St Mary's Catholic Primary School

God is at the centre of our lives and as a schoolcommunity we try to grow in love and care byfollowing the example of Jesus.

Year 5



Teacher - Miss Critchley

Teaching Assistants - Miss Askey

Mr Jeavons


Welcome to year 5.


Where mistakes = opportunities to learn and resilience is as important as knowledge!


This half terms topic is Anglo-Saxons and we will be reading Freedom for Bron.  This well-researched story immerses readers in the Anglo-Saxon era, with plenty of period detail about the myths and culture of that time.



Below you will find some FAQ and general day to day reminders for Year 5

Please remember:


P.E uniform Tuesdays and Wednesdays please ensure your child has the correct P.E uniform.

Rain coats always as where possible P.E will be outside. Wednesday is swimming, Blue letter will outline kit required and start and end dates.


Reading books may come in daily along with our new day books. Please remember to ensure your child is reading and comprehending their story. If it can be finished in a day or two please read it twice, once for fluency and once for deeper understanding. If your child reads chapter books it is OK to keep them a bit longer.


Weekly homework consists of at least the following:

10 minutes x3 reading

10 minutes x3 timetables TTRockstarts/ J2blast

10 minutes x3 spellings- Edshed

General maths and literacy skills practice on IXL


We will check this weekly online. If they can do more as they enjoy the interactive challenge great!

Children will have their Logins for the above in their day books when they are sent home.


Children to bring water bottles, coats and toast money (Mondays) and pack lunches to school.

Pencil cases and other items are not permitted.