Welcome to Falcon Class
Miss Lyons – Year 5 Class Teacher
Mrs O’Shea – Year 5 Teaching Assistant
Welcome back Year 5. What a fantastic first week back! I am suuuuuppppeeer proud of you all.
Reading at Hendal Primary School
Reading: Our reading resources continue to build upon previous learning stages! Our reading books are organised into coloured bands based on the level of challenge and length of text. We have a wide selection of other books within the coloured bands to ensure children are exposed to a variety of texts with the intention of all children developing a love for reading that will ensure success in adult life.
NEW TO THIS HALF TERM: Our library is open. Children will be able to check out books to take home and read and we have a fantastic selection of over 1200 books….lucky us!
Welcome to Year 5. Throughout the year your children will learn through the topics;
- Space – To infinity and beyond
- The Terrible Tudors
- The Vile Victorians
- The Rainforest
You can also speak to your class teacher Miss Lyons for additional information regarding the National Curriculum for Year 5 or click on the link below.
Click the link below for more information including our exciting Topic Launches, Educational Visits, Aspire Afternoons, Parent Partnerships and Finales.
Our Topic this Term
This half term you child’s topic is – To Infinity and Beyond
Our topic this half term is a science topic focusing on space . We will be locating at the solar system and all things planetary. We are extremely excited for a visit to the Stardome where we learn about the sun and the constellations. This term we will also be exploring the history of space travel, looking at the space race including the first moon landings. Our class novel is Cosmic by Frank Cotterell-Boyce. A young boys exciting accidental adventure into outer space.
What is going on this Term
Topic Launch: Nasa Badges
Trips – Church and the Stardome
Things to Remember
Your child should arrive promptly at school for 9.00 am ready to begin morning work. It is paramount that your child is not late as this accumulates lost learning time.
Please send you child with the correct equipment on the following days:
Wednesday – Homework & Spellings are to be handed in.
Thursday – Indoor/Outdoor PE kit &
Friday – Homework and Spelling handed out
If you need any support or have any questions regarding how you can support your child’s learning at home or require further resources please speak to you child’s class teacher (Miss Lyons).
We welcome any opportunities for parents to share their skills and knowledge.
Please listen to your child read at home at least three times a week and record this in your child’s reading record.
Milk is available to children at a cost of £1.00 per week. Families who are in receipt of low income benefits will qualify for free milk for their child. To register and pay for milk online, please click on the following link; http://www.schoolmilkuk.co.uk/