Email

You can access your web-based school email account from home.

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Remote Access

Staff and students can access their ‘My Documents’ area. Staff can also access The T Drive and the W Drive.

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FFD IntelliNet

You can access the FFD IntelliNet from home.

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Foldr

Access your documents from home.

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Shield

Year 5

The children in Year 5 continue to follow the requirements of the National Curriculum yet begin to experience a greater breadth of opportunity that goes beyond its confines.  Opportunities for joining extra-curricular activities, especially in sporting and musical areas, along with the necessary organisational skills take a higher profile for our busy pupils. Teaching and learning within the year group aims to adopt a love of learning by employing a mixture of traditional and modern methods, in addition to developing a myriad of new skills that prepare the pupils for the challenges of Year 6, our upper schools and beyond.

English is taught predominantly by the class teacher, focusing on word, sentence and text level objectives covering a wide range of genres. Mathematics is taught in four ability sets where the Programme of Study is based on the National Numeracy Strategy.

History encompasses the wonderful Tudor era where children enjoy hearing about the interesting and contrasting lives of the rich and poor in these times. Topical issues are covered in Geography when learning about world climates and climatic change. ICT opportunities are embraced in Year 5, where children’s skills are transferred to other areas of the curriculum. This learning is further enhanced through planned activities using laptops and interactive teaching programmes. Creative work in English, Art and Drama are enjoyed throughout the year with a focused emphasis during our annual production which is performed to parents in the Spring Term.

Trips and visits are organised to broaden the pupils’ understanding of what is taught in the classroom. These include Bosworth Field and a residential trip to London, where children have the opportunity to encounter new experiences and to further develop their social skills.

Year 5 is both an exciting and challenging time where we aim to bring out the very best in every child both inside and outside of the classroom.

 

Heron