Dear Parents and Carers,

Welcome back to school after what I hope was a relaxing and warm summer break. I’m very much looking forward to working with you and your children over the year ahead. We will start the year with an exciting topic called Spies and Gadgets, more details of which are found below.

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Please continue to hear your child read regularly. All pupils should be reading to themselves or preferably an adult at home each day and note down the page numbers in their Reading Record books. Please could parents/carers view and sign their reading records as they are a good way for home and school to keep in contact.


Homework tasks: All homework will be sent home in the green book on a Monday and due in the following Monday. Each week the children will receive:

  • A copy of their weekly spellings,
  • A maths task,
  • A topic task.


The children will be able to choose which topic task they complete each week from a list stuck in their book. These tasks are designed to be creative and fun. The tasks do not have to be completed in the book as your child may wish to work on the computer or using art materials. I appreciate that the homework is a slight step up from year four but this is a gradual increase as the children will have yet more to complete in year six. The spelling test will be on a Monday and the times table badge tests will be on a Friday.

Many thanks for your support and I hope the children enjoy being back at school. If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

More detailed planning can be found on the planning tab above.


Kind regards,

Mr J. Taylor                      Mrs K. Green

Brandy Class Teacher          Brandy Class Teaching Assistant


Ancient Egypt

Dear Parents and Carers,

Welcome back to school after the half term break. We are about to embark on our final half term of learning together with lots of exciting trips and activities. Our topic focus will be ‘Ancient Egypt’. Here is some more detail of the content.

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Please see planning tab for more detail.

The format of homework will continue as last half term. To summarise, the children should complete the following each week:

  • Spellings – say, look, cover, write, check
  • Grammar & Punctuation activity sheet
  • Maths worksheet – related to our in class learning
  • One topic task of your choosing
  • Reading diary completed with reading Monday-Friday

PE will be taught in school this half term but could take place on any day depending on weather conditions, so please make sure your kit is in school every day. We will be fine tuning our cricket skills ready for the cricket festival.

Thank you for a fantastic year of learning. I look forward to our final half term together and would like to wish you and your children all the best as they move onto the next stage of their primary school journey. Many thanks for your continued support. As always, if you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me, my door is always open.


Diary Dates:

Thursday 7th June PTFA Meeting – The Star Inn Saturday 7th July Summer Fair 2-4pm
Thursday 14th June NSPCC Assembly Tuesday 10th July Sports Day
Friday 15th June Condensed History Show Thursday 19th July KS2 Leavers Summer Disco 6pm
Monday 18th June Trip to Medina College (All Day) Friday 20th July Last Day
Thursday 28th June Move up to Year 6 day Wednesday 5th September First Day of Autumn Term
Thursday 5th July Mufti Day – Bring a Bottle