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Welcome to Year 5.

Trip to Harvington Hall

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As part of our Topic of Local History, we have organised a trip to Harvington Hall, Kidderminster.

The visit will be for a full day and comprise of a tour of the Hall and Tudor life in the Great Kitchen, Tudor dance, manners and costume in the Great Chamber and interactive exhibition in the Malt House or weaponry demonstration. The visit will take place on Friday 20thth July 2018, coaches leaving school at 9.15 am and returning for the end of the school day at 3.00 pm.

The voluntary contribution requested is £12.00 per child, which will cover the cost of the coach, insurance and our activities at Harvington Hall. Please be aware that we can only proceed with the trip if there is sufficient money and that no child will be excluded on the basis of non-payment. Payment can be made by cash, cheque or online.

Thank you for your support

Mrs Khan and Mr Williams. 




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Linking to our English book, The Princess' Blankets, we are studying Habitats. 


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.


13th June complete the sheet about subordinating clauses. Here is a link to a website that explains clauses and sentence structure.

6th June Find a still life painting you like and either print it and bring it in or simply write the name of the artist and  the painting and write 4 or 5 sentences explaining why you have chosen it. Here are a few examples!


Practice times tables facts. Here are some useful websites.

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English Glossary - Explanation of Terminology




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PE is every Tuesday 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.  



Monday - Afer school - 3-4 Athletics

Tuesday - After School - 3-4 Cricket

Friday - Lunchtime - Book Club with Mrs Smart    Everyone welcome!                                                     


Diary dates

24th May break up for half term

4th June Back to school

13th June  KS2 Intra Sports Day

14th June  Orienteering Finals 9.00-11.45

14th June   District Athletics at Abbey Stadium  3.45-6

26th  June Sports Day

3rd July  Boccia Finals at the Summer School Games at Bromsgrove School






The Year 5 Team is:

Mrs Khan and Mr Williams supported by: Mrs Chambers. Mrs Vickridge and Mrs Cassidy.