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Good afternoon year five! I hope you’re all enjoying the home learning that you’re doing and are keeping safe. Here is a little video of some photos from our residential in Malham a few weeks ago.

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Free Reading

Good morning everybody!

I hope you are all well and remembering the discussions that we had in school last week around ‘social distancing’.

Below is a link to a selection of free Audiobooks that you can listen to whilst you are not in school. Simply copy and paste it into your browser and select the book you would like to listen to.


Stay safe!

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Year 5 – Spring 2

Spring term two is well underway and it has been action packed in year five. We have already been on our residential to Malham where we got to take part in lots of outdoor and adventurous activities. Below are all the things we will be learning this half term. Our history topic is WWII!

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Fractions
  • English – Balanced Arguments and Structured Poetry
  • RE – What did Jesus do to save human beings?
  • Topic (History) – WWII
  • Science – Animals Including Humans
  • PE Β  – Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

Mr Platt 🙂

Year 5 – Spring 1

Happy New Year! This half term our topic is Space. Later in the half term we will be visited by the planetarium which will teach us more about our topic.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Multiplication & Division and Fractions
  • English – Losing-finding Stories and Persuasion
  • RE – Why do we say God is Holy and Loving?
  • Topic – Space
  • Science – Space
  • PE   – Dance
  • ICT – Online Safety

Mr Platt 🙂

Rugby Training

Year 5 – Autumn 1

Welcome back year five! You have all settled into year five brilliantly and I hope to see you keep the high standards up for the rest of the year.

This year we are lucky to have extra adult support in our class; Mr Daynes and Mrs Safiyanik will be with us every day; Mick and Edwina will be with us on Monday mornings, Wednesday afternoons and Thursday mornings; and Mrs Shepherd will also be listening to readers on Monday afternoons.

This half term our topic is Aviation. We will also be learning about a variety of things in different subjects. Later in the half term we have a wonderful trip to Manchester Airport to look forward to. We get to explore terminal two, visit the Raddison hotel, watch the planes take off and landing, look around Concorde and even sit in the cockpit of the old DC-10!

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Place Value, Addition & Subtraction and 3D Shapes
  • English – Adventure Stories and Recounts
  • Topic – Aviation
  • Science – Forces
  • PE   – Benchball
  • ICT – Digital Music

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School Games Mark

Congratulations to everyone who has taken part in after-school clubs, PE lessons, Sports Day and competitions this year. You have all helped us achieve the Bronze School Games mark for the first time ever!

We were really close to achieving silver so make sure you keep it up next year.

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On Tuesday, some year five children visited Woodlands Cricket Club to represent St Paul’s in a dodgeball tournament. Everyone had a great time and one team made it to the semi-finals!

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Cricket Sign Up

Thank you to all the children who took part in the cricket sessions last Friday and performed so well. Steve was really impressed with the attitude and behaviour of the children. If any of you would like to sign up to the programme that will run at Buttershaw St Paul’s Cricket Club, then please follow the link before…


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KS1 All Stars Cricket