Welcome to Year 5
Our Year 5 team leader and the class teacher in 5B is Miss Betts. Mrs Hellmuth is the class teacher in 5H. Mrs Fox (Thurs,Fri) and Mrs Boyle (Mon, Tues, Wed) are the teachers in 5F.
English and Maths are taught in four ability sets in every year group. The three classes in each year group are divided into four Maths groups and four English groups. Mrs Robertson is the fourth teacher for Maths and English groups daily in Year 5. Since October half term Mrs Robertson is on maternity leave. Between now and Christmas, Mrs Robertson’s groups for English and maths will be taken by two long term supply teachers – Miss Jagannath Monday to Wednesday and Mr Peterson Thursday and Friday. From January 2016 a new teacher, Miss Lara Wightman, will be joining Courthouse as the teacher of these groups.
This Year 5 page will feature general Year 5 news and also displays and pupils' work in English and Maths. The most recent posts to this page will be at the top. Occasionally a whole new web page will be used to report an event. To see class based work you can use the class links in the Pupil drop down menu. To see class based work and photos from previous years, you can go to the Archived Pages side bar menu to the left. To see this year group's previous classes in Year 4 and Year 3 you can follow these links:
4F 2014-2015, 4L 2014-2015, 4W 2014-2015 Year 4 2014-2015
3C 2013-2014, 3H 2013-2014, 3S 2013-2014 Year 3 2013-2014
The curriculum for Autumn Terms 1 and 2 will be available on the Year 5 Curriculum Details web page accessed from Related Pages on the left.
Other useful documents can be found HERE.
Macbeth The Musical - 21st and 22nd October 2015
Parents, staff and pupils were bowled over by the magnificent performances by Year 5 in their production of Macbeth The Musical this week.
Please see our Macbeth programme in Related Documents on the left.
Rehearsals took place for 2 weeks during English time from 5th to 16th October. There were three performances, once to the school and twice to parents.
More photos coming soon.
Year 5 trip to Ufton Court - Friday 9th October
Year 5 went to Ufton Court in Reading to take part in a Shakespeare workshop.
We did the following activities:
Recreating scenes from a play by Shakespeare
Exploring Shakespeare's plays through props, costumes and staging
Looking at Shakespeare's language to gain understanding of the meaning behind his words
Looking at The Globe and Shakespeare's life and exploring the differences between the Tudor period and present day
Recreating The Globe by reenacting parts of Shakespeare's plays using props, costume and character.
Year 5 Displays