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Welcome to Sphinx Class 


Welcome back to Term 4 of Year 5 - officially half of Year 5 has been completed! 

Thank you for all your hard work during lockdown and on-line learning.  I am looking forward to having you all back in school where we can carry on the learning without WiFi being an issue!


Your week:

Music (clarinet lessons) will be on a Thursday afternoon.

PE will be on Thursday afternoons - please ensure all PE kit is in school.  Blue or black shorts, your House-coloured t-shirt and trainers.  

Mile Run - this is daily (weather permitting) so trainers should be in school every day.



  • You are expected to read at home for 20 minutes (minimum) every day, complete your Reading Record and bring it to school with you daily
  • Spellings will be given out and tested weekly.  These will be based on the patterns and rules of Year 5 and are in addition to the Spelling Bee words for Spring term (mainly the Government Year 5/6 statutory spelling lists)
  • Maths - this year it is times tables and arithmetic focus for a minimum of 10 minutes a day.  Use Times Tables Rock Stars to improve your speed and accuracy

Please ensure you are organised with completing all set homework and that you put sufficient effort into completing it.  If you have any difficulties completing this work, please come and speak to me as soon as possible so we can go over it together.


Art Shirts

Could you please bring in a big old shirt/t-shirt to wear for doing messy art work so it will cover the majority of your uniform to keep it clean.  One of your mum or dad's old tops is ideal - please ask them first for permission. We will keep these in your locker for the term/year and you are responsible for wearing it for any 'messy' work! 


Please contact me with any questions you may have or to advise me of anything I need to know.


Best wishes, 


Miss Dickson