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Year 5 Panthers


Welcome to Panthers!



The Panther's teacher this year is Mr Brown.  

It has been great to see some familiar faces and welcome some new ones!




Year 5 is exciting because we get to go swimming! You must make sure that your swimming kit is in school every Thursday.



Autumn 1 

In English this term we are focusing on stories with a historical setting.  Our unit text is set in Anglo Saxon times and links nicely to our History topic.  We will also do a weekly grammar and reading comprehension lesson.




During the Autumn term in Maths we will cover:

Place value and rounding - what each digit in a number means and how to  round to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000.

Mentally adding and subtracting multiples of 10 e.g. 10, 100 and 1000.

Properties of 3D shapes - names of 3D shapes and how to identify them.

Multiplying by 10 and 100 - using this to adjust to multiply by 9 and 99.

Fractions - finding fractions of amounts, counting forwards and backwards in fractions and comparing fractions

Translation of shapes - moving shapes around on a grid. 




In Science, our topic is 'Living things and their habitats'.  We will be studying the life cycles of different animals and insects, such as mammals and butterflies. We will also be looking at how plants reproduce and what each part of a plant does.  Our RE, topic is 'Wisdom'  We will be looking at the Christian, Muslim and Sikh religions and seeing how wisdom is important in each one.


Please check back regularly for updates and plenty of photos!





Please support your child in listening to them read three times a week, encouraging them to learn their spellings and helping them with their weekly English or Maths homework.

Thank you for all your support. 


It is also so important that your child ENJOYS reading. Please encourage them to read something that they enjoy every day. This could be a novel, a newspaper or a leaflet - anything!