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Rivers and Coasts

Welcome to Year Five's section of the website. Look out for regular updates to find out what the children have been learning and experiencing.


Year 5 will be taught by Mr Boardman with assistance from Mrs Charalambous and Mrs Miller.


Our topic for the Autumn Term 2021 is 'Rivers and Coasts'. We will be using 'A River' by Marc Martin and ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ by Michael Morpurgo to support this topic. A curriculum map can be found under 'Parents- our curriculum- curriculum maps'.

Key Dates

INSET Day – 1st September 2021

Start of Term 1 – 2nd September 2021

HALF TERM – 25th – 29th October 2021

INSET Day – 1st November 2021

Start of Term 2 – 2nd November 2021

Whole School Nasal Flu Vaccinations – 10th December 2021

Term ends at 1.15 p.m. – 17th December 2021

Christmas Holidays – 20th December 2021 – 3rd January 2022

INSET Day – 4th January 2022

Start of Term 3 – 5th January 2022

HALF TERM – 21st – 25th February 2022

Start of Term 4 – 28th February 2022

Term ends at 1.15 p.m. – 8th April 2022

Easter Holidays – 11th – 22nd April 2022

INSET Day – 25th April 2022

Start of Term 5 – 26th April 2022

Bank Holiday – 2nd May 2022

Bank Holiday – 30th May 2022

HALF TERM – 31st May – 3rd June 2022

Start of Term 6 – 6th June 2022

Term ends at 1.15 p.m. – 20th July 2022

PE Days and Kit

Year 5 will have PE on Monday and Tuesday, and should come to school dressed in their kit. Please look here for further information.

Uniform Reminder

Please look here for information about the uniform children should wear in school.

Routine and Information

  • Homework will be set on a Wednesday and handed in the following Monday.
  • Spellings form part of the homework. However these will be set on a Wednesday and tested on the following Wednesday.
  • Please listen to your child read five times a week and comment in their reading journals.
  • Children do not need to bring a pencil case as the school will supply all the equipment they need.
  • As a school who aims to nurture, educate and inspire children, members of staff may work with children in small groups. This is to help with progress in different areas and to enable them to have confidence in their ability.

Collective Worship and Jigsaw Themes

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