Welcome to Oak Class Year 5/6
Our Teaching Team is:
Mr Parperis, Mrs Barlow and Mrs Moncrieff.
We are all looking forward to lots of super learning for our summer term.
A few things to remember:
- Please bring a named water bottle to school each day.
- We enter, from 8.40am, and exit, from 3.15-3.30pm, through the main entrance.
- If your child requires an inhaler please ensure that they have it in school.
- Please check all your clothes are labelled, especially coats and jumpers!
- Please remember our school uniform policy.
Please note the following days for your child to come to school ready in their PE kit. Hair should be tied back and removes earrings before school. If it is their swimming day, could children please come in their PE kit and bring their Swimming Kit to change into (no costumes under clothes):
From wc Monday 15th May 2023:
THE Oak Class PE DAY is on TUESDAY (for year 5 and year 6)
This Term in Outstanding Oak Class
Our Year 6 children are continuing their practise for their SATS. Our Year 5 children will be in Oak class following objectives set out on our schools medium-term maths plan. Home learning will be set on Mirodo to assist any learning in class.
Our year 6's will be starting their English lessons in the hall this term to help to prepare them for their SATS, later on this school year. Our year 5's will be working hard learning about WWII and creating some pieces of writing set during that time.
Our Science topic for the term is "Living Things and Their Habitats." We exploring some of the wonderful natural world around us and looking in-depth at a variety of different biomes.
Our topic this term in humanities is "Digging for Victory." We are going to be unearthing some of the history of WWII, focusing on Great Britain's involvment in the war.
Alongside our PE slots our Year 6's will also have swimming lessons on Thursday mornings this term, beginning the week after SATS. (please ensure your child has everything they will need each Thursday morning).
Our Home Learning:
Your current 'set' of 5 spelling words from your 'Super Spelling' booklet, which will be tested through the week.
When an adult has listened to you read, please record this in your reading record. All reading can be recorded not just your school reading book. Remember you can also use Active Learn to read e-Books. Website: ActiveLearn: Login (activelearnprimary.co.uk)
Times tables will be taught in school and should also be practiced at home. Remember you can use the Times Tables Rock Stars (TTRS) website to practice. Website: Times Tables Rock Stars (ttrockstars.com)
Our NEW online home learning resource is up-and-running! Login to complete the TASKS set by your teacher. You can also build your knowledge about any topics in the 'Practice' or 'Lesson' areas of the website. Remember, if you complete your tasks = coins and gems to spend on your avatar! There is also a 'Mindfulness' area too, helping you to learn some useful techniques to relax
Website: Mirodo Education - Mirodo Education
If you would like to know more about how to help your child at home, please use the links below to take you to helpful pages on our website:)
Below are our topic subjects for 2022 - 2023:
'Dig for Victory'
We will be investigating life on the British Home Front during WWII - a significant turning point in British history. How did the British people cope with the Blitz, evacuation, rationing and having to ‘Make do and Mend’?
We will be studying a couple of WWII themed books over the summer term, during English and Guided Reading lessons:
Letters from the Lighthouse By Emma Carroll and Code-cracking for Beginners
Our school library, which can be visited regularly, enjoying the wide variety of books it has on offer. Children have their own reading book to enjoy in class. Remember to read those books at home.
We are looking forward to an amazing term ahead. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have in the meantime.
Below are some link to websites that you may find useful, please let us know what you think of them.