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Welcome to Year 5 Parent Information Evening Class Teachers 5K - Miss Kirby 5K - Miss Kirby 5S - Mrs Sands 5S - Mrs Sands.

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2 Welcome to Year 5 Parent Information Evening

3 Class Teachers 5K - Miss Kirby 5K - Miss Kirby 5S - Mrs Sands 5S - Mrs Sands

4 The year 5 Curriculum… Literacy Art & Design Literacy Art & Design R.E Games R.E Games Maths History Maths History P.E Music P.E Music Geography Geography French French Science Science ICT ICT

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6 Overview of the Curriculum Numeracy and Literacy are core subjects and taught in a structured way every morning across the week. Both are divided in to smaller areas and are delivered in a variety of ways.

7 Numeracy Numeracy groups are organised into four groups across the year. Numeracy groups are organised into four groups across the year. 4 times a week from Monday to Thursday 4 times a week from Monday to Thursday 1 lesson in class groups focusing on mental maths. 1 lesson in class groups focusing on mental maths. Variety of approaches: individual, group, pair, regular assessments, flexible groupings. Variety of approaches: individual, group, pair, regular assessments, flexible groupings.

8 What is taught? There are six key areas of Numeracy that are continued and further developed in Year 5: There are six key areas of Numeracy that are continued and further developed in Year 5: Using and Applying Maths Using and Applying Maths Numbers and the Number System Numbers and the Number System Calculating Calculating Algebra Algebra Shapes, Space and Measure Shapes, Space and Measure Handling Data Handling Data

9 Each key learning objective is covered through teaching these key areas and allow us to continually assess progress and understanding in a variety of ways Each key learning objective is covered through teaching these key areas and allow us to continually assess progress and understanding in a variety of ways These are taught in 2 week blocks at a time per term and are re-visited throughout the year to consolidate your childs learning These are taught in 2 week blocks at a time per term and are re-visited throughout the year to consolidate your childs learning

10 Mental Maths skills are specifically addressed in the Friday lesson, where speed and accuracy of mental recall and applying maths are assessed Mental Maths skills are specifically addressed in the Friday lesson, where speed and accuracy of mental recall and applying maths are assessed There is also an expectation that all times tables up to 10 x 10 are known for rapid recall…. ( a work in progress!) There is also an expectation that all times tables up to 10 x 10 are known for rapid recall…. ( a work in progress!)

11 Formal written methods are taught for the 4 calculations, including the grid method for multiplication and division by chunking. For further explanation on these methods, please refer to the presentation in the Numeracy Zone available on the school website Formal written methods are taught for the 4 calculations, including the grid method for multiplication and division by chunking. For further explanation on these methods, please refer to the presentation in the Numeracy Zone available on the school website

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13 Calculator use is also developed further in Year 5 to support problem solving and trial and improvement methods

14 Literacy ( Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, Spelling and Handwriting) This is taught as a whole class which is then broken down into smaller reading and writing groups for focused work with the class teacher This is taught as a whole class which is then broken down into smaller reading and writing groups for focused work with the class teacher Intervention groups are set up for reading and writing for some children (where a need has been assessed) Intervention groups are set up for reading and writing for some children (where a need has been assessed)

15 Reading Children read in a guided session once per week. Children read in a guided session once per week. Reading objectives are also covered throughout Literacy lessons. Reading objectives are also covered throughout Literacy lessons. ALL children should read DAILY at home ( 20 – 30 minutes) ALL children should read DAILY at home ( 20 – 30 minutes) Children need to talk about the texts they are reading. Children need to talk about the texts they are reading. Key questions encourage children to: Key questions encourage children to: describe or retrieve information from the text describe or retrieve information from the text deduce, infer or interpret information from the text deduce, infer or interpret information from the text think about the structure and organisation of the text think about the structure and organisation of the text comment on the writers use of language comment on the writers use of language Discussions about their reading books are hugely beneficial in developing your childs reading skills, deepening their understanding and supporting the work we are doing in class. Discussions about their reading books are hugely beneficial in developing your childs reading skills, deepening their understanding and supporting the work we are doing in class.

16 I wish I could find something good to read!!

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18 Assessment of Reading Your child will be assessed within the first few weeks of term on word finding and their levels of comprehension. This will determine their reading age and inform how reading support is organised within the classroom.

19 Writing Your child is taught using a variety of approaches to develop their skills in all aspects of the writing process. These include: Your child is taught using a variety of approaches to develop their skills in all aspects of the writing process. These include: Talk for writing ( speaking and listening) Talk for writing ( speaking and listening) Drama and Role Play Drama and Role Play Paired and individual work Paired and individual work Group work Group work Self and Peer Assessment Self and Peer Assessment

20 The Author They experience a range of narrative texts ( stories in different genres, films, animations, poetry) They experience a range of narrative texts ( stories in different genres, films, animations, poetry) Diary writing Diary writing Non – Fiction ( report writing, recounts, persuasive writing and instructions) Non – Fiction ( report writing, recounts, persuasive writing and instructions)

21 Screen shot of instruction writing

22 Writing Units

23 The Technician We work to develop the technical aspects of writing by focusing on: Sentence structure Punctuation Grammar Spelling

24 The Secretary In year 5 it is crucial that children understand the importance of reviewing and improving their work through: In year 5 it is crucial that children understand the importance of reviewing and improving their work through: Redrafting Self assessment Redrafting Self assessment Proof reading Peer assessment Proof reading Peer assessment

25 Spelling and Handwriting Spellings are assessed in the first few weeks of term which gives children their spelling ages Spellings are assessed in the first few weeks of term which gives children their spelling ages Spelling patterns and rules are explicitly taught ( e.g; ion ious ian endings) and spellings drawn from childrens work in class are set in order to correct common mistakes Spelling patterns and rules are explicitly taught ( e.g; ion ious ian endings) and spellings drawn from childrens work in class are set in order to correct common mistakes Spellings are given as handwriting practice as it helps to reinforce the spelling at the same time Spellings are given as handwriting practice as it helps to reinforce the spelling at the same time

26 ICT overview

27 ICT will be incorporated into the curriculum from this year and therefore does not feature as a stand alone lesson on your childs timetable. ICT will be incorporated into the curriculum from this year and therefore does not feature as a stand alone lesson on your childs timetable.

