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Welcome to Year 5, Class 6!


Here you will find details of all the exciting activities and lessons that J6 take part in throughout the year. We will keep you up to date with important events, successes and reminders – as well as give you a class-eye-view of life in Year 5. So come with us down the rabbit hole and find out what wondrous things await.


Wednesday 14th March 2018

Firstly, I would like to say a massive thank you to everyone for their continued support of their children during assessment week. We are half way through and the class are working harder than ever to show off what they can do!


We recently announced our trip to Tatton Park, on 20th April, the year group are very excited about this day out and preparations are already taking place. We understand that sometimes letters go missing in school bags or bedrooms so we have attached a copy for you to download (Tatton Park letter) and a copy of the costume ideas (viking-costume-sheet). If you have any questions about the day please get in touch.


Tuesday 27th February 2018

Today Miss Shipley’s Maths group have taken learning their times tables and quick division to another level, by creating their very own ‘Snap’ style games. In groups they wrote a selection of tricky questions that would test their friends knowledge (making sure they knew the answer first!) then, when all the questions had been written, they gave it a go by following these simple rules.

  1. Shuffle all the cards and place them in a pile in the middle of the table.
  2. Take one card at a time and turn it over to show the question.
  3. The first person to answer the question and place their hand on top wins the card.
  4. If the question isn’t answered after 5 seconds a new card is turned over, this continues until a question is answered and the person who answers wins all the cards in the stack.
  5. The overall winner of the game is the person with the most cards at the end.


Friday 23rd February 2018


What a super first week back after half term. J6 have embraced their learning and really got their teeth into some fantastic subjects. In even more exciting news, we have got some fabulous visitors in school (with thanks to Eggsplorers) 7 very fluffy chicks! We have watched carefully as they hatched and have even been able to have a little cuddle of our new friends. Now we can watch as they grow over the next week!


 Tuesday 30th January 2018

Once again I can proudly announce that J6 have been working hard and learning lots of new, amazing skills and facts! Despite the cold weather we have been braving the outdoors to take part in hockey lessons, these have been supported by a sports coach who has been visiting our school to work with year 5.

Keeping warm in the cold weather.


This week we will sadly be saying farewell and good luck to Mr Pratt and Mr Smith, our student teachers who have been working so hard with us since October, we wish them all the best on the next, exciting stage of their journey. They are more than welcome to come back and visit us any time they like!


Mr Pratt
Mr Smith

Monday 27th November 2017


J6 would like to catch you up on a few of the exciting things we have been doing over the past few weeks.

Firstly, we have been learning all about the English Civil War and how it started. We have learnt about the argument between Charles I and Parliament that lead to the Civil War, through the capture of the King and his execution. But we didn’t stop there, we then found out that Oliver Cromwell took over the country as Lord Protector of England. Did you know he banned sports, colourful clothes and CHRISTMAS? We are now looking forwards to learning all about Charles II and his rule, we hope it goes better than it did for his dad!


We have also been on an exciting trip to the Rainforest Roadshow, that was hosted by Flixton Girls’ School. We hear all about some of the amazing and exciting creatures that live there. We got up-close and personal with some giant creepy crawlies including a scorpion and a bird eating spider!


On Friday 24th November we were very lucky to be able to take part in a golf taster sessions with a golf player from a local club. Even though it was a bit chilly we took to the playground with lots of enthusiasm and really enjoyed our session. We are looking forward to doing more super activities like this!


Having a great time learning to play golf!


Friday 13th October 2017


Wow! What a busy and fun time we have had in year 5 over the last few weeks. We have had amazing fun this afternoon with a very strange fluid – if we left it alone or moved it gently it was like water but when we grabbed it, rolled it or smacked it, it turned into a solid! It is called a non-Newtonian liquid – it is FANTASTIC!


Everyone gets a turn



It’s fun to get messy with Science, at Golden Time


Wednesday 13th September 2017


Happy Roald Dahl Day everybody!


We have had a great time dressing up as some of our favourite characters, reading some fantastic books and so much more.


Happy Roald Dahl Day!



Friday 8th September 2017

What a fantastic first week we have had! it has been great fun getting to know some new faces and catching up with others I have met before. Well done to everybody for working so hard and demonstrating so many of our school values. The first newsletter of the year is now available to download – just click on the link to get your copy. Year 5 Curriculum – Autumn2017


I would also like to say a massive congratulations to the winner of our first Bee Award. Well done Cameron!