Year 5 & 6

The Autumn Term Topic Grid can be found here

A guide to helping your child develop as a reader can be found here.

Week Commencing 24.9.2018

Our key learning this week:

  • Mathematics:
  • Number - Formal multiplication and division.
  • English - Diary Entry from the point of view of a monk on Lindisfarne during the Viking invasion of 793AD.
  • Reading comprehension - working on retrieval of information from a text.
  • History - The Vikings
  • PE - Basketball - each Friday and Tennis - Each Thursday


25th September - Brownlee Brothers Triathlon, Loughborough.

28th September - Year 6 Visit to the Warning Zone, Leicester.

2nd October - Girls Football at UCC.  4-6

9th October - Football League at UCC 4-6.

30th October - Football League at UCC 4-6.

13th November - Girls Football at UCC 4-6.

20th November - Football League at UCC 4-6.

Must do at home, please: (reviewed termly)

Year 5 and 6 Spelling list which from which the weekly Year 5 and 6 spellings are taken.

Additional ways to support your child/book lists:

Year 5 and 6 reading list:

Can be found here:

Homework Expectations – Year 5 and 6 Homework will be set every Wednesday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. Pupils are expected to complete every set task. Generally, homework will be one piece of written work or a worksheet and a set of spellings to learn.

 Additionally, children must read and record their reading in their diaries at least three times each week. Updates on what we have been doing can be found on the Year 5 and 6 page of the English Martyrs Website:  Work in books is expected to be of the same standard as work in school, with neat handwriting, diagrams in pencil and care take to include appropriate punctuation and good spelling. 

 House points will be awarded for good work each week.

Year 5 and 6 had an awesome day at the School Games at Loughborough University.  We watched 4 netball games in the morning before watching the athletics in the afternoon.  It was an inspirational day and we are extremely thankful to Mr Thomas for arranging it.

Year 5 and 6 had an awesome day at Forest Schools.  We built dens in the morning before playing capture the flag in the afternoon.  It was great fun!

Year 6 have started to learn the ukulele with Mr Joyce - it is great fun.

Key Stage 2 Liturgy 14.9.18.

Well done to the Year 5 and 6 Football teams who played on Tuesday - you were awesome.

Key Stage 2 Liturgy 21.9.18