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'This Week's Homework' - Please find the current homework on Teams. It is set as an assignment on Teams every Friday, and needs to be handed in the following Thursday. 

'Useful Year 5 Information' -  General resources that the class teacher may direct you to. 

Kingfisher class

A different maths lesson today: a visit from Vertical aerospace engineer, Lawrence.

Celebrating England being in the finals and enjoying break the rules day!

Our sprint winners for year 5. Huge well done!

Georgians: a great story telling session by Steve Manning.

Sports day: running races. Well done to everyone who took part.

Kingfisher! Kingfisher! 🌟

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Our fantastic cross country winners.

Art club: today we made 3D bugs.

Cross country: year 5 were amazing! They were so encouraging of others in their year group. Well done everyone!

Georgians: the colonisation of Forest School.

Kingfisher class have been caring for their sunflowers and today they took them home. 🌻 They have been very proud of how much they have grown so far.

Year 5 cross country practise 🏃🏃‍♀️

Another fabulous dance off - well done Kingfisher’s!

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Welcome to the Georgian’s - cup of tea anyone?

Art club: look at these amazing creations!

Our lovely handwriter’s of the week.

P.E- today we practised co-ordination and control of using the ball and racket.

Kingfisher vs Kestrel dance off. Kingfisher performed so well, they should all be very proud of themselves.

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Maths day: we have been investigating regular and irregular polygons and their angles, followed by Kandinsky artwork.

P.E: some fantastic rounders games today. We’ve done lots of throwing and catching practise, as well as batting practise.

Our brilliant handwriter’s of the week.

Super hard work today in Maths, well done Kingfishers!

Some fantastic artwork inspired by John Dyer’s rainforest collection.

Some more beautiful work on the proud cloud. We created rainforest smoothies after researching about the Amazon Rainforest.

Our handwriter’s of the week. Well done Harrison and Oscar!

Art club: today we tried some bubble art. It was great fun!

The first piece of work on our new proud cloud. Annabelle was very proud to share her diary entry with the rest of the class. Well done Annabelle!

Our lovely handwriter’s of the week.

P.E- practising our batting skills

Art club: creating lovely 3D bugs today.

A fabulous way to end the week!

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Handwriter’s of the week: well done Olivia and Xavier.

Year 5 art club: beautiful flowers created with pastels used to highlight the centres. Well done everyone.

Celebrations all around today!

Our lovely handwriter’s of the week: well done Callum and Yasmine.

Practising our catching skills in the sunshine.

Testing out the new scooters this afternoon.

Presenting our independent projects.

We have really enjoyed watching the amazing transformation from caterpillar to butterfly in class. Today we released our beautiful butterflies 🦋

Kingfisher v Kestrel dance off.

We have had the best morning searching around the school to answer the clues for our Easter hunt. 🐰🐰

English: conscience alley. Today we played the conscience of the main character in Journey to the River Sea. It was great fun, we love drama!

Our lovely handwriter’s of the week.

R.E: today we learnt about the significance of Shabbat in a Jewish home.

Journey to the River Sea: hot seating. Kingfisher Class came up with some amazing questions to ask the characters from the book.

Our Handwriter’s of the week. Well done Kaesha and James.

Listening to the lovely presentations completed in lockdown.

Our school laugh 😂 Did you hear us?

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Buddy Reading- we really enjoy listening to each other read and sharing our favourite books.

Merry Christmas to you all! Have a lovely Christmas with your families and we will see you in the new year. Miss Baxter, Mrs Ardren and Mrs Gray 😊

Handwriter of the week goes to Gracie this week - well done!

Celebrations today!

Christmas party day! We all had a fabulous time!

Celebration this week goes to Lily and Max!

The ‘50 times reading’ club this week! Well done!

Fascinating visit from the brilliant Michael Loader today!

Science: Materials. Today we tested different processes to separate materials.

Christmas dinner day! 🎅🏻☃️🎄

Science: Materials. Today we tested different solids to see if they were soluble or insoluble.

Handwriter of the week - well done Hollie!

Science: Materials. Today we were investigating which materials were insulators and which were conductors by adding them into an electrical circuit.

Science: Materials. Today we tested the properties of different materials.

Lots of celebrations this week - well done Alys and Albert!

Handwriter of the week - Well done Oliver!

Well done to Sophie, Hollie, Gracie and Monty for receiving their ‘50 times reading’ certificates.

Lots of fun wreath making this afternoon!

Well done to Sophia for achieving Handwriter of the week!

Role play this morning using a playscript from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!

Children in Need fun this morning! So proud of Kingfisher class running a huge 633 laps in total 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️

A stunning remembrance poem display by Kingfisher class...Lest We Forget

Sending Megan off to America in style this afternoon 🇺🇸

Pumpkin fun this afternoon 🎃

Congratulations to these lovely ladies! The first Kingfisher’s to receive a pen licence!

Year 5 homework

Friday 2nd October 2020



This week, we would like you to enjoy moving! Please follow the link to:


Just Dance – Shakira Waka Waka (this time for Africa) 


Could you learn the routine from memory? 

Could you teach someone else in your house the routine? 

Could you make up your own routine along to the music? 


Please can you write in your Reading Record when you have completed this. 

Fun with friction...

Corin was super proud of his poetry and so he should be! What a great effort 😊

Using water and a balloon to explain buoyancy today! We love Science!

Year 5 homework

Friday 25th September 2020


Our new topic is all about Forces. Please can you talk to your parent/carer and tell them 3 of the best facts that you have learnt about Forces.


Please can you write in your Reading Record when you have completed this. 


Investigating the effects of air resistance this morning 💨

Please see our Curriculum Newsletter for the Autumn term.

A time to reflect and relax this morning, thinking about our book ‘Here We Are’ and our place on planet Earth 🌏

Annabelle reading out her amazing letter this morning to the rest of the Kingfishers 🖌🖌🖌

Oscar has been a superstar maths whizz this week 🥉

Max is the first member of Kingfisher class to have his amazing work in our Wall of Fame ⭐️

Kingfisher class

Welcome back

Looking forward to seeing you on Monday

Class teachers: Mrs Rigby/Miss Baxter

TA’s: Mrs Gray/Mrs Ardren

The only things you need from home are:

  • P.E kit
  • Water bottle
  • Lunch box (if needed)
  • Any school reading books you still have
  • A healthy break time snack (remember we are a nut free school)
  • Warm, waterproof coat

Please make sure that every item is named.