Welcome to Mrs. Surplice’s Class Page.
Our topic this term is The Tudors and the children are already busy finding out about the life in Tudor Times and The Golden Age of Exploration. They are keen to find out about the famous people in Tudor Times that helped to shape our country's history and all the amazing discoveries that were made.
On 27th September, Timepieces will be visiting us. Your children will have the opportunity to dress up as Tudors for the day and be transported back to a time when Queen Elizabeth was on the throne and England and Spain were enemies. During the day, the children will go to an Tudor School, play games that were played in Tudor times and be trained to fight the Spaniards if they invade! They'll also take part in a Tudor style trial where they may get called upon to give evidence or even sit on the jury.
Indoor P.E. on Wednesday morning/Outdoor Games on Friday afternoon.
Indoor P.E. on Thursday morning (Ash and Birch) or Friday morning (Oak and Sycamore)/Outdoor P.E. on Friday afternoon.
Please make sure your child has the appropriate kit for those days.
Mrs Surplice's class will swim on Monday afternoon's for the first half term.
It is vitally important that the children read for at least 10 minutes every night and also have the opportunity to discuss what they have read. Below, you will find examples of questions you could ask your child to help them to gain a better understanding of what they read.
Spellings are given out on Friday and tested the following Thursday.
My Y5 Maths Group are expected to be able to recall times tables facts rapidly and will be timed on a speed tables test every two weeks. Their challenge is to beat their score and their time so need to practise their tables regularly.