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William Shrewsbury Primary School
William Shrewsbury
Primary School
Learning and Growing Together

Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

5R                                     5B                                     5G

Mrs Dagnall                      Miss Berry                      Mr Randles


We are helped by: Mrs Hammond, Mrs Herbert, Mrs Stanyon, Mrs Styne and Mrs Hunt.

We're learning about the history of Stretton with a focus on the Jinnie Trail.  Grandparents are invited to come along t help the children make steam train models in or family learning event.



Things to remember:

Outdoor PE kit needed on Mondays. 

Indoor PE kit- 5B and 5R on Tuesdays  5G on Thursdays.

Homework is given out on Fridays to be handed in by the following Friday.

Please see our Homework page for details.

Spelling Homework is not often given out as we now teach spelling patterns in our English lessons.  We test the children when needed in these sessions.

Reading books should be brought home every night and returned to school the next day. Reading should be recorded on the record sheet in school when a book is completed.  The children then complete an appropriate book review sheet before choosing a new book.

Autumn 2 Topics

Changing State - Science - Properties of Materials


Ancient Greece

Your children will be learning about the birth of democracy, the Greek language, City States and different types of Greek soldiers.


Please can you remind children to bring their kit in on Mondays for outdoor games lessons.  Please can they bring a plastic bag or a boot bag so muddy boots/trainers to do make their school uniform or other clothing dirty?  Thank you.     


Dates for your Diary:

Monday 24th September - Stretton Village walk

Tuesday 16th October - Burton Fire Station visit

Thursday 18th October - Jinnie Train Grandparent's model steam train making

Friday 16th November - Winter Wonderland Walk ( Jinnie Trail)

Thursday 13th December  - Y5 Christmas Concert (2pm) - Main hall

Friday 14th December - Christmas dinner day

20th December- Whole School Christmas party day

7th January- Children back to school

Outdoor Educational Visit to Standon Bowers - 9th- 11th January 2019

May Day Bank Holiday Week 2019 - Bikeability - Don't forget to bring the bike and the helmet!