Castleton Primary School and Children's Centre

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Green Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS12 1JZ

Sandra Evans (School Business Manager): headteacher@castletonleeds.org.uk

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Castleton Primary School and Children's Centre

'Unlocking Potential'

Year 5

We have two Year Five classes in our school: 5G and 5C.

In 5G, there are three adults – Mr Groves (class teacher) Mrs Johnson (teaching assistant) and Mr Coleman (teaching assistant).

In 5C, there are two adults – Miss Crane (class teacher) and Mrs Frith (teaching assistant).

 

P.E Day 

Year 4 PE lessons are on a Tuesday morning and Friday afternoon. Please make sure your child is wearing their school PE kit.  

 

Reading app 

This year we are going paperless! We will use a digital reading record app through go-read.co.uk to monitor reading records. Parents can download the BoomReader app to share information with school and no more worry about finding lost record books! We are in the final stage of setting up the accounts for your child. Please look out for more instructions in the coming week. 

 

Homework 

Your children will be set homework including weekly spellings, reading and maths (TT Rockstars). Additional homework may be set on PurpleMash your children will be informed when this needs to be completed. Homework will be set on Friday and must be completed by the following Wednesday in order for us to mark the completed work and address any difficulties before the next challenge is set. 

 Autumn 1 

In Autumn 1, the children will write a narrative based on the class novel ‘I survived the Titanic’ by Lauren Tarshis. The children will continue using Maths No Problem to further their mathematical knowledge and understanding with our focus in Autumn 1 being place value. Our reading lessons are based around the story ‘FArTHER’ by Graham Baker-Smith.

In History, we will focus on the Ancient Maya Civilisation. We will look at the importance of the Maya and how they influenced modern culture, with their amazing creations of some of life’s most important past-times – football and chocolate! In science, we will study Earth and Space. Furthermore, we will continue learning Spanish with Mrs Outram and Music with Mrs Leadbeater.