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Ash

 

Year 5

Mrs Moorby-Lewis & Mrs Davies

 Mrs Rhodes

Welcome to our Ash Class webpage. We hope this page will help you find any information you need about class routines and what we are learning this year. If you have any questions, please contact me via the class email address: ash@thepinesschool.org.uk

 

 

Mrs Moorby-Lewis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Davies

Hello, I am Mrs Moorby-Lewis and I will be teaching Ash class on Monday - Thursday this year. I have taught in Key Stage 2 for fourteen years, and have taught at The Pines since 2015. When I am not working, I love dancing, playing hockey and watching football. I also love listening to music and playing my flute and piano. My favourite thing to do is visit new places with my family. I am really looking forward to teaching Year 5 again this year and I can't wait to see what we'll achieve together in Ash Class.  

 

Meet the Teacher Presentation - September 2023

Class Routines

Our main classroom door for the start and end of the school day is at the back of the classroom opening onto the driveway.

 

Classroom doors open at 8:40am and the school day ends at 3:10pm. 

 

 Our regular PE lessons are as follows:

Indoor PE - Thursday

Outdoor PE - Monday

On these days, children should come to school wearing their PE kit. 

 

 

Current Learning: 

This term, Year 5 will be learning about Mexico and the Maya civilization. We will be spending the first half term exploring Mexico, a region the Maya's inhabited before moving onto how the Maya's lived and what they believed in.  Within our English lessons, we will be writing adventure stories. We are reading 'The Explorer' by Katherine Rundell. We will develop our fraction skills in Maths whilst recapping some multiplication and division. In Art we will be exploring shading techniques before looking at artwork by Rosalind Monks. Children are expected to practice their times tables at home and read at home daily to support their learning in class.

 

 

At the moment, we are particularly focusing on this learning:

English (Story writing):

Simple, compound and complex sentences

Direct speech

Past progressive verb tenses

 

Maths:

Fractions - equivalent fractions, adding and subtracting fractions, ordering and comparing fractions

 

Science:

Forces and properties of materials

Curriculum Overview

Home Learning

For information on Home Learning in Year 5 please see the guidance below:

Star of the Week - Autumn Term

24.11.23

Leo is our Star of the Week for his amazing work in English, where he really took pride in his handwriting. Keep up the good work, Leo. 

 

13.10.23

Joey is our Star of the Week, for his fantastic PowerPoint presentation. The facts you've found are really interesting and the design features you've chosen look brilliant. Well done. 

Picture to come...

 

 

6.10.23

Ella is our Star of the Week, for her incredibly detailed lettering work in Art. Well done Ella - it looks great!

 

 

29.9.23

Libby is our Star of the Week, for some excellent writing based on the film, Alma. She has worked really hard to join her handwriting and has really pushed herself to include examples of the skills we have taught over the last few lessons. Keep it up!

 

22.9.23

Our Star of the Week is Jeorgie, for her wonderful writing, where she has included many of the skills we've been practising over the last two weeks. Well done!

 

 

 

15.9.23

Our Star of the Week is Ana, for her excellent responses to our reading comprehension questions. Keep up the great work!

 

 

Pictures of Our Learning

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