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**Remember to wear your PE kits to school every Tuesday and Friday**

Links to online learning

  • What’s the big idea?

    Natural forces have been shaping our planet for many billions of years and these dramatic physical changes are still going on right now all around us. We will be learning more about the physical processes that shape our planet and the vital role that we play in safeguarding our planet and its resources for future generations.

    Entry Point: Monday 19th April

    Exit Point:–  TBC  

  • What will we be learning?


    We will be able to:

    • Use different kinds of maps to find out information.

    We will know:

    • About different regions and environments around the world.

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    •  How extreme weather events and climate change occur together with their effect on people.


    We will be able to:

    • Program an on-line quiz to test our knowledge of biomes.
    • Create a podcast relating to the different biomes.

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • How technology helps us to research geographical features and events.
    • Coding and how this helps to explain simple algorithms.
  • Knowledge organiser

  • Maths

    Please help your child to know how to tell the time using digital and anologue (12 hour) clock. This is an incredibly important life skill.

    We will also be working hard to remember how to:

    •  Use the short written method for division; find fractions of quantities.
  • English

    We will be studying: Krindlekrax, There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom

    We will continue to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills and understanding, in particular: spelling rules involving suffixes and prefixes, and adverbial phrases showing time, manner and place.

  • Dates of Project Homelearning:

    Summer Half-term homelearning

    Pick one of these natural disasters to research:- Hurrican Katrina; the Gulf of Mexico oil-spill; Haiti earthquake; flooding in Pakistan; Japan earthquake; Tsunami. 

    Answer these questions:

    Exactly where did it happen? 

    When did it happen?

    What were the effects on human life and the environment?

  • Year 5 Notes & Dates

    School day:

    The Year 5 school day starts at 8.35am. Your child needs to enter school through the main gate and walk through the KS2 playground. Staff will direct your child.

    All adults dropping off or picking up children must wear face masks from now on. Thank you. Please ensure you stay two metres away from other families.

    Your child needs to be collected from the KS2 playground at 3.00pm, unless they walk home alone. If your child can walk home alone, please fill out the form that you can collect from the office (this includes those children who walked home alone last year).   

    PE Kits

    School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt. PE kits should be worn into school on Tuesdays and Fridays.


    Musical instruments need to be in school every Thursday. It is important that your child is practising their instruments at home.


    Each week your child will need to:-

    • Read your book EVERY SINGLE DAY.
    • Carry out 3 Mathletics Tasks
    • Carry out one Db Spelling or Grammar task

    Twice every half term, your child will have a Project-based piece of learning.  Please see our Project Homelearning page.

    Your child has their login details – if you need these again, please email:  phoenix@greendragon.hounslow.sch.uk

    If you have any problems with completing the homelearning tasks, please talk to your teacher at pick up or email your teacher.

    If you need help with any home learning, we are here to help you! Please email : phoenix@greendragon.hounslow.sch.uk


    Symptoms of COVID-19 or of a cold:

    You will be asked to follow the COVID-19 guidance for households with possible infection coronavirus guidance.


    You will be asked to have your child tested for COVID-19 as this could have an impact on our school. This can include testing for all children and their families, if displaying symptoms.

    *If your child does not take a test, your household will have to isolate following government guidance – please contact the school for more information.


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