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Year Five

Dear Parents/Carers,

Firstly, welcome back! We hope you had a fun-filled, restful break and managed to spend some quality family time with your children. We are writing to inform you of important details in regards to your child’s time in Year 5.

Year 5 Staff and Classes

As you are aware, we have split the children into three classes. The staff working in these classes are:

5A – Mrs. Allison (Teacher), Mrs. Windle 5S – Ms. Spivey (Teacher), Mrs. Samociuk-Barnes, Mrs. Khan 5T – Mr. Trower (Teacher), Mrs. Guest, Ms. Gwynn, Ms. Mitchell

PPA

For one afternoon a week, Teachers are given Planning, Preparation and Assessment time. Every Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Guest will be teaching R.E. and Mr. Dyson teaching P.E. To allow for longer sessions, 5A will be split across the other two classes for this afternoon only. Please ensure your child has full P.E. kit every day as we may plan extra PE sessions.

Homework 

This year homework will be issued on a two week cycle. Homework will be set on a Friday and must be handed in the following Thursday. Please take time to complete homework with your child. The homework set aims to secure and further develop the knowledge and skills taught in class. We will also set creative projects over the course of this year. If you have any questions or queries about homework set please see your child’s class teacher.

Week One

  • Maths
  • Reading
  • Spelling

Week Two

  • English
  • Reading
  • Spelling

Residential 

On Monday 13th February the whole of Year 5 will be heading to Winmarleigh Hall in Preston for a 5-day residential. More information will be handed to you very soon.

Theatre Trip

As part of our promotion of reading and Roald Dahl focus, we have booked a trip to watch George’s Marvellous Medicine in Manchester. More information will follow soon.

If you have any questions whatsoever, please feel free to speak to your class teacher.

Thank you,

Mr. Trower, Miss Spivey and Mrs. Allison Year 5 Class Teachers