Welcome to Trimley St Mary Primary School 01394 284130 office@trimley.net

Welcome to the Year 5 webpage. Here is what we are up to…..

Class emails for Year 5 are:

stuarts@trimley.net – Mr Moss

georgians@trimley.net – Mrs Monteiro


We are so happy to see everyone return back to school and settle back into our daily school routine so well. As the weather is still warm some days, we are hoping to still teach some lessons outside. Please make sure that your child(ren) bring in suitable clothing, especially if it is windy.  Also, please remember to send your child in with a coat as the weather starts to get colder.

Parent Mail

Please ensure that you are regularly checking your Parent Mail. Any important information regarding what is happening in school will be sent via Parent Mail. Please remember if you need to contact you class teacher, please do so using our class email addresses:

Mr Murray – edwardians@trimley.net

Miss Caldwell – victorians@trimley.net

Remote Learning

If you or a family member have to self-isolate, resulting in your child(ren) also having to self-isolate, we will be setting work for them to complete at home. English and a topic-based task will be set on Purple Mash. Maths will be set on the Year group page and needs to be completed and then uploaded to Seesaw.


This half term, we will be focusing our writing on ‘cosmic’ by Frank Cottrell-Boyce.

w/c 10/01/2022

This week, we will be introducing our new book. We will be using our predicting, deducing and inferring skills to explore the opening chapters to the story.  Furthermore, we will be exploring the feelings of our main character and how he negotiates being too tall for his age!


Spelling tests take place every Tuesday. New spellings are handed out on the same day.

Common Exception Words Year 5/6


As the weather is getting colder please make sure the children bring an appropriate PE kit into school. Some of the PE sessions will take place outside so tracksuit bottoms and a PE jumper would be a good addition to the children’s PE bag. Children will take part in PE every other Thursday. If your child takes part in any lunchtime clubs please make sure they have a kit to change into.


Homework is given out on a Friday and is to be handed in by the following Wednesday. Children receive Maths and English homework.

Maths homework is currently being set on My Maths. Please remember to keep your login in a safe place so you do not lose it! English homework can be found on purplemash.

Reading Challenge

Please remember to take part in our weekly reading challenge. Reading challenges are collected by the class teacher every Monday morning.  It is really easy to complete! All you need to do is read for five minutes, five times a week and record it on your reading challenge.

Remember Mrs Ashford draws a reading challenge slip every week and the winner wins a book! Let’s see if we can get 100% to complete the reading challenge in 5S and 5G.



If your child has their ears pierced, please remember your child needs to be able to take them out by themselves before we go swimming. If your child is unable to remove their earrings, please help them take them out before they come to school in the morning. We cannot take out your children’s earrings for them.


(w/b. 10/1/2022)

Mr Moss’ set are collecting data and exploring line graphs.

Mrs Monteiro class will be focusing on perimeter

Please remember to practice times tables with your child at home. It is important to practise these for at least 5 minutes each day.

Below are some links that you might find useful at home:




Creative Curriculum

Natural Disasters

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For the Autumn term, our topic will be ‘Natural Disasters.’

In this topic, we will be looking at different natural disasters like volcanoes, tsunamis, earthquakes, hurricanes and tornadoes. We will be looking at the layers of the Earth, comparing and contrasting rocks and looking at weather patterns around the world.

w/b 22/11/2021

This week, we will be learning about floods. We will be looking at the floods that affected Felixstowe in 1953 and will write a diary entry as someone who has experienced a flood.