Shirley Community Primary & Preschool

Learning for life

Nuffield Road, Chesterton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 1TF

01223 712252



Welcome to our Year 5 page. 
Here you can enjoy looking at photos of our learning and access games and websites that can help to take the learning on further.
Blue Whales: Miss Walmsley & Mrs West
TAs: Miss Hancock & Mrs Regan/Mrs Brock
Tree Kangaroos: Miss Twist
TAs: Mrs Hales & Mr Goodliffe

Have a browse of our latest Curriculum letter for the autumn term to see what the children are learning this new school year. 

If you have any questions about your child's learning please speak to your child's class teacher or email using the class email.
Blue Whales:
Tree Kangaroos:


Key information

PE - The Year 5 PE Day for this half term is: Wednesday. Please make sure that your child comes to school on Wednesday wearing their PE kit comprising of a jumper, t-shirt in the colour of their team, shorts or trousers and suitable trainers. Jewellery, such as earrings and watches, much not be worn.

Swimming - Year 5 go swimming in the Spring term on Thursdays. Please make sure your child comes to school with a swimming kit comprised of a swimming costume and towel (hairbrush and deodorant optional, no shampoo or body wash will be allowed).

'The Daily Mile' - Year 5 are participating every day. Please ensure your child is wearing appropriate footwear for running.

Home-learning - Home learning will be sent home on a Thursday and will be due back on Tuesday. This will include spellings to practise through the week, reading and an English or Maths homework alternating each week.

Letters for Parents/Carers:
Please see our newsletter for information on our curriculum, topics and diary dates.