# Chilton Primary School

One Childhood, One Chance

# Weekly News

Year 5

Welcome to Term 6! We have plenty going on to keep us busy so please check here for updates.

Reminders:

PE is every Wednesday afternoon (including swimming for those who are attending). Please ensure children have the correct PE kit in school.

Year 5 children are expected to read for at least 10 minutes every day and hand in their reading record daily.

Key Dates:

Saturday 22nd June – Cross Country at Upton Junior School

Wednesday 26th June – Healthy Relationships – Puberty Talk

Mon 24th June – Thur 27th June – Book Fair

Thursday 4th July – Transition day

Thursday 4th July – Open Evening – 5.30 – 7.00pm

Wednesday 10th July – Mr Redwood’s music evening

Thursday 11th July – Spelling Bee and Beach Trip

Friday 19th July  - Sports Day

Learning this week:

In English, we were introduced to our new book ‘There’s a boy in the girls’ bathroom’ by Louis Sachar.  We’ve met the main characters Bradley Chalkers and Jeff Fishkin as well as Carla Davis and  Mrs Ebbel. Our first pieces of writing have been focused on showing the two boys’ viewpoints about their first meeting and first couple of days at school together. We have tried extremely hard to vary our sentence structures, include high-level punctuation and have been challenged to include modal verbs.

Our maths learning has focused on properties of shape. We have been identifying parallel lines and identifying diagonals on regular and irregular polygons. We have also been finding missing lengths and angles of triangles.

In topic, we learnt about the Ordovician, Silurian and Devonian eras. In pairs, the children then researched facts about a dinosaur of their choice. This research was used to write a commentary in the style of David Attenborough.

Home Learning:

mymaths challenge

SPAG: Create a poster about punctuation. Write a paragraph about ‘There’s a boy in the girl’s bathroom’ using varied punctuation accurately. Try to use brackets, semi colons and dashes.

There is no right or wrong way to complete a Love to Learn task! Please be as imaginative or as creative as you would like! Love to Learn tasks should be returned on the Wednesday following them being set. Whilst books may not be formally marked, in class we will spend time looking at and enjoying what everyone has learned at home and rewards and house points will be given!