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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5


We currently have three classes in our year group and they are:


India - our teacher is Miss Bowdery

Japan - our teacher is Miss Marsh

China - our teacher is Miss Jones


Mrs Price and Mrs Allgrove work across all three classes to support us with our learning. All of our classes have a Class Parliament member who meets regularly with the School Parliament. This means that the children in Year 5 have a voice in discussing things that are important to us within our school.


Learning in Year 5 is exciting! We learn through topic based themes to ensure that our learning is cross curricular and we make links between subjects wherever possible.

We all get the opportunity to extend our learning by completing research projects for each topic. Some of these are fantastic and we enjoy sharing them with our class and taking them to show Mrs Savidge.


Our theme this term is:


European Adventure

During this topic we will be discovering ‘What is so good about Europe’. We will be setting up our own travel agents and exploring different types of holidays that people go on. We will also be using the ICT equipment that we have in school to create our own virtual tour of the Mediterranean. We will be learning about some of the traditions and cultures of countries in Europe and cooking our own European inspired dishes!


In Year 5 we also have many new and exciting opportunities available to us. One of which is attending the Year 5 residential trip to Condover Hall, where we get to take part in team activities and learn new skills. There is also the Year 5 production, previous year groups have performed a variety of shows including Matilda and The Lion King.


We enjoy a challenge in Year 5 and have developed our resilience when faced with work that we find difficult!