Welcome to Year 5
School Council Reps: Theo W, Tyler D, Billie-Rey M
In Year 5 pupils continue to progress through Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum.
Homework will be sent out every Thursday unless otherwise stated and should be returned the following Wednesday. If children are unsure of a task they need to come and speak to either Mrs Bennett or Mr Stone.
1. Always keep your hands and feet to yourself.
2. Do not be rude to anyone.
3. Work quietly to help you and others concentrate.
4. Walk around school so that you do not get hurt.
5. Be kind and polite to everyone.
6. Listen carefully and do not interrupt when someone is talking.
On Wednesday 3rd February 2016, Year 5 went on a trip to the Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick. The staff and children spent time exploring aspects of the Sikh faith, along with a fascinating tour of the prayer room, opportunities to ask and answer questions, finished off with enjoying a shared meal with the Sikh community. All staff felt extremely proud of Year 5’s ambassadorial role, promoting Hollywood’s British Values of tolerance and mutual respect. During their afternoon lesson back at school, children agreed that actually visiting the Gurdwara moved their learning into greater understanding of the Sikh faith, and of the rich diversity of people who make up our community. Mr Singh, who guided the children around the Gurdwara, was very impressed by the children’s prior knowledge and commended their excellent behaviour. Please let me thank you for all of your food donations. Staff at the Gurdwara were overwhelmed by your kindness and said items would go in to making the next meal there.
Well done Year 5! Mrs G.Brown.
Learning fractions with pizzas!
Praise and recognition for Year 5
5th June, Year 5 went on an RE trip to the Sikh Gurdwara at Smethwick. The children and staff spent time learning more about the Sikh faith, toured the prayer rooms and shared a meal with the Sikh community. Staff were extremely proud of Year 5’s ambassadorial role, promoting Hollywood’s British Values of tolerance, mutual respect, and this term’s theme of liberty. Sukhy kaur, who guided the children around the Gurdwara was very impressed by the knowledge the children already had, but both staff and children agreed actually visiting the Gurdwara moved their learning into greater understanding of the Sikh faith and of the rich diversity of people who make up our community. All 65 visitors from Hollywood shared lunch in the langar and we would like to thank you for your donations of food.
Below is an extract from a thank you letter that was received from Sukhy kaur:
“My colleagues just sent me a photo of the beautifully presented gift boxes of groceries you had kindly donated to the Gurdwara - you are one of the most generous schools I have come across, all the items will be used in langar.”