5HM 2022 - 2023

Mr Mason

Mr Mason

Mrs Hankinson

Welcome to 5HM!  

We are really excited about the wonderful year we are going to have and all the amazing learning and activities we are going to do.

Mrs Hankinson will be teaching the class on Monday, Tuesday (morning) and Wednesday (with Mr Mason supporting in some sessions) and Mr Mason will be teaching on Tuesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday.  We are also really lucky to have Mrs Badger and Mrs Robson supporting in our class during some sessions.

Reminders:

  • PE will be on a Tuesday and Thursday.  While we are in the hall, please come to school in your kit.  We will remind you to bring it back to school when we return to our normal class.
  • Please bring a clean, clearly labelled water bottle to school each day. No juice please.
  • Please remember to bring your i-pad to school each day fully charged. This is really important as we use the i-pads for learning activities every day. 
  • Please bring a raincoat to school each day.  We will try to get outside as much as possible, even in light rain so come prepared!
  • No jewellery please apart from plain studs which must be removed or taped for PE. Hair must also be tied back for PE.

 

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Mrs Hankinson

Hello everyone! After graduating with a degree in ICT and Education 19 years ago (start guessing my age), I completed a PGCE at MMU and have been teaching ever since. My favourite subject to teach is Art and I quite like maths too, which is funny because it was my worst subject when I was at school. I love my job, not just for those "lightbulb moments" but for the fun and laughs we get to have every day! When I am not teaching, I am looking after my two wonderful children who are 8 and 5, they certainly keep me on my toes! I love to go walking with our black lab, Oscar, travelling to new places and having fun with my family. I have thought of three interesting things to tell you about me which you might not know: 1. I have jumped out of an aeroplane! 2. I have heli-hiked on top of a glacier in New Zealand. 3. I am really interested in gardening! 

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Mr Mason

I have now been at Offley for nearly ten years! I graduated over 20 years ago with a degree in Primary Education and I haven't looked back since! My favourite subjects to teach are History and RE, although I enjoy teaching across the board. I am an avid rugby fan and although I hung my boots up years ago, I get great pleasure in watching my son play and going to support our team as a family...Sale Sharks!! I love reading and I run to keep my sanity!

 

Weekly Update: (w.e. 8th July)

Congratulations on another amazing week 5HM!

In Maths this week we have been learning about coordinates, relection and transition. The children have been practising plotting coordinates in all four quadrants as well as transitioning shapes and reflecting in the 'X' and 'Y' axis. The children did really well and quickly learnt how to recognise patterns in numbers and how shapes should look when reflected or moved.

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In English, we have been learning to empathise with the characters in our book and consider their feelings and actions. We have also revisited how to use fronted adverbials, relative clauses with relative pronouns and adverbial phrases. The children finished the week making an audio file ffor a documentary about Elephants, using expanded noun phrases to describe them.

In R.E. we have continues learning about Buddhism, the 4 Noble truths and the 8 fold path. The children have also been finishing their D.T. projects about the Peak district and have made films or PowerPoints describing the natural and man made features you can see.. In P.E. this week the children played basketball, revisiting skills previously learnt. In French, the children have been learning to ask for directions and we have just started to look at how we can give them.

 

 

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Congratulations to our stars of the week 

The spellings this week are on Showbie and here on the website. Have a lovely weekend.

Just a reminder to parents, spellings and homework are now out and this will be at the top of this class page and also on Showbie.  We would like the children to use Showbie to share their homework with us this term.  If any paper or resources are needed, please just ask.

Gardening......as part of well-being in 5HM the children will be taking part in some gardening activities so will require a change of clothes to be left in school. This needs to be old outdoor shoes or wellies, bottoms and a jumper/coat which is warm and can get mucky. Old jogger and a thick hoody are ideal. We would also welcome any donations on daffodil and tulip bulbs so we can plant ready for spring. Thank you for your support.

 

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Sandbach, Cheshire CW11 1GY

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