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Welcome to Class 10 - Year 5

Our Class Team:

Class Teacher - Mrs Shaw

Classroom Support - Mrs Tickle

A Very Warm Welcome to Class Ten!

We are a Y5 class who always strive to be the best we can be. We are proud of the progress we make in lessons, and as we grow and learn, we are proud to be becoming good people.


Here are some clues as to how we do it:

Equipment: we always have our planners, reading books and homework books in school every day; our PE kits are in school on Tuesday and our games kits are in school on Wednesdays; we bring money in a named envelope. Class 10 have flute lessons on Monday afternoons and we ensure we are prepared by having our flutes in school.


Homework: we do spelling and handwriting homework and “Maths Monkeys” every weekday; at weekends we do other English and Maths tasks-these can be great fun, especially when we have to find things out for ourselves.


Friendship: we always respect each others’ points of view; we listen to each other and respond politely; we treat others as we would like to be treated ourselves. Prayer times, charity work and worship help us to feel close friends with God.


READING AWARDS: Reading awards assemblies are held at the end of each half term. To earn a bronze certificate children need to read a minimum of five times each week. Platinums are awarded to children who go above and beyond and even read in the holidays! Help class 10 to win the trophy and read lots at home.


Y5-6 Sum 2 18

Class News

European Languages Day.

Tuesday 26th September was European Languages Day. We celebrated this across the school and learned all about the language, culture and cuisine of three European Countries: France, Spain and Germany.


We spend two weeks on the same spelling rule. Spelling sheets, explaining the rule and containing example words for the children to practise, will be sent home usually on a Monday, to be handed in on the Friday that week. Please ensure your child practises their spellings each night. Visit www.spellingcity.com for fun activities to learn spellings (ensure spellings are typed in accurately).

In addition to weekly spellings it is important for your child to practise the common exception words for their year group. We distribute these over each half term. Letters have been sent home with the spellings for this half term. A copy of the letters for year 5 is attached below.

Internet Safety Week.

The week of the 5th February was Internet Safety Week and during our Poetry Recital we touched upon living with technology at home and how to keep safe online. Below is a powerpoint with key information on internet safety. We hope you find this useful.

Christmas Tree Extravaganza

Class 10 thoroughly enjoyed making our tree decorations for the Christmas Tree Extravaganza held at ChrichChurch. Our theme was, 'What Shall I Give Him, Give My Heart'. The children made their own hearts and initialled them with glitter.

The trees were on display in the church from 4th December to 11th Decemeber.

Class 10 Christmas Tree Decorations

Carol Service at The Halliwell Jones Stadium

On Monday 11th December, all children from class 10 took part in a carol service at the Warrington Wolves Stadium. We were joined by several other local schools, members of the Warrington Wolves Foundation and our very own Reverend Neil. The children sang beautifully and particularly enjoyed singing and dancing to 'The Twelve Days of Christmas' with Wolfie.

Jack and the Beanstalk

What better way to start our second half term than with an energetic, modern pantomime show.  The children (and the teachers) thoroughly enjoyed the interactive performance of Jack and the Beanstalk. As well as being entertained, we were inspired and children across the school are writing their very own version of the tale. Here are some photos from the wonderful morning. See if you can spot two of our teachers putting on a show with the performers...

Beeston Castle

In October the Year 5 children visited Beeston castle. We went on a night walk, scaled the castle and visited the farm. The children had a great time and were even complemented on their behaviour.


In our first term we had an exciting visit from Charlotte at Zoo2U. The children learned all about the different ways to classify animals and determine whether they were fish, reptile, bird, mammal, amphibian or insect. They also had the chance to see a scorpion up close, touch a Western hognosed snake, stroke a lesser tenrec or Guinea pig and some children even held an African White Faced Owl or the Kookaburra. It was an exciting and educational day during which the children were far better behaved than a certain, rather noisy, Kookaburra.

Meet the Teacher

A big thank you to all parents who attended 'Meet the Teacher' For those of you who couldn't attend, or would just like a recap of the information shared with you, the powerpoint from the afternoon is attached.

Thanks again!

Reading Plus Online

Do continue to encourage the use of this at home. It is designed to improve reading fluency and comprehension as well as developing inference skills (which are vital skills for the SATs). Children can access this at home using their own log-in and it will contribute towards a reading award as long as it is signed by an adult in school planners.

Here is a link



Mathletics is a great programme to use in school and at home. It is designed to develop and improve all areas of mathematics from arithmetic to problem solving. It will be targeted to your child's particular year group and ability. Children can access this at home using their own log-in and can earn certificates each week. The maths class with the most points in a week also recieves the Mathletics Trophy.

Here is a link


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