Horsfall Street, Morley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 9QY


Asquith Primary School

Growing to Succeed

Welcome To Year 5

Your Teachers: Mr Jones and Miss Goodwin

Our Support: Mrs Callaghan and Miss McGregor

Welcome to our class page!
Please regularly check this page as we will update it with important information, letters and work that the children have completed. There will also be a class blog and we love when you and the children leave us messages and comments! 

Things to Remember

  • Children can come to school in their PE kits on a  Monday and Thursday (Poplar Class) and Tuesday and Thursday (Birch Class).
  • Only bring water bottles, coats etc and a packed lunch to school - no book bags.
  • If you need to contact us, please email year5teachers@asquithprimary.org

Important Dates

  • Monday 7th February - Robinwood Residential

Year 5 Blog

Greek day - Friday 25th June

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Hello all!

Next Friday (June 25th) is Greek day for the year 5s. 

During the day, the children will have the opportunity to learn some traditional Greek dancing, sample a variety of traditional Greek food and complete Ancient Greek themed activities.

Children are encouraged to come dressed as an Ancient Greek, but not to worry if they can't - just come in regular school uniform.

It should be a really fun day and I hope all the children are excited for it!

Mrs H, Mr J, and Miss G.

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Return to School, 8th March

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Hello to all!

A few messages to help make our return as smooth as possible:

Children will now be a year group bubble, this means we can be more flexible with learning groups and friendships. 

We will be using the grass area so children are safe, this means they may get muddy.

You can wear PE kits on PE days.

No bags or things from home where possible please (but please send water bottles)

Encourage your children to wash or sanitise their hands when entering school in the morning. 

We will be trialing homework on Google Classroom, Mirodo can still be used for revision. 

We are really excited for the children to return, please talk to them about any worries they may have and let us know if we can help. After talking to them, I know most children are excited to be returing - expeically as this week is Science Week! Hopefully some good fun to be had!

Mrs H and Mr J

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Remote Learning

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Hello All, 

We are all busy working away to get your learning prepared for the next few weeks. 
Please get in touch by ringing school or our email (year5teachers@asquithprimary.org) if you need passwords, work to collect or any help. We will try our best!

We are really missing you all already and hope we can all stay connected through our learning! 

Mr Jones and Mrs Harding

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On the first day of Christmas....

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This week in Polar and Birch class, we have begun our advent calendar, with children get fun treats and things to do! I hope they are enjoying the little surprises. We have also begun the Elf Kick, 12 days of Christmas being active for 1 minute with a different activity a day. We had fun completing a Science experiment, testing the absorbancy of nappies (Poplar calss decided Morrisons are the best) and they are working on their collages that will hopefully be finidhed this week.

Below are some pictures of our Science work. 

This weeks spellings are tricky it is adding able. Children need to know whether to swap, double or drop the letter before adding able. Bubt some of the words don't fit the pattern. For example misery, you drop the y and only add able (in other examples you swap the y for an i). These are the last spelling of this half term:


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December is nearly here!

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In year 5 this week we have been working on multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. We have worked hard on using the correct langauge to describe what happens to the numbers. In Literacy, we are writing diaries as if we are Vikings heading for battle. Collaging is beginning this week in art - I am excited to see the outcomes of this. 

As December approaches, we have lots of little surprises in year 5 to try and bring a bit of Christmas spirit into what has been a crazy and challenging year! We hope the children enjoy it!

Thank you for those that have returned the Robinwood letter - the deadline is today (27th November) any issues, please get in touch. 

This weeks spelling are from the year 3/4 National Curriulum words that we sent home last half term; we will be testing the children on the entire list in a couple of weeks time. 


Have a good weekend.

Mrs H and Mr J

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