St. Mary's Catholic Primary School

Living and Learning Together - Shining in our Faith

Year 5&6

Please have a look at the Year 5 and 6 Knowledge Organisers, which are contained within the link above.

Welcome to Year 5 and 6!


Hello and welcome to Year 5 and 6

We look forward to sharing our learning on our class page! We are excited to show you the wonderful things that we are doing in class.

Our class teacher is Mrs Sykes. This term, Mrs Geldart and Miss O’ Kane will be supporting in class.

Important information about Year 5 and 6 

The day begins at 8.55 and ends at 3.20.

Children do not need to bring in pencil cases as all equipment is provided.

At morning break you can bring in a healthy snack or fruit to eat. We are a nut free school, so please do not bring any food items into school which contain nuts or traces of nuts.

Please bring a named water bottle into school. This needs to be taken home daily to be washed thoroughly.

Lunchtime is at 12.30 and the children have one hour for lunch.

Within Year 5 and 6, the children have many roles and responsibilities. The children can apply for a range of monitor roles in school. These roles include PE, library, assembly, classroom, ICT and register monitors.

At the beginning of the Autumn term, each class will vote for a school council representative who will represent the class within the school council meetings. 


Summer Term 1

As we enter the second half of our Spring term we will be coving the following topics:


English: This half term, some of our English work will be based around the book, Macbeth, William Shakespeare.

We will also focus on a range of poetry.




RE:  Pentecost and Reconciliation

Science: Scientists and Inventors (6)

Geography:  The Wonders of the World

Art:  Collage

PSHE: Dental Health and Health Education

Computing: Data bases and Concept Maps .



Each week, the children will continue to receive spellings to learn. The spellings will be tested in class, the following Thursday. The children will receive spelling activities on Purple Mash which should be completed weekly.



The children will  continue to complete PE on a Wednesday and a Friday.                              Please can I remind all children that they should have a full PE kit in school at all times. If your child does not have a PE kit in school, then they will not be able to participate within the PE lessons. Thank you in advance for your support with this


Year 6 Study Classes

The Year 6 study classes will continue to take place every Tuesday from 3.20-4.15.  The last class will be held during SATs week – 14th May. The children will be provided with a drink and biscuits at the beginning of the study class.



The Year 6 SATs will take place w.c. 13th May 2024.


This half term Mrs Geldart and Mrs O’Kane will be supporting in the Year 5 and 6 class.


Please do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Sykes if you have any questions that you would like to ask such as the concepts or methods taught within Maths or if you wish to support your child further at home.


As we progress through this term, additional resources and links will be added to help support the children’s learning.

Please keep an eye on our class page for updates and snapshots of learning. Through exploring our web page, you can keep up-to-date with our learning journey, check out our curriculum and explore subject specific websites which can support your children’s learning.



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