Calow Church of England (VC) Primary School

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Welcome to Class 5

Useful Information

  • Class Teacher - Mrs Cullington       Teaching Assistant - Mr Winterbottom 
  • Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday mornings are PE sessions. PE kits should be in school from Monday until Friday as sessions may move arrive or visitors arranged. Swimming takes place on Wednesday mornings. 
  • Homework is set every Friday. You child should complete their assigned tasks on Mathletics and SpellingShed as well as achieve 200 points on Timestable Rockstars and have read 3 times in the week. House points are rewarded for each homework completed. Homework projects will be set each term too. 

Our class text for Spring Term 1 is...


Every morning pupils will take part in Collective Worship, followed by Maths and English (including Reading, Writing and Spelling), except on Wednesday morning when they attend swimming. Afternoon sessions focus on Foundation subjects as shown in the timetable below (except Wednesday due to swimming).

Session 1 Session 2
Monday Computing RE
Tuesday History/Geography PE
Wednesday Writing Science
Thursday Science Art/DT
Friday Music & French PSHE

In Class 5 we cover a range of topics throughout the year. The table below shows the topics we will study in Science, History and Geography. 

Autumn Term 1 Autumn Term 2 Spring Term 1 Spring Term 2 Summer Term 1 Summer Term 2
Space Properties of Materials Mixing and Separating Materials Living things including Humans Forces Forces
How do volcanoes affect the lives of the people on Hiemaey? How did a pile of dragon bones help to solve an ancient Chinese mystery? What is a river? What was it like to be a child during the Industrial Revolution in Derbyshire? Why are mountains so important? Why was winning the battle of Britain in 1940 so important?