Year 5 Sycamore Class 2022 - 2023

Mrs Williams

     Welcome to Year 5

Mrs Williams

and

Mrs Markley and Mrs Edwards

 

 

To get in contact with the class please email:

sycamore@whitbyheath.cheshire.sch.uk

 

 

 

Autumn 2

Our enquiry question this half term is

 How did the Vikings help shape Britain today. 

This is a History based unit, during which we will find out who the Vikings were and where they came from. We will look at how they shaped the Britain we know today.

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 In Science

Our topic will be Earth and Space. We will explore the our own planet in addition to the other planets in our solar system.

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Our English text is 'The Darkest Dark' by Chris Hadfield

our Guided Reading text

is an information booklet 'Exploring 

Space '' by The Literacy Company .

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PE days

 

During Autumn term PE will be on Tuesdays (indoor lesson) and Thursdays (outdoor lesson).

Please come in your PE kit on these days and ensure you are wearing the correct kit:

Black pumps for indoor lessons

Trainers for outdoor lessons

A plain white T-shirt

Plain black shorts

A plain black, blue or grey tracksuit

PE school fleeces


 

SeeSaw

Seesaw is our new virtual classroom, we will be using it in school and at home. Teachers are able to set work, mark, leave comments and make announcments about school on here. All parents need to give permission for children to use the app.

We will be using this app to set English based homework every week and Maths homework on alternative weeks with Mathletics. 

Reading

- Reading at home should be done as frequently as possible. Children should bring their reading book and reading record to school every day and take them home each night. We are aiming for 5 a week and children will receive team points based on how many times they read at home in a week. 

 

 

Maths

Mathletics is updated regularly with tasks. Children know their login username and passwords but can check with me. They should login and complete their assigned tasks before progressing on to Live Mathletics...let's see how many points we can get! Click on the logo to go there now!

Times Tables rockstar- A fantastic app/ website that lets us battle each other and test our times table knowledge, each child has been given their own individual login and can play individual games and try to beat their score or challenege others from all over the world in a safe environment. This has had a positive impact on our times table knowledge in school. The children will be tested on their times tables knowledge each Monday and Wednesday.

 

 

 

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Whitby HeathPrimary School

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Whitby Heath Primary SchoolWyedale,
Whitby,
Ellesmere Port,
Cheshire.
CH65 6RJ

Main contact Mrs E Williams | Acting Headteacher

0151 355 1781 admin@whitbyheath.cheshire.sch.uk or help@whitbyheath.cheshire.sch.uk

Miss. C. Monins | SEN Contact

senco@whitbyheath.cheshire.sch.uk