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Kingfisher Year 5 2022 - 2023

Welcome to Kingfisher Class

The Team

Class Teacher: Miss Bailey

Teaching Assistants: Mr Ashby

About Y5

Our current RE topic: Inspirational People

By the end of this unit, I will be able to:

Retell the story of an inspirational person and make links to show how they have used the teachings of Jesus in their daily lives.

Make links between the example set by Jesus and how we can also be inspired by this.

Give reasons to explain why people behave the way they do and show with examples how they are disciples.

Show understanding about the qualities needed to be a Saint, linking previous knowledge from All Saints Celebrations.

Compare one inspirational person to another.



Please ensure your child brings a water bottle to school every day.

Please label ALL clothing and belongings.


Physical Education (PE)

Our P.E day is Thursday, please ensure your child comes in to school on Thursday wearing their PE Kit. The PE kit includes black shorts, a white T-shirt and a pair of trainers. As PE lessons will largely be held outside, your child may need something warmer (eg track suit) in cooler weather.For health and safety reasons, children cannot wear jewellery for PE, so all children need to either be able to remove their earrings or they should be removed in the morning before school.



Homework will be sent out on Friday and returned by the following Thursday. Homework will be sent out by using Google Classrooms. If your child does not know their login, please contact the school office.


Homework is used to consolidate your child’s learning from that week. Please allow and encourage your child to attempt their homework independently before supporting them if required.


Times Tables

Children are expected to know all of their tables up to 12 x 12 and associated division facts by the end of Year 4. Please ensure that the children keep their recall skills sharp.  Every child should have a login to Times Tables Rockstars. Please encourage them to access this resource often.



The children are expected to read independently at home on a regular basis (15 minutes per night). They should keep a record in their diary of what they have read. Please listen to them read out loud once a week and record this in their diary. Discuss any vocabulary that they are not sure of.



Children need to be able to read and spell all of the Year 3/4 and Year 5/6 spellings. They also need to learn any spelling patterns and rules that are taught in class and then sent home.


Parent/Carer Curriculum Information

Throughout the year we will attach overviews with more information about what your child will be learning in each curriculum area during each term. We cover a variety of exciting topics throughout the year and may ask your child to bring in items from home to support these.



Children need to be able to read and spell all of the Year 3/4 words. Year 5 and 6 children should also be able to read, understand and spell the Year 5/6 words in their writing . They also need to learn any spelling patterns and rules that are taught in class and then sent home. Click on the link below to see the appropriate spelling lists.






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