Year 5 Silver Birch 2019 - 2020

Mr Jenner

Welcome to Silverbirch Class

(Year 5)


Homework will be issued weekly with alternate English and Topic homework. Maths homework will occasionally be set on The children have their login and passwords stuck in their homework books.

I would also like children to access ttrockstars twice a week to ensure they become increasingly fluent with their timetables.

Spelling homework will be issued weekly, based on that weeks taught spelling pattern:

Autumn 1

Week Spelling
1 -cious
2 -tious
3 vowel sound (i) spelt y    e.g physical
4 long vowel sound (i) spelt y    e.g occupy
5 Homophones    e.g mourning-morning
6 Homophones


Autumn 2

Week Spelling
1 Words with an /or/ sound spelt ‘or’     e.g absorb
2 Words with /or/ sound spelt ‘au’     e.g sauce
3 Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -ate     e.g captivate
4 Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -ise     e.g capitalise
5 Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -ify     e.g solidify
6 Convert nouns or adjectives into verbs using the suffix -en     e.g flatten
7 Review Week


Home work will be set every Friday and due every Wednesday.

Have a great half term!


Our topic for the Autumn Term will be The Mayans.

Please see the Autumn Term Newsletter for information about what the children will be learning and a reminder of the routines.

Wednesdays will have an afternoon of P.E with Sports Coaching teaching Cricket and Dance. 

Wider Ops will take place every Thursday afternoon.


All children require a water bottle in school everyday so they have access to a drink at all times.



Mr Jenner - Class Teacher




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Our Aims

For children:

  • Experience a broad and exciting curriculum that fosters creativity, independence, a passion and enjoyment for learning that continues throughout their lives.
  • Learn to value and respect themselves and others as individuals with equal rights and responsibilities.
  • Be given a strong foundation in their ethical and spiritual life to prepare them to be active and responsible citizens.
  • Be inspired by the environment in which they live and learn and to become stewards of it.
  • Be fit and healthy in body, mind and spirit and understand how to make good choices to keep safe and healthy.
  • Believe in their own abilities to develop resilience and a determination to achieve their potential.

Tattenhall Park Primary School, Chester Road, Tattenhall, Chester, CH3 9AH

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