YEAR 5 2023 - 2024

Mr Playford

Miss Jackson

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Autumn Term

Welcome to Year 5



Class Updates:




Class Information:

What will I need each day?

  • Monday - water bottle; reading book, PE it (come to school in it);
  • Tuesday - water bottle; reading book;
  • Wednesday - water bottle; reading book; Swimming Kit; homework due
  • Thursday - water bottle; reading book; take homework task home
  • Friday - water bottle; reading book; PE Kit/Forest School Kit (to be confirmed in advance)


What should I wear for P.E?

  • Plain black shorts / skorts / leggings / joggers.
  • Plain white T-shirt / polo shirt.
  • Plain black or red jumper / hoodie.
  • Trainers.
  • Long hair should be tied back.
  • NO JEWELLERY. Please ensure earrings are not worn on PE days. 


When can I change my reading book?

You shall continue to have 1 reading book. Everyone will be heard read by staff in school every week and we shall keep records in class to track your progress.

Your yellow reading record will need to go home every evening in your book folder along with your reading book and be used by a grown-up to record when and how you read. Please bring it back to school everyday with your reading book. Please ensure that your yellow reading record has been signed by a grown-up from home.


What will we be learning about this term?

English -  Historical Fiction; Mystery Stories; Modern Fiction; Recount and Discussion Texts; Found Poetry
Maths -  Place Value; Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Divsion; Fractions; 
Topic -  Victorian Inventions; Energy & The Environment
Science -  Electricity; Light
Computing -   Internet Safety &Handling Data: Spreadsheets
Art -  Landscapes 19th Century Europe
DT -  Electrical Products
RE -  Hummanism; The Christmas Story
PSHE -  Social Action; Cultural Diversity
PE -   Invasion Games
Spanish -  All About Me; Exploring a Spanish Town
Music -  Electronic Music; Pulse and Metre 2


If you have any questions, comments or issues, please send me an email at


Mr Playford


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Contact the School

Castle Primary School and Nursery

Mow Cop Road, Mow Cop, Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire, ST7 4NE

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Main Contact: Miss J Mason

Tel: 01782 433218

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