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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5                 

The class teacher is Mrs Theobalds and our teaching assistant is Mrs Hutton.  


                          Mrs Theobalds                           Mrs Hutton

Year 5 A-Z of Useful Info
Please let a member of staff know if your child has an allergy, medical condition or specific diet.

Be Ready
Check out our Be Ready guidance which outlines the skills and responsibilities expected from our pupils as they enter each new class group.

Extra Curricular Clubs
Year 5 pupils can choose from KS2 Athletics, Cookery, KS2 Homework, Tennis, Y5/6 Football, Dance and Art & DT clubs.

Fruit bar
Pupils in Year 3 and above can buy fruit from the school kitchen at break time - 30p an item. 

Growth Mindset
At Garsington all pupils, staff and parents are encouraged to have a growth mindset. Check out ideas and guidance on how you can achieve this via the Growth Mindset page.

Homework is set on a Friday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. Some maths homework will be set and completed online. We will give you an Abacus log in and password when we first set this homework.

Key Stage 2
Key Stage 2  consists of Years 2 - Year 6. 

Items required everyday
Indoor & outdoor shoes 
Water bottle 
Reading record bag (reading books, reading record, times table chart). 
Please name everything.

Learning Detectives
Two pupils from each year group in Key Stage 2 are chosen as Learning Detectives for the term, coming together weekly as a group with the Headteacher to discuss and help with class and schoolwide learning challenges. 

Lunch Menu
In Year 5 pupils must pay for school dinners which cost £2.30 per day (if you think you are eligible for free school meals please contact the School Office). Caterlink are our new suppliers. Check out their Term 4 menu

Takes place on Mondays and Thursdays. PE Kit consists of dark coloured shorts, white T-shirt / polo-shirt, plimsolls and trainers. Please ensure your child's PE kit is on their peg.

Please read to or with your child for at least 10 minutes every day. Books can be taken home from the class library. Please ensure your child has a book which is challenging enough. 

Weekly spellings are tested on a Friday. 

Spy Day
In Term 1 we had a Spy Day. Check out our investigations!

Year 5 pupils will be swimming as part of the National Curriculum during Term 5. 

Time Table
Below is our standard timetable. Some lessons may change.

Times Tables
Times tables are tested on a Friday. 

Topic Web
Our topic this term is ‘Vikings'.  For further details of all the curriculum subjects we will be studying this term please see the relevant topic web. If you have any resources that may be useful to us for this term please bring them in.

Water bottles
Please could children have a named water bottle in school, these can be kept in the trays provided in the shared area.