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Year 5: Mr Almeida - JK Rowling

Don't forget your ambience...



Hello one and all and welcome to year 5! 


My name is Mr Almeida and here you will find all sorts of information about our class and the various things we will be getting up to throughout the year.


In our class we are extremely lucky to have the support of two wonderful TA's Miss Haywood and Miss Gunnell. As well as every other week we will have the fabulous Miss Vaughn who will be teaching the class on Fridays. 


If there is ever any issues please do not hesitate to message me on class dojo.

My goodness where has the time gone!


Welcome back everyone to our final half term! We will be ending our knowledge block this term with Geography. We will be focusing on our geographical skills including how to read maps and use a compass. We will also look at how human and physical geography occurs and relate our knowledge and understanding towards investigating local features within Long Eaton. 


In Maths we will be looking at consolidating our skills prior to our final 'celebration week' assessments and then move onto shape and direction. In English we will be revising and polishing key skills by also focusing lots of time on lovely creative writing- applying the skills learned. PSCHE will be focusing on the 'bullying matters' curriculum and in Science we will be continuing to work scientifically, making predictions, conducting experiments and recording results!


Lots to look forward to!




PE will take place on Wednesdays and Fridays. We will have Outdoor sessions on Wednesday and swimming on Fridays. 

Homework will be set on a weekly basis. It usually alternates between a mathematics activity, mymaths for example, and an English activity, for example. Sometimes we may set a paper based activity, which we will give plenty of notice for. If you need a computer based activity printing out, please let me know via dojo and I can do that for you.


We expect ALL children, EVERY week to learn their spellings in preparation for their weekly test. Times tables MUST be learnt and time spent on TT rock stars is a must. 


Finally, we encourage children to read as much as possible at home, both to themselves and to their parents. Reading at home is vital to compliment and reinforce what we are doing in school. 

Meet the teacher DA YR5.mp4

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