Welcome to Year 5

We would like to welcome you to Year 5.

We are a class that striving to become confident, determined and respectful.

There are 6 Palmer Powers which encapsulate the explicit qualities, values and principles we build in our pupils. Each half term celebrates a different power.

  • Resilient
  • Independent
  • Focused
  • Responsible
  • Collaborative
  • Enquiring

Download and read the Year 5 curriculum overview here:

Year 5 - Our Curriculum

Download and read the Spring 1 Curriculum Information for Year 5.

Summer 2 - Year 5

Summer 1 - Year 5

Spring 2 - Year 5

Spring 1 - Year 5

Autumn 2 - Year 5

Autumn 1 - Year 5

In Year 5 our teachers and support staff are:

Year 5 Team

Miss K Druce

Miss K Druce

Hughes Class Teacher

Mrs J Taphouse

Mrs J Taphouse

Hughes Class Teacher/HLTA

Mrs Aucock

Mrs Aucock

Morpurgo Class Teacher

Mrs D Pitt

Mrs D Pitt

Year 5 LSA

Our PE lessons are on a Wednesday and Thursday, so please ensure to bring in a PE kit in a bag for these days.

  • Black shorts or track suit bottoms
  • School house T shirt or plain white shirt
  • Plain black hoodie or track suit jumper
  • Trainers

Homework can be accessed using various websites.

  • Reading every day and reading records signed on Boomreader
  • Multiplication tables
  • Maths homework on MyMaths website
  • Spelling homework on Spelling Shed website


  • Pupils can only be collected by one of the named adults on our pupil data Management Information System (MIS).
  • Parents/carers can write to the school to change or add to this list.
  • Siblings must be 16 years and over to collect and a signed and dated note must be on file.
  • Walking home alone: only pupils in Year 5 and 6 can walk home alone. A singed and dated note from the parent/carer must be provided and kept in pupil file. Pupils are not allowed to walk home alone with younger siblings.


  • Letters and newsletters will be sent to your email.
  • Dinners and trips can be booked and paid via ParentPay.
  • If you have any questions, please feel free to speak to the class teacher.


  • If your child has prescribed medication, please collect a Prescribed Medication Form from the office.
  • If your child has asthma, please ensure to check their inhaler is not expired.

School Rules

Be Ready

  • I have everything I need ready for school 
  • I know where to find things to help with my learning 
  • I can get on with my work straight away
  • I will not bring things into the classroom that have happened at break or lunch 

Be Respectful

  • I will be helpful and friendly to others
  • I will listen to others ideas and opinions 
  • I will respect other people’s space and belongings 

Be Safe

  • I will use equipment safely 
  • I will act safely at all times e.g walking with our hands behind our back in the corridors 
  • I will make sure that I am sensible on the playground
  • I will make sure that I am outside or in the lunch hall at break and lunch