Saltdean Primary School

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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

Welcome to the Year 5 area! Your one-stop shop for updates on the latest topics, homework, trips and news. 

Autumn 1 Topic: Space 

Andromeda Galaxy

Whole School Topic

We will be joining the rest of the school in exploring English, PSHE, Geography and more through this wonderful book, 'Here We Are'. Look out for the displays all around the school in every year group!

Meet the Teachers

Parents will shortly receive letters from teachers with all the information needed with regards to home learning and procedures. 


Things you could do at home

Reading

As you know, reading a range of high quality books will help your child in all areas of the curriculum. Here is a helpful website which recommends books for each year group:

https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/category/reading-lists-for-ks2-school-pupils/

Mental arithmetic

In Year 5, we are having a huge focus on times tables - with the intention of all children knowing their times tables up to 12 x 12 by Year 6.

Here are some useful links to help with this goal:

http://www.timestables.me.uk/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/ordering-and-sequencing-numbers

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/index.html

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/22/most-popular

Chanting, writing and singing times tables is also a great way to remember them.  Here is a link to some songs:

Spelling

Year 5 & 6 Spelling List: http://ludgvan.cornwall.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Word-list-5-and-6.pdf
Year 3 & 4 Spelling List: http://ludgvan.cornwall.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/year-3-4-spellings.pdf