Skelmanthorpe Academy

Skelmanthorpe Academy

Elm Street, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 9DZ

office@skelmanthorpeacademy.org

01484 863306

Jemison (Year 5)

 

Benjamin Zephaniah

Mae Carol Jemison (our class scientist)

Our class motto

 

Welcome to Jemison Class, home of Year 5. This year, our class teacher is Mr Wadsworth and working with him is Mrs Rowe. Here you'll find all the information you need to help your child progress, supporting the learning that goes on in class and also giving you a window into what they are doing through the year. 

English

We are often asked whether there are any books which we can recommend for pupils. The website: https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk shows lots of good choices for individual year groups. 

 

We are using 'The Write Stuff' teaching approach from Jane Considine, which provides a scaffold for children to base their own writing. We make use of the 'writing rainbow' in order to plan and draft our writing.

Maths

As a school, we follow the White Rose Maths schemes of learning; please find the overview for the year here, it will help you support your child in knowing what concepts are taught throughout the year.

 

Another useful website is The School Run, as it contains information on what we teach and how we teach it: https://www.theschoolrun.com/fractions-learning-journey

TOPIC

Knowledge organisers

Here you'll find knowledge organisers, designed to help with vocabulary and concepts, related to our topics through the term.

Name
 Geography - Greece (Knowledge Organiser).pdfDownload
 History - Ancient Greece (Knowledge Organiser).pdfDownload
 Knowledge Organiser Properties and Changes of Materials Y5.pdfDownload
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