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Class Five

Welcome to Class 5!

We hope you've had a great summer holidays and we look forward to an exciting year ahead!


Staff: Miss Cass - Class Teacher

                Miss Butler - Teaching Assistant 

 Mr Evans - Teacher




Reading - Every day

Spellings - New spellings are given out every Tuesday and the spelling test will be the following Tuesday.

Out topic for the Autumn term will be

'The Class That Biked Around The World'

This work will include Geography, Maths, English, Art and DT 



In English we will be reading the story 'Way Home' were we will focus on developing our skills in both fiction and non-fiction. We will be writing alternative ending to stories, descriptions and newspaper reports. We will be working hard on our reading skills and developing our spelling, punctuation and grammar.

In Maths we will be developing our place value knowledge including improving our addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills. We will also be investigating shapes and their measurements including angles and perimeters. We will continue to work on our mental maths skills and develop our written calculation methods.  


In Science we will be learning about materials and their properties investigating solids, liquids and gases and how these can separated.


In Geography we will be naming and locating counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and identifying human and physical characteristics, including hills, mountains, cities, rivers, key topographical features and land-use patterns. We will also exploring how some of these aspects have changed over time.

In Art we will e
xperimenting with line, tone and shade and we will be studying simple ways of perspective drawing. We will  also be focusing on the work of Banksy.


In DT we will be exploring framed structures and creating prototypes of shelters for homeless people living in a city.


This term P.E. will take place on a Monday afternoon. The children will need their 'outdoor P.E. kits'. We will also be swimming every Thursday afternoon of the Autumn term and therefore will need the appropriate kit.


Supporting your child at home


The following links will take you to Espresso and Purple Mash. Both contain numerous resources for supporting your child in all areas of the school curriculum. Individual log-in details can be found in children's reading records. For further information about the curriculum please go to the Curriculum section of the school website.