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Year 5

Welcