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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

Rauf class teacher - Mr. Bright

Email: paul.bright@widden.gloucs.sch.uk

Autumn term 1 and 2


Our topic this term is.... 'Mighty Discoveries' 




During this term, we will be learning about the Anglo-Saxon invasion to Britain, writing a mystery narrative in English, and learning to dance and how to improve our fitness in P.E. Please see the attached termly overview for more about our exciting term ahead. 


P.E days are Tuesday and Wednesday. 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


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 starting to cool off please remember to bring a coat. 



Our Class Books

Termly overview

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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School Values

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