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The Divine Mercy

Roman Catholic Primary School

‘with Jesus in our hearts and the Children at the centre, we welcome and reach out to our diverse community in the Christian Spirit’
CEOP

Year 5 - Our Learning 2019-20

Google Classroom

 

All your work will now be set on Google Classroom only. Please make sure you have logged on and have entered your Classroom where your teacher will provide you weekly work and this can be marked and you can receive feedback!  

 

  • Log on to google using your google email and password (used when you log onto chromebooks).

Email example:   13aaronk@thedivinemercy.manchester.sch.uk

        Password:   catdog123

  • Click on google classroom and enter your Classroom code 
  • Share ANY work that you have completed at home with your teacher and keep checking for feedback!
     
5D Google Classroom code:    ouzldmh
5M Google Classroom code:    q6yvgsd

FAQ Google Classroom

Star of the Week!

 

Here are some of our children's fantastic work from home that we just had to show off!

Star of the Week!

Online Teaching Videos!

 

Please check out the daily lessons on the BBC Bitesize website which is covering all subjects with a variety of celebrities even teaching some lessons! 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn 

 

Oak National Academy online classroom offers free access to great teachers, delivering video lessons, quizzes and worksheets.

All of the lessons are ordered so your child can learn along a clear plan. They will provide new lessons and resources each week.

Oak National Academy will fit alongside other resources such as BBC Bitesize to offer a structure for the day for children until schools fully reopen. 

https://www.thenational.academy/online-classroom/year-5/#subjects

Home Learning

It is incredibly important that your child has structure at home if they are having extended time off, which includes learning. We have created a suggested timetable, which may help your child stay focused and keep on top of their learning at home.

 

8:00- 9:00- wake up and have breakfast

9:00- Get dressed and washed

9:30- Read a book

10:00- English activities 

10:30- Break, including physical movement around the house or in the garden

11:00- Maths activities

11:30 - Break, including physical movement around the house or in the garden

12:00- Learning challenge - Topic activities

12:30- 1:30- Lunch 

1:30- Creative time (drawing, colouring, painting, sports, making, cooking, building)

 

For 5-minute videos on keeping active indoors and at-home PE lessons, please visit Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, Youtube channel for a range of videos for both your children and yourself. Remember, it is essential that our children remain active! 

 

During this time, it is incredibly important that children are being active and creative at home for the health and well-being of their mental health. For support, guidance and activities on supporting your child's mental health, please visit myHappyMinds via the link below and enrol on the free course for parents.

https://courses.myhappymind.org/courses/ks2-parent-kit-home

 

Within each sub-page above there are a range of resources for your child which can be completed in the exercise books that were previously sent home with your child. We have also left links for our favourite websites below, that you can access by creating a free account.

 

Please don't forget to use our school's own paid subscription websites: Education City, Timestable Rockstar and Bug Club (Active Learn). Your child was sent home with a list of all of their usernames and passwords for these websites.

 

School's paid subscribed websites:

Timestable Rockstar: https://play.ttrockstars.com/

Education City: https://ec1.educationcity.com/?_ga=2.2495352.993185623.1584364677-1735267345.1568893633

Active Learn / Bug Club: https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Recommended websites to use:

Twinkl, please use the free access code (UKTWINKLHELPS) : https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search

White Rose Maths: https://whiterosemaths.com/

Tes website - reading resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/reading-activity-sheet-12268143 

Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBuxu3sLztrvWFehzv-LnR2c&feature=share 

Audible, free audio children's books: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Simple, non-screen, fun activities for kids to complete: https://medium.com/pobble/simple-and-fun-non-screen-activities-that-children-can-do-at-home-115543cb3b9c

SEND children

If your child has SEND needs, please refer to the website below for more guidance. Also, if your teacher has instructed you that they are working below Year 5, please use the appropriate year group class page on our website for more suited activities for your child. 

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-children-with-send-continue-their-education-during-coronavirus-covid-19 

Autumn 2 Learning

 

This half-term we have done A LOT of learning. We have been learning about the Marvellous Mayans, as a part of our learning challenge, which the children really enjoyed! In History, they looked at who the Mayans were, their beliefs and why they disappeared. In Science, they have been learning all about Space and the movement of the planets in relation to the sun (ask your child what they know and they will be able to tell you some interesting facts!). For our English, we have looked completed a Journey Story about the brilliant book, Varjak Paw and 5D also looked at different biographies of astronauts. It has been a fantastic half-term with lots of fun, active learning and we are excited to begin a new half-term in 2020!

 

 

 

 

Autumn 1

This half term we have done lots of learning! Our fantastic Shakespeare cast have had the chance to go to a workshop to perform to another school what they have worked on so far in their production, which went fantastically! 

Our children have been enjoying our topic of the Amazon rainforest, exploring life cycles, where the Amazon is and lots of other interesting lessons. We also have linked our learning topic to our English writing, producing a newspaper article based on ideas about the current fire in the Amazon rainforest. 

 

Keep checking our website and also the school's twitter account for pictures of your children's brilliant work.

Hi Parents,

 

We hope you enjoyed our Welcome Meeting the other day and, as promised, we have uploaded the children's homework sheet (with all the information of what they should be completing this half-term), the objectives sheet - that was handed out during the meeting - and the entire terms spellings which are listed week-by-week.

 

Miss Murphy and Miss Coyne are excited to get the year started and push the children within their learning. 

 

As a reminder, those children involved in Shakespeare will have rehearsals on Wednesday afternoons (during school), Thursday mornings (during school) and Thursday afternoons from 3:00 p.m. until 3:55 p.m. This is to ensure that the children are getting enough rehearsals before the performance at Z-arts on Tuesday 5th November.

 

Thank you for your continued support and if you have any issues or concerns please speak to your us after school!

Dear children and parents... WELCOME TO YEAR 5!!

You've now had a chance to meet your new teachers and we can't wait to start our journey together. 

In the meantime, have a restful 6 weeks off. 

Remember to keep checking this class page for regular updates in September. 

 

Miss Coyne & Miss Murphy

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