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Class 5

Welcome to our Class 5 page

Welcome back to Term 6 Class 5!

PE lessons this term will be on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Children are welcome to wear their PE kit on these days but should wear a school jumper over the top.  PE kit should include:

  • Black shorts or jogging bottoms. 
  • Team colour T-shirt. 
  • Black trainers. 
  • School jumper (no hoodies or other jumpers)

Mrs. Clark Murphy will be your teacher all week, with Mrs. Moat taking PPA on Monday and Friday afternoons. The Class 5 team also includes Mrs. McLanaghan. We will also be joined this term by a PGCE student, Miss. Sharaz. 

See below for some information about what we will be learning about this term:

You will need these things in school everyday:

  • A named water bottle (please make sure only water is brought to school)
  • Sun cream that the children can apply themselves.
  • A coat. 
  • A healthy snack such as fruit or carrot sticks for break time (please no crisps, biscuits or chocolate or anything with nuts)


  • Wednesday 5th June - Medieval Pageant Workshop. 
  • Thursday 6th June - DT day. 
  • Week commencing 10th June - Assessment week.
  • Wednesday 12th June - Class 5 trip to Discovery Park, Sandwich. 
  • Wednesday 26th June - Class 5 trip to Canterbury Mosque. 
  • Friday 28th June - Non school uniform day.
  • Friday 28th June - St. Peter's Got Talent final. 
  • Monday 8th July - Sports Day.
  • Week commencing 8th July - Sports Week.
  • Friday 19th July - Last day of term. 

To contact Mrs. Clark Murphy, please either contact the school office, or email using the address below:


Homework will  be sent home in a separate book on Thursday afternoons. It should be brought back into school the following Wednesday to be marked. Each week children should spend 20 minutes completing a maths activity and another 20 minutes completing an English activity. There will also be an optional topic activity to complete from a grid of ideas. Each week children should also spent some time practising their weekly spellings, termly KIRFs and times tables. 

Olympics Topic Grid


Spellings will be tested on Friday mornings. If you are unsure of your spelling group check the front of your spelling book or ask Mrs. Clark Murphy. To help you learn you spellings have a go at some of these activities:

  • Draw a picture and hide your spelling words inside. 
  • Type out your spellings, using different fonts for each word. 
  • Write your spellings in different coloured pens or pencils.
  • Cut and stick letters from old newspaper and magazines to write out your spellings. 
  • Write a silly story and try to include all your spelling words

 Term 6 - Blue and Red group

Term 6 - Green group


Years 5 and 6 spelling list



Reading assessment steps

Writing assessment steps



Maths assessment steps

KIRFs - Year 5 Term 1

KIRFs - Year 5 Term 2

KIRFs - Year 5 Term 3

KIRFs - Year 5 Term 4

KIRFs - Year 5 Term 5

KIRFs - Year 5 Term 6

Times Tables

Children in year 5 are expected to know all their times tables facts (both multiplication and division) up to 12x12. Make sure you keep practising, regularly at home to help you in your maths lessons. If you need any ideas to help you practise, please get in contact with Mrs. Clark Murphy. 

We will be continuing to quiz the children every week on their times tables facts in school.