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St Joseph's Primary School, Crossgar

P5/6

Welcome to P5/6!

A little bit about our class:

There are 12 girls and 11 boys in our class. Miss McClean is our teacher and Mrs Mullan is our classroom-assistant. This year we are focusing on becoming more independent learners. Each month we change the classroom jobs to ensure everyone has a chance to demonstrate their responsibility. We work REALLY hard in our classroom, but we also know it is important to have fun along the way!

Below are some key days to remember when packing your school bag:

Monday - Spelling test book (Don't forget to get it signed)

Tuesday - Swimming gear

Thursday - Library book

Monday - Friday make sure you have your homework diary, learning journal, homework book, reading book and pencil case.

 

We have had a very busy September in our room and here is why. Below is an outline of what we will be covering this year across the curriculum.

Numeracy:

Below is an overview of the topics we will cover over the course of the year:

(The order of these is subject to change)

Sept/Oct

Nov/Dec

Jan/Feb

March/April

April/May

May June

Number

Number

Money

Fractions

Number

Decimals

Number

Number

Number

Mental Maths

Mental maths

Mental maths

Mental maths

Mental maths

Mental maths

Times tables

Times tables

Times tables

Times tables

Times tables

Times tables

Problem solving

Problem solving

Problem solving

Problem solving

Problem solving

Problem solving

Measure – length

Data handling

Shape and Space

Measure – Area and Perimeter

Weight

Volume and capacity

Time

 

Literacy:

Writing:

We will cover a variety of writing styles as shown below:

Sept/Oct

Nov/Dec

Jan/Feb

March/April

April/May

May/June

Recount

Procedure

Report

Explanation

Persusasive

Narrative

These will tie in with our topic for the year.

 

World Around us:

Our 6 topics for the year are shown below:

Sept-Oct

Nov/Dec

Jan/Feb

March/April

April/May

May/June

World Around me

Christmas around the World

Climate

Trees

Reduce/reuse/recycle

Earth

Science

We learn about our topic across all aspects of the curriculum including literacy, numeracy, ICT and art.

Call back to our page to keep up to date with our work (and play) throughout the year.

 

News

25th Jun 2018
A fantastic day at our sports day and a massive well done to all of the children...
 
 
 
14th Jun 2018
We all had great fun this morning doing yoga and meditation as part of our healthy...
 
 
 
24th May 2018
Our classes had a fun week working with Glasswater PS.  The Down Arts Centre...
 
 
 
11th May 2018
On a wet Friday afternoon, here is a little note to raise the spirits. During a talking...
 
 
 
 

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