Year 5 – Kateri Tekakwitha
Welcome to Year 5’s Class Page!
Here you can find out key information and learning taking place in Year 5!
Along with this page, our Twitter page will also keep you updated with what we are doing in class!
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Here you will find out about what we are learning in Year 5 and when. This will help you to engage in your child’s learning from home.
Year 5 Expectations
End of Year 5 Reading Expectations
- Summarise main points of an argument or discussion within their reading and make up own mind about issue/s.
- Compare between two texts
- Appreciate that people use bias in persuasive writing.
- Appreciate how two people may have a different view on the same event.
- Draw inferences and justify with evidence from the text.
- Vary voice for direct or indirect speech.
- Recognise clauses within sentences.
- Explain how and why a writer has used clauses to add information to a sentence.
- Use more than one source when carrying out research.
- Create a set of notes to summarise what has been read.
End of Year 5 Writing Expectations
- Add phrases to make sentences more precise and detailed.
- Use range of sentence openers – judging the impact or effect needed.
- Begin to adapt sentence structure to text type.
- Use pronouns to avoid repetition.
- Indicate degrees of possibility using adverbs (e.g. perhaps, surely) or modal verbs (e.g. might, should, will).
- Use the following to indicate parenthesis:
- Use commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity.
- Link clauses in sentences using a range of subordinating and coordinating conjunctions.
- Use verb phrases to create subtle differences (e.g. she began to run).
- Consistently organize into paragraphs.
- Link ideas across paragraphs using adverbials of time (e.g. later), place (e.g. nearby) and number (e.g. secondly).
- Write legibly, fluently and with increasing speed.
End of Year 5 Mathematics Expectations
- Count forwards and backward with positive and negative numbers through zero.
- Count forwards/backwards in steps of powers of 10 for any given number up to 1,000,000.
- Compare and order numbers up to 1,000,000.
- Compare and order numbers with 3 decimal places.
- Read Roman numerals to 1,000.
- Identify all multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs.
- Use known tables to derive other number facts.
- Recall prime numbers up to 19.
- Recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers.
- Recognise place value of any number up to 1,000,000.
- Round any number up to 1,000,000 to the nearest 10, 100, 1000, 10,000 or 100,000.
- Round decimals with 2 decimal places to nearest whole number and 1 decimal place.
- Add and subtract numbers with more than 4-digits using formal written method.
- Use rounding to check answers.
- Multiply 4-digits by 1-digit/ 2-digit
- Divide up to 4-digits by 1-digit
- Multiply & divide whole numbers & decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000
- Recognise and use thousandths.
- Recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one to another.
- Multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers.
- Identify and write equivalent fractions.
Solve time problems using timetables and converting between different units of time.
Here are some important reminders for Year 5
- School starts at 8:50am and finishes at 3:00pm
- Reading books are to be given out on a Monday and returned on a Friday
- Each term, a curriculum guide will be shared with parents to support your child’s learning at home
- Homework is given out on a Monday
- PE ready day is Tuesday (children must where a white T-shirt/ polo and navy jogging bottoms or shorts with trainers)
- No bags are to be brought to school (apart from lunch bags)
Below you will find links to our termly overview, homework and reading information.
The promotion of British Values is taught implicitly throughout the curriculum and school life.
The focus of these values in the Primary Curriculum are:
- British Values of Democracy.
- The Rule of Law.
- Individual Liberty
- Mutual respect
- Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.
As a school we promote these values through a variety of activities.
British Values of Democracy
Class council, Pupil Voice, Classroom monitors and jobs, pupil questionnaires. Writing balanced arguments in English, as well as other subjects. Pupils also take part in debates in a variety of subjects.
The Rule of Law
Ensuring that school rules, including safety rules, are understood and consistently applied. Opportunities for pupils to distinguish between right and wrong. Visits from the emergency services. eSafety rules and their importance. Bikeability and road safety.
Pupils learn how and why rules are made in school, and how laws are made in Britain. They learn about the monarchy in History lessons.
Pupils celebrate Black History Month. Anti-bullying week is studied in school with the pupils completing a selection of age appropriate lessons. Debates and balanced arguments are completed in class, across a range of subjects.
Tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs
Pupils celebrate events and festivals from major world faiths. There is a breadth of themes in assemblies. School lunches cater for different needs. Different religions are taught throughout the school. Culture/Theme days are celebrated throughout the school year
Please click this button to view the school calendar for key dates and information.