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This Wednesday is the Christmas service for Grandparents, at 9.30am.

English

In year 5, we have a daily English and Reading sessions and we have weekly grammar and spelling sessions. This will coincide with set homework and spellings which will be tested on a Friday. 

 

During the Autumn term we will be focusing on:

  • mystery and suspense;
  • explanation texts;
  • vocabulary building;
  • literary heritage.

The children will be reading several different texts ranging from fiction to non-fiction based around the topics listed above.

 

By the end of this academic year all pupils in KS2 must read the following books:

  • Friend or Foe by Michael Morpugo
  • King of the Cloud Forest by Michael Morpugo
  • Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
  • Oliver Twist (abridged version)
  • Skellig by David Almond
  • The Firemaker’s daughter by Philip Pullman
  • Orange’s in no man’s land by Elizabeth Laird
  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S Lewis (series)
  • Street Child by Berlie Doherty
  • Thief by Majorie Blackman
  • Danny, Champion of the World by Roald Dahl
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K Rowling
  • Brother’s Grimm Fairytales

 

 

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