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Year 5 key documents and resources

Key Documents

Any important information about trips and other activities will be sent out via “Parentmail” – it is good to check your e-mails every week and make a note of any important dates.

Useful Resources For Our Class/Parent Volunteers:

  • Pringles tubes for music activities
  • Junk Modelling/Recyclable Materials for DT work where we create fairground rides for the rest of the school to have a go on (Summer Term)
  • Newspapers to put on tables when painting
  • Old men's long-sleeved shirts for painting

Helpful/Useful Websites

These are some of the websites we have found useful when in Year 5:

Recommended Books/Authors

We enjoy reading a range of books in Year 5, but some of our favourite titles and authors are:

  • - Tom Gates
  • - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • - Dork Diaries


  • - Anthony Horowitz
  • - Chris Ryan
  • - David Walliams
  • - Jim Smith
  • - Jacqueline Wilson
  • - Pamela Butcher
  • - Roald Dahl