St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Lidgett Lane, Dinnington, Sheffield, S25 2QD

Year Five

Year 5 Our Teacher is Mr Hall Our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Latham

In Year Five our English Mastery text is Street Child.

The children will use this to write some fantastic pieces of work. They will write such things like: character descriptions, non-chronological reports as well as letter writing and newspaper articles.

In Maths this term we will start with fractions. Children will begin to understand the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages. They will also learn about angles and transformations of shapes. They will continue to practise using pictorial, abstract and concrete methods to work out calculations.

Our topic this half term is about Asia and Volcanoes. The children will about different Volcanoes around the world and about how they are formed. The children’s discovery box will aid them with the lessons and really get them interested in their new topic.

In Science we have been learning about changes in materials. The children will learn all about how differences occur in different materials (e.g. water becoming ice and steam) and they will also learn how to describe different materials using scientific language.