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Autumn Term Downloads

Week Beginning 5th December
In English, we will be planning and writing our own versions The Snowman.
In Maths, our main focus this week is on line graphs. We will also be reviewing our work on multiplication and division.
In Topic, we will be looking at “Why did the Romans leave Britain?”
In Art, we will be continuing with our paintings.
In Science, we will ne investigating reactions to burning.
We will be watching a performance of Snow White on Monday afternoon.
Week Beginning 28th November
In English, we will be starting a new unit ow work based on ‘The Snowman’ by Raymond Briggs. This week we will be developing vocabulary and sentence structures.
In Maths, our focus this week is on solving word problems.
In Topic, we will be looking at “What did the Romans believe?”
In Science, we will be investigating the process of rusting.
In Computing, we will be developing our coding skills.

Week Beginning 21st November
In English, we will be writing our historical diaries based on a visit to the gladiator arena.
In Maths, we will be dividing with and without remainders. We will then be reviewing our previous unit on addition and subtraction.
In Topic, we will be investigating; “How the Romans changed Britain?”
In Science we will be investigating reversible and irreversible changes.
On Monday we will be watching the England World Cup game in PE and it is invasion games (outdoors) on Friday. A reminder that PE kit must be available in school at all times as days do occasionally have to change.
Week Beginning 14th November
In English, we will be continuing to base our work on, "The Journal of Iliona, A Young Slave" by Richard Platt. This will include exploring how to write effective sentences for a historical diary and researching Roman Gladiator events that involved animals.
In Maths, we will be starting the week by completing our work on multiplying 2- or 3-digit numbers by a 2-digit number. We will then move on to dividing by 10, 100 or 1000 and finish the week with looking at how to handle remainders in a division calculation.
In Topic, we will be investigating; “Why did Boudicca lead a revolt against the Romans?”
PE will be dance on Monday and invasion games (outdoors) on Friday. A reminder that PE kit must be available in school at all times as days do occasionally have to change.

In Science, we will be exploring how to use evaporation to recover solute from a solution and looking at different types or reversible and irreversible changes.
This week is anti-bullying week, so we will be doing some activities on bullying throughout the week. On Monday it is odd socks day and on Friday children are able to wear non-uniform in return for a donation to Children in Need.
Week Beginning 7th November
In English, we will be basing our work on, "The Journal of Iliona, A Young Slave" by Richard Platt.
In Maths, we will be looking at multiplication - starting with 2 and 3 digit numbers by a single digit, before moving on to 4-digits by 1-digit and then 2-digits by 2-digits.
In Topic, we will be investigating how the Romans invaded Britain.
PE will be dance on Monday and invasion games (outdoors) on Friday.
We will be creating artwork based on poppies in preparation for our Remembrance service on Friday.
In RE, we will be looking at the importance of the commandments in Christian religion.
In Science, we will be introducing our next Knowledge Organiser on changing materials. (See Downloads above)
Our visit to Wild Pines

Celebrating...

Golden Leaf Winners
9/9 5R Max 5S Ronnie
16/9 5R Daniel 5S Jaxon

23/9 5R Jayden 5S Bella
30/9 5R Logan & Hugo 5S Charlie
7/10 5R Emily & Isabelle B  5S Ronnie
14/10 5R William 5S Anu Priya
21/10 5R Lennon 5S Millie
11/11 5R Whole class 5S Edward
18/11 5R Jack 5S Jaxon
25/11 5R Emily 5S Millie
2/12 5R Evie
Purple Leaf Winners
9/9 5R Zac 5S Latia
16/9 5R Lawrence 5S Lily
23/9 5R Emily 5S Harrison
30/9 5R Casey 5S Leonella 
7/10 5R Ellora 5S Renae
14/10 5R Kaamia 5S Teddy
21/10 5R Ethan-Lee 5S Darcie
11/11 5R Lawrence 5S Ronnie
18/11 5R Skye 5S Teddy

25/11 5R Evie 5S Anaiya
2/12 5R Jonas
Readers of the Week
9/9 5R Jack 5S Bella
16/9 5R Jack 5S Charlie
23 /9 5R Jack5S Sienna
30/9 5R Jacey 5S Ezgi
7/10 5R Jack 5S Anaiya 
14/10 5R Maddison 5S 
21/10 5R Jack 5S Bella
11/11 5R Jack 5S Harrison
18/11 5R Evie 5S Ezgi

25/11 5R Lennon 5S Ezgi
2/12 5R Maddison

Previously...

