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Year 5




5A - Scott Ormond

5B - Kaaren Sweeney

5C  - Tracie Kersnovske 

Welcome to Grade 5 Term 2.

Welcome back to Term Two at Isabella State School. We hope that all families had an enjoyable and relaxing break. We have an awesome second term planned for Year 5 and are really looking forward to sharing it with our students.

Some Important Term 2 Events

​1 ​25 April ANZAC Day
​1 ​26 April ​District Cross Country
​3 ​6 May ​Labour Day
​3 ​9 and 10 May ​Senior Athletics
​4 and 5 ​14 to 22 May ​NAPLAN
​5 ​20 May - 2pm ​Performance: Brilliant at Resilience
​5 ​22 May - 11am ​National Simultaneous Story Time
​5 ​26 May ​Car Wash
​6 ​31 May ​District Athletics
​9 ​21 June ​School Disco, Movie Characters
​10 ​25 and 26 June ​School photos
​10 ​26 June ​Report Cards emailed
​11 ​28 June ​Performance: Circular Circus


  • In English, our focus will be on narratives and writing and creating the first chapter of a fantasy story. Students will participate in reading group activities, Spelling Mastery lessons as well as grammar, punctuation, editing and writing classes.  English assessment will take place in Weeks 7, 8 and 9.
  • In Mathematics, students will be participating in C2C and Prime Mathematics programs. Students will focus on all mathematical areas including Number and Chance and Data, Algebra, Measurement and Geometry.  Maths assessment will take place in Weeks 6 and 7.
  • In Science, students will investigate the properties of light.  The assessment for this learning area will take place in Weeks 7 and 8.
  • In HASS, students will be examining the human and environmental influence on a location, and how locations can have both human and environmental characteristics.  HASS assessment will be finished by Week 6.
  • Your child will be participating in one hour lesson of LOTE (Languages Other Than English) each week. The language studied is Chinese.
  • Students participate in Music and PE Lessons on either Tuesday or Wednesday (ask your child which day their class attends.)  Please ensure they have their hat and water bottle for every lesson to be invited to the end of term PE celebration.  Students require this equipment every day and especially on PE days.


If you have queries or questions throughout the term, feel free to make contact with your child’s classroom teacher before or after school. Teachers are also contactable via email with addresses provided below.
We really look forward to working together with you this year to make sure your child can achieve their full potential.  We are looking forward to a great term.

Mr Scott Ormond (Mr O)     Ms Kaaren Sweeney          Mrs Tracie Kersnovske (Mrs K)  
Year 5A Class Teacher        Year 5B Class Teacher       Year 5C Class Teacher