Message sent from:

Welcome to Year 5


Welcome to the Year 5 Class Page! We hope you enjoy scrolling through the page to find out what we are learning about, see examples of our amazing work and most importantly see pictures of us having fun whilst learning in school.

Important Information

All children should access Bug Club and MyMaths at least once a week at home or during lunchtime Computing Club.

We need to continue to be able to recall all of our times tables facts so any opportunity you can get to practise these will support the children in all of their maths work throughout the year.

We will be doing a weekly arithmetic test on a Tuesday.

Spellings will be given on a Friday and children will be tested on the following Friday, these will be available on Seesaw in addition to being in the spelling books the children bring home.

Reading books can be changed daily once children have read at home and the blue book has been signed.  Children are expected to read 60 minutes a week at home and this should be recorded in the blue reading record. In school children are completing individual 'Readopoly' boards to read a wide range of texts, complete book reviews and win fantastic prizes.

Year 5 have swimming Monday morning and PE in school Tuesday afternoon. Please ensure your child has the correct kit on the correct day.

Year 5 have access to the library on Friday borrow and return a wide range of fiction and non-fiction texts.

Brass lessons are on Thursday, so please ensure your child remembers their instrument on that day if they take it home to practise.

All updates, newsletters and notifications will be posted on Seesaw, so please ensure you have access to the app. If you have any questions please to not hesitate to contact me to arrange an appointment before or after school.

Many thanks for your support,

Miss Derome

Here are some useful links


Check out our school website to log onto your own learning platform.


Use the bug club to explore your reading and other challenges.


Use the maths champs website to practice your maths skills at home.


Explore Bitesize for loads of interesting games and research.

www.mymaths.co.uk  – Password needed to access learning platform

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/ hit-the-button- practise your times tables here

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2literacy.html  Practise your GPS skills at home

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize  - A fantastic website for revision of work we have completed in school

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0  – password needed to access learning platform

http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr  - speed up your typing using Dance Mat

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/online_science/games  - Online science games


Using inverted commas for dialogue between two characters

Looking at the vocabulary used in Outlaw by Michael Morpurgo

Hit enter to search