YEAR 5 2023 - 2024

Miss Jackson

Mr Playford

Ms Moore

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Spring Term

Welcome to Year 5



Class Updates:




Class Information:

What will I need each day?

  • Monday - water bottle; reading book;
  • Tuesday - water bottle; reading book;
  • Wednesday - water bottle; reading book; Swimming Kit or PE Kit; homework due
  • Thursday - water bottle; reading book; take homework task home
  • Friday - water bottle; reading book; PE Kit/Apron for cookery (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 -  Fractions, Decimals and Percentages; Ratio; Algebra; Decimals; Area, Perimeter and Volume; Statistics; Shape;
Topic -  Ancient Greece; Coasts & Mountains
Science -  Earth and Sapce; Forces
Computing -   Scratch; Flowol
Art -  Clay Sculpture: Greek Vases
DT -  Cams Mechanisms - Automata
RE -  Hummanism - Thinkers and World Beliefs; Creation Stories
PSHE -  Human Rights
PE -   Gymnastics; Invasion Games
Spanish -  Discovering Spain; Eating Out
Music -  Popular Music; Tonality


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

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Mr Playford


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Ms Moore

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Contact the School

Castle Primary School and Nursery

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

If you wish to request a paper copy of information on our website please use the school email.

Main Contact: Miss J Mason

Tel: 01782 433218
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SEN Contact: Miss J Mason

SEN Email: [email protected]