Rothwell Victoria Junior School

A Happy Place to Learn

Victoria Junior School
Cornwall Crescent,
Rothwell,
Leeds, West Yorkshire LS26 0RA

Please contact Mrs S Ramskill on:

0113 393 2926​

office@victoria-jun.leeds.sch.uk

Welcome to our class page!

Blue Class

 Blue Class are a Year 5 class taught by Miss A Green and Miss B Elsdon.

There are 30 children in the class in total, 22 of which are boys and 8 which are girls.

Please click here for an electronic copy of the Autumn term newsletter.

 If you missed the Meet the Teacher evening, please find the slides below. 

 

Don't forget to check out our class gallery page for photos of the exciting activities we've been involved in! 

Our School Council representatives in Blue Class are...

 Lexi Wright and Myles Ward!

Here they are modelling their special 50 Years Anniversary teeshirts!

Homework

 

Homework will now consist of weekly Mathletics challenges, Purple Mash challenges, reading and spellings.

 

This week in spelling, we are looking at using prefixes to change the meaning of words. We will be focussing on 'auto', 'graph', 'tele' and 'micro'.

The words are:

grapheme, telegraph, autograph, graphics, microbe, microwave, microscope, microscopic, automobile, automatic, autoimmune, automaton

We will have our spelling test of these words on 02.12.2019

 

Our times table challenge this week is...

8 times tables!

 Maths

In Maths, we will be learning about mental and written strategies for adding and subtracting upto 5 digit numbers.

English

In English, we are looking at re-creating an explanation text.

We also have daily sentence focus work linked to the text type we are studying. For an explanation text, we will be looking at causal conjunctions and technical vocabulary.

Class reader

We are reading "Goodnight Mr Tom"

Ask your child about this story and see what they can remember!

 

Topic

Our new topic is...

WORLD WAR II

We will be learning all about how and why World War 2 started, how people lived during this time and the impact it had.

Any extra research will be rewarded with a learning goals sticker!

PE

The following PE times should be noted:

Wednesday pm

Indoor with Miss Green

Friday pm

Outdoor with Miss Green

 

Please ensure that your child has the correct PE kit in school, including suitable outdoor trainers for Monday afternoon.