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Year 5

Welcome to Year five




Mrs. Rushton and Mrs. Kobus

We hope everyone is staying safe and well!  Please look on ClassDojo  everyday for messages and updates.  If you have any questions or queries please message me on ClassDojo.


Year 5 usually have PE on Wednesdays and swimming on Thursdays.  We are currently also having canoeing lessons once a week, usually on Tuesdays but this may change.


 Look at the diary section below to see what we have been up to!


Finally, please read the newsletter each week to stay up to date!

Weekly routines - updated for Summer term


Year 5 have PE on Wednesday afternoons.  The school PE kit consists of a plain white t-shirt, plain black shorts or joggers and trainers.  A plain black tracksuit top can be worn in cooler weather when we are outside.  This year we would like pupils to come to school in their PE kit on Wednesdays instead of getting changed, but please still ensure that all items are named.


Reading books are to be taken home and read every night (except Wednesdays) and returned to school the following morning so that they can be read in school aswell.  (Please make a note in the reading record book to show when reading has taken place.)


Reading comprehension books are sent home on Wednesday evenings.  One reading comprehension exercise is to be completed and the book returned the following morning so that the work can be reviewed in class. 


Additional homework tasks will be set on Purple Mash and children should be encouraged to play on TT Rockstars and Numbots weekly.  Please let me know if you have any problems accessing any of these platforms.

Year Five diary
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We made quadrilaterals and described their properties.

Our Iron Kid hero’s!

We tried making the slime we read about in reading this week.

We have been decorating stones - very therapeutic!

Look at the wonderful artefacts we have looked at in our topic lessons.

Year 5 Nativity

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We made Christmas biscuits and enjoyed eating them!

and beautiful Christmas cards.

We tried sketching ears and Greek columns as well as making Rangoli patterns.

We walked 16km from school, around Chasewater and back!

Optional home learning tasks completed

The October birthdays made cakes!

outdoor 2020

We learnt about Roman numerals outside.

we started looking at pop art.

we made marble runs.

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Catching up on our first day in Year 5

Year 5 timetable