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Year 5 - Turtles and Sharks

Welcome to Year 5!

Turtles and Sharks


Links between home and school, alongside a positive working relationship between staff and families, can make a hugely positive impact on your child’s progress.  Please work with us to give your child the very best start in life.


The two Year 5 teachers for the 2016-2017 academic year are:


  • Mrs Chauhan (Turtles)
  • Mrs Bridgmohun (Sharks)

Home Learning

Home learning will be uploaded to this page each Friday and should be handed in by the following Wednesday.



Reading books will be changed every week.  For Sharks, this will be on Thursdays and Tuesdays for Turtles.


Please ensure that your reading record is signed in order for your books to be changed.  Reading books still need to be brought to school every day.  It is imperative that you read a minimum of 30 minutes daily if you want to make good progress in all subjects. 



Spellings will be handed out every Friday to learn at home.  This will be stuck in the home learning books. Spelling tests will be on the following Friday. 


Physical Education

PE for Sharks is on Mondays and Thursdays. 

Yoga for Sharks is on Tuesdays. 


PE for Turtles is on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Yoga for Turtles is on Thursdays.


All children must have their PE kits in school and wear appropriate clothing during the lessons.  Please avoid wearing any jewellery on these days.


General Information

Water bottles must be brought to school every day - keeping hydrated helps concentration and learning. 

Homework 24th March 2017


Next week is Maths week.  The week will be full of exciting activities in which children explore Maths across all subjects.  Towards the end of the week there will be a prize given for best performed Maths poem/rap and also a prize for the best 'Maths hat'. 


Children need to design a MATHS HAT this week that relates to the subject.  Be creative and colourful!  Hats need to be in on Wednesday so that they can be judged towards the end of the week.


 Optional homework has also been attached.