School Information

Year 5

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Welcome to Year 5!

Meet our Team

Class teachers – Mrs Hardman

Class support – Mrs Dunlop, Ms Jones and Mrs Kobryn 

Things you will need

  • PE Kit in a draw string bag.
  • Reading Bag.
  • Reading Record.
  • Reading Book.
  • Library Book.
  • Homework Book.
  • Water Bottle.
  • A warm waterproof Coat.

Year 5 End of Year Expectations

P.E. information

  • PE lessons for Year 5 take place on Monday and Friday.
  • School PE kit should be worn by all children – blue shorts, white t-shirt and black plimsolls (navy/black tracksuit bottoms and trainers can be worn for outside games).
  • Kit should be in school EVERY day.
  • All kit should have the child’s name inside.
  • A letter/message is needed if a child is unable to do PE.
  • PE kits will be sent home each half term to be washed and checked i.e. names and size.
  • PE days may change as each class will have half a term supported by our sports coaches Miss Farrington and Mr Fenton.

Home Learning

  • READING – There is an expectation that children read to an adult at least 5 times per week. An adult should sign their child’s reading diary to reflect this.
  • LIBRARY BOOKS – Children can change these on a Friday lunchtime.
  • SPELLING – A spelling booklet with ‘Statutory Spellings’ can be found in the spelling overview section of this page. Your child should also have a paper copy, these are learnt in class and at home and tested randomly on a Friday. Spelling strategies are taught in class lists are set on a weekly basis to practice these strategies and learn the key words. They are set on a Friday and a test is carried out the following Friday.
  • MENTAL ARITHMETIC – A school log-in is provided for every child for Times Table Rock Stars. This should be accessed at least 5 times per week.
  • PURPLE MASH – Purple Mash supports class learning. Computing skills are used as a vehicle for a range of cross curricular tasks. ‘To Do’s’ are set for children by the class teacher. Individual Purple Mash log-ins can be found in children’s Reading Diaries or Home Learning Books.
  • HOME LEARNING GRIDS – These are set on the first Friday of each half-term and should be returned to school on the last Monday of the half-term. These are relevant for the topic the children are covering in class. There are a range of different activities/tasks to choose from, which meet the needs of all different types of learner’ interests. There is an expectation that children will complete a minimum of 3 tasks during the half term. The tasks are shared with the class teacher and presented to the class during the last week of the half term. (These can be found below, a paper copy is also available in your child’s Home Learning Book)
  • LEARNING BY QUESTIONS – The children will also be asked to complete online LBQ tasks from home. The link to this webpage can be found in the ‘about us’ section of the school website under ‘pupil learning links’. A code will be sent via text message to access the LBQ lessons. Daily LBQ sessions will need to be completed the same day and the code will expire at midnight.