The Year 5 class teachers are:
5C – Miss Cowan
5MC – Miss Coakley
5H - Mrs Hutchison and Mrs Hitman
5OB - Mr O’Brien
Other adults in Year 5 are:
Mr Townsend - literacy and numeracy teacher
Mr Jones - literacy and numeracy teacher
Packed lunches and snacks: Year 5 pupils should bring in a healthy packed lunch and snack. This should not include fizzy drinks or chocolate. Snacks can consist of fruit or vegetables.
Literacy and Numeracy homework will be handed out on Thursday. It must be returned on Tuesday morning. As part of their Numeracy homework, children will also be expected to do online Mathletics. Please allow your child access a laptop/tablet/phone weekly for this purpose.
: Children will receive a colour-banded book and they will be able to choose a book from the class library. Children should read for 10 minutes at least 5 times a week. Please help your child by signing their Champion Reader/Number card daily to prove they have read.
Champion Number: Children should practise their times tables for 5 minutes every day. Please sign their Champion Reader/Number card daily!
: PE kits should be brought to school on Monday and taken home to be washed on Friday. Children should have the correct Orion PE kits; these can be purchased from the school office. PE is an important part of the curriculum and will take place whatever the weather! Jogging bottoms and jumpers will be needed in the winter.
Autumn 1 – Anglo Saxons
Autumn 2 – Gunpowder Plot
Spring 1 - Victorians
Spring 2 – WW2
Summer 1 – Rivers
Summer 2 - Settlements
Science units for the year
Autumn 1 - Forces
Autumn 2 – Earth and Beyond
Spring 1 – Life Cycles
Spring 2 – Life Cycles
Summer 1 & 2 - Materials
Children will be going on a couple of trips this year. All letters should be signed and returned as soon as possible. Parent helpers are always welcome! If you are interested, please see your child’s teacher.
If it is a paid trip, please pay via Parent Pay.