Church Road, Astwood Bank
Redditch, Worcestershire, B96 6EH
01527 892 681

Welcome to Year 5


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English :In English this half term, we are studying the novel, "George's Marvellous Medicine". All of our English lessons will be based around this.  

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Maths : In maths, We are practising multiplication and division written stratgeies.   




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    Topic:  Our topic for this half term is "Earth & Space".


For further information about our topic see our year 5 curriculum page.


In  year 5 pupils are expected to complete weekly homework. Homework will be set every Wednesday to be handed in on Monday. In addition pupils are expected to change their reading book and read regularly at home.


 Homework for this week due 

English: Please complete a book review on the attached sheet.

Mathematics:  Sheet on squared and cubed numbers.

Top Marks - Hit the Button games daily practise.                   


Reading at Home: We strongly encourage children to read regularly at home, preferably daily.


Spellings: test on 19.11.18

            Group 1

persuade prejudice profession pronunciation
physical privilege programme queue

                           Group 2

occasionally opposite particular
often ordinary  peculiar

Practice times tables facts. Here are some useful websites. 

English Glossary - Explanation of Terminology




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PE is every Wednesday and Thursday. When the weather is bad we will change to Tuesday and Wednesday.  Please ensure your child has labelled PE kit in school. In KS2 we prefer the children to wear trainers rather than plimsolls in PE as they are more supportive.  



Homework club: Thursdays from 12.30 pm to 1.00 pm.


Diary dates

 Parents evening letters have been distributed and the dates are:

  • Monday 12th November - parents welcome to view children's work in classrooms.
  • Tues 13th and Weds 14th November - Parents meetings in the hall.
  •            Information meeting about the trip (JCA): 
  •  Wednesday 7th Novemeber at 3.00pm in  YR 5 Classroom







The Year 5 Team is:

Mrs Khan and Mrs  Roberts.