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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

Birds of prey parent letter (for visit on Thursday 28th March)

Whole Class Reading:

The text children in Year 5 will read during Whole Class Reading during Spring term is: 

Please purchase a copy for your child in preparation for January 2024.

Click here for more details of our Whole Class Reading texts

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Year 5 dates for your diary:

(please check main school calendar for whole school events)


Gardening and Cooking (please remember to bring in a container)26th Feb27th Feb29th Feb1st Mar



Isle of Wight Residential Trip 17-20 May 2024 UPDATE

As the trip gets nearer, the IOW page will be updated with useful information.

This week (wc 19 Feb) you will receive an email with a link to check the information we hold for your child and to provide more information and emergency consent. Please look out for it in your inbox.


There will be a parent information session live on Teams on Wednesday 17th April at 6.30pm

More information about the trip can be found by clicking on the link below.

Walking Home

If you would like your child to walk home alone after school, please let the office or their class teacher know so this can be added to BROMCOM. We will be unable to allow this until this permission is received.

Parent Consultations

The following dates are for our first parent consultations of the year. Please use MCAS to book your time slot. 

Monday 5th February & Monday 19th February, 7:40-8:30am & 3:40-6:30pm.


Whole class reading texts




Reading and/or talking about their reading to an adult for at least 20 minutes, 5 times a week. Complete your child’s reading record each time they read. Remember it doesn’t always have to be their school book. Reading records and reading books should be sent into school daily.


TT Rock Stars 4 times per week

Focus: Fractions B

multiplying fractions and mixed numbers by a whole number; fractions of quantities and amounts; finding the whole


For our current learning journey, the children are writing Non-Chronological reports. Below is the RUBRIC in which we can assess their writing. The grammar skills we are focusing on are: Parenthesis and Formal Language



Spelling patterns

Over the next two weeks,  we will be focusing on words with the endings '-cious'. Spelling words which follow this pattern are as follows:

  1. ferocious
  2. precious
  3. spacious
  4. vicious
  5. suspicious
  6. malicious


Additional red words and FLCC words are as follows:

  1. profession
  2. programme
  3. pronunciation
  4. sustainable
  5. human
  6. geography


Words will be assessed during a dictation session on Friday 8th March.


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