28 These themes are not taught separately but used to make links across all subjects – Handling Data lends itself very easily to Maths and Communication to English for example. These themes are not taught separately but used to make links across all subjects – Handling Data lends itself very easily to Maths and Communication to English for example. Maths English

29 ICT is incorporated into our learning in a variety of ways – use of laptops within the classroom, windows movie maker, their own power point presentations, use of digital microscopes in Science. ICT is incorporated into our learning in a variety of ways – use of laptops within the classroom, windows movie maker, their own power point presentations, use of digital microscopes in Science.

30 Foundation Subjects and Science…

31 Foundation subjects continued…

32 Key areas to support your child in during this year Completing homework on time Completing homework on time

33 Supporting with spellings, and times tables knowledge

34 Getting to School on time

35 Maintaining a positive attitude to learning

36 Presentation of work; including handwriting

37 Researching of curriculum topics

38 Homework arrangements and other practical things: Children are given a Children are given a Learning Log to complete Learning Log to complete their homework. their homework.

39 Set on Fridays… In on Wednesdays! Homework is usually linked to learning completed that week Homework is usually linked to learning completed that week

40 Homework can take a variety of forms, such as posters, research, oral presentation, questionnaires, story-telling etc. Homework can take a variety of forms, such as posters, research, oral presentation, questionnaires, story-telling etc.

41 We understand that there may be particularly busy weeks during which it is not possible to complete homework tasks. If this is the case, we would be grateful if you could please send in a brief note or telephone the office. We understand that there may be particularly busy weeks during which it is not possible to complete homework tasks. If this is the case, we would be grateful if you could please send in a brief note or telephone the office. If homework is not completed and returned on Wednesday, it will be completed at lunchtime on Wednesday. If homework is not completed and returned on Wednesday, it will be completed at lunchtime on Wednesday. Please send back the Learning Log (even when homework has not been completed) so that the next homework task can be issued. Please send back the Learning Log (even when homework has not been completed) so that the next homework task can be issued.

42 If homework is not completed and returned on Wednesday, or a covering note provided, then it will be completed at lunchtime on Wednesday. If homework is not completed and returned on Wednesday, or a covering note provided, then it will be completed at lunchtime on Wednesday. Please send back the Learning Log (even when homework has not been completed) so that the next homework task can be issued. Please send back the Learning Log (even when homework has not been completed) so that the next homework task can be issued.

43 Spellings, times tables, and reading practice are integral parts of the weekly homework. Spellings will be given out on a Tuesday to learn for the following Tuesday. Times Tables practice will be done in class on a Friday. Spellings, times tables, and reading practice are integral parts of the weekly homework. Spellings will be given out on a Tuesday to learn for the following Tuesday. Times Tables practice will be done in class on a Friday.

44 Children need to wear the St Johns uniform (see website). Children need to wear the St Johns uniform (see website).

45 Bracelets, jewellery and elaborate headbands are not part of the uniform and children should not be bringing them into school. Junior children can wear a watch if it is named. Only simple stud earrings are allowed ( which need to be removed or taped over for P.E/Games lessons) Bracelets, jewellery and elaborate headbands are not part of the uniform and children should not be bringing them into school. Junior children can wear a watch if it is named. Only simple stud earrings are allowed ( which need to be removed or taped over for P.E/Games lessons) Children must have a separate P.E. and Games kits Children must have a separate P.E. and Games kits Indoor kit must contain dark shorts, a yellow t- shirt & soft black plimsolls. Indoor kit must contain dark shorts, a yellow t- shirt & soft black plimsolls. Outdoor kits may include a tracksuit and trainers. Outdoor kits may include a tracksuit and trainers. Indoor kits must be in school all week and taken home over the weekend. Indoor kits must be in school all week and taken home over the weekend. Games kits must come to school on Tuesdays/Fridays only. Games kits must come to school on Tuesdays/Fridays only. The school policy states that pupils without the appropriate P.E and Games uniform will not be able to take part in the lesson. The school policy states that pupils without the appropriate P.E and Games uniform will not be able to take part in the lesson.

46 Behaviour Management

47 Planned trips and activities: Explore Learning workshop in Maths Greek Drama day with visiting company Space Centre Synagogue trip Planned trips and activities: Explore Learning workshop in Maths Greek Drama day with visiting company Space Centre Synagogue trip

48 Thank you for coming today and we look forward to working with you to help your child have a successful and enjoyable Year 5.

49 If there is any thing you would like to ask in addition to this information then please do not hesitate to ask us on your way out. If there is any thing you would like to ask in addition to this information then please do not hesitate to ask us on your way out. We hope that you have found the information useful and insightful. We hope that you have found the information useful and insightful. This power point will be made available on the school website for future reference. This power point will be made available on the school website for future reference.


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