Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

As your child moves into Upper Key Stage 2, we will be looking to develop your children’s independence, confidence and love of learning.

Reading

Reading with your child is crucial. We take 30 minutes every day to teach Guided Reading in class and the children always have opportunities to silent read in our reading area. Children take home a home reading book and have the opportunity to change this every morning. In addition to this, children also have the chance to take home two library books a week and can change this book whenever necessary. Even though your child is in year 5 and may want to read to themselves, we would be grateful if you could hear them read aloud and for you to ask them questions about what they have read. This is vital in order to help them with their expression and comprehension skills.

Homework

Your child will be bringing home Maths, English and spelling homework every Friday, in order to be completed for the following week. In order for their homework to be completed on time and to a high standard, we would be grateful if you could take some time out with your child, to sit with them to complete their homework.

Topic

Throughout Year 5, your child will be learning a variety of exciting subjects  within history, geography,  Music, P.E, R.E, Art, French, Computing and Science.

During the course of the year, we have two Parents’ Evenings. However, if you have any concerns regarding your child’s progress then please do not hesitate to contact us.