Welcome back to school and a huge welcome to Year 5!
Throughout the term your child will continue to develop their learning in Reading, Writing and Maths through a range of units. We are very excited this term for your child to study the topic, ‘Race to Space’. We will be learning all about the lead up to the moon landing and what impact this had on the future. As teachers, we are extremely looking forward to taking the children to the National Space Centre as it is a brilliant place to visit.
Thank you for all of the amazing projects the children have created over the summer holidays. They are going to make our classroom look amazing.
Please encourage your child to bring their book bag every day. Regular reading is a priority and any reading that you do with your child can be recorded in their Reading Records. The children will have two reading books and we encourage them to read both of these, when possible, at home.
PE lessons will take place each week. Please ensure your child brings appropriate outdoor kit, especially suitable footwear, as we will be outside as much as possible.
Spellings will be given to your child on a Monday ready to test on a Friday. You will be able to find your child’s spellings on their homework weekly. Homework will also be given to the children on a Monday for them to complete during the week. Please encourage your child to complete this and return it by the following Friday as it will be linked to their learning in the week.
This year, your child will be working hard to be a ‘BRILL’ Wheeler pupil to earn Wheeler Wonga. Please continue to ask your child, throughout the year, how many Wonga they have in their wallet. Your child may also receive positive praise through Marvellous Me so please keep checking in.
We look forward to the year ahead of us,
Mrs Hall (5H) and Miss Morrice (5M)