“One child, one teacher, one book, one pen… can change the world.”  – Malala Yousafzai

Welcome to Year 5

Miss Waite

Miss Waite

Y5 Class Teacher, RE Coordinator, Music Coordinator, Collective Worship Coordinator

Ms Crolla

Ms Crolla

UKS2 Class Teacher, History Coordinator

Mrs Riordan

Mrs Riordan

Teaching Assistant & Lunchtime Supervisor

Academic Year 2019/2020

Welcome back to school! I hope you’ve all had a restful and wonderful summer holiday and are raring to go for a fantastic year in Year 5. Mrs Frost and I are both looking forward to get to know you all and we know we are going to have a fantastic year!

Keep an eye out for all the exciting things we do together, as they will soon pop up on this webpage!

School Trips, Visits and Workshops

It is extremely important to have exciting and engaging experiences to enrich and enhance children’s learning. Therefore, I have planned many trips, visits and workshops in line with the Year 5 curriculum. Please see the school calendar for full details. Here are a few of the opportunities that have been arranged so far for this academic year:

  • English: Shakespeare Theatre Production 
  • Computing & Coding Event
  • Science/DT: STEM Roller Coaster Fun Workshop
  • Cheer leading Workshop
  • Fashion Design/Dress Making Workshop
  • Aikido Workshop
  • Street Dance Workshop
  • BBC Journalism Workshop
  • Year 5 Residential Retreat 
  • PSHE: SJF Taster Day

Y5/6 Statutory Spellings

Please encourage your children to practise these compulsory Year 5 and 6 spellings, these are essential and should be practised alongside weekly spellings.

Compulsory Spelling List – Y5 & Y6

Useful Links


Websites are a fantastic way for children to continue to learn at home. Below are some excellent websites that are linked to our learning.