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Year 5 and 6

Your Teachers

 

Year 5/6SL - Mrs Lumby 

Year 5/6CK - Mrs Kinsey

Year 5/6ES - Miss Sharpe

 

Keeping in Touch

 

We will send out information and other news via Class Dojo. Please make sure that you are signed up to the app and that you check it regularly. If you are not able to access Class Dojo at the moment, please let us know and we will get access codes for you. If you have any questions, please contact us via Classdojo, or you can email us:

Mrs Lumby - TurnerS67@hwbcymru.net

Mrs Kinsey - ReesC136@hwbcymru.net

Miss Sharpe - Sharpee12@hwbcymru.net

 

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Welcome back! We hope you had a lovely half term! 

 

This term we will be celebrating Eisteddfod and we will be asking parents to come into school to watch our performance. We will also be focusing on our new inquiry 'Are all identities represented in Wales?' The main focus of this inquiry is to look at how we are represented in Wales both through the local councils and the Welsh Government. We will also be delving further into stereotyping and how people from different nationalities should be treated equally as citizens within Wales. This will then give us the opportunity to present, discuss, debate and portray our own opinions as ethically, informed citizens. 

 

Literacy, Language and Communication

 

To help us express our own opinions and ideas on how we can become informed citizens, we will be writing a speech and presenting this through a debate with our peers. We will be looking at all the ways in which every individual is represented within the local authority and Welsh Government. 

Throughout the term, we will also be developing our comprehension skills in our Guided Group Reading sessions and practicing our spellings everyday. 

Mathematics and Numeracy

 

This term we will be focusing on fractions and decimals! We will be using lots of creative strategies to support our understanding and we will also be challenging ourselves through reasoning and problem solving activities. We will be improving our mental strategies for multiplication and division, whilst also using formal written methods which we can use for more complex calculations. 

 

Throughout the term, we will also be working on quick recall of our times tables up to 12 x 12. We will also continue to develop our ability to mentally bridge numbers when adding and when subtracting.

PE

 

This term we will be returning to gymnastics and focusing on tag rugby for our PE sessions. Remember to wear your PE to school and bring a water bottle to stay hydrated! 

 

PE days 

 

Mrs Kinsey's Class - Wednesday and Friday 

Mrs Lumby's Class - Monday and Thursday 

Miss Sharpe's Class - Monday and Tuesday 

Cyber safety letter from Mrs Turner

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