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It has been great to welcome back some of you into school. We hope to everyone back soon!

Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!



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Weekly home learning packs

Revision Packs- A selection of maths and English activities

Mental Health Week 18th -24th May 2020

The annual event is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation and this year's theme is kindness.

At this difficult time, we are seeing a large number of selfless acts in support of the NHS charities.  Who will forget Captain Tom, 100 years old, walking his garden in support of others.
Acts of kindness don't have to be spectacular, a simple smile, helping a family member or colouring rainbow pictures and displaying them are all valuable. 

The video below shares the thoughts of a number of children and outlines all the ways that kindness benefits us.  Did you know that being kind helps us to live longer and fills us with energy?

After watching, why don't you have a go at completing an acrostic poem, using the provided template, or colour in the Be Kind poster.

Don't forget to send any poems and pictures in so that we can add them to our class page.



Home Learning

Hello Falcons and Parents!


We hope you are all safe and well and avoiding the family arguments.  

As you are aware, school is now closed for the foreseeable future.

Your child's education is still important and for that reason we have put together a pack of resources for home learning.

The children have brought home a paper copy of this pack but here is also an electronic from if you wish to re-print.


Education is important during this closure and we do encourage you to try and do at least one or two activities a day to refresh your learnings or prepare for the coming terms topics. Remember you are allowed to  have fun whilst learning.  

Many organisations and celebrities are supporting children's education  and we have gathered together  a selection of useful websites, games and resources to help your child with their learning.


We look forward to seeing you all back at school when the time is right.


Mrs Wraith and Mrs Knowles.




Beginning Monday 20 April, BBC Bitesize will publish daily online  lessons for all ages.

They will also have a new dedicated TV channel, accessed via the red button or I-player, full of learning content covering all ages and focussing upon the core subjects of English, Maths and Science.

There will also be short activities around physical and mental health.

Enjoy these lessons alongside the weekly activities you will find on this page.


Booklet with lots of different English and Maths in - Answers too


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Here’s a new challenge to keep you all active and healthy... The Y-Challenge!

See if you can beat Mr Henshaw’s score of 3️⃣0️⃣, or challenge a member of staff to beat your score!

All you need are 3️⃣ items to make a capital Y (clothes, string, chalk, skipping rope, cricket stumps, etc).

If you’d like us to upload your attempts, please send videos to your teacher’s email address (all parents should have them now).

Stay healthy, staff active, stay safe.


Dates for the Diary 

24/02 - Back to school

26/02 - Jungle Jo visits

3/3 and 4/3 - Year 5 Parents' Evening 

9/03 - 13/03 - outdoor learning week 

25/03 - Visit All Saint's Church am

25/03 - Night at the musicals pm

3/04 - Break up for Easter






Mansfield Town Football Training


A magical moment is a special event that you experienced in your life. It could be funny, thoughtful, simple or heroic, but what matters is that special feeling you experienced. I look forward to hearing and sharing your magic moments.



In our first week KAYDEN made us giggle! 

We were talking about measuring and we had discussed; mm, cm, m.

 Mrs Wraith asked, "What's bigger than a metre?"

Kayden, "2 metres" 

You were right Kayden BUT I was hoping you would say kilometres 



You are an absolute star! 

Claudia wrote 'hafto' in her answer.  Mrs Wraith asked, "What does this mean" 

Claudia explained, "When you've got to do something" 

Mrs Wraith, " Do you mean HAVE TO"


Claudia " I have looked up forty in the dictionary and I don't understand what it means - it just says 4 x 10 is forty and that is what 40 is not forty" 

Mrs Knowles explained " that does say 40, forty - a 4 and 0! 

OWWWWWWW! sadly there were 3 more children that also did the same trick!!!!

Not just you Claudia, you just said it louder! 





Quality Quotes 

What children sometimes come out with 'is quality' 



Mrs Wraith, "Can anyone spot a word in the word 'adorable'?"

Children " Yes miss, the word 'adore.'"

Harry, "Like 'a door' in the front of my house' (Harry knew this was a joke)

Harry, "actually 'a door able' to open in front of my house"

Harry, it was soooo BAD it was GOOD!


Class Information


Our school promotes healthy eating and therefore we request that children do not bring sugary foods and drinks into school for breaks or dinner , water bottles have been provided by school for every child.


You will be given homework on Friday and you should hand it in by the following  Friday  The homework will alternate each week between English and Maths .


You will be given spelling lists on Friday and we will have spelling activities each morning , remember you could beat a teacher.


We will check your reading diary at different points in the week - if you are reading regularly then you will gain a sticker on your bookmark, once this is full you can choose a brand new book.


Forest School will take place every Wednesday - Please ensure you have appropriate outdoor clothes and a change of shoes 



PE will take place on Tuesday and Friday afternoon - It is  beginning to get colder so I recommend that you have trousers and  shorts in your PE kit.  Earrings must be removed prior to lessons. Staff can not remove earrings but can offer tape to cover the earring.  Children who are not able to remove their own earrings or have tape applied will not be allowed to participate in PE lessons. 

Further details on this are available in our policies section on the school website




ie or ei words  

10 out of 10

Lucas - 6th week in ROW

PLUS James, Brooke and Hannah

Well done - these were very tricky 




Here you will find out what homework has been given for the week. 

Fronted adverbial - 6th March

Below is the list of spellings given out this week to learn. 

ei or ie - 6th March

Say hello to our class pets......Ruby, Betty, Blitz

Useful Links

Year 5 and 6 spelling list