Sycamore Class – Year 5/6

Sycamore Class – Year 5/6 at St Julian's Church School

Welcome to Sycamore Class.

Welcome back Year 5 and 6!

Happy New Year!

Please note:

  • PE lessons will be on a Wednesday- please come to school wearing kit.
  • We will be continuing to ventilate our classroom, please bring additional layers.
  • Bring in spare shoes for our Adventure Play and Paddock area.
  • Always have a coat in school, we will be getting outside as much as possible.

If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact me on Class Dojo.

Spellings, Reading and Times tables

Please find the year group spellings on the side tab. Children should learn their specific spellings each week, using the Spelling Menu to support where needed.

Children will be tested on a Friday on their weekly spellings, this will take the format of a dictation exercise where I will be looking at children’s grammatical, punctuation and spelling knowledge in context.

Children will be sent home with a levelled book, this will be changed once they have finished it. Children will be assessed on their book level by the class teacher and teaching assistants, we will listen to children read individually as well as in small groups. Please encourage your child to read at least 5 times a week at home and record this in their contact book. We will continue with our Reading Raffle each half term too!

Children are encouraged to use TT rockstars as well as Doodle Maths to work on their times tables each week, I will be noting and celebrating the children who are engaging with this whilst at home. It is vital that these basic number facts are practiced as much as possible!

Homework

Weekly homework will be set on a Monday and due in on the Friday, this will be sent home as a paper copy as well as uploaded onto our website here.

Please click on ‘Year X Expectations’ to view expectations within each curriculum area, should you have any questions then please do not hesitate to message Miss Williams on Class Dojo.

Please find our long term plan Long term plan Cycle A Y5_6.docx for the academic year. Please note this is subject to change, if you wish to see the most updated version please contact Miss Williams directly.

Letters for Year 5/6:

Year 6 Residential Letter

Y5 Parent letter.docx

Class Teachers

  • Miss Williams
  • HLTA Mrs Miles
  • TA Mrs Cann

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