Church Road, Astwood Bank
Redditch, Worcestershire, B96 6EH
01527 892 681

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Welcome to Year 5 

5K Mrs Khan, Mrs Chambers and Mrs Harrison

5R Mrs Roberts, Mrs Harrison and Mrs Hale

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cosmicEnglish - This term all our English lessons are linked to Cosmic by Frank Cottrell-Boyce .     

English Biographies - pupils will find out about one another and write short biographies. This will lead to research about astronaut Neil Armstrong and writing a biography using the notes the children have made. 

Maths -  Statistics: Interpret charts, Comparison, sum and difference, Introduce line graph, Read and interpret line graph, draw line graph, Use line graph to solve problems, Read and interpret tables, Two-way tables, Timetables.

Multiplication & Division: multiples, factors, common factors

Topic - Earth and space: Within this topic, we will be learning about the movement of the Earth and other planets, phases of the moon and the  and study of astronauts and technology from the past and present day.  We will also include Space art inspired by Peter Thorpe. 

Art: Abstract Space  art inspired by Peter Thorpe and Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh

PSHE:   Keeping Safe - beginning with a session on how to keep safe over the Bonfire Night period. 

Topic Homework:  Phases of the Moon to be completed by 1st November 2021.

Spellings to be tested Wednesday 3 November 2021: words with silent letters

doubt        lamb     debt       thumb         solemn     autumn   

column          knight      knuckle      knot

See MyMaths for Maths Homework.

Rapid Reading: If your child uses Rapid Reading, please ensure that you are reading regularly and try to complete your weekly rapid reading activities by Friday of each week. This will allow us to re-allocate you a new book for the following week. 

Don't forget to checkout School Games and Sports Matches page to find out your House Points score and lots of fun activities for you all to score some more.

Here are some useful websites:

Purple Mash 

Home Learning White Rose Maths 

We have a school subscription to Espresso (Username: student31672, Password: astwood) 

Timestables  practice:  TTRockstars                                                                              

Maths Homework:  MyMaths                                     

Maths activities and games:  Top Marks                         

English Glossary -  Explanation of Terminology