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wb 16th October 2017


We will be learning: 



This week we are starting to read our class text 'How to train your dragon' by Cressica Cowell. We will be using the text to create lots of opportunities for writing and performing as well as designing our own dragons!



This week we are focusing on:

  • subtracting 3-digit numbers from 4 and 3-digit numbers using a range of strategies including compact decomposition

We will also be practising our tables to x12.



This week we are learning about the phases of the moon and time zones.




Our learning challenge this half term is 'What did the Ancient Egyptians achieve?' This week we considering the impact that the ancient Egyptians have had on modern day life. We are also learning some songs for our assembly.


PE / Swimming:


Please bring PE kits for Tuesday

PE: Black plimpsolls, black shorts and white t-shirts.

Swimming: This half term we are not swimming.

Homework Projects


This half term we will be creating a museum of Egyptian artefacts in out classrooms. The task is:

research the Ancient Egyptians and select an area of interest eg writing, mummies, pyramids

create an artefact to be displayed in our museum eg a model

write a short explanation about the artefact and present the information in an interesting way


Completed projects should be brought to school on Thursday 19th October

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask


Mrs Mitchell                                                     Miss Tuttle                                                 Mr Forster

This week's homework


Issued: Friday 13th October

Due: Tuesday 19th October


English: Bug Club - read 3 whole books and answer all the questions


Maths: ActiveLearn Maths games (accessible via Bug Club login)

             Complete games until you have a score of at least 90%

            Mathletics - 2000 points

Overview 2017-2108

Y5 Planet Booklet

End of Year Maths Targets - Continent Card