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Dates for the Diary 

Wednesday 20th November University of Leicester Botanic Garden trip

Friday 6th December Decorations Day morning

Wednesday 11th December Flu immunisations

Friday 13th December Clubs finish

Thursday 19th December Year 5 Christmas party

Friday 20th December End of Autumn term

The teachers in Year 5 are Mrs Hodgkinson, Ms Allen and Mrs Cheetham. Our learning support assistants are Mrs Blowfield and Miss Morrison, Mrs Vardy and Mrs Foster.

Prodigy Maths 

We have started using this site in school but you can access it at home. 

You can create your own free account to view your child's math progress by visiting


Classroom doors

Year 5 children use the same doors as the Year 6. 5H use the door facing out onto the main playground and 5AC use the door facing out onto the pond and nature area.


Our theme this term is: The United Kingdom

During this term we will be doing the following:

English: Black History Month – biographies, The Piano – description, WW1 – description of poppies and poetry

Maths: addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, geometry

Geography: The United Kingdom

Science: Forces in action

DT: Musical Instruments

ICT: We are cryptographers

RE: Why do some people believe in God?

PE: Ball skills/Netball and Gymnastics

MFL: Je suis le musician (I am the music man)

Music: Recorders



Other info

PE is on a Monday and Tuesday

Watch this space for photographs of the interesting things that we have been doing!

Remember to keep practising your times tables! Hit the Button is a great website that we use in school too!


Remember homework is handed out every Thursday. Please return completed work to school as soon as possible.

Ongoing homework includes: practising spellings, learning times tables and reading. 


Year 5 have been busy creating their Superhero alter egos. As well as rescuing cats from trees and fighting crime on all fronts we have been very busy with our work. Watch this space to see our Superhero art work.


Useful Documents

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