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Redditch, Worcestershire, B96 6EH
01527 892 681

Welcome to Year 5


A letter has gone home tonight to 9 members of Year 5 who have attended the Cricket Club. These children have been asked to be part of the cricket team. Please use this information to arrange collecting them at the end of the event.

Oliver B, Connie, Albie, Ruben, Harvey, Sam, Gabriel. Alex and Bailey.

                   English: Danny Champion of the World, Roald Dahl





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Maths : In maths, we will be teaching about converting measurements and volume.


           Topic:  Our Science Topic for the next half term is: 


                                         Living Things  and their habitats


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   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:  We are doing a mini topic on The Tudors and would like children to research any aspect of Tudor history or any key figure during that time in orange books please.  


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

Remember to practise: properties of shapes (angles...)

Reading at Home: We strongly encourage children to read regularly at home, preferably daily. This week it will help if children read some newspapers to get familiar with how newspapers are written and presented.


Spellings: Spelling test on Monday 24th June 2019. 

            Group 1










disappointment misfortune



                           Group 2


misfortune unreliable
misuse unusual unhappy

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 



 02.07.2019: Sports day

04.06.2019:  Year 5 trip - Harvington Hall

10/11. 07. 2019: Transition days


The Year 5 Team is:

Mrs Khan and Mrs  Roberts.