Welcome to Year 5!
We will update this Year Group page regularly with details of curriculum subjects, topics and photos for our galleries.
Our Year 5 Team this year are:
Mrs Warren - class teacher email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Miss Hulland - class teacher email - email@example.com
Mrs Capaldi - 5SWa teaching assistant
Mrs Weeden - 5DH teaching assistant
Mrs O'Rourke - 1:1 teaching assistant
Please continue to watch this space for further details. Do not hesitate to contact us should you need to.
As of October 2021, we have begun to use 'Cornerstones' curriculum throughout the school so that we can ensure a solid progressions of skills and knowledge acquisition in the foundation subjects, and Science and English particularly.
What is the Cornerstones Curriculum?
The Cornerstones Curriculum is a creative and thematic approach to learning that is mapped to the 2014 primary national curriculum to ensure comprehensive coverage of national expectations. It is based on a child-centred pedagogy called The Four Cornerstones and is delivered through Imaginative Learning Projects (ILPs) and Knowledge Rich Projects (KRPs), which provide a rich menu of exciting and motivating learning activities that make creative links between all aspects of children’s learning. We believe children learn better when they are encouraged to use their imagination and apply their learning to engaging contexts. Our curriculum provides many learning challenges throughout the academic year that require children to solve problems, apply themselves creatively and express their knowledge and understanding effectively. Cornerstones also provide a rigorous skills and knowledge framework that outlines the end of year expectations in all subjects. These skills and knowledge are tied to activities and are age-related .
Whole School Curriculum Overview
In class, we are learning to spell words from the Year 5 and 6 spelling list. The children will independently select ten words from the list to practise this week. They are also available on Spelling Shed for practising at home. We will also be helping the children to learn these words in school.