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Year 5

WELCOME TO YEAR 5

 

Maple Class - Miss Phillips

Palm Class - Mr Levett

 Cedar Class - Mrs Dunne

Our topic this term is 'Invaders & Settlers (Vikings and Anglo-Saxons)'.

Important Information

 

Homework:

English and Maths homework goes home on Friday. English homework is due back on the following Wednesday and Maths is due back the following Friday. Spellings are given out on Friday and the children are tested on these the following Friday. 

 

PE:
All three classes have PE on a Wednesday and Swimming on Thursday.

 

Children need to wear black shorts, a red t-shirt and a pair of plimsolls or trainers. Please ensure your child has no earrings in and that long hair is tied back on this day.

 

For swimming, girls should have a one piece swimsuit, boys should have trunks that do not go blow the knee and everyone needs a swimming cap. 

Year 5 Recommended Reading List

Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spellings List

Our Reading Corners

Our Reading Corners 1
Our Reading Corners 2

BHW - Black Inspirational Artists - Khadija Saye

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We learnt about an inspirational British artist called Khadija Saye who produced a series of photographs with the title 'Dwelling: In this space we breathe' where she explored her British-Gambian identity.

We then created our own music, photos and poems inspired by her photography. Have a look and listen!

BHW - Dwelling In the Space we Breathe 2.mov

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