Year 5

Year 5

Year 5 is a wonderful year to watch the children achieve great success. The curriculum is varied, creative and yet increasingly demanding. New skills are taught and we improve one’s already acquired. Homework builds up, and children are expected to become more independent in their learning. That all being said, the topics are inviting and, hopefully inspiring to all pupils.
We find that pupils rise to the challenge as they are heavily praised and celebrated for their efforts, everyone is treated individually and encouraged to reach their full potential. Any children who are showing to have educational difficulties are supported, and where possible intervention put into place. Our higher achievers are recognised and expected to strive for the stars. Pastoral care in Year 5 is important as hormones can be starting to surface! We ensure that a good relationship is built with parents and children are supported through times of need. Plenty of time is given to personal, social and cultural learning about themselves and others.

Year 5 Staff

Mrs A McCanlish - Year 5

Mrs McClanlish is supporting Year 5 this year.

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Mr D Yates - Year 5

I am a relatively new to St Mary’s, prior to this I was riding my bike around South America immersing my self in the different cultures and environments. I have previously worked in Vietnam as a year 4 class teacher in the international circuit which was a fantastic experience. Out side of the classroom I […]

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Mrs S Neale - Year 5

I trained in Exeter and then spent six years teaching in west London before moving to France (Strasbourg) for three years with my husband’s work. I have four children, the first two being born in France. We moved to Cumbria 18 years ago and all four of my children have been through QES and the […]

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Year 5 and 6 outdoor residential

What an amazing couple of days! Year 5 and 6 have given their all during our outdoor days and have learned a huge amount about building shelters, our local environment, cooking, lighting fires and teamwork.  The weather wasn’t always the kindest, but everyone attacked all of the activities with great enthusiasm and energy and I […]

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European Languages Day

Each year we celebrate European Languages Day. Each class looks at a different country and explores the languages, culture and geography.  We have had a super time!  Many classes like to try and explore a new country, this year Belgium was the choice of Year 6.

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Tour of Britain day

What an amazing experience! Because the tour was heading through Kirkby Lonsdale, we came together to make a whole school bike wheel on the field before heading off to watch the riders as they sped past. The atmosphere on the road was amazing as dozens of motorbikes, support cars and media vans whizzed past, all […]

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Mia has a great time on This Morning

Wow look at what Mia has been doing…    

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Back to School

We look forward to welcoming our children on Wednesday 4th September.  If you have any queries please contact admin@stmarys-kl.cumbria.sch.uk.

End of Term

The Year 6 Service will start at 9:30am at St Mary’s Church concluding at around 10:30am. The Summer term will end at 1:00pm pm after lunch.

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Conference Visit to Rydal Hall

Some of our children from Year 5 have attended the School Vision Conference at Rydal Hall this week. We have taken part in a whole range of activities to help us think about the children’s involvement in our school vision. We were joined by many school from all over Cumbria. It was lovely to see […]

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Welcome Back to Summer Term

We are pleased to welcome our children after the Half Term Break.  

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Half Term Break

We look forward to welcoming our children back after half term on June 3rd.

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York Visit

Our children in Year 5 have been having a wonderful time in York on their residential visit. They have visited York Minster, The Railway Museum, Jorvik Viking Centre, The Dig as well as the Minster.  What a great if not slightly damp visit.

Reading List

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Boy
By Roald Dahl

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Jungle Book
By Rudyard Kipling

Year 5 Calender Events

18th October - INSET DAY

17th October - London Visit to Houses of Parliament

16th October - Parents Evening

15th October - Parents Evening

Year 5 Curriculum

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