Welcome to Kestrel Class. Our class teacher is Miss Reece and our Learning Support Assistant is Mrs Griffin.
In Year 5, our Discovery Curriculum includes learning about: Ancient Greece, Living Things and their Habitats, Mayans, Earth and Space, Forces, Latitude and Longitude, Continents and Countries, Making Stuffed Animals, Building Bridges, Making Healthy Choices, French animals, Life in France, Every Picture Tells A Story. For more details about our curriculum this year, please have a look at our curriculum map.
We use Charanga for our music learning. We compare and contrast songs from a certain genre and then learn a song from that genre. Throughout the year, we look at Rock, Jazz, Pop Ballads, Hip Hop and Motown.
We use Accelerated Reader and Bug Club to support our reading in school and at home. We take reading quizzes to help us deepen our comprehension.
To support our multiplication and division fluency we use programs such as Times Tables Rock Stars to help us practise in school and at home.
We use Class Dojo to support home/school communication. We post updates on the School and class story and parents can see their child’s portfolio and message their class teacher.
For the latest information please see our newsletter for this term.