Year 5

Homework 17.11.17

Friday 17th November 2017 Your Spelling Rule Hyphens are used when a prefix is added which ends with the same vowel at the start of the root word. Eg. Re–emerge. (We are following the no-nonsense spelling programme, which is taken from the national curriculum. You may find examples elsewhere which…

Homework 10.11.17

Friday 10th November 2017 Your Spelling Rule Most nouns add ‘-s’ in the plural Nouns ending in a hissing/buzzing/shushing sound add ‘-es’ because it makes it easier to say. Nouns ending in ‘-y’ change the ‘y’ to ‘I’ and add ‘-es’. Several nouns ending in ‘o’ add ‘-es’ (potato)  …

Homework 3.11.17

Friday 3rd November 2017 Your Spelling Rule Some words can be pronounced in the same way but have different spellings depending on their meaning. These words are called homophones. For next week’s test, please ensure you know the difference in spelling and meaning of the two homophones in each sentence…

Week Beginning 30.10.17

This week we would like to give everyone a warm welcome back after half term, and share with you our exciting trip to the Winchester Science Centre. We had an amazing day exploring all of the fantastic exhibits that Winchester Science Centre had to offer. We particularly enjoyed the Sprinting…

Homework 13.10.17

Friday 13th October 2017   Secret 5 spelling test In accordance with the school’s new spelling policy, a ‘Secret 5’ spelling test will take place on the last week of each half-term. You will be tested on 5 random spellings taken from the last five spellings tests, so please re-familiarise…

Week beginning 9th October

This week we would like to thank everyone for their support with our gym performances. We enjoyed putting our routines together with music and watching each other’s during our performances to parents. Our teachers were very impressed with our routines and how we worked as small teams to come up…

Homework 6.10.17

Friday 6th October 2017 Your Spelling Rule This week’s spellings come from the statutory list of words set up by the government for all children to know by the end of Year 5. They are the yellow words displayed in your classroom.   Your Spelling Words in sentences You should…