Welcome To The Maple Class Web Page
All Zoom meetings are restricted access.
The class teacher monitors participants and will only allow class members to enter the meetings.
Well Done Assembly every Friday
Start time 2:45
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MONDAY - 2:45PM
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WEDNESDAY - 2:45PM
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We can't tell you how fantastic it is to be be able to welcome everyone back into Maple Class!
We have reminded ourselves of the key routines and expectations now we are all back in school and we are looking forward to spending the weeks leading to Easter together!
Please note that as part of the school's on-going measures to guard against Coronavirus and following the Government's advice, we need to keep doors and windows open for ventilation so please consider sending your child to school wearing a vest and/or long-sleeved t-shirt under their uniform and girls might want to wear woolly tights or switch to trousers during the winter months.
School Day Reminders
* The school day for Maple Class begins at 8:40 am and ends at 3:20 pm.
* PE is on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons; Tuesday afternoons with the Year 5 teaching team and Thursdays with Coach Jack.
Please continue to send your child to school dressed ready for PE on these days- a t shirt, school sweatshirt or cardigan, joggers or leggings and trainers - rather than dressed in their school uniform.
Dates For Your Diary
* Monday 22nd February: Spring 2 half term begins.
* Monday 1st to Friday 5th March: Multi Faith Week. Years 5 and 6 will be studying aspects of Islam and producing geometric patterns for display.
* Thursday 4th March: World Book Day.
* Friday 12th March: The second set of Home Learning Challenges are due to be returned to school.
* Friday 19th March: Red Nose Day.
* Thursday 1st April: last day in school before the Easter holiday.
* Monday 19th April: first day of Summer 1 half term.
Please find below some information about the Year 5 curriculum which you will hopefully find useful during this half term.
Mrs Newby, Mrs Renshaw and Mrs Nuttall
A reminder about online safety:
If you are working online, don’t forget to be safe and savvy!
Never give personal information to anyone! Think about the safety of what you are sharing or posting if you are online or on your phone.
Do not share your school log-ins or change your log-in details. We won’t ask you to do that.
Make sure you are accessing online material that is relevant for your age and tell an adult at home if you come across something that is not suitable for you, or if someone is trying to contact/talk to you that is not someone you know.
You can contact your teacher through Seesaw if you feel vulnerable or worried, or contact Childline 0800 1111.
Useful reminders about Online Safety are at Thinkuknow.co.uk
We will complete our study of Street Child by Berlie Doherty by the end of Week 2 before going on to study a short but powerful picture book called Varmints by Helen Ward and Marc Craste, which is a msyterious tale of a threatened natural world and a hopeful new start!
The children will continue to receive a new spelling list each Monday and will be tested on these spellings on the following Friday. There will be opportunities to practise these spellings in school throughout the week but you can also find a collection of these lists for this half term below so that you can support your child's learning at home.
In our SPAG (spelling, punctuation and grammar) lessons, we will:
There is an expectation that children in Year 5 read for 15 minutes each day (all children have access to Bug Club while learning at home and when we are back in class, school books will be changed every Friday).Please contact school immediately if you have any concerns about your child's home reading book.
Our maths topics for this term include:
Our next Science topic is Forces and involves studying:
Our new topics are Lent and Easter
Our studies will include:
Our next topic is entitled Eat Well, Live Well and will include:
Our new topic is entitled Why Viisit North America which will involve investigating: