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St. James' CE Primary School

Welcome to Year 5

5 Japan, 5 China and 5 India welcome you to the Year 5 website.

Autumn 1

Our topic is 'Nature and Adventure' and we will be reading 'A Boy and a Bear in a Boat' by Dave Shelton.

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Spellings have been sent home for the whole half term, please keep this safe and continue to practise spellings daily. 

Please continue to use the Home School reading journals when you read with your child every evening. If you need a new one, please let the class teacher know.

Homework will be sent home  every Friday. This will be due in on the following Wednesday to be marked.


All of Year 5 will have P.E on a Wednesday afternoon. Please ensure your child brings their kit in.

Autumn 1 Spellings

The spellings for this half term can be found at the bottom of this page. Please continue to practise with your child regularly. They will be tested every Friday.


On Thursday 12 October, all Year 5 pupils will be visiting the Horniman Museum for the Robot Zoo exhibition. We will also have the opportunity to look at the aquarium there. Please let your class teacher know if parents would like to accompany us on this trip.

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