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Chestnut - KS2 Year 5

Coppice Valley Primary School (50)

Welcome to Chestnut Class!

Welcome to Year 5, we are very much looking forward to welcoming you all back to school and getting to know you this half term. We hope you had a great summer and are rested and ready to start an amazing year.

If you have any questions or problems, please don’t hesitate to catch one us at the door in the morning or at pick-up or drop us an email on chestnut@cvps.rklt.co.uk.


Key information

  • This half term, PE is on Thursday and Friday, with Friday being swimming. You should come to school in your PE kit on these days. School PE kits should be navy joggers/shorts, white or plain navy T-shirt and a school jumper. Please note football kits are not permitted as PE kit.
  • All children should wear uniform which should be clearly named.  
  • Please make sure your child brings their own water bottle to school each day.
  • Please ensure your child brings a coat for outdoor play.
  • Drop-off time is between 8:45 - 8:55am. Pick-up time is 3:30pm.

If you need to contact us for any reason, please email office@cvps.rklt.co.uk or phone us on 01423 563760


Here is the teaching timetable for Chestnut Class for this half term:

Chestnut Class Timetable

Chestnut Class Timetable

Spring 2 Medium Term Plan 

Click here to see our yearly overview


Our Learning Umbrella for this term will be...

The English Civil War


English Civil War Map 1642 to 1645


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Maths

We will begin the year looking at Place Value and what makes up numbers with 6 or more digits and how to use our knowledge of rounding within these numbers. Before moving onto adding and subtracting using the column methods. In this half term, we will also begin to look at square and cubed numbers.

Each morning, between 8:45 – 9am, the children will revisit prior learning through Early Bird Maths questions or tasks. These tasks are important for developing fluency and confidence in their learning. .

It is important that the children maintain their fluency in times tables, so should continue to practice regularly using TTRs and other times table games.


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Spelling

On the right is a list of the spellings that children should know by the end of year 6.

This half term we will be focusing on words that end in different suffixes

  • -tion/ -sion/ -ssion/ -cian
  • -our/ -or/ -ous
  • -able/-ible/-ably/-ibly

We will continue to revisit word from Year 4, to ensure the children are confident with these.


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Maths - useful websites

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/
maths/shape_space/shapes/read/1/
find out about shapes and their properties here.


http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/
client_ftp/ks2/maths/3d/index.htm
  This is an excellent way to find out about 3d shapes. You can look at the shape, find out about its properties and find out what the net looks like.


http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/
client_ftp/ks2/maths/perimeter_and_area/index.html
Learn about finding the perimeter and area of shapes.


http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=MovingDigitCards
Use this web site to practise looking at numbers when you multiply or divide by 10, 100, 1000.


http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=Subtractdifference
This is brilliant for understanding hopping between decimal numbers. You can see the hops and an explanation of the size of these hops too.


http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/number-line-zoom.html
Use this to fully understand the order and size of numbers.


http://www.visnos.com/demos/fraction-wall
Use this site to become more familiar with the size of fractions, and to find equivalents.

 

Chestnut Class Timetable(pdf)

Created February 2024

Chestnut Class Timetable

SPRING 2 Plan Chestnut(pdf)

Created February 2024

SPRING 2 Plan Chestnut

Year 5 Yearly Overview(pdf)

Created August 2023

Year 5 Yearly Overview

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Coppice Valley Primary School is part of Red Kite Learning Trust, a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 7523507, registered office address: Red Kite Office, Pannal Ash Road, Harrogate, HG2 9PH

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