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Year 5

Welcome to Bartholomew and Biddulph 

 

This half term we are exploring William Shakespeare's The Tempest within English. Children are also finding out about the  world around us through a range of Geography, RHE, DT, RE, Music and Science topics within our Foundation Subjects. 

 

Teachers

Mr Pemberton - Bartholomew 5 (tpemberton@medway.leicester.sch.uk)

Miss Worrall - Biddulph 5 (aworrall@medway.leicester.sch.uk)

Mrs Bali - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Patel - 1:1 Support

 

PE and Swimming

PE is on Tuesday for both classes. Children should come to school wearing their PE kit on this day and jewellery should not be worn. 

Swimming has commenced for Biddulph 5 every Thursday. 

 

Homework

Children will receive a series of homework tasks to complete each week. This should be handed in to their class teacher every Tuesday. If you feel your child needs additional support regarding completing their homework, please speak to their class teacher. 

 

Email

To send us the pictures of completed passport tasks, please send a message through DB primary.

 

 

 

Additional Homework

Click the link below at the bottom of the page for a list of websites, revision guides and more.

Cultural Passport

Topic Plans - Our curriculum is adapted each term to ensure we are providing an exciting, stimulating yet challenging curriculum that provides a love of learning for all children in Year 5 at Medway! Further MTP's for 2023/24 are therefore in the process of being updated and will be added once completed.

Maths Plans - Our curriculum is adapted each term to ensure we are providing an exciting, stimulating yet challenging curriculum that provides a love of learning for all children in Year 5 at Medway! Further MTP's for 2023/24 are therefore in the process of being updated and will be added once completed.

English Plans - Our curriculum is adapted each term to ensure we are providing an exciting, stimulating yet challenging curriculum that provides a love of learning for all children in Year 5 at Medway! Further MTP's for 2023/24 are therefore in the process of being updated and will be added once completed.

English Books

Times Table Rock Stars!

 

 

You can practice your times tables on the TT Rock Stars app (iPad or Android) and on your computer. Just use the links below:

 

Click Here for Times Tables Rockstars

Click Here for Hit the Button

Daily Whole-Class Reading Books

Maths Methods Revision (More to Come Soon)

Art and Culture

 

In Year 5 we are committed to supporting pupils in increasing their cultural capital. Every day we engage with a variety of music, poetry and art from the world's most famous artists. Find out about who we have been studying this year below:

Arts and Culture - Music

We listen to music from great composers and discuss a number of aspects of these pieces:

 

  • Interpreting the composer's intentionality and the meaning behind the music.
  • Discussing our own emotional reaction to the music.
  • Using musical vocabulary to describe the different facets of the music
  • Using broader vocabulary to describe the music and discuss links with other art we have studied.

Sergei Prokofiev, Dance of the Knights

Carl Orff, Fortuna Imperatrix Mundi

Camille Saint Saens, Danse Macabre

Johann Strauss, On the Beautiful Blue Danube

Debussy, Reflets d'un L'eau

Hande, Water Music

Arts and Culture - Paintings, Photographs and Architecture

Eco-Council

Do you want to be on the eco-council, working to make Medway more environmentally friendly? If so, please submit your application form this week. You should have received a paper copy but a digital one is also available to download below.

We have been learning lots about climate change this term. If you want to remind yourself of the importance of environmentalism then you can watch this video:

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Dear parents, Friday 16th of February is the last day of term. School will resume on Monday 26th February.
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