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Year 5


Please remember swimming starts for year 5 tomorrow (10/09/20).   To help us can your child have their swimwear underneath their clothing as they come to school (or there is the option for them to change when at school).

Please tie back any long (shoulder length) hair.

Please provide any travel sickness medication required.

Please remove any jewelry.

Please click here to watch the safety video from Hucknall pool.


Year 5 will have weekly DARE sessions with DARE officer Donaghue. These will take place every Wednesday AM so please ask your child what they have learned.


Every week we will add Fluent in 5 for your child to practice key skills.

Fluent in 5


Flash back 4 – helps to revisit prior learning and ‘interrupt the forgetting’.

Follow this link for the year 5 folder

Please use the links below to support your child’s learning.

Oak National Academy year 5

Pobble 365 writing ideas

Purple Mash (pupils need their login details)

Times Tables Rockstars

Oxford Owl Reading

Spellings for year 5:

curiosity, equipment, lightning, – read them; spell them; write them in a sentence.

Research words with silent letters: e.g. rhythm, whistle, thumb

New words: cemetery, soldier, sacrifice

We are learning to spell words with the suffix ‘ible’ or ‘able’ e.g responsible, achievable. Try this link. Spellzone

Online safety

It is important to make sure that we are safe when we are online, especially now we are spending a lot more time on technology. Please look in our year 5 folder for some activities on online safety.

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