The Class Teaching Team • Class Teacher – Miss Thompson • Teaching Assistant – Miss Morris
A little about me… I come from England and have been teaching for the last 4 years. I have taught at BSE for the past three years and previously in England at a range of mainstream and special needs schools. This is my first year at MBIS and I am looking forward to the coming year.
Year 5 Subjects • English • Mathematics • Science • ICT(specialist teacher) • Second languages (specialist teacher) • Physical Education (specialist teacher) • Music (specialist teacher) • Art/DT • PSHE/RE • History/Geography
English • Spoken language • Reading – word reading, comprehension and reading for enjoyment • Writing – spelling, handwriting and composition • Spelling, vocabulary, grammar and punctuation
Mathematics • Number – number and place value • Number – addition and subtraction • Number – multiplication and division • Number – fractions • Measurement • Geometry – properties of shapes • Geometry – position and direction • Statistics
Our timetable… • Will be available on the website by next week • Timetables are flexible to meet the needs of the children
Routines • Home and school book • Reading book • Homework • PE kit on Sunday • Library book on Monday • Swimming kit on Wednesday
Home Learning… • Reading 20 minutes per night • Homework schedule Sunday – Spellings (30 minutes) Monday – Maths (30 minutes) Tuesday – English (45 minutes) Wednesday – Maths (15 minutes) Mental Maths (15 minutes) The Home Learning Policy and Guidance for Parents available on the school website
How to help your child with home learning • Establish a routine with your child: a set time and place for home learning to be done • Check what tasks have been set and that your child understands what needs to be done • Encourage independence: facilitate not dominate!
Expectations In Year 5, the children will be encouraged to: • Further develop their ability to work independently • Pack their own bags • Bring their own stationery - pencil - rubber - pencil sharpener - coloured pencils - small ruler with cm markings
Reward systems • Class rewards include house points, responsible tasks eg. collecting house points, golden book awards, praise. • House system – contributing to team success
Looking ahead… • Theme days – • Trips – Cyprus 24th May – 27th May • Events – Book Week • Middle school production – Term 2 • Class assembly 5ST 27th November
The Home School Partnership Lines of communication: • Open Door Policy • Home School Book • E-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) • Appointment • Parent Consultations - October February and June • Mid Year report February • End of year report - June
School Website After half term… • Key information about the year group including: curriculum, timetables, how you can help your child at home • Kidblog may be used to support home learning when appropriate e.g interesting websites
FOMBIS • Class Volunteer System (trips, activites, coffee mornings) • Halloween Party – Thursday 30th October • Jacqui Garib – email@example.com