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Kingsnorth Church Of England Primary School

The best days of our lives… {{With Faith, Endeavour to Achieve}}

Year 5

 Miss Howling (5H)

 Mrs Mobbs (5M)


To all parents, carers and children in Year 5


We hope you enjoyed the summer holidays and are ready for Term 1.  We are certainly very excited about the new term and that you are ready to work hard.


This year the children will learn a number of new skills across the Year 5 curriculum. To support their learning in class keep these skills fresh by visiting Mathletics, practising times tables and practising writing by keeping a diary, writing shopping lists or short stories (we would love to read these!)  


We have a very busy term ahead; here is just some of what we will be up to. In Maths we will be covering place value. In English, we will be celebrating Roald Dahl for the week commencing 11th September by reading some extracts of his work and writing in the style of Roald Dahl. We will be learning about HTMLs and writing our own web pages in Computing. This term in Science we will be exploring Earth and Space. Why not see if you can spot the Moon each day or night.  What do you notice?


Children should start back at school in full school uniform and have their PE kit in school at all times. Please also remember that any girls wearing tights need to bring in a spare pair of socks to change into for PE. This is in line with the school handbook.


Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Mrs Mobbs and Miss Howling.


Useful websites

Keep your maths skills up to date with Mathletics.

Click here to visit the Mathletics website.


Keep up to date with what is going on in the world.

Click here to go to the Newsround website.


Practise what you have learnt in class.

Click here to go to BBC bitesize




Find your next book to read

Ashford Library details



Check how secure your password is here.




Important Dates in Year 5

Wednesday 6th September - Term 1 Starts

Friday 8th September - Meet the Teacher

Monday 11th September - Roald Dahl Week

Thursday 21st September - Secondary School Admissions Talk

Friday 29th September - Photos

Friday 20th October - Last Day of Term


Tuesday 31st October - First Day of Term 2

Thursday 21st December  -Last Day of Term 2


Thursday 4th January - First Day of Term 3

Friday 9th February - Last Day of Term 3







Year 5 Homework Information


Cover your homework book.

Maths : Keep practising Mathletics.

Click here to go on to the Mathletics website

English: Write a book review about a Roald Dahl book.


Spellings: Log onto the school website to practise your spellings.

Click here to practise your spellings online

Talk: Are you different people in different situations?

Homework must be completed on time.

Come and ask if you need any help!

Termly Newsletters

Parental Information

Please take time below to have a look at our parental newsletters (click on the one you want):






Year 5 Blog

Week Beginning 11th September

Wow! What a great full first week.

This week we watched the Roald Dahl event live, where we learnt how to draw like Quentin Blake and heard an extract from Roald Dahl's new book Billy and the Minpins. We have continued learning about place value in maths and in our E-Safety lesson we learnt what makes a good password. Click on the link above to see if your password is secure.

Have a wonderful weekend and keep reading!

First Week Back

We have had a great start to Year 5. It is wonderful to see that the children are all so enthusiastic and ready to learn.

In maths, children have been using discs to help them solve place value problems. In Science, we have had a discussion about whether there is life somewhere else in space. The children have some fantastic ideas, which I am sure they would love to share.

Next week is Roald Dahl week.



What will we be looking at in Year 5 this year?

The jigsaw below clearly shows the areas we will be covering in Year 5 at Kingsnorth CEP School this year! Please take a look at this- particularly for Literacy and Maths, any support you could give your child in these areas would be greatly appreciated!

Useful Links for Year 5 Children

In Year 5, there are a number of interesting and engaging programmes we use at school for Maths and Literacy. Can you continue to practice some of your skills on these?

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