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Welcome to P5!

'Be the best you can be!'

Welcome to P5's page.

Keep watching here for what we get up to throughout the year!

What's going on in P5?

Term 1

A little summary of what we’ll be learning this term!

Literacy

  • Scan For key words to help make an oral or written summary.
  • Identify features of non-fiction text (e.g contents page, glossary etc)
  • Understand how to write verbs in the past, present and future tense.
  • Use of powerful verbs.
  • Revise and extend work on adjectives, including superlative and comparative adjectives.
  • Extend use of adverbs in their writing.
  • Re-read own writing to check for grammatical sense and accuracy.
  • Recount writing- we will be writing a diary entry about an imaginary trip to Egypt!
  • Poetry writing.
  • Onomatopoeias and similes in poetry.

Maths

  • Vertical addition and subtraction
  • Vertical multiplication 
  • Division with and without remainders
  • Place value of numbers up to 10,000
  • Rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000
  • 2D and 3D shapes
  • Drawing and interpreting bar charts.

The World Around Us

  • Ancient Egypt

Personal Development and Mutual Understanding

  • Myself and my attributes
  • NSPCC Keeping Safe 
  • Helping Hands program

P.E.

  • underarm and over arm throw.
  • chest pass

R.E.

  • Joseph
  • Moses

Art

  • Activities related to Ancient Egypt Topic; e.g writing name in hieroglyphics, Ancient Egyptian drawing styles

Latest Class News

12th Nov 2018
On Monday 12th November P6 led a special assembly to commemorate Armstice Day. They...
 
 
8th Nov 2018
The theme for Anti-Bullying Week this year is RESPECT. Mrs Stewart led an assembly...
 
 
 
26th Oct 2018
  On Friday 26th we had to say goodbye to our lovely Mrs Crory. She has worked...
 
 
 
 

P5 have been learning about 2D shapes.

We have been learning about 2D shapes. We can name and describe 2D shapes. We then created 2D shape characters that are wanted by the authorities! We created some sharp characters... or should we say vertices? 🤔😉

 

Ancient Egypt in P5!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

P5 Interactive Links

Times Tables
Practise your times
tables using your
unique username and
password from Mrs
Stewart