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St. Columba’s Year 5 Blog


reading

Reading books will be changed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, as a minimum. Please make every effort to read with your child at home regularly and comment in their Reading Record book.


spellings

The children are given spellings every Friday to take home and practise them. A weekly spelling test will take place on the following Friday.


pe

This term, we will have P.E. on a Wednesday and a Thursday. On Thursday the children will need trainers or pumps for Games. We do ask that children have P.E. kits in school every day in case of a change to the timetable.

 


homework

Homework:

(15 minutes Reading/Spelling/No. Facts) + 3 Maths- Mon, Wed and Fri and 2 Lit/Topic homework on a Monday and Friday


Useful Information

Water Bottles

Children are able to bring water bottles into school each day. Please ensure that the bottle has a safety top on (sports bottle top) and is clearly labelled.

Dojo app

We reward the children for good conduct in school by giving them Dojos. Please sign up to the Dojo app. We also send occasional updates through the messaging option.

Maths

The children have a Times Tables Rockstars personal log in to practise their tables at home. We have a timed test in class every Thursday.

Useful links

For Children

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/0/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/
http://www.educationcity.com/

http://www.math-exercises-for-kids.com/learning-math-8.htm

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers

https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-5 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/7-11-years/spelling-and-grammar

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?e=spelling-grammar01

http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/media/services/thechildrensuniversityofmanchester/flash/adjective_detective_stamp.swf

https://gridclub.com/activities/comma-castle

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?e=spelling-grammar02

http://www.funenglishgames.com/grammargames/prefixsuffix.html

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?b=english/language_structure

For parents

Healthy eating – http://www.nhs.uk/Change4Life/
Online safety – http://www.getsafeonline.org/
Health advice – http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/