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Years 5 and 6

Welcome Back

Welcome back to everyone. We hope you have had a restful break. We are very much looking forward to getting to know you all and working with you this year.

Yr 5 PE

Every Wednesday afternoon dance and gymnastics lessons will take place with our specialist teacher Vanessa. Please ensure you have the correct PE kit for these lessons. This includes PE shirt, shorts, blue or black leggings and trainers.

For outdoor PE Dolphins will need their PE kit on Thursday and Penguins on Friday. They will need suitable PE kit for outdoors including warm clothing and trainers.

Jewellery (including earrings) is not permitted during PE lessons. Please ensure children have somewhere to store them during a lesson.

Year 5 Spellings and Homework

Year 5 Homework will consist of spellings every week and literacy and maths rotating every other week.

Homework will be uploaded to the website each week in case children loose their homework.

Spellings:
Children will be given 15 spellings each week. Children need to write definitions for each of the words and show practice in their spelling homework books. Spellings are tested on a Friday. Children's new spellings are given out on Friday and are due the following Thursday.

Maths:
Children will be given maths every other week along side their spellings. Children need to complete the maths in their maths homework book with a pencil. Maths homework is given out on a Friday and due in the following Thursday.

Literacy Homework:
Children will be given literacy homework every other week along side their spellings. Children need to complete the literacy in their literacy homework book with a pencil. Literacy homework is given out on a Friday and due in the following Thursday

P.E. inYear 6

Outdoor PE is on Tuesday afternoons. Please ensure that you have suitable P.E. kit, including trainers, a white t-shirt and navy blue or black bottoms. A navy blue or black tracksuit is recommended as the weather turns colder, as well as football boots if possible. Shin pads are also advisable.

Dance and indoor PE lessons will take place on Mondays (Stingrays) and Fridays (Narwhals). Please ensure that you have the correct P.E. kit (white t-shirt and navy blue or black leggings or shorts).

Jewellery (including earrings) is not permitted during P.E. lessons, so please ensure that you are able to remove earrings and have somewhere safe to store them during the lesson.

Spelling Homework - Year 6

Spelling homework is given out on Mondays and is due in and tested on Fridays. Please write 10 sentences that show you understand what your spelling words mean in context. If you are feeling really ambitious, you could write the definitions, too.

Don't forget to keep revisiting those key words from the National Curriculum - they are listed in a PDF link on this page.

English and Maths Homework - Year 6

English and Maths homework is set on Fridays and is due in on Wednesdays. Some of your homework will be set on Education City or Spag.com, and some of it will be written in your homework books.

If you do not have access to the internet at home, please attend homework or ICT club at lunchtimes so that you can complete your homework in good time.

Your logins and passwords are in the front of your reading record.

E Safety

Remember to check these sites to learn more or if you have any concerns: www.thinkuknow.co.uk www.ceop-police.uk www.saferinternet.org.uk www.childline.org.uk

World Book Day

For news, reviews, competitions, interviews and much more, visit the official World Book Day website - it's available and changing all year round! www.worldbookday.com

SATs Revision Websites

Search for any of these: Woodlands Junior School; BBC KS2 Bitesize; CGP Books online KS2; www.ickids.org.uk

Maths Revision Sites - Type address into browser

www.kidsmathgamesonline.com
www.mathsisfun.com
www.funbrain.com
www.counton.org
www.primarygames.co.uk
www.supermathsworld.co.uk
www.mathopolis.com
www.mathsphere.co.uk

English Revision Sites

Copy and paste the website address into your browser:

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/
www.somersham.cambs.sch.uk/resources/nls_ssgfw_wordclasses02.swf
www.somersham.cambs.sch.uk/resources/nls_ssgfw_clauses03.swf
www.somersham.cambs.sch.uk/resources/nls_ssgfw_sentences04.swf

Classes in Years 5 and 6

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Narwhals

We are a Year 6 class.

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Sailfish

We are a Year 5 class

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Sharks

We are a Year 5 class

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Stingrays

We are a Year 6 class.

Staff in Years 5 and 6

Narwhals
Mrs A Remington Davidson
Teacher - Mrs A Remington Davidson

aremingtondavidson@bassingbourn.cambs.sch.uk

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Teaching Assistant - Mrs V Green
Sailfish
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Teacher - Miss J Raggett
Mrs J Nussey
Teacher - Mrs J Nussey

jnussey@bassingbourn.cambs.sch.uk

Mrs M Dummer
1:1 Teaching Assistant - Mrs M Dummer
Mrs W Thompson
1:1 Teaching Assistant - Mrs W Thompson
Sharks
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Teacher - Miss L Brown

lbrown@bassingbourn.cambs.sch.uk

Mrs W Thompson
Teaching Assistant - Mrs W Thompson
Stingrays
Mrs A Hardy
Teacher - Mrs A Hardy

ahardy@bassingbourn.cambs.sch.uk

Mrs N Marsh
Teacher - Mrs N Marsh

nmarsh@bassingbourn.cambs.sch.uk

Mrs J Castle
Teaching Assistant - Mrs J Castle

Years 5 and 6 Curriculum Newsletter

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