Year 5

Welcome to Year Five at Priors Hall – a learning community.

We are two-form entry so have two classes in this year group. Both our classes are named after famous authors; they are Bunzl Class with Mr Harry Barwell and Cotrell-Boyce class with Mr Justin Pye. Year 5 are supported by Sarah Larrett and Lindsey James. Our classes also sometimes identified by the year group followed by their teacher’s initials: Y5HB (Bunzl Class) and Y5JP (Cottrell-Boyce Class).


In Year 5, we will be exploring six exciting topics across the year, which will lead our learning and give the children the opportunity to experience all areas of the wider curriculum. These topics are:

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We use a range of rewards throughout Year 5 from; Dojo points, Star of Week certificates, which are presented in our Celebration Assemblies, and presentation points. We regularly use ClassDojo and SchoolComms to communicate with parents and to keep you updated with all of the learning in class.

Home Learning

Home Learning is set weekly and is designed to enhance your child’s learning and to consolidate what has been learnt that week. Home Learning tasks cover the following areas of learning:

  • Reading
  • Project-based research topic
  • Maths
  • Spellings

Useful Links

Below are some recommended links that will enhance your child’s learning further:

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