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Chickerell Primary Academy


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Year 5

smiley      Welcome to Year 5    smiley


Teaching Staff in Year 5

Mrs Bedford (Class Teacher)

Miss Simmonds (Class Teacher) 

Mrs Halls (Teaching Assistant)

Mrs Burton (Teaching Assistant)

Miss Heslop (Teaching Assistant)

History Museum Afternoon

Thank you so much to everyone who came to our 'History Museum Afternoon'. It was lovely to see so many of you engage with the learning taking place and embracing the life of the Ancient Greeks. The children had a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon and we hope you did too. Thank you too for providing such great costumes. 


Please note that we will be continuing to set spellings fortnightly.  All spelling lists are posted below under our spellings icon. 


Home Reading

As the children are now in the top end of the school, changing reading books does become more of their responsibility. We do keep a record of when children change their books and are finding that a small number of children are not changing their book regularly enough. We encourage children to record their reading in their reading record themselves, and any reading done at home should also be recorded - this may not be their school reading book. Reading is the key to ALL learning and it is even more important as children get older that they continue to read, as often they do not read to their grown ups as frequently as they did further down the school. 


Please remember that we use parentmail to communicate with parents primarily, and all letters are sent home via this method. 



The following homework is set in Year 5:


  • A weekly maths homework. This will be set on a Monday and due back in on the Friday of that week.
  • Fortnightly spelling lists to be learnt for a test.
  • A minimum expectation of 15 minutes reading per night. Please sign your child's reading record each time you listen to them read.
  • Regular times tables practise.


Parent/Carer guidance in relation to homework can be found on the inside cover of your child's homework book. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.


Weekly maths homework tasks and spelling lists are posted below in the maths and spelling folders. 


A reminder that Wednesday mornings are our drop-in mornings should you have anything to discuss with your child's class teacher. 


We thank you for your continued support. 


The Year 5 Team








Race for life

Race for life 1
Race for life 2
Race for life 3

RRS Day looking at sustainable goals

History Afternoon

Year 5WS Fire Station Fun