Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

The class teacher is Mrs Theobalds and our teaching assistants are Mrs Baillie and Mr Watts.

Year 5 A-Z of Useful Information

Allergies

Please let a member of staff know if your child has an allergy, medical condition or specific diet.

Any concerns?

Please feel free to arrange a meeting with us.

Be Ready

Check out our Be Ready guidance which outlines the skills and responsibilities expected from our pupils as they enter each new class group.

Fruit bar

Pupils in Year 3 and above can buy fruit from the school kitchen at break time - 30p an item.

Growth Mindset

At Garsington all pupils, staff and parents are encouraged to have a growth mindset. Check out ideas and guidance on how you can achieve this via the Growth Mindset page.

Homework

Homework is set on a Friday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. Children are expected to do at least 40 minutes of Maths Whiz online each week.

Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2 consists of Years 2 - Year 6.

Items required everyday

Indoor and outdoor shoes

Water bottle

Reading record bag (reading books, reading record, times table chart).

Please name everything.

Learning Detectives

Two pupils from each year group in Key Stage 2 are chosen as Learning Detectives for the term, coming together weekly as a group with the Headteacher to discuss and help with class and schoolwide learning challenges.

Topic Webs 2019-20

Term 1 Blitz

Term 2 Blitz

Term 3 Mountains

Year 5 A-Z continued

Lunch Menu

In Year 5 pupils must pay for school dinners which cost £2.30 per day (if you think you are eligible for free school meals please contact the School Office). Caterlink are our suppliers. Check out their current menu.

PE

PE takes place on Tuesday afternoons. PE Kit consists of dark coloured shorts or tracksuit bottoms, white T-shirt / polo-shirt, plimsolls and trainers. Please ensure your child's PE kit is named and in school.

Reading

lease read to or with your child for at least 10 minutes every day. Books can be taken home from the class library. Please ensure your child has a book which is challenging enough.

Shoes

Your child needs a pair of outdoor shoes, and some soft, clean indoor shoes which will be kept in the classroom. Please ensure all shoes are named.

Spellings

Weekly spellings are tested on a Friday.

Swimming

Year 5 pupils will be swimming during Term 5.

Time Table

Below is our standard timetable. Some lessons may change.

Times Tables

Times tables are tested on a Friday.

Topic Web

For further details of all the curriculum subjects we will be studying this term please see the relevant topic web above. If you have any resources that may be useful to us for this term please bring them in.

Water bottles

Please ensure your child has a named water bottle in school. Squash and other drinks are not allowed.