St Mary's C.E. Primary School

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Welcome to Year 5 and 6

In Year 5 and 6, we have three classes:

Maple, Oak and Chestnut  

You can click on each of the class names to find out information specific to the class. This page shows what we are learning, class news and some useful links.


In class we are learning...

Term 5 year 5/6 overview 


Termly Overview Term 6 by Anonymous Gfndfjb79V on Scribd


 Maths: Chestnut & Oak Class Wk beginning 4th June

Monday (Inset)

Tuesday: Creating scaled maps of the school field 

Wednesday: 'Bottoms on Benches' a percentage based problem-solving activity 

Thursday: 'Murder Mystery' involving: Properties of shapes, time intervals, converting fractions, measuring and multiplication/division facts. 

Friday: Working with a secondary school Maths teacher to create complex nets of shapes 


 Maths: Chestnut & Oak Class Wk beginning 11th June


Monday: Can I make a clinometer using protractors accurately?

Tuesday: Can I take measurements in real-life contexts?

Wednesday: Can I solve mathematical problems?

Thursday: Can I solve mathematical problems?

Friday: Can I solve problems involving 2D and 3D shapes?


Literacy (to be added) 



Spellings for Revision

The 100 words mentioned in the email, and brought home by your child are:

accommodate, accompany, according, achieve, aggressive, amateur, ancient, apparent, appreciate, attached, available, average, awkward

bargain, bruise

category, cemetery, committee, communicate, community, competition, conscience, conscious, controversy, convenience, correspond, criticise, curiosity

definite, desperate, determined, develop, dictionary, disastrous

embarrass, environment, equip (-ped, -ment), especially, exaggerate, excellent, existence, explanation

familiar, foreign, forty, frequently

government, guarantee

harass, hindrance

identity, immediate(ly), individual, interfere, interrupt

language, leisure, lightning

marvellous, mischievous, muscle

necessary, neighbour, nuisance

occupy, occur, opportunity

parliament, persuade, physical, prejudice, privilege, profession, programme, pronunciation


recognise, recommend, relevant, restaurant, rhyme, rhythm

sacrifice, secretary, shoulder, signature, sincere(ly), soldier, stomach, sufficient, suggest, symbol, system

temperature, thorough, twelfth

variety, vegetable, vehicle


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