Oak - Year 5/6 2018-2019

Mrs Davies

Welcome to Oak Class

We are the Year 5 and Year 6 children

Our Teacher is Mrs Davies

Miss Burns and Mrs Chesters also work with us in Oak Class

 

Life in Oak Class

Our usual routine involves:

- Grammar Hammer and Big Maths on a Monday morning.

- Our PE days will vary. Please ensure that you have your P.E. kit in school.

- We are swimming on a Monday. Please ensure you have a swimming costume, towel and coat with you on this day.

We have focused sessions on Reading, Writing/SPaG and Maths each day. We also will be exploring other areas of the curriculum such as the Arts, French, Science and the Humanities/ RE each week.

 

Our Curriculum

At Wimboldsley Primary School we aim to provide a broad and balanced curriculum that promotes excellence. We aim to foster a lifelong love of learning, through delivery a twenty first century education. A cross curricular approach to learning encourages the children to be independent, reflective learners and responsible citizens. We work closely with parents to support children’s learning.

 

English:

During this term,  we will be learning about the following genres:-

  • Fiction - Narratives

  • Non Fiction – non-chronologocal reports, biographies and play-scripts

  • Poetry 

SPaG will be covered weekly to help support us throughout our work this year. Spelling will be explored using word study techniques that encourage children to explore morphology and etymology, which enable a deeper understanding.

Maths:

This term in Maths we will be focussing on re-capping essential skills in order to help us with the Year 5/6 curriculum and explore more complex mathematics. We will use the White Rose scheme to explore :-

  • Number - place value
  • Number - addition and subtraction
  • Number - multiplication and division
  • Statistics
  • Measurement = perimeter, area and volume

 

Our Topic

 

We are going to beging by exploring North and South America and stepping back to explore the history of Central America when the Mayas dominated the landscape. Later in the year we will be looking at The Tudors and What Makes Britain Great ?

Please see our Curriculum Overview at the bottom of the page for more information.

Our year in Oak class will be a busy and fun filled year of learning.

 

How can I help and support my child at school?

Homework

Regular spelling study tasks and maths, writing and reading will be sent home. Learning journals will be used for a variety of longer research projects.

Websites to help: topmarks, mathsbot, bbc education, multiplication.com and spellzone

 

Thank you for your continuing support.

Mrs Davies

 

To keep up to date with our learning journey don’t forget to follow up on Twitter @WimboldsleyCPS.

Please continue to share with us your tweets about your learning outside of school.

 

 

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Year 6 SATS, by Miss Morris

Wimboldsley Community Primary School

Nantwich Road, Wimboldsley, Cheshire

01606 832321