Welcome parents to the Year 5 page for 2015. We are both looking forward to getting to know you all this year. As discussed at the Parent Information Night, this post will be updated regularly and will be used as a communication tool from school to home.
TERM ONE SPECIALIST TIMETABLE
Tuesday (Morning Block)
Physical Education and Music. Students are to wear their House shirt on Tuesdays.
Wednesday (Afternoon Block)
5 Gold: Cultural Studies (Odd weeks) and Science (Even weeks).
5 Blue: Cultural Studies (Even weeks) and Science (Odd weeks).
Thursday (Morning Block)
Year 5 Sport. Students are to wear their sports uniform on Fridays.
TERM ONE LEARNING FOCUS
Inquiry: Our Inquiry unit this term is ‘All About ME’. Students will focus on looking at their strengths and challenging their areas of need in order to achieve emotional, social and physical greatness.
Maths: We will begin this term by looking at Place Value and will then move onto Measurement and Fractions and Decimals. Students will also be focusing on Place Value concepts in their MAI groups which occur twice a week for 45 minute blocks.
Literacy: In Literacy, we will be focusing on Persuasive writing and then Narratives. Students will be immersed in different text styles and participate in modelled, whole class, group work and individual learning situations.
13th- Family Picnic
18th- Whole School Mass: Ash Wednesday
25th- Greg Mitchell Parent Night at 7pm
2nd- Labor Day Public Holiday
4th & 5th- School Photo Days
6th- Year 5 Assembly
9th-13th- Two Way Parent/Teacher Interviews
19th- Gannon House Day
25th- Open Night
26th- Interschool Swimming Carnival
2nd- Last day for students
We are looking forward to an exciting term filled with lots of fantastic learning opportunities.
Miss Alycia Thomas and Mrs Kirsten Fowler.