Welcome to Year 5

Continuous Learning - Useful Links

For the start of this year, we will be resuming Continuous Learning at home using the Seesaw Class App. A video guide to this can be found here. You will still get notifications via the Seesaw Family App, however, children will need the Seesaw Class App to upload work and follow teacher instructions. Please email your child’s class teacher with any queries.

Children will receive tasks each day and a morning welcome video posted to their journal. Children will also receive weekly ‘wellbeing possibilities’ – additional tasks and activities that children can choose to complete when or if they have time.

Finally, we will continue to expect children to read for 25 minutes (or more!) each day. In addition to physical books from the TBS library, you can find links to ebooks on the Continuous Learning page of our year group website. In particular, the Oxford Owl link gives free access to Book Band books (sign up required; video guide here).

Mr Alcock: aalcock@tbs.edu.np

Ms Cassar: scassar@tbs.edu.np

Ms. Ealy: vealy@tbs.edu.np

Mr Smith has put recordings of him reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone , Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets , Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (ongoing!) – all by JK Rowling, Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C O’Brien, I Swapped My Brother On The Internet by Jo Simmons, Matilda by Roald Dahl, Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo, The Twits by Roald Dahl, Diary of a Killer Cat by Anne Fine, The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith and The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton on YouTube (roughly 1-2 chapters of each per video; the links are for playlists of videos).

You can find details of spellings and spelling patterns taught in Year 5 here.

Links and ideas to support learning at home:

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