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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!


Our class teachers for 2018-19 are Mr O'Sullivan in Beech Class and Mr Holmes in Maple Class.


Our LSA (Learning Support Assistants support the class teachers) is Miss Sells.


Mrs Quainton and Mrs Baker will teach some lessons during the week when our regular teachers have PPA time (planning, marking and preparation time).


Our SSA (Special Support Assistants work with individual named children) is Mr Shankland.


Our Year 5 Class Parent Reps are  Kate Pearsall (Beech Parent Rep) and Mrs Jennie Alghita (Maple Parent Rep).

Reminders - Academic Year 2018-2019.


Ukuleles and PE kit


PE kit will be needed on Wednesdays – Named black shorts/skort (not cycling shorts), school T-shirt, trainers, school PE jumper, green/black jogging bottoms, sports socks.


Ukuleles will be needed on Mondays.


Wednesdays in Autumn term - Maple Class are swimming 1st half term and Beech Class 2nd half term.




To be given out weekly on Thursday, due in the following Monday:


  • Maths homework
  • Mental 5 squared – to be practised 5 times per week
  • Learning Log
  • Spelling Jotter – The words can also be practised before the children complete the ‘test’
  • Reading at home – 3 times per week, discussing what your child is reading


For further guidance and support please go to the homework and learning logs area of our website at:


Junior School Homework Email Addresses:


Each class in the Junior School now has an email address to use to send in electronic versions of homework. These are only for sending in homework and no emails will be replied to so please do not use these addresses to communicate with staff.


Year 5: or


Year 5 Non-Negotiables


  • Capital letters in the correct place
  • Full stops and paragraphs used appropriately
  • Underlined date and OLO – with a ruler
  • Neatly presented work
  • Identified Spelling Words checked and spelt


Pencil case contents:

  • Pencil
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Ruler (30cm)
  • Rubber
  • Handwriting pen (rollerball, fibre tip or ink fountain pen)
  • (Colouring pencils/pens)

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