Welcome to Year 5!

Teachers:   Mrs Millard (Class 9) and Mrs McGarry (Class 10)                        Teaching Assistants:  Mrs Grogan, Mrs Maciejewska, Miss Daly



Dates for the diary linked to Year 5

Thursday 31st January

Friends of St Ann's meeting. 8pm. Parish Centre
Tuesday 12th February Science visit Loreto
Wednesday 13th February School nurse drop in session. 8.30am
Friday 15th February School finishes for half term. 3.30pm

Monday 4th March - Thursday 7th March

Scholastic Book Fair
Thursday 7th March World Book Day
Monday 11th March - Friday 15th March Shakespeare Week
Wednesday 13th March Golden Assembly
Tuesday 26th March / Wednesday 27th March Parents Evening
Wednesday 27th March Golden Assembly
Friday 5th April School finishes for Easter. 3.30pm










     *Homework due in


    *Weekly Timetables         Test


         *PE in the afternoon

         * Weekly spelling test

          * New spellings sent             home for next                       week's test.

          * Homework sent                 home


Our P.E. day is on Friday so please ensure that your child has full kit for this day.


Reading books can be changed every day if needed.  Books must be changed at least once a week to ensure progression through the reading scheme.

Homework will be given out on a Friday to be completed by Wednesday of the following week (unless otherwise stated).  Each week there will usually be one piece of English and one piece of Maths.  All homework is to be completed in pencil or black handwriting pen (25p from school) and to the standard we expect in school.

New spellings will be given on a Friday.  These will be given on a Friday.  These will be written in their beige spelling books.  Please ensure your child brings this to school each Friday.  Spellings from the previous week will be tested on a Friday morning.

Even in Year 5 - you should aim to listen to your child read every day for at least 10 minutes.  See the Literacy page for some top tips!


Useful equipment to have at home to complete Homework:

Pencil, pencil sharpener, ruler, glue stick, pencil crayons, dictionary, thesaurus.

Please take a look at our most recent blogs:

Autumn Blog

Spring Blog


Useful links

Top Marks    This is a great Maths game for times tables and the rapid recall they need of the facts in Year 5.  It is also available as an APP for your phone!

BBC Education


British Museum

Spring 2019








Persuasive Writing – planning, writing and editing their work.  Different genres of writing to be taught across the curriculum.

The Nowhere Emporium – Guided Reading


The Victorians


Living Things


Observational drawings of birds.

Recreating Victorian Art - looking at William Morris patterns.