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Year 5 5R 2020 - 2021

Mrs Risk

Welcome to 5R's Class Page


Here you can find out what we've been up to and what exciting things are planned for the term ahead. We hope you enjoy looking at our fabulous learning. Please visit again soon to follow our learning journey through the year. 

Our Class Teacher is Mrs Risk.

Our Teacher Assistants are Mrs Lee and Miss White.

We're looking forward to a wonderful year of learning and growing together!


Class expectations:

Code of Conduct

We will be looking at 3 character traits: Respect, Responsibility, and Resilience. Any children following our code of conduct will be presented with ‘Dojo points’ which will enable them to receive a reward. Any children breaking any part of the code of conduct will be given a warning, which may be followed by a sanction. At TPS we have a code of conduct that all children are expected to follow. We need your support to implement this.

Punctuality & Attendance

We are keen to ensure that every pupil attends well and at least achieves our school target of 97%:

  • Children should be in school on time by 8.45am.
  • Registers are taken at 8:55am.
  • Holidays are not permitted during term time unless in exceptional circumstances. Parents who remove their children from school during term time will be fined.
  • We will give incentives for good attendance.


We believe that it’s important that you look smart in your TPS uniform and represent our school with pride. We ask you to start the new academic year by ensuring that you wear full TPS uniform. Please note the following:

· You are allowed to wear studs.

  No trainers (including black trainers)

· No extreme haircuts (including undercuts, number 1 cuts, hair gel)

· Long hair to be tied back (including boys)

· Black/brown/blonde elastic bobbles. If wearing a headband it must be burgundy and no ribbons or bows.

· No Jo-Jo bows

· No false nails or nail varnish

· No additional jewellery to earrings and a watch.  

P.E Lessons

Our indoor PE session is Thursday.

Our outdoor PE session is Wednesday.

Please make sure P.E kits stay in school all week. Tracksuits (please see school newsletter for more information) will be needed as the weather starts to get a bit colder!

Woodland Learning

We are very excited to be introducing ‘Woodland Learning’, where you will be learning a range of new skills in our forest every week. We want you to make the most of every session whatever the weather, so you will need to be appropriately dressed. Please make sure you wear a tracksuit on your ‘Woodland Learning Day’:

Wednesday – Mrs Risk (5R)

You will also need to bring in waterproof clothes in a waterproof, draw-string bag and wellington boots. As the weather becomes colder you may also want to bring an extra jumper/fleece, an extra pair of warm socks, waterproof gloves and a warm hat.

How to help at home:

Home-learning Tasks

Children will receive Magic Maths and  Spellings each week. 

Times Tables Rock Stars

Every child has a unique username and password for Times Table Rock Stars (TTRS). Your child can practise their speed and accuracy in a fun and engaging way. The app can be downloaded onto home devices for access at home. 

Useful websites:  


Please also try to read every night! Due to the current situation Reading books will be given out on a Thursday and collected in on Monday. 


In Year 5, we practise the Year 5/6 Common Exception Words.Spellings can be practised every night using the look, say, cover, write, check method. Spelling tests will take the form of a dictation and are every Wednesday based on the spellings set each week. We will also be catching up on Year 3/4 Common Exception words during our Handwriting session each week.

Our curriculum this term:

Autumn Term 2 Curriculum

  • English – 'Sherlock Holmes - The Hound of The Baskervilles, through a graphic novel and a reading book.
  • Maths – We’ll be launching an exciting new scheme called ‘Maths, No Problem’.This term we will be covering Factors, Multiples, Long multiplication, short multiplication,grid method, cubes and squares of numbers and multiplying by 10, 100, 1000 and 10,000.
  • History – The Victorian era.
  • Geography – Physical geography (volcanoes, earthquakes and vegetation belts).
  • Computing – My onlin digital life.
  • PE – Yoga and Tag Rugby.
  • Music – Jazz.
  • French – Greetings and beginner's French.
  • PSHE – SRE - Puberty
  • Science - Forces.




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