Welcome to Year 5
Teaching Staff in Year 5 (2019 - 2020)
Mrs Bedford (Class Teacher) email: 5FB@chickerell.dorset.sch.uk
Mrs Griffiths (Class Teacher) email: 5KG@chickerell.dorset.sch.uk
Miss Simmonds (Class Teacher) email: 5WS@chickerell.dorset.sch.uk
Mrs Halls (Teaching Assistant)
Mrs Burton (Teaching Assistant)
Mrs Fiolaki (Teaching Assistant)
Mrs Pizzey (Teaching Assistant)
Not being in school today, I still wanted to make sure I did our daily workout with Joe. I promised the children yesterday that I would. So here is a snippet of my workout. Didn't want to bore you with the full 30 minutes! I hope it brings a smile and a chuckle to your day. xxx Please click the youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1NUqLnr27c&feature=youtu.be
or search Miss S's workout with Joe.
We are currently busy working on the children's work for after the Easter holidays. This time round, we will not be sending home a pack of work as we are conscious of parents having to come into school to collect it and want to keep you as safe as we can. Therefore, we will parentmail a grid of work which can be completed without too many resources. Any resources needed, we will be posting in the folder below. Of course we are always at the end of an email should you require support to complete any tasks, want to share any work your children have completed whether from the work we have set or fun activities you have done as a family; to provide further work (should you need it) and to just say hello!
We thank you for your continued support, even more so during these very unprecedented times.
Stay safe and best wishes.
Miss Simmonds, Mrs Griffiths and Mrs Bedford x
Go carting fun!
How does Jupiter hold up its trousers?
With an asteroid belt!
What type of songs do the planets sing?
What did Mars say to Saturn?
Give me a ring sometime!
What do planets like to read?
What is an Aliens favourite chocolate?
A Mars bar!
What did the alien say to the garden?
Take me to your weeder!
What comes from another world and are really slow?
Planet riddles by Harrison
FREE online education resources
A non-exhaustive list that might help those affected by school closures due to coronavirus, compiled by home educators.
Feel free to share.
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but it's mostly common material.
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there's so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.
Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher level material.
Free taster courses aimed at those considering Open University but everyone can access it. Adult level, but some e.g. nature and environment courses could well be of interest to young people.
Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.
Creative computer programming
All sorts of engaging educational videos
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Free science lessons
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
You Tube videos on many subjects
Crash Course Kids
As above for a younger audience
Science awards you can complete from home.
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
Paw Print Badges
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
All kinds of making.
Is in U.S. grades, but good for UK Primary age.
Listening activities for the younger ones.
A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!
Resources for English language learning
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age
Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.
Blue Peter Badges
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Educational online games
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes
https://www.twinkl.co.ukThis is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.
Spring term overview 2020 - amended