Year 5 2023 - 2024

Mr Quirk

Year 5 2023-2024

Teacher: Mr. Quirk

PPA Teacher: Mrs. Reynolds

Teaching Assitants: Mrs. Lowe, Mrs. A Judge, Mrs. Povey and Mrs. Tabarn


On behalf of the Year 5 Team, welcome back to the start of a new academic year.  We are sure that you have had a fantastic holiday and are ready to return to school and ready to return to learning.

All relevent information relating to timetabling, English, Maths and Topic Curriculum is attached in order for your child to organise thier learning.

This half term's topic is 'Space Race.'  

In order to support your child with their homework, the following links will direct them to the websites used for weekly tasks. Homework will be set on a Monday and each child will have a week to complete them. Spellings will be tested on a Monday and will be based on the previous week's learning. Sometimes homework may be set on a worksheet. This will be sent home in your child's blue homework book and should be returned to school. Each child will have a reading book. They will need to complete their pre reading task each week and should ensure this book is taken home and returned to school every day. Children need to record their reading in their journal.

PE will be taught on a Tuesday and Wednesday. School PE kit (plus winter jumpers and black tracksuit bottoms) to be in school all week.

NB if your child wears earrings, please could these be removed on the day of their lesson.

The children will need their recorder for Music each Friday.

Children are welcome to bring a pencil case into school. The case must be able to fit in their tray and only contain essential items such as a HB pencil, ruler, pencil crayons, rube adn sciccors.

This week's homework beginning: 1.11.23


Pre Reading: Pre Reading (see book mark)

Spelling Frame: Year 5 Key Words Nothing Set 

MyMaths: Factors (Multiplications) 

TImes Tables Rock Star; Battle of the Band (30 mins set daily between 0800 and 1900) 


For a more detailed overview of our curriculum, please head over the our Curriculum Subject Pages.


Resources to support learning:


Mental Maths: 

Spelling and Grammar: 


If you have any concerns, please email the office driectly at

Thanks kindly,

The Year 5 Team





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