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Year 5/6

Autumn Term 2019

General Notices:

  • PE kits need to be in school all week - we will be doing at least 2 hours of PE a week so PE kits will be needed.
  • We would like children to read as much as possible. Please encourage your child to read as much as possible at home.
  • Topic homework can be found on the homework sheet.
  • Maths homework is given out weekly and should be returned the following week.

 

Our Topic this term:

 

World War II - Is war ever the right decision?

 

If you are in need of ideas of quality texts your children could be reading, please see a list below for both Year 5 and 6.

 

Year 5 Recommended Books

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

Varjak Paw by SF Said

Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver

The Midnight Fox by Betsy Byars

Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce

FArTHER by Grahame Baker-Smith

 

Year 6 Recommended Books

Holes by Louis Sachar

Clockwork by Philip Pullman

The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein

Skellig by David Almond

Fireweed by Jill Paton Walsh

River Boy by Tim Bowler

 

Useful topic links

SATs REVISION HELP (SPaG & English)

(These resources have not been created by teachers at Greythorn Primary School. These and other resources can be found on the Internet.)

SATs REVISION HELP - MATHS

YEAR 5 & 6 SPELLINGS

Suggested Reading Lists for Years 5 & 6

Useful external links - Let us know if you'd like any others adding

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