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Minster in SheppeyPrimary School

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Year 5

Welcome to term 3 


Happy New Year to you and your families.  We hope that you had a lovely Christmas together and are all well and ready to start our learning journey for this term.  Sadly we cannot be in school together so it means completing home learning for at least the next two weeks.  There will be daily challenges for you to complete to extend your learning and we are very much looking forward to seeing your fantastic efforts.  Please do ask your grown ups to email the work to us so we can share it to the home learning page.


This term in numeracy we will be focusing on multiplication and division and we will begin to share our literacy text 'The tear thief' by Carol Ann Duffy.  Our topic is Human Rights and Wrongs and we will start to look at this whilst learning from home.  We will be setting Mathletics and AR challenges so keep looking for Marvellous Me messages.


From Tuesday 5th January we will be holding daily zoom meetings at 3:00pm, we are looking forward to seeing you all, sharing your learning and finding out about your Christmas this year.


Stay safe and see you soon Year 5,

The Year 5 team.




End of term 2


Wow, what a different term we have had in year 5!  Hopefully next term will be more settled and our bubble will not have to close.  As a team, we have been so impressed with your children, they have shown resilience, positivity, motivation and willingness to learn during these different times.  The work that we have had sent in to us this term has been amazing and we are looking forward to next term and continuing with our learning journey.

We would like to say a huge thank you to our parents and carers for all your support this term, we appreciate all the emails and messages that have been sent in.  

On behalf of the year 5 team, I wish our year 5's and their families a merry Christmas and a happy New Year.  Enjoy your time together, stay safe and we look forward to seeing you in the new year.


Welcome back to Term 2

We have had an enjoyable week with your children and they have come back into school motivated and ready to learn.

This term we are going to be reading, 'The true story of the three little pigs' by Jon Scieszka in literacy.  There will be lots of amazing writing produced so please keep an eye out on the gallery pages.  In numeracy we are focusing on multiplying and dividing and then moving on to fractions.

With our topic work we will continue to learn about Nelson Mandela and also look at some South African Art.

Just a polite reminder that your children need to earn at least 3 gold bars each week for Mathletics and they need to be reading every night so that they meet their termly AR target - expectation is that they quiz at least once a week, unless a license has been agreed with the class teacher.

This is an exciting term with the lead up to Christmas and us staff are looking forward to working with your children and seeing the fantastic work that they can produce.

Thank you for your continued support and please do contact us if you have any questions.

Year 5 team. 

It has been fantastic getting to know your wonderful children this term.  They have all settled in well to year 5 and are all striving hard to produce super pieces of work - you can see some examples of these on the Learning Gallery - it truly is a pleasure to teach them.

We hope that you have a lovely couple of weeks together and that the weather holds for some outdoor fun.

The year team are all looking forward to seeing your children back, recharged, ready for next term and continuing their learning journey.


Take care and stay safe.   



Welcome to the Year 5 class pages! 


It has been wonderful seeing your children again and having them back in our classrooms ready to learn.  They are an enthusiastic year group and are wanting to make you and us proud.


This term we are basing our learning on the text ‘Fly Eagle Fly’ by Christopher Gregoroski.  Across the curriculum we are learning about Black history, focusing on the life of Nelson Mandela.  This page will have our curriculum overview and Passport to learning projects.


We are looking forward to sharing your child’s learning journey with you so look out for photos throughout the term.

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