Monday 9th September 2013 - Winsford High Street Primary School

Friday 11th September 2015
Year 5 Weekly Newsletter
Our topic is ‘Seax Settlers’ (Saxons).
What have we done this week?
 The children have been undertaking benchmarking assessments. They have all tried
exceptionally hard, and demonstrated great determination.
 Children enjoyed researching and understanding ‘Den Day’ with a focus on Save the Children
charity. The children showed maturity and respect whilst discuss people less fortunate than
 All children and staff thoroughly enjoyed building the dens on Thursday. The children showed
that they could work well in teams and share ideas.
 We have started to research e-safety and how to stay safe online, this will inform a
presentation which the children will create and share with a KS1 class to teach them about esafety.
What can you do at home to support our learning at
 Read a range of texts and genres for twenty
minutes a day. Please remember to sign diaries.
 Practice reciting multiplication tables.
 Continue to research Anglo-Saxons to develop a
broader understanding.
What’s happening next week?
 Please remember P.E kits for Monday and Tuesday.
 Children to begin Literacy, Numeracy and Reading lessons.
 Children will be starting their outdoor P.E sessions and we will be learning Basketball. Please
remind children to bring appropriate kits.
If your child has been well-behaved at school all week and
followed our Golden Rules, a text will be sent home on a
Friday to celebrate your child’s fantastic behaviour.
Staff are available on a Monday night after school from 3.15
– 4pm if you would like to talk to us about your child and need
a longer time to talk to us rather than a ‘quick word’ before or after school.
Have a great week!
Mr Wright and Mrs Prydderch 