climb. Hear, think, wonder) Discuss.
  • I can use my knowledge of Amanda Gorman to create a biography.
  • I can plan a newspaper article.
  • I can write a newspaper article.

 

Spanish

  • I can further expand and apply my Spanish vocabulary related to home.

 

Science

  • To describe and explain the life-cycle of an insect (continued).

 

Spirited Arts

  • I can explore the idea/concept of Spirited Art (combination of Art and Religion).
  • I can plan and create a piece of Art work for Spirited Arts Week.
  • I can explore and practise poems and sound-scape.
  • I can perform poems in sound-scape.

 

Design & Technology

  • Due to timings, this will be covered at various points over the next 3 weeks.
    • I can continue to cut the pieces required for my design.
    • I can assemble my product (tree-house).
    • I can evaluate my work and add alterations to the initial design/plan.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

Summer 2 – Week 4 – 27th June 2022

June 26, 2022

Summer 2 – Week 4 – 27th June 2022

Welcome to our second week of … Design & Technology

As usual, here are the objectives for the week ahead.

PE days remain Tuesday and Thursday,

Mathematics

  • To compare visibly different angles and use the terms acute, obtuse, right and reflex angles using amounts of rotation.
  • To use degrees to estimate and measure angles (multiples of 10).
  • To use degrees to estimate and measure angles (unit – degrees).
  • To use degrees and suitable geometry tools to draw angles.
  • To reason with angles (angles along straight line, angles on intersecting lines, angles within triangles and quadrilaterals, …).

 

English

  • To identify the features of a non-chronological report.
  • To research / plan for a non-chronological report.
  • To write a non-chronological report.
  • To write / edit a non-chronological report.
  • To engage in book talk.

 

Spanish

  • To expand vocabulary related to the home.

 

Science

  • To describe and explain the life-cycle of an insect.

 

Design & Technology

  • To use CAD to draw the design of the product (tree house).
  • To explore and practise different marking, cutting and shaping techniques needed (incl. cutting the required pieces for your construct).
  • To practise different joining techniques.
  • Continue to cut the pieces required for your design.
  • To assemble your product (tree-house).
  • To evaluate your work and add alterations to the initial design/plan.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

Summer 2 – Week 3 – 20th June 2022

June 19, 2022

Summer 2 – Week 320th June 2022

Welcome to … this half-term

As usual, here are the objectives for the week ahead.

PE days remain Tuesday and Thursday,

Mathematics

  • PIXL Assessment Math Paper 2
  • To solve problems involving converting between units of time.
  • To identify, name and describe different 2-D Shapes.
  • PIXL Assessment Math Paper 3
  • To identify, name and describe different 3-D Shapes.

 

English

  • To understand parenthesis.
  • To engage in book talk.
  • PIXL Reading Assessment
  • To demonstrate understanding of a character.
  • To write a letter from the perspective of the protagonist.

 

Spanish

  • To expand vocabulary related to the home.

 

Science

  • To describe and explain the life-cycle of an amphibian.
  • To describe and explain the life-cycle of an insect.

 

Design & Technology

  • To explore different types of constructions. (incl. bridges, houses, …)
  • To deduce success criteria for a tree-house. (incl. evaluating an existing tree house design)
  • To design and annotate a product for a certain purpose and person (tree-house).
  • To use CAD to draw the design of the product (tree house).

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

Summer 2 – Week 2 – 13th June 2022

June 12, 2022

Summer 2 – Week 213th June 2022

Welcome to our second week in Summer Term 2.

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

PE days remain Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Mathematics

  • To solve measurement problems involving different units.
  • To understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units such as inches, pounds and pints.
  • To convert between miles and kilometres.
  • PIXL Assessment Math Paper 1
  • PIXL Assessment Math Paper 2

 

English

  • To engage in book talk.
  • To identify the key features of a narrative.
  • PIXL SpaG
  • To write a narrative (assessment).
  • To edit and improve my writing.

 

Spanish

  • To expand vocabulary related to the home.

 

RHE-SRE-Science

  • To name the male and female reproductive body parts.
  • To understand how hormones trigger change in our bodies.
  • To identify physical changes during puberty and compare them.
  • To identify and acquire strategies on how to relate to (cope with) changes during puberty at home and school.
  • To identify and value the purpose of puberty within the human life-cycle.
  • To further develop a mature understanding and positive behaviour patterns towards human reproduction.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.

Summer 2 – Week 1 – 6th June 2022

June 5, 2022

Summer 2 – Week 16th June 2022

Welcome back to school. Our last half-term in Year 5 has begun.

As usual, here are the objectives for the week ahead.

PE days remain Tuesday and Thursday,

but this week, we celebrate our …

on Thursday at Croydon Arena.

Mathematics

  • To convert from and to fractions and decimal fractions with quantities of larger units.
  • To derive and apply conversions above one.
  • To carry out conversions that correspond to 100 parts (below and above one).

 

English

  • To develop annunciation skills.
  • To identify whether statements are true or false.
  • To use figurative language in a setting description.

 

Spanish

  • To expand vocabulary related to the home.

 

Science

  • To describe and explain the life-cycle of a bird.
  • To describe and explain the life-cycle of an amphibian.

 

RHE

  • Linked to Healthy Living Week – To know how to lead a healthy life-style.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening and an extra day off.

Your Year 5 Team.

Summer 1 – Week 5 – 23rd May 2022

May 22, 2022

Summer 1 – Week 523rd May 2022

This week, we are going to …

use to finish off the many things that are still on our list.

Here are the objectives for the week ahead.

PE days are Tuesday and Thursday.

 

Mathematics

  • To apply memorised unit conversions to convert between units of measure (larger to smaller units – whole number conversions).
  • To apply memorised unit conversions to convert between units of measure (smaller to larger units – whole number conversions).
  • To convert from and to fraction and decimal fraction quantities of larger units.

 

English

  • To present an invented poem. (write & recite)
  • To develop critical thinking skills.
  • To use commas in pairs.
  • (To engage in book talk.)

 

Spanish

  • To expand vocabulary related to the home.

 

Science

  • To conclude last week’s learning about life-cycles of mammals.

 

RE

  • To understand how different religions unit in marriage.
  • To reflect on loss and remembrance.

 

RHE

  • Linked to RE learning of last & this week – Journey of Life.

 

History:

  • To explore the Horniman Museum – Ancient Benin Kingdom, African Civilisations.

 

Enjoy your Sunday evening.

Your Year 5 Team.