Week beginning 5th September
In Maths, our first three lessons are on ‘Reading and Writing Numbers to 100 000’, before we move on to ‘Comparing Numbers to 1 000 000’.
In English, we will be reading and analysing a version of the myth of Prometheus and Pandora. We will also be exploring the use of synonyms and developing vocabulary.
In Science, we will be introducing our knowledge organiser on ‘Materials and their properties’.
In History, we will be introducing our Romans knowledge organiser.
In PE, we have gymnastics on Monday and swimming on Thursday.
Our focus in Art, is on Vincent van Gogh and we will be experimenting with different types of shading especially scumbling.
In RE, we will be looking at what it means to be a Hindu.
Week beginning 12th September
In Maths, we will be ‘Comparing Numbers to 1 000 000’, and making ‘Number Patterns’.
In English, we will be planning and writing our own stories based on the story of Pandora.
In Science, and in History we will continuing to learn the information on our knowledge organisers.
In Computing we will be looking at internet safety.
Links to our Knowledge Organisers can be found on the Y5 page of the school website: https://therichmondschoolskegness.com/year-5
Week beginning 26th September
In Maths, we are moving onto our unit on addition and subtraction. We will be focussing on addition for the first few lessons.
In English, we will be writing and following instructions (hopefully we will end up with a tasty treat!).
In Science, we will be sorting and classifying materials based on their properties.
In History, we will be looking how Rome grew from its founding by Romulus and Remus up to the period of Julius Caesar.
In PE, we have gymnastics on Monday.
On Thursday, we have our trip to Wild Pines to look forward to. In addition to the information sent in the previous post of the 9th September, it is important the children are wearing long sleeved tops and full length trousers / tracksuit bottoms.
Week beginning 19th September
In Maths, we will be looking at rounding numbers and consolidating our work on place value.
In English, we will be completing and editing our Pandora stories. We will then be moving on to reading and writing instructions.
In History, we will be investigating the story of Romulus and Remus and the founding of Rome.
In RE, we will be looking at the life of Mahatma Gandhi.
In French, we will be revising how to greet someone and say our names.
Week beginning 3rd October
In Maths, we are moving on from addition to focus on subtraction.
In English, we will be looking at a myth from the Viking culture in preparation for writing our own versions of the story the following week.
In Science, we will be investigating how to keep things warm by testing how well different materials insulate.
In History, we will be finding out about Julius Caesar. We will also be designing our own Roman coins.
In PE, we have gymnastics on Monday and swimming on Thursday. 
Week beginning 10th October
In Maths, we will be completing our work on subtraction. We are then reviewing our place value work before moving on to finding multiples.
In English, we will be writing our own versions of the story of Thor’s missing hammer.
In History, we will be finding out what life was like in Britain before the arrival of the Romans
In PE, we have gymnastics on Monday and swimming on Thursday.
Week beginning 17th October
In Maths, we will be;  
  • Finding Common Factors
  • Finding Prime Numbers
  • Investigating Prime Numbers and Composite Numbers
  • Finding Square and Cube Numbers
  • Multiplying by 10, 100 and 1000
In English, we will be introducing the story ‘Thief’ by Malorie Blackman with a focus on how characters are developed in a story.
In History, we will be comparing Roman and Celtic soldiers. In Art, we will be drawing Roman soldiers.
In Science, we are looking at materials that are soluble in water.
In PE, we have gymnastics on Monday and swimming on Thursday.

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