Welcome to Year 5!
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What Your Year 5 children will need each day
|PE kit||Needed everyday||Include shorts, t-shirt, sweatshirt pumps or trainers, joggers in a named bag (not a carrier bag)|
|Dinner money||Monday||Online payments using our School Money app|
|Homework||Thursday||Given and marked|
|Book bags||Everyday||Only books to be carried in them|
|After school club||Everyday apart from the last day before a holiday||To be booked in advance, phone school for details|
|Reading||Everyday||Please read to and encourage your child to read a little each day.|
|Drop in sessions||Monday||9.10-9.25am Please make an appointment with the office to check staff are available.|
|Swimming Kit||Wednesday||Your child will be informed when they need their swim kit. They need a bag for their kit, a towel, long hair tied back, no jewellery. Girls need a one piece costume. Boys need short trunks.|
Ways to support your child
Using clocks, telling the time,
Using money, giving/receiving change, how much things cost etc,
Reading every day and discussing what they have read (the plot, the characters, predicting what might happen next etc)
Practice spelling words regularly, spelling test Thursday
Encourage children to use them in sentences/discuss meaning.
Discussion of stories and texts read
Short multiplication – times tables
Playing games (e.g. board games / card games)
Encourage them to play maths games on www.sumdog.com and Purple Mash
Take them to the library
Take them swimming
Practical maths such as cooking for measuring, capacity and volume, gardening for area and perimeter
Enhance their knowledge and experience by taking them to places of interest like museums, country parks, castles etc.
Take them shopping so they can use money
Homework – due in every Thursday