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

Welcome to Year 5


                   English:Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce


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  Maths :           Multiplication & Division, Multiples, Factors, common factors, Prime numbers, Square numbers, Cube Numbers, Multiply by 10, 100 & 1000, Multiples of 10, 100 & 1000.


           Topic:  Our Science Topic for this half term is: 


                                               Earth and 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 in Spelling Homework books and this is due in the following Monday please. In addition pupils are expected to change their reading book and read regularly at home. 



In your orange books, complete the biographies work that was set and discussed in class.  Due in Monday 18th November. 



Spellings homework (see child's book with sheets to complete, which will help with learning the spellings). This is due every Monday please. The children will be tested on the words and then set the new spellings for the following Wednesday. 


Mathematics: Online Mymaths. TT rockstars to work on times tables.

Remember to practise: Times tables & Spellings regularly!

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







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Practice times tables facts. Here are some useful websites.                

English Glossary - Explanation of Terminology

Some useful websites for grammar and punctuation.


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PE is every Wednesday and Thursday.  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 help:

                                               Diary Dates 

11th November 2019 - Parents view children's work in classrooms after school.

12th & 13th November 2019 - Parents Evenings 



The Year 5 Team is:

Mrs Khan and Mrs  Roberts.