Curriculum: Year 5
Miss Quickenden is the class teacher for 5 Oak.
Miss Visser is the class teacher for 5 Ash.
We hope you have had a lovely summer holiday and you are now ready to face the challenges of Year 5. During the summer holidays Miss Visser managed to go home to the Netherlands to see her family while Miss Quickenden paddled in the sea.
We have been working hard to plan some fun activities for Autumn term. Our first topic will be Space. We will be learning about our solar system and why we have day and night. Our second topic will be the Golden Age of Islam. We will be learning about calligraphy, the ancient city of Baghdad and how they influenced western civilisation.
Over the year we will be looking at the school’s 4Rs (resilience, responsibility, respect, reflection.) Our focus for the Autumn term will be responsibility.
If you have any of the school reading books, it would be great if you can bring them back to school as soon as possible.
Forest School will be on Fridays but don’t forget to bring your Forest School kit in on Monday.
PE is all Monday afternoon and will start from Monday 14 th September.
You can wear your PE kit to school on this day but it has to be the following:
- White T-shirt
- Black shorts for inside
- Black (plain) jogging bottoms for outside
- Black plimsolls for inside
- Trainers for outside use
Jogging bottoms need to be worn over your shorts when you come into school in the morning.
We will be starting a new exciting way of giving you homework this year. You will be using Google Classroom to record your reading and upload your homework. This way we reduce paper and help save the planet. We are looking into exciting ways of using the platform in class too, so stay tuned.
As Headteacher I would like to welcome you all to our school. Ruislip Gardens Primary School is a very special place. Visitors comment positively about the school, from the children’s behaviour and their enthusiasm to the staffs ongoing commitment and dedication. We understand the power of education and take very seriously our duty to give your children the best start in life. I am personally very proud to be a member of this community.
The school recognises the value and uniqueness of each individual child and adult at Ruislip Gardens. We celebrate the talents and gifts of each child and enable them to develop to their full potential spiritually, morally, academically, socially and physically.
Our shared vision “Growing and Achieving Together” underpins all we believe in. Our core values
- Providing a safe and nurturing environment
- Establishing lifelong values
- Developing confident and independent learners
- Inspiring excellence
- Enabling everyone to succeed
show how Ruislip Gardens is dedicated to ensuring we help all our children become successful and happy young people. Their learning and personal development are our driving force.
With support and advice from all our stakeholders we were able to develop Ruislip Gardens 4 Life-long Values:
Each value has a definition, which you can read in the vision and values
section of the website.
I would like to extend an invitation to you to visit our school if you have
not already, where you are guaranteed a warm welcome. Finally I would
like to thank you for your continued support and for trusting us with the
privilege of educating your precious children.