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Dear parents/ guardians.

The staff in year 5 are : Miss Simpson (Teacher) , Mrs Bray (Teacher) and Mrs Whitehead (TA).

Our PE days this year are Mondays and Fridays. Please ensure that your child 

comes to school in PE kit on these days. 



Weekly curriculum overview  - w/c 27.9.21


We are recapping addition and subtraction with exchanging. We are using column addition. 



We are reading the 'Children of Winter' by Berlie Doherty. This week's writing will be a diary entry based on the text.



Our topic is 'Who are Britain's National Parks For?' This week we are comparing parks from the UK and USA. 


Guided Reading

We are reading the Iron Man by Ted Hughes. The children will answer comprehension questions on Thursdays to develop these skills. 



This week we are re- creating a piece of David Hockney's work using oil pastels.  

Remote Learning for children needing to isolate

Work to complete at home if you are able to access TEAMS. Download the TEAMS app and use the login that you were provided with. If you are unsure about your login, please email me using the address below. 

If you are unable to access the TEAMS lessons or the Y5 activities, please go to the SEND homepage, where I have provided a range of different activities for children with complex needs or differing abilities. 


Please email any work to




Reading at home!


Please make sure you are reading at home. Record your reads on the form below. 

Use Oxford Owl for free reading books online.

Username: intakefarm5

Password: OakwoodY5   (capital O and Y)

If you would like a paper copy of any of the information below please let us know and we will be happy to provide one free of charge.