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Year 5 

Classes And Teachers 

5 CAPYBARA  | Mrs Warrick
5 LYNX  | Mrs Bennett

Remote Learning (in the event of closure due to coronavirus)

In the event of the school or the year group bubble being closed due to coronavirus 
Year 5's learning will be via Google Classroom. 

Google Classroom 

Children in Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and Year 6 have digital classrooms where they can access learning set by their teachers. 
They simply login to Google Classroom and click on their class name.

Remote Learning Timetable for Year 5

Home Learning Resources




Information for Autumn Term 2020

The following information, containing lots of useful information for this term, was sent home via email at the beginning of term. 

Our topic for this term is "The World and its Wisdom"

 News & Dates

  • Autumn Term Parents' Evenings are by phone appointment. 
  • We send letters and other important information to parents and carers via email. It's really important that you ensure the School Office has your current email address.
  • School App - we communicate with parents frequently on the school app. Please ensure you have downloaded it and signed up. We will give you details of how to do this, including the passcode, once your child is in Reception.

  • Please also check the Calendar and Term Dates.

P.E. is on Tuesdays and Wednesdays/Thursdays

Year 5 children need to wear Swaffield PE kit.
In addition, children need to have trainers/plimsolls and grey tracksuit bottoms as most PE lessons will be outside this term. 

You may, if you like, leave the PE kit at school and take it home to wash at the weekend. Please make sure that all clothing, including PE kit has your child's name clearly on it.

Morning Drop Off Time: 8.45am to 8.55am

Entrance gate for Year 5 classes: Aslett Street Gate
Please make sure your child arrives at school in their 10-minute window each morning. 

Afternoon Pick Up Time: 3.05pm

Please come in and collect your child from the the Back Playground.

Please make sure your child is picked up on time at the end of the day. 

Please phone the School Office if you are delayed. If you've arranged for someone else to collect your child please inform the class teacher, teaching assistant or office staff in advance.

Break Time

Children may bring in fruit or vegetables to have as a snack at morning break. 

Milk is available break time for those who have signed up to the Cool Milk service. Milk is subsidised for all  primary school children and is free for under 5’s as well as those who get free school meals .

Find out more including how to register by visiting www.coolmilk.com.


Visit our lunch page to find out more about lunches and get a copy of the current school menu
Alternatively, you may choose for your child to have a packed lunch, provided by you. You will need to inform the School Office and you must give half a term's notice.

Please note that Swaffield is a nut-free school.  


Please take a look at our Homework page where you can find out more details of our homework policy, guidance for parents and also download some useful information to help you support your child at home

  • Please ensure your child reads every day and write a positive comment in their yellow reading record and make sure your child brings this to school with them every day.
  • Spelling words are given every Tuesday to prepare for a test the following Monday. 
  • Homework and Maths Fluency Books tasks are given on Fridays and need to be completed and returned on Tuesdays. 
  • Please visit our Reading & Books page for more information about Reading. You can see the reading list for Year 5 here.


Please make sure that your child's clothes are labelled with their name. This is particularly important for school jumpers and fleeces as these are the items that tend to be lost most frequently.

Please visit our Uniform page for details of our school uniform and the link to our uniform supplier where you can buy items featuring the Swaffield logo.

Parents seeing Teachers

Autumn Term Parents' Evenings will be phone appointment. 

The teachers are always pleased to speak to parents or carers of the children they teach, but it is not possible for them to talk to you when they are responsible for a class.

Please make an appointment to speak to teachers by phoning the School Office. or speak to the teacher when dropping off or collecting your child. 

The Head, Deputy Heads are very happy to speak to parents/carers too. Please contact the School Office.