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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5 - Potter Class

Mrs Costello-Sharp

Mrs Laws, Mrs Bassett and Miss Diddams


Welcome to Year 5! We are very excited to be back with you all and are looking forward to catching up with what you have been doing over the summer! 


Our first History topic will be on the Early Islamic Civilization and we will be findng out about the Golden Age of Islam. 

Homework 23/09

Homework is always set on a Wednesday and will be updated weekly. Children should be completing homework each week. On Mondays, I will see on the individual websites who has completed it or not, as I am not expecting anything to be handed in! We will also check spellings in class on a Monday. 


Maths: Times table rockstars: 10 minutes a day. 

            My Maths: 2x tasks - written method of addition and subtraction and perimeter. Remember that if the star at the end of the homework task is not green, I expect you to re-do it. 


Reading: 20 minutes reading a day. Please read aloud to an adult at least 2x a week and record in your reading record.


GPS: Please login to There is an activity on expanded noun phrases for you to do. This can only be completed once. Please remember to logout at the end. 

Spelling: Year 3/4 words. In class, you have chosen up to 10 words from the list of Y3/4 words and highlighted them on your sheet which you have brought home. Use this sheet at home as we will keep choosing more words to practice from it over the next few weeks. We will check these in class on Monday.  





Please remember that you should bring to school with you every day: 

  • Waterbottle
  • Reading book 
  • Reading Record 
  • Full pencil case (including pencils, colouring pencils, glue, rubber, sharpener, handwriting pen ruler) 
  • Coat
  • A packet of tissues
  • A small school bag 
  • Snack 


Please remember that P.E will be on Tuesdays and you need to come to school in P.E kit: 

  • Navy blue shorts
  • White top
  • Hair tied up and no earrings 
  • Sports trainers (no studs)
  • Navy tracksuit bottoms and hoody can be worn when it gets colder.

Please make sure there are no logos.

Home Learning 


If you are unable to attend school but are well enough to complete work, you can find our online learning on this page: