Welcome to Term 1 2020
Welcome back to school and we are so excited for Term 1 in 2020! The children have come back to school and are ready for learning. They have displayed enthusiasm about what is ahead in term 1. The students have wear their hats in term 1, as we are a Sun Smart School.
Good Luck to all students in grade 5 in term 1.
Reminder for All Families
We use FleiBuzz as a whole school communication tool. Most notices and reminders are posted on Flexibuzz and the school newsletter. Flexibuzz is also used during the year as a way of communicating about excursions and important events. If you are not already signed up please contact the office and they will provide you with details of how to do so.
Term 1 Overview
Reading: The focus for reading will be setting up Independent Reading, Just Right Books and using comprehension strategies to show their understanding.
Numeracy: The units of work in Numeracy will be, Place Value and Addition.
Writing: In writing, the students will be learning about a sizzling starters and narratives. The focus will be for students to write a sizzling start with descriptive language to engage and hook their readers.
Inquiry: Our inquiry unit for term 1, “Different Perspectives/Change & Continuity”
The learning outcomes are:
We are learning about Cyber-Safety in ELearning. For examples,
Incursions & Excursions
The staff have lots of fantastic learning planned for the grade 5 students. The following is an overview.
Homework Policy Meadow Heights Primary School 2020.
Years 4 – 6
Homework should provide opportunities for children to apply new knowledge or to review, revise and reinforce newly acquired skills, such as:
Parent, Teacher Meetings
Parent, Teacher Meetings will take place in early term 1, week 5. As in previous years, we will be holding our PTMs, attended by the teacher, the students and their parents/ guardians. This is an important opportunity for you to meet and greet to your child’s new teacher for 2020 and share information about their learning. This also allows the teacher to share important information and answer any questions you may have about your child’s education.
Warm Regards: The Grade 5 Team
Linda Starr, Daniel Knox and Beth McMullin.