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Welcome to Year 5!
 

Welcome to our class page. Miss Bailey is your class teacher and Mrs Clarke is your teaching assistant. 

Ms Crawshaw-Moore will teach you on Thursday afternoons.

Ms Clarke also helps out on a Wednesday afternoon.

Important information

 

PE this term is athletics on Wednesday afternoon and tennis on Thursday afternoon, so please make sure kits are in school.  Please check that your child's kit includes a warm top and tracksuit bottoms for outdoor PE in cooler weather. Shorts and t-shirts are essential for PE in warmer weather. If your child has pierced ears, they must be taken out or covered securely with a plaster. Please remember that staff are unable to help with this.

 

Monday - Spellings given out.

      Thursday - Maths homework due in.

                                   - Ukulele lesson with Mrs Charles and

                        Miss Rynott (11am- 12pm).

                    Friday - Maths homework (linked to the week's learning)

          set for the following week.

              - Times tables and spelling tests.

 

Extended homework is set half termly and is related to the topic we are studying.

Your child is responsible for changing their own reading book before or after school and are expected to have their reading book and homework diary in school each day. Reading at home makes a huge difference to your child's progress, so please ensure to read regularly together at home throughout the week and
sign your child's diary.

 

**To encourage reading at home, prizes are being awarded on a termly basis for children who get their diaries signed for doing so.**


All the links on this page are there to help you with what you are studying this term. Please take a look at them!

 

Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games, and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites!

Come and Play with the Halle

On Wednesday 21st June, Year Five travelled to Derby Arena to play their ukuleles alongside the prestigious Halle orchestra. The children listened to a wonderful performance of many well-known pieces including the 'Indiana Jones' and 'Harry Potter' themes. They also recognised Prokofiev's 'Romeo and Juliet: The Montagues and Capulets' and Tchaikovsky's '1812 Overture' where they enjoyed participating with the sounds of cannonballs. A particular highlight for many was when the Halle used their fidget spinners to perform a percussive piece. Who knew they could be used for such a purpose! The children also sang two songs they had learned with Mrs Charles and Miss Rynott and joined in alongside the orchestra on their ukuleles for the popular piece, 'Tequila' and the 'Cuckoo Polka' composed by J. Strauss.

 

Short clips of the performances will hopefully follow soon!

Bronze Young Ambassadors

Bronze young ambassadors are primary-school aged children helping their school promote sport in their local community.

Our bronze ambassadors are:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Wood (Head of Media)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Isabelle Howell (Head of Mini Leader)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sophie-Jo Smith( Photographer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kerrigan Shaw ( Spirit of the Games)

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