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Year 5

Hello and welcome to Year Five!


We are looking forward to an exciting term ahead. 

If you have any questions or would like to get in touch please catch us by our classrooms before or afterschool or alternatively you can send us an email.

Horowitz class teacher - Mrs. Lear-Easdown

Email: caitlin.lear-easdown@widden.gloucs.sch.uk

Year 5 Teaching Partners:

Ms L Parsons

Miss G K 

Ms Westcarr



Summer term 1 and 2


Our topic this term is.... 'Trading Places' 




During this term, we will be learning about trade around the world in geography, writing a non chronological report in English, and playing Rounders and Cricket in P.E. Please see the attached termly overview for more about our exciting term ahead. 


P.E days are Tuesday. Please come dressed in P.E kit to school on those days.

P.E kit consists of:

- Black shorts or joggers

- White t- shirt

- Black trainers

- School jumper

On Friday's we will be going swimming. This is compulsory for all children and is free! Please bring your swimming costumes, a towel and long hair must be tied back. 


Homework will be given out on a Friday and expected back by the following Thursday.


Reading books and reading records will be sent home daily and it is expected that at least three reads are recorded a week where children have read aloud to an adult. Please do try and find the time to read with your child it is a fantastic experience and can greatly benefit their fluency and comprehension. 


Please provide your child with fresh drinking water in a resealable bottle daily. Squash or fizzy drinks are not suitable. A piece of fruit or vegetables will be a perfect break-time snack. As the weather is variable this time of year please remember to bring a coat. 



Our Class Books

Year 5 Red Bus Reading Challenge!

Click on the link to open up our new Red Bus Reading Challenge! Follow the different routes to read a range of exciting texts. Which line are you going to explore? All books are ready and available in Year 5. All aboard!

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