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Year 5 & 6

Welcome to Years 5 and 6!

If you would like to contact your child's teacher, please email directly:

Mr Roper - 

Ms Parry - 

Mr Cramp - 

Mrs Chamberlain -

The staff in years 5 and 6 are:


Mr Roper (Newton class teacher and head of years 5 and 6)

Mrs Parry  (Cousteau class teacher) 

Mr Cramp (Hamilton class teacher) 

Mrs Dowe (teaching assistant in Newton) 

Mr Hibbitt (teaching assistant in Newton) 

Mrs Potter (teaching assistant in Cousteau)

Mrs Chamberlain  (Hamilton support teacher  & SENDCO).


Welcome back to school - key information for the start of the new year (these have been shared with the children in school)

Key information:


Water bottles

Please ensure your child has a water bottle with them in school each day. Due to measures to help prevent the spread of Covid-19, the children cannot use cups to have water in the classroom or access the water fountain when on the playground.


As the children now have a more limited access to the playground at break times and lunch times (to ensure bubbles of children don't mix), it is essential that children have a coat in school. Whenever possible, even if it is wet (unless it is torrential rain), the children will be taken onto the playground for their allocated 15 minutes in the morning and 20 minutes during lunchtime. It is vital for children to have some time out of the classroom and to get some fresh air to help their mood, concentration and physical and mental well-being.
PE days

- come to school wearing school P.E. kit
- long hair should be tied up
- earrings should not be worn
- inhalers should be in school on all days, not just for P.E. days


Newton class (Mr Roper, Mrs Dowe & Mr Hibbitt) Monday and Friday
Hamilton class (Mr Cramp and Mrs Chamberlain) Monday and Thursday
Cousteau class (Ms Parry and Mrs Potter) Monday and Tuesday



- to be given out on Fridays
- to be handed in by the following Friday each week

 Each week, the children will be expected to:
- do at least 5 reads (signed by an adult in their reading diary)
- practise their times tables (to complete a page in their times tables homework book)
- practise their weekly spellings. Children will be tested on their weekly spellings in school every Friday.

The children have also been given 'knowledge organisers' to take home for any science, geography or history topics they are learning about in school. Their knowledge organisers contain key facts and information for them to learn, which will help them in history, science and geography lessons.

End of the school day (3 p.m.)

Year 5 and 6 classes are brought to the playground to be picked up at 3 p.m. Children should all be picked up as promptly as possible, to avoid ‘bubbles’ mixing when the year 3 and 4 children are dismissed from the same playground and gates later on.


Photos of the classrooms in years 5 and 6 for the start of term

Newton classroom

Cousteau classroom

Hamilton Classroom