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St Christophers Academy

Year 5

Key Information Page

Hello everyone and a very warm welcome to the Year 5 section of our school website. 

The class teachers are: 

Miss Bhayani - SBhayani@bestacademies.org.uk

Mrs Blomfield - ABlomfield@Bestacademies.org.uk                                               

Key Information

PE Lessons – Please ensure your child has a full PE kit in school. PE kits should be brought in at the beginning of the Half Term and left in school. A list of the full PE kit can be found on the website under Parents > School Uniform

P.E:

5AB - Tuesday and Thursday

5SB - Monday and Thursday

Water bottles - Please ensure your child is bringing in a named water bottle every day.

Reading Books - Reading books and records should be brought to school daily. We encourage children to read every day to support the development of their reading fluency and exposure to rich vocabulary. Please ensure that once they have read a part of a book or whole book. 

Pencil Cases - Children are welcome to bring a pencil case to school, however it will need to stay in their locker and only be used in the class when the teacher advises. All stationary needed for daily lessons is provided.

Homework

Homework will be set every Friday and due, the following Wednesday.

Reading, Grammar and Punctuation will be rotated every other week to ensure that children have balanced homework in order to facilitate and embed their learning. 

Reading comprehension - Children will be using the Scholastic Comprehension Workbook. Children will be advised which pages they are expected to complete.

Grammar and punctuation - Children will be using the CGP books provided. Children will be advised which pages they are expected to complete.

Maths - This will be set on a weekly basis. Maths tasks will be set on MyMaths and the children will be advised which tasks they are expected to complete.

Spellings - In 5SB Spellings are given out on a Monday and the children will be tested on these on the Friday. In 5AB spellings will be given out on a Friday with the homework and will be tested on the following Wednesday.