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Year 5

Covid-19 Self-Isolation


If your child is home self-isolating and is able to complete school work, please head to the Year 5 Google Classroom page, where your child will be sent Maths, SPAG and Wider Curriculum work to complete. Please remember that they can also use TT Rockstars and Accelerated Reader at home, as well as completing their 3 reads per week.

Welcome to Year Five!


We look forward to teaching your children and wish all of Year Five a fun, interesting and engaging year!


The year group is divided into 3 classes. The class teachers are:


    Mr Cole- Kites          Mrs Grant - Sparrowhawks       Miss Irons - Eagles






Our teaching assistants are: 

       Mrs Studley   Mrs Heckford  Mrs Teasdale    Mrs Watkins      Mrs Box



Contacting Us:

If you would like to discuss your child’s learning or share any pastoral information (e.g. changes in circumstances at home, friendships) please contact the team on , noting in the subject heading which teacher you would like to get in touch with. We will endeavour to get back to you as quickly as possible during the working week. For all non-learning matters (e.g. payments, clubs, pick-up arrangements), please contact 



Our PE day is Thursday. This term (Spring) we have hockey and netball with Mr Brown, as well as fitness with Miss Jones. As the weather may be cold, children are welcome to wear dark tracksuit bottoms alongside their Longfleet PE t-shirt. They may also wear their Longfleet jumper/cardigan over their t-shirt. Children who have clubs after school are welcome to come in wearing their PE kit.


Reading Records:

Reading records and reading books are expected to be in school every day.
During a week children are expected to complete at least 3 reads at home and these must be recorded in the child’s reading record and signed by parent/guardian.
The reading record will be checked each Thursday and if the 3 reads are not completed your child will spend their Friday break time reading their book in Mr Cole's class!


Buddens / Poole Park:

Below you will see information regarding the Buddens trip (with Mr Cole) as well as Rockley's own video, showing you some of the activities and facilities on offer. Information about the single-day Poole Park trip will be coming soon (for those not coming to Buddens).



Buddens Trip Info

Buddens Activity Centre

Rockley's newest outdoor residential activity centre offers a huge variety of land and water based activities to schools and groups. Set in the heart of the ...

Home Learning

This will consist of the following:


Spellings: There will be 3 sets of spellings each week. White, Yellow and Purple group. All sets will be placed on Google Classroom on Thursday morning and children will be tested on Tuesday morning. They will always have the dictation on Google Classroom, as well as a Purple Mash quiz to help them.


Maths: This will also be set on Thursday on Google Classroom. The sheet will include websites to follow and practice questions to complete. Again, the test will be on a Tuesday morning.


SPAG: Each week the children will be set 10 questions on This needs to be completed by Tuesday.


Computing: This will be set on Google Classroom. A video will be shown to help your child through the homework that has been set. 


Your child also has the option to complete TT Rockstars challenges (as many times per week as the like) and also to complete Accelerated Reader quizzes once they have completed a book.


TTR, Purple Mash and usernames and passwords will be in your child's Reading Record.





Year 5 Spring Term Curriculum

Year 5 Must Reads

Please click on the link to view our Year 5 Must Reads. These are texts specifically chosen for their rich vocabulary and their ability to "hook" the reader in. By the end of Year Five, all of these texts will have been accessed by the children: some in guided reading, others in our class reading time. They are also in our "special book boxes" if the children want to take them out for themselves!