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Year 5

PE & Sports Day

No PE on Wednesday 25th May, please wear normal uniform.

Sports Day on Thursday 26th May, please wear PE kits.


Update: Revised Cooking & Gardening (week beginning 23rd May 2022) 

5H will be cooking & gardening on the afternoon of Wednesday 25th May

5F will be cooking & gardening on the morning of Tuesday 24th May

5P will be cooking & gardening on the afternoon of Thursday 26th May

5S will be cooking & gardening on the afternoon of Friday 27th May

RSHE Lessons 5th and 6th of May

Next week Year 5 will be having their RSHE lessons on puberty which are a statutory curriculum requirement and provided by Ealing Council.  The classes will be split into gender however both will receive the same lessons.  Reproduction is not covered in Year 5.  If you have any questions on content being covered please see you child's teacher.  


Isle of Wight Information session for parents, 21st April at 6.30pm. 

It's now only 1 month until we go to the Isle of Wight. I'm really looking forward to it.

There is lots of information about the trip on this website, please take a look. 

If you have any questions or just want to find out a little more please join Mrs Haines for a live broadcast on Microsoft Teams on Thursday 21st April at 6.30pm. Don't worry if you can't make it/or you missed it,  a recording will be available from the same link after the event.

New text for Whole Class Reading, Summer 1

From April, pupils in Year 5 will be studying, 'Poems to Save the World With,' by Chris Riddell, during Whole Class Reading lessons so we are asking parents and carers to purchase the book in preparation.


Year 5- Poems to Save the World with

ISBN 10: 1529040116

Amazon - Poems to save the World With


If your child has a pupil premium passport we will provide your child with a copy of the class text free of charge. Please speak to your child's class teacher if you do not receive a grant but will be unable to provide the book due to financial reasons.


Year 5 Welcome Newsletter and Creative Home Learning Tasks


Learning from home for those self-isolating

If your child is self-isolating because they have tested positive for COIVD, they should join our hybrid-lessons (unless they are too unwell)  Please see this webpage for more  details: 



Fielding Learning Challenge Curriculum 

Home Learning

Top education researchers tell us that homework has minimal impact for primary age pupils, unless it requires children to rehearse and practise.  Our routines to reflect this. The routines for children in this year group are as follows:


  • 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. Teachers will have a look at these to check regular reading is taking place at home.
  • Learning spelling patterns linked to Year Group  expectations ready for use in dictation towards the end of every week. These spellings will be on year group notice boards and should be practised at home.
  • Reciting multiplication tables to increase their fluency so that they can be applied in other areas of maths and problem solving. Log on to Timestable Rockstars!
  • Half-termly creative home learning will be set at the start of each half term and will celebrated and fed back on during our creative home learning showcases.


You will be able to see your child’s progress through class exercise books for English and maths being sent home at least once during every term as well as at parent consultation meetings.


Creative Home Learning Tasks

Please see the link above to access the Creative Home Learning tasks for Spring 1. Please upload your tasks to your class Microsoft Team in your Creative Home-Learning folder by Monday 7th February for our Showcase on Wednesday 9th February. We look forward to see your amazing work then! 


Weekly Homework cool

Every Thursday pages that link with our in-class learning will set in the CGP books for Maths and English. Students should work through the pages then self-mark their work using the answers at the back of the book. Homework is due in on Tuesdays for class teachers to check it has been completed and marked. 


Homework pages due Tuesday 17th May, 2022:
Maths - Pages 34 and 35

English - Pages 60 and 61


Spelling words:

Dictation will be on the Friday of the second week and the third week.

Seize  /   deceive   /  receive  /  ceiling  /  receipt  /  conceit  

Ancient /  civilization / legacy  / nuisance  /  hindrance  /  interfere



Children will bring home their reading book, linked to the phonics or book band they have been assessed at. They also have the choice to select a recommended reading book or library book to share at home with you. More information about reading can be found

Once the children have read a book, it would be great if they could complete one of the activities of their choice outlined below. These can be completed in the blue book that children have been given. 


Activity Choices (they can be completed more than once):

1. Compare the book to another book you have read. What was similar? What was different? Think about characters/setting and events.

2. Draw a picture of your favourite character and write 5 words or phrases to describe their personality and 5 words/phrases to describe their appearance.

3. As you are reading, list any unfamiliar words and write their meaning.

4. If you could make one change to the story, what would it be and why?

5. Make a note of 3 of your favourite sentences and explain why you like them.

6. Complete a 'story S' which outlines the main events of the story.


5 books = Bronze Award

10 books = Silver Award

15 Books = Gold Award

All books = Platinum Award

  • Find our Recommended Reading lists here (scroll to the bottom)



TimesTables Rockstars!

TT Rockstars is an online programme we have introduced to encourage children to have fun with multiplication facts while improving fluency, recall and speed. Children can access it in their own time on any IOS, Android or Windows device.

What is it?

Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of times tables practice. 

How does it work?

Incorrect answers are always immediately corrected in front of your child so that they start to associate the correct answer to every question. The clever code behind the scenes works out which times tables facts each child is consistently taking longer to answer and then it gradually starts to present these facts more frequently until they have mastered them. It will also ask related division questions 20% of the time in order to reinforce division facts.

How do I log in?

Log in here:, use your child's details that came home at the end of the Summer Term, lost them? Speak to your child's class teacher.

Please see the sites below for other interactive games to help your children's fluency in recalling their multiplication and division tables.

Hit the Button

Maths Frame

Funky Mummy


Specialist subjects

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