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Crumlin Integrated Primary School, Crumlin, Co. Antrim

Primary 5

Primary 5

Welcome to Mr Rodgers' Primary 5 Class!  

We have 20 wonderful children in our class.

Primary 5 is a fantastic year to be a part of. This year, we will explore a range of interesting topics and we will engage in lots of fun and diverse learning activities. Throughout the year we will carry out a variety of learning tasks linked to our topics, we'll also conduct experiments and take part in investigations. We have made a fantastic start to the school year and are settling well into the new routine of Primary 5. 

We've a busy and exciting year ahead of us so please keep an eye on our class page to keep updated with our learning journey.

Curriculum Information

Topics:

  • Ancient Egyptians
  • Polar Regions
  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  • Myths and Legends
  • World War Two

Reading:

Each week we read our class novel together. We also read in our guided reading groups throughout the school week. Books are sent home for homework and the children are encouraged to read each night. Parents and adults at home are encouraged to read with their children and ask lots of questions about the book, as this will help develop fluency and comprehension skills.

Mental Maths:

It is important that you practise the mental maths focus for the week with your child each night, this will aid them in all areas of their numeracy learning.

PE

PE is on a Monday and Thursday. Please ensure that your child comes to school in jogging bottoms and trainers each week. 

Homework

Homework will be sent home on a Monday for the whole week and is due on a Friday. Its purpose is to reinforce our learning from the classroom. It includes reading, spellings and a mental maths focus each night. There will also be one page of Numeracy, Literacy and a Topic task. Here is a suggestion for how homework could be set out for the week.

Monday - Numeracy

Tuesday - Literacy

Wednesday - Topic

Always TALK to your child about what they are doing in school - this is the best form of home learning you can do. Talk, listen and join in where you can.

 

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News

4th Jan 2022
Today across the world the life and accomplishments of Louis Braille are celebrated...
 
 
 
21st Dec 2021
On Friday we recorded a class poem and song to wish all of our friends and family...
 
 
 
15th Dec 2021
Today in P5 we explored a guiding light for many people throughout the world by learning...
 
 
 
14th Dec 2021
Today in P5 we were visited by some very special guests who brighten our community...