Welcome to Year 5 Blog

The Year 5 teaching team consists of: Mrs Loosley (5NL), Miss Cunningham & Miss Nicholson (5EC),  Mrs Ridsdale and Mrs Webb (5W/R) and Mr Bradshaw (5BB).  The children are also supported by our teaching assistants: Mr Swain, Mr Jenkinson, Mrs Hornsey and Mrs Allen. We have help from Mr Jones, Miss Lee, Ms Grimsley and Ms Reasbeck too. What a fantastic team!

Our PE days are Tuesday (indoor) and Wednesday (outdoor): the children need to wear their PE kits for school on those days. 

Spellings are sent home every Monday, to learn ready for a spelling dictation each Friday. 

Homework books (maths and SPaG) will be sent home once a week - the days will be decided by the class teachers who will let their classes know. They will have a whole week to complete the homework tasks. 

In our weekly blogs, the children will share some of the things they have been doing at school. Check in each weekend for the latest Y5 news!

Lots of lovely learning.

Published: Jun 12, 2020

Where has the sunshine gone? It has been a very wet and windy week but this has not stopped us from having fun and doing lots of learning. At school this week, there were two 'bubbles' of children, one in the EC area and the other in the R/J area. As you can see, they have been working hard on their…

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Back to 'school'

Published: Jun 06, 2020

We hope that you all had a happy and healthy half term holiday - lots of alliteration there! As we start a new half term, some of you have been learning at school, while many of you have been doing 'school' at home. Wherever you have been, there has been lots of learning going on, as you will see from…

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Happy half term.

Published: May 22, 2020

What an unusual half term this has been! Some of you have been coming into school, while others have been doing their learning at home. It seems like a long time since all of our lovely Year 5 family have been together. Luckily, we have this blog to share what we have been up to! At school this week,…

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More great learning to share

Published: May 16, 2020

Hello everybody! It has been another busy week, at school and at home, with lots of great learning going on. At school this week, the children learnt to use Morse Code, as you can see in the pictures. They then used the circuits equipment to make 'telegraphs' to send the messages to each other. Miss…

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Happy VE day

Published: May 06, 2020

So, another week has gone by already! The year 5 staff all hope that you and your families are happy and healthy. It is so strange not seeing each other for such a long time: thank goodness we have this blog so that we can share what we have all been doing!It has been a very active week at school. On…

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Happy May!

Published: Apr 29, 2020

Hello again everyone. Can you believe it's May already? I'm not sure the weather has noticed though. Hopefully the sunshine will come back again soon to cheer us all up. We have all had another busy week, at school and at home. It has been amazing to see the photos of what you have been doing. Please…

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A special message from the staff

Published: Apr 29, 2020

Here is a special message for you all from the staff at school. As you may know, there is a group on Facebook (Lydgate Junior School - All in this together) which many of your parents have joined. This week, Mrs Allen (and Mrs Dawes) created a lovely display of the photos which have been shared on there.…

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Another busy week at school

Published: Apr 21, 2020

Hello again everyone. We hope that you are all happy and healthy. This would have been our second week back after the Easter break and there has been lots of learning going on at school.Some Y5/6 pupils learnt about the history of Lego, before creating their own Lego village, complete with a football…

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Another busy week at home

Published: Apr 21, 2020

The children at home have also been working hard on their learning. It is great that so many of you have sent your photos to the Y5 email address - please keep sending them!This boy has been working on our water topic, as you can see. It looks as if he had fun getting wet. He also created a beautiful…

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Work at school and home plus more Easter fun

Published: Apr 15, 2020

Hello everyone! The first week back to learning after the Easter holidays has been very busy. Some Y5s have been doing their learning at school this week and have done all kinds of different things. Mrs Rougvie and Mrs Loosley were teaching Y5 and Y6 together on Tuesday (there were only 7 children) and…

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