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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!


Staff Members 


Year 5 is jam packed with exciting learning activities which take place throughout the year.

The teachers, Mrs Pomponi and Miss Nelson, are always looking to challenge

pupils so they can make great leaps in their learning. 
The TAs are dedicated, supportive and excited to be part of this learning journey. 

They include: Mrs Gallagher and Mrs Mahon. 



Numeracy homework is set on Monday (both in the book and online) and due in on Wednesday.
Literacy homework is set on Wednesday and due in on Friday. 

Weekend homework is set on Friday.  This is typically research based and often based on RE or one of the foundation subjects.
Please ensure that all of the homework is completed for the due date and completed to a high standard.

Spellings are given out on a Friday and are tested the following Friday.  

Some children may have their own specific spellings from their individual high frequency word lists.


Maths Key Fact Sheet

This is given to each child at the beginning of the year and provides a good foundation from which they can develop further their Numeracy skills throughout the year.   Should they lose their copy, it can be downloaded from the bottom of this page.  Children will be asked to learn different sections of the sheet throughout the year. 


Times Tables

Children are given a weekly times table test to help them to increase their speed and accuracy. Helping your child with this, is beneficial to their progress. 

Further details about how to help your child at home can be found on the Home Learning page here


Judaism Week in Year 5

Friday the 12th of October


During a Judaism workshop, Year 5 learnt all about the scared traditions of the celebration known as ‘The Passover’. They were told the story of how and where the celebration began, over 3000 years ago. They were also able to experience listening to Hebrew, wearing a Kippah and were even able to taste some of the traditional foods, shared over a Passover meal. Here are a few photos of their experience:




Numeracy 1 Year 5 completed trial and error patterns (5P).
Numeracy 2 Year 5 completed trial and error patterns (5N).

Year 5 have had a very busy start to the year and have hit the ground running!  They have been thrust into the world of the Victorians in English, analysing the book ‘Street Child’ by the inspirational author Berlie Doherty. This books follows the story of a young boy named ‘Jim’, who has had to overcome many adversities on his journey to surviving the London streets.