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Belmont Primary School

Belmont Primary School

  • 'Belmont has always struck the right balance between academia and learning for life.'
    Parent
  • 'A school that doesn't just excel at the academics but provides so much more, whether its music lessons and the lunchtime choir, or the 350 spaces in clubs each week, the football and netball teams or the shows that raise the roof of the top hall.'
    Parent Governor
  • 'The children are really fortunate to have such wonderful opportunities which is why they love Belmont and which makes it such an amazing school.'
    Parent
  • 'All adults in the school model very high expectations of themselves and of others. They show outstanding levels of care and concern for the personal development and well-being of each individual pupil.'
    Ofsted 2007
  • 'Moving on to secondary school, I will miss the teachers at Belmont, the great sense of a hard working community, my friends and the netball team.'
    Lara
  • 'On my first day at Belmont everyone was so welcoming and I made friends straight away'.
    Freya
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Year Five Notice Board

 

Notices

 

 Sycamore Redstart this Friday 13th July.  Please bring packed lunch and water bottle.

 

Class parties coming up,

 

Year 5 class reps:

Sycamore- Beverly Ihemegbulem

Chestnut - Lucy Cox and Alison Goddard

 

Monday

Library - Sycamore and Chestnut

Afternoon mile - Chestnut

Tuesday

Homework and reading records due

Spelling assessment

Outdoor PE - Sycamore and Chestnut

Wednesday

Outdoor PE - Sycamore and Chestnut

Thursday

Homework and reading records out

Morning mile - Sycamore

Friday

Wake up, Shake up

Enrichment

 

Please ensure that PE kits are in school everyday due to clubs, enrichment and PE commitments.


 

Calendar/ Key dates

Class Parties - Thursday 19th July 2018

Wake Up, Shake Up with parents - Friday 20th July (8:45AM)

Last Day of School Year - Friday 20th July

 

School Diary


 

Letters

Welcome Letter

Year 5 SRE Letter

 

Home Learning

Recent and extensive educational research has found that homework for primary aged children has minimal impact unless it reinforces learning and regularly allows children to rehearse and practise skills and facts e.g. times tables and spellings.

 

Reading

Children are expected to read at home regularly (at least 20 minutes daily) and to discuss their reading with an adult at home to develop language and comprehension.  Reading Record books must be brought into school every Monday to be checked.  Children are able to change their reading book whenever they need to.  Also children may borrow books from the Junior Library. We encourage the children to share their library book with an adult at home as well.

 

Year 5 Recommended Reading
The following link is  a recommended reading list for year 5 students.  These books are suitable for 9-10 year old readers and encompass a wide range of genres and text-types as well as catering for all ability ranges.

Year 5 Recommended Reading List

 

Helping your child with reading 2017-18

Nurturing young readers

Reading with your child in Key Stage 2

 

Key words/ Spelling

Please practise reading and writing your spellings. Make sure that you know the meaning of each word. There is a Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check sheet below that you can use to help you. Spellings will be tested through a dictation each week.  

 

This week’s spellings: 

The word-lists for years 5 and 6 are a mixture of words learners frequently use in their writing and those which are often misspelled. Some of the listed words may be thought of as quite challenging, however with enough practise and resilience we know you will get the hang of them! 

 

10.07.18

List 1

List 2

conscience

language

sufficient

conscious

suggest

controversy

lightning

symbol

cautious

suspicious

precious

fictitious

initial

crucial

substantial

artificial

Ideas to help with spelling

Look Say Cover Write Check

 

Grammar 

This week's workbook pages: 50, 51, 76, 77

 

Maths

This week's workbook pages: 46,46, 52, 53

 

Times Tables

You can print your child's times tables challenge to practise at home.

 

Times tables challenge

Maths Curriculum Grid Year 5

 

Creative Home Learning

This term our Creative Home Learning is connected to our topic, Circle of Life.

Autumn Creative Home Learning

Spring Creative Home Learning

Summer Creative Home Learning

 

Learning this week:

 

English

Narrative Story - Wolf Brother

 

Maths

Revision and Problem Solving

 

French
Attached is a document outlining all content covered in French for Spring term.

French Spring Term Content

 

Learning next week:

 

English

Wolf Brother

 

Maths

Revision

 

Year 5 Learning Tree