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Year Five Notice Board

Our class reading book in Chestnut is:                Our class reading book in Sycamore is: 







Welcome to Year 5! 

  • We have finalised the creative home learning for this term. Please find the link below! 

  •  Mymaths - please use the half term to catch up on all Mymaths tasks that are outstanding. We will be checking these on the first week back.

  •  Another Book Week is nearly upon us! We are running a poster competition and the closing date for these will be Tuesday 25th February. The poster should be designed on an A4 piece of paper and show the dates of Book Week which are Monday 2nd March to Friday 6th March. Please write your name and class on the back of the poster! Please hand these to the school office. Take a look at the World Book Day website for ideas and inspiration - www.worldbookday.com 

  • Year 5 Home Learning will now be due in on a Monday morning, please ensure children have their reading records and home learning work books completed by then. Thank you with your support with this.
  • The children are coming home with a Moon Diary to keep for the next month. The children will know what to do. They will need to bring it back to school every Wednesday for our Science lesson. (House points for children who remember!) 
  • Please check you have updated your AUP form for privacy and photographs. You would have received a Parentmail about this.
  • Please ensure children are completing all of their homework, MyMaths is compulsory in Year 5!
  • PE will be on a Monday and Tuesday afternoon. Please have labelled PE kits in school so that the children can change during the school day.

Beam House - Y6 Residential 

Following on from the meeting on Wednesday evening, here are the electronic versions of the payment plan, kit list and also key slides from the presentation for those who weren't able to attend. Please note the non-refundable deposit of £65 is due by Friday 14th February. 

Beam House Key points from Presentation

Beam House Payment Plan 2020

Beam House Kit List 2020


 Spring Topic 

Please see the attached vocabulary list for our new topic. This list is part of a new initiative called Word Aware that we are using in school. We thought it would be helpful to share this list so that you can use some of these words at home when discussing the topic. If your child speaks a different language at home it would be helpful to discuss and translate these words using your home language.

 Awesome Earth Word Aware grid





Home Learning and Reading Records due

Spelling assessment

Indoor PE - Sycamore and Chestnut

PE kit to remain in school, children to change during the school day.


Outdoor PE with PE coach Mr Young- Sycamore and Chestnut

PE kit to remain in school, children to change during the school day.


Homework Club


Wake up, Shake up



Calendar/ Key dates

February 10th - 14th- STEM week  - On Friday, children need to be dressed as their favourite number.

February 14th - Last day of half term 

March 13th Gardening

 School Diary




Home Learning

For further information about Home Learning and ideas on how to support your child please click here


Daily (at least 20 mins)

Reading Record books must be brought into school every Tuesday to be checked.  We encourage children to write a reflective comment at least once a week when returning their Reading Record book to school. Children are encouraged to read aloud weekly to an adult and discuss what they have read. Children should share their opinions, inferences and/or predictions about what they read. Children are able to change their reading book whenever they need to. Children may also borrow books from the Junior Library

Grammar & Punctuation

Set on Tuesday and tested through dictation the following Monday.

The word-lists for years 3 and 4 and years 5 and 6 are a mixture of words learners frequently use in their writing and those which are often misspelled. Some of the listed words may be thought of as quite challenging, however with enough practise and resilience we know you will get the hang of them! 

Year 3 and 4 Word List

Year 5 and 6 Word List

MyMaths Set on Tuesday and the task will end the following Tuesday afternoon.
Times Tables

Please find below two links to games online for times tables practise. An alternative way for children to practise their speed and accuracy! There are options to practise a particular number or to have mixed questions, enjoy!


Times tables speed test: https://www.timestables.co.uk/speed-test/

Hit the button: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button


Times Tables Challenges can be printed here.

Creative Home Learning


 Spring Creative Home Learning

 Spring Learning Tree

Home learning this week: 

Grammar & Punctuation -  Book poster competition (see above)

MyMaths  - Counting 5

and Catch up on any outstanding tasks

Maths -  

Spelling - 

Please go over words from the spelling lists below

Year 3 and 4 spelling list

Year 5 and 6 spelling list


We will tell children who should learn the high frequency words as these are words they are often spelling wrong. 

Year 5 Recommended Reading List


Learning this week:
Learning next week:
English London Eye Mystery
Maths Shape


Year 5 class reps:


Chestnut - Nathany, Laura and Sinead