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Welcome to Class 5!
 

 

Welcome to our class web page. Our teacher this year is Mr Williams and our teaching assistant is Mrs Donovan.

On Thursday mornings, Mrs Walsh Heron also takes us for topic Maths and Science.Welcome

 

Thursday 19th June 2014

A huge congratulations to my class on their excellent assembly about 'Choices' 

I am very proud of you all!

 

You all worked very hard to make sure that the children and adults of St. Mary's not only learnt about the importance of making good choices but had fun in the process.

Well done again Class 5 frown

 

Of course, we mustn't forget to also say a huge 'thank you' to all the parents that came along to support their children; thank you.

 

Please find below some of the feedback left about our assembly:

 

'I had a great time at your assembly and will think more about the choices I make. Lovely singing'.  

Louise Ackland.

 

'Congratulations, what a wonderful assembly. How you must have worked very hard all of you. Well done!'

Angela and Chris O'Brien.

 

'Wonderful assembly with beautiful singing. An inspiring subject-Well done Class 5. Really enjoyed watching your assembly!'

Charlotte Tobin

 

'Very entertaining and imaginative, nice to see their confidence building and being taught to be thoughtful'.

Sean Quigley.

 

Excellent! Every child given an opportunity. Nice comedy touches.'

Eithne Deignan.

 

'Today's assembly was wonderful! All the children were fantastic. Thank you children and teachers for making such a great show!  frown 

Agnieszka Dabska.

 

 

 

Criw Cymraeg

 

Finbarr Hill

Megan Thompson

 

 

Pupil of the Week

12th June 2014

Niamh Quigley - For producing an excellent 'Singing in the Rain' dance routine.

 

Welsh Speaker of the Week

12th June 2014

Rueben Eze

Information for Spring Term 2014

Religion

 

Our Religious Education topic for this term are:
'Journeys', 'Listening and Sharing' and 'Giving all' from the new scheme 'Come and See'

English

 

The units of work covered during this term are taken from the following genres:

Plays
Descriptive writing
Instructions
Non-fiction
Poetry (Including Shape Poetry)
Persuasive writing

Every Friday children are given new weekly spellings based on a specific spelling pattern or theme. The children’s spellings are recorded in their spelling booklets. Spelling tests will then take place the following Friday.

All children should be taking their reading books home daily and should be returned daily so that they can be listened to over the course of the week. Reading books are changed as and when we feel the children are ready to move on; the children’s competency will be checked in class and their book changed accordingly.

Maths

 

We will be covering a number of topics this term including; Core Skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division), Measures, Data Handling and Shape and Space.

 

The children will also be given opportunities to problem solve and carry out investigations.

It is essential that all children have a thorough knowledge of multiplication tables in order to ensure good progress. It is also important that all children work on learning their 2, 5 and 10 times tables and then move onto learning their 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 and 9 times tables (as appropriate) at home. These of course, are also being learned in school.

Context

 

This term all Key Stage 2 pupils will be following a thematic cross-curricular skills based approach to learning based on our new topic

'Sportswear Designers'.

Please find all information relating to this topic on the Curriculum page of the website.

 

PE

 

This term we will be developing Gymnastic and Dance skills using the PESS programme. This term's topics for games are netball and handling skills. Our PE lessons are on a Thursday and Games lessons on a Friday. It is very important that all pupils bring their P.E. kit when required for their lessons.

 

Please ensure that you provide your child with  a warm, water proof coat for their games session on a Friday.

Welsh

 

This term we will be learning to express information about our home and family, learning new sentence patterns related to Y Teulu/The Family and Nadolig/Christmas.

 

Homework

 

Maths and Literacy homework is given each Friday and must be returned at the latest, each Wednesday for marking.

The children are given a Literacy homework book and maths sheets where they will be able to complete the given task.

 

Please also ensure that your child spends between 10-15 minutes reading their school book at home as this will greatly aid their progress.

If you have any concerns or queries at any time, then please feel free to pop in for a chat at the end of the day.

Many thanks,

 

Mr Williams J