Year 5 – Rowan
Welcome to Year Five - Rowan Class
Welcome to Rowan Class with Miss Bancroft. This year we are extremely lucky to have Mrs Wilson working with us.
I hope and your children are as excited about being in Year 5 as I am about teaching them!
The children will have literacy and maths lessons every day and on Fridays they will be writing an extended piece to be entered into the school’s Writing Wizards competition.
We will also be celebrating our successes in class by having our very own Class Heroes. These will be children who have made an outstanding effort with their writing or maths that week and there will also be an award for the most fantastic friend. They will be taught spellings every day and will have time to practice their spellings in their handwriting books each morning.
It is really important that your child continues to read to an adult at home for at least 10 minutes every day and that this is recorded in their reading records. Although your child may be free-reader, having the opportunity to discuss what they have read will really support your child’s comprehension and inference skills and deepen their understanding of language. I have found that engaging with children about their books nurtures a love of reading which has many positive effects on their written and spoken language.
I look forward to sharing your child’s successes with you this year, of which I’m sure there’ll be many!