Court Farm Primary School

Dream Believe Achieve

Welcome to Year 5! 

Teacher : Mr Johal

Higher Level Teaching Assistant : Miss Thomas

Class contact email : year5@courtfrm.bham.sch.uk

This mailbox will be monitored by Year 5 staff for any school work related queries. 

English

This half term, we will be reading The Highwayman (Alfred Noyes) and The Kites are Flying (Michael Murpurgo). We will also continue to read Holes (Louis Sachar) during reading sessions as well as Varjak Paw (S.F. Said) during our Love to Read sessions. We would love to see children reading at home each day!
 
Spellings are given to the children every Monday. Please logon to Spelling Shed where you have a great opportunity to practise spellings ahead of our weekly spelling test which is every Friday. https://www.spellingshed.com/en-gb/

Science

This half term, we will be investigating Forces including: gravity, friction, air resistance and water resistance. Please take a look at the free resources on  https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/elibrary/resource/468235/starters-stem to carry out some Science activities at home!

PE

Our PE days are every Monday and Wednesday so please remember to bring a white tshirt, black shorts and pumps/trainers.

Feel free to have a go at a workout at home to keep fit! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3LPrhI0v-w&list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuxu3sLztrvWFehzv-LnR2c

Maths

Please logon to Maths Whizz https://www.whizz.com/ to consolidate learning at home. Other websites you could use are: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button and https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10

Power project

This half term the project for Y5 is Walls and Barricades. See how many tasks you can do. When yo have completed something, take a photo and email to the class email for us to see.

If there are any issues logging or lost passwords, please feel free to notify Mr Johal or Mrs Thomas before or after school.

Homework

All homework is now set through our online learning platform called Purple Mash. Each child has been sent home with a password to access this home learning. New tasks will be set and checked by the class teacher each week.