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Welcome to Planets Class!

You will find lots of useful information on our class page. Please keep checking for the latest events and photos. Remember to check Marvellous Me for classroom updates and our Hellingly School Facebook page.

PE will be taught on a Tuesday and Thursday. Please make sure you come to school wearing your correct clothing.

We will be focusing on Gymnastics on Tuesdays and Dance on Thursdays.

Enquiry Term 2 🗺️ 🌍

This term we will be continuing to look at different anicent civilisations. Term 2 will see us looking at the ancient Mayan’s and investigate how their lives were different to a modern day society. We will link our DT project to their discovery of cocoa bean and the invention of chocolate!

Term 2 Enquiry ‘Where did the Mayan go?’

This enquiry will be a history/geography based enquiry.

Home Learning

As part of our Term 2 enquiry, ‘Where did the Mayan go?’ we would like you to design/ create/ or research into an area of your interest. This is to be brought into school W/C 12th December 2022. We will share your master pieces with our class. We look forward to seeing what creative and inventive ideas you come up with. Here are some suggested ideas:

– A report into the history of Maya – research into a Mayan God – A fact file about Guatamala – Mayan poetry -design your own Mayan invention –A newspaper report of an event at the Mayan Games – make a temple – make a Mayan calendar

Planets Curriculum meeting Tuesday 20th September

Newsletters 📰

Spellings ✏️

Each week learn your 10 weekly spellings. You will be tested the following Monday. The new list will appear here each week.

Continue to learn your 5 and 6 words at home throughout the term.

Term 2 spellings November 2022

Maths 🧮

Maths home learning will be set remotely from TT Rockstars. Your child has been sent home with their login details. Please login or download the app. These times tables will be specific to your child. Sometimes they may have 1 times tables to practise and other weeks they may have a few. A paper copy will also come home for your child to complete. If they return or access TT Rockstars online a team point will be added.

Time Table Rock Star Challenge every Wednesday!

Every Wednesday, we will be doing the Times Table Rock Stars Challenge. Each week your child will bring home a times table to focus on improving their speed in multiplying and dividing by that particular number. If this is returned to school a point will be added.

Reading 📖 📖

Please read 5 times weekly. You will find on our class page some suggested year 5 reads and books linked to our enquiry learning.

Term 2 Core book Term 2 read aloud book Narnia The Rain Player (continuing from term 1)

Year 5 recommended reads 📚 📚

Need some inspiration for your next reading book? How about trying some of these year 5 recommended reads. Remember if there is a particular book series/author please let us know and we can try to add it to our school library.

📚 📚 Mayan Enquiry suggested reads

One for the Christmas list….

Planets loved reading ‘Who let the Gods out’ in term 1 and multiple requests have been made for the next book for their Christmas wishlist!

Year 5 reads

Year 5 reads
Year 5 reads
Year 5 reads

Other resources

English resources

Maths resources

Class photos

Hands on History 15th September