Year 5

Welcome to Year 5                 

The class teacher is Miss Aston.  Mrs Baillie is our Teaching Assistant.  

Year 5 A-Z of Useful Information    


Please let a member of staff know if your child has an allergy, medical condition or specific diet.

Any concerns?

Please feel free to email or arrange a meeting with us.

Be Ready

Check out our Be Ready guidance which outlines the skills and responsibilities expected from our pupils as they enter each new class group.

Fruit bar

Pupils in Year 3 and above can buy fruit from the school kitchen at break time - 30p an item. 

Growth Mindset

At Garsington all pupils, staff and parents are encouraged to have a growth mindset. Check out ideas and guidance on how you can achieve this via the Growth Mindset page.


Homework is set on a Thursday and should be returned by the following Tuesday. Children are expected to do at least 40 minutes of Maths Whiz online each week.

Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2  consists of Years 2 - Year 6. 

Items required everyday

Indoor and outdoor shoes 

Water bottle 

Reading record bag (reading books, reading record, times table chart). 

Please name everything.

Learning Detectives

Two pupils from each year group in Key Stage 2 are chosen as Learning Detectives for the term, coming together weekly as a group with the Headteacher to discuss and help with class and schoolwide learning challenges. 

Topic Webs 2023/24

Y5 - term 1 

Lunch Menu

In Year 5 pupils must pay for school dinners which cost £2.40 per day (if you think you are eligible for free school meals please contact the School Office). Dolce are our suppliers. 


PE takes place on Tuesday afternoons. PE Kit consists of dark coloured shorts or tracksuit bottoms, white T-shirt / polo-shirt, plimsolls and trainers. Please ensure your child's PE kit is named and in school.


lease read to or with your child for at least 10 minutes every day. Books can be taken home from the class library. Please ensure your child has a book which is challenging enough. 


Your child needs a pair of outdoor shoes, and some soft, clean indoor shoes which will be kept in the classroom.  Please ensure all shoes are named.


Weekly spellings are tested on a Tuesday. 


Year 5 pupils will be swimming during Term 5. 

Time Table

Below is our standard timetable. Some lessons may change.

Times Tables

Times tables are tested daily. 

Topic Web

For further details of all the curriculum subjects we will be studying this term please see the relevant topic web above. If you have any resources that may be useful to us for this term please bring them in.

Water bottles

Please ensure your child has a named water bottle in school.  Squash and other drinks are not allowed.