Penguin Year 5/6 2020 - 2021

Welcome to Penguin Class!

The Team

Class Teacher: Mrs English and Mrs Hollis

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Heyes and Miss Whyte

About Y5/6

R.E:

    Year 5 – God’s Covenant    

 

The children will learn that God loves us and calls us into friendship with him.                           

The children will understand that the Ten Commandments are a gift from God to help us.

They will learn how Jesus summarised the Ten Commandments (Matthew 22: 36-40) and begin to understand how we can show our love for God by keeping his commandments with his help.

The children will also learn that God sent his Son Jesus into the world because he loves us, and that we celebrate this gift at Christmas.

At home:

You could help your children by:                           

• talking to them about how we try to live by the Ten Commandments

 

Year 6 -  Justice

                 “Love of neighbour … involves working for a just society, both locally and internationally

 Religious Education Curriculum Directory

The children will learn that God called the prophets from the Old Testament and learn about the different ways they responded. They will learn that the prophets spoke out against injustice and that some prophets were persecuted because they spoke out.

They will learn that Christians are called to work for justice and find out about individuals who have been persecuted for speaking out against injustice.

The children will learn that Advent is a time of waiting and hoping for the birth of the Messiah at Christmas and understand that the birth of Jesus fulfilled Old Testament prophecies.

At home:

You could help your children by:

• thinking about how your family could support the work of CAFOD

• visit www.cafod.org.uk to learn more about CAFOD and its work in the developing world

• include an intention for people fighting injustice in your prayers with the children.

 

Educational Visits:

We enrich our curriculum by arranging the following:

A 5-day residential visit to Oaklands Outdoor Education Centre.

Art days at our feeder school St Mary's Catholic College.

Visits to our parish church Holy Apostles and Martyrs.

Visits to our local theatre the Floral Pavilion.

Sports competitions at local schools. 

 

Reminders

Please ensure your child brings a water bottle to school every day.

Please label ALL clothing and belongings.

 

Physical Education (PE)

Our P.E day is Tuesday, please ensure your child comes in to school on Tuesday wearing their PE Kit. The PE kit includes black shorts, a white T-shirt and a pair of trainers. As PE lessons will largely be held outside, your child may need something warmer (eg track suit) in cooler weather.For health and safety reasons, children cannot wear jewellery for PE, so all children need to either be able to remove their earrings or they should be removed in the morning before school.

 

Homework

English homework will be sent out on Wednesday and returned by the following Monday. Maths homework will be sent out on Friday for the following Wednesday. It is used to consolidate your child’s learning from that week. Please allow and encourage your child to attempt their homework independently before supporting them if required.

 

Times Tables

Children are expected to know all of their tables up to 12 x 12 and associated division facts by the end of Year 4. Please ensure that the children keep their recall skills sharp. 

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Reading

The children are expected to read independently at home on a regular basis (15 minutes per night). They should keep a record in their diary of what they have read. Please listen to them read out loud once a week and record this in their diary. Discuss any vocabulary that they are not sure of.

 

Spellings

Children need to be able to read and spell all of the Year 3/4 and Year 5/6 spellings. They also need to learn any spelling patterns and rules that are taught in class and then sent home.

 

Parent/Carer Curriculum Information

Throughout the year we will attach overviews with more information about what your child will be learning in each curriculum area during each term. We cover a variety of exciting topics throughout the year and may ask your child to bring in items from home to support these.

 

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Attendance

Last Weeks Attendance

96.6 %

Total Attendance

96.7%

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