Year 5 Beckham

Our teachers are Mrs Thwaites and Mrs Upton

Our teaching assistant is Mrs Hubble-Darkes

Mrs Thwaites Mrs Upton Mrs Hubble-Darkes
local_drink Drinks

Please can the children bring in a separate water bottle (water only) each day. Thank you.


PE days are Friday afternoon. Please make sure your child has the correct PE kit.

Homework sent home on a Friday to be returned the following Thursday. Reading is expected every evening at home, with books returned daily and signed.

Swimming will be Tuesday morning terms 1, 3 & 5

Useful Websites


Homework booklet based on weekly Maths and English lessons. Parents to support children to know all times tables. Read with your child every evening.

Some books that the children may like to read at home:

  • Michael Morpurgo - Walter and Me, War Horse etc.
  • Anthony Horowitz – Alex Rider series
  • Morris Gleitzman – Blabbermouth, Wicked etc.
  • Garth Nix – Mister Monday
  • Andrew Norris – Aquila, The Portal etc.
  • Alan Temperley - Harry and the Wrinklies
  • Jacqueline Wilson – loads of them!
  • Philip Pullman - Northern Lights
  • Cornelia Funke - Dragon Ride
  • Malorie Blackman - Pig Heart Boy
  • Philippa Pearce - Tom’s Midnight Garden
  • Louis Sachar – Holes
  • J K Rowling - Harry Potter series

bookmark_border Reading League

As you should know we have a Reading league at school which helps encourage children's reading at home. Each class has teams and these teams reading scores are sub-totalled each Friday and totalled monthly. The winning team each month receive a medal and the winning class receive a voucher.

So remember to read at home each evening and return your signed reading record to school every day. You will not only be helping your team win the reading league BUT also be in line for other prizes and treats for exceptional effort in reading.

Don't forget to visit our school library!

Term 2

Friday, 24th February, 12:07 PM

Our topic this term is Fireworks

  • Book – The Firework Makers Daughter by Phillip Pullman
  • Maths – multiplication and division
  • Science – Materials and their properties
  • Art – Firework skylines
  • Spanish - greetings
  • History – Guy Fawkes
  • Computers - Coding