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                    To Year 5


Teacher: Miss Evans


Teacher: Mr McAleer
Teacher: Mr Cunningham

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Bethell and Mrs McGann



 Welcome to a very exciting Spring term.

In English we are studing

Charles Dickens' fabulous

Great Expectations


We shall also be looking at the

curious world of Captain Underpants,

and writing Dav Pilkey's biography.  




In science we shall be exploring the wonder of


Ever wondered how light travels or marvelled at the cycles of the moon?




This half term topic is...The Tudors


Just how terrible were the Tudors?

 Learn all about Henry and his six wives.

Remember -

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded





Children are expected to read at least three times a week. But every night is encouraged.

Please encourage your
child to read and
remember to sign 
the reading diary.





Our class use Dojo's as rewards, children can earn Dojo's for good behaviour.
If children get more than 20+ Dojo's a week,
they can have 'Dojo time' on a Friday as a reward.





Homework is given out every Friday and is due in the following Wednesday.
1 piece of maths.
1 piece of writing.


RE homework is given out on Wednesday and is due the followng Wednesday


Spellings are also sent out on a Friday for the children to practise for the following Friday.







     Indoor : Monday  Dance -  The Haka

     Outdoor:  Thursday  - Hockey


P.E Kit
Children are expected to wear the School’s Standard P.E. Kit.
Plain RED round neck T-shirt with school logo.
Plain BLACK shorts.
BLACK pumps.

In addition: Only during winter weather - this is applicable to all boys and girls in
school from Year 1 – 6.
Boys and girls may wear a tracksuit for outdoor lessons only. We recommend a plain
dark (preferable black) pair of jogging bottoms and sweatshirt top or a tracksuit and
underneath they wear their school RED PE top. These must be plain, no designer
logos ,football tops etc. Depending on the activity depends on whether children also
require trainers.





In RE this term we are focusing on the unit:

Parables and sayings of Jesus.

In this unit, the children will gain a greater knowledge and understanding of the parables of Jesus. They will explore the concept of the kingdom of God from the teachings of Jesus and ways in which Christians respond to this teaching today through their belonging to the church.