The Icknield Primary School

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Year 5

Welcome to Badgers!

Welcome to Year 5! Thank you for visiting our class page. On this page you will find key information about our curriculum and our classroom, as well as information on some of our learning!

Staff in Year 5

Our class teacher is Miss Masters.

Our class TA is Mrs Winter, who will be with us from Tuesday to Friday each week. Alternating each half term, Mrs Holt and Mrs Hodson will be teaching us music and art respectively on a Wednesday morning throughout the year.


We value all of the staff who help us with our learning and progression throughout the school year.

Key Weekly Information

The classroom door will open from 8:45am each morning and children must be in the classroom and ready to learn by 8:55am. The school day will end at 3:20pm.


PE is with Miss Masters on a Monday afternoon. The other PE session will be led by Premier Sport on a Friday. Children can wear their PE kits into school on these days. Please ensure that children are wearing clothes appropriate for all weathers, including multiple layers and waterproof shoes!


Each Friday, Badgers will be given their homework for that week. This work will be practicing spellings from the year 4-5 spelling list initially, followed by words from the year 5-6 spelling list. We will also be practicing our spelling rule of the week. Badgers will also need to be reading at least 5 days a week and continuing to fill in their reading leaves. This term, there will also be some maths facts practice each week.


None of this needs to be returned to me (except for completed reading leaves), so please don't worry about bringing this back in to school. 

What are we learning at the moment?

Autumn 2:

In history, we will be learning about the Roman Empire and in geography we will be looking at population. In RE, we will be exploring Christianity and the birth of Jesus.


We will build on our prior understanding of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in maths. We will also look at statistics and measurement. In science, we will continue to explore the properties of materials and the changes they can undergo. In art, Mrs Hodson will be working with the class on developing sketchbook skills and practicing observational drawing.


The text we will be focusing on for Autumn 2 is 'Who Let the Gods Out?' by Maz Evans. This texts will support us during our reading and writing lessons for the term. We will also be using the Edgar the Dragon Christmas advert to support and inspire some creative writing.