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Year 5

WELCOME TO YEAR 5

 

Maple Class - Miss Keigher

Palm Class - Mr Phillips

 Cherry Class - Mr Lewis

Our topic this term is "Invaders & Settlers".

Important Information

 

Homework:

Each term, children are given a selection of 'Takeaway Tasks,' linked to their topic, which they need to complete by the end of that term. Spellings are handed out every Friday with a spellings test the following Friday. Additionally, the children have maths CGP workbooks and need to complete one page of these books per week as part of their homework.

 

PE:
All three classes have PE on a Tuesday.

 

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.

 

Swimming:
All three classes have Swimming on a Friday.

 

 

Year 5 Recommended Reading List

Year 5 and 6 Statutory Spellings List

Our Reading Corners

Our Reading Corners 1
Our Reading Corners 2

BHW - Inspirational Figures in History

 

We learnt about an inspirational British football player and soldier called Walter Tull who was the first black officer to command British troops during the first world war. 

We then created our own biographies and video documentaries inspired by his life and legacy. 

Our topic board - Invaders and Settlers

Ecobricks - the plastic pollution solution

The Vikings are coming! Year 5 travel back in time to become Vikings.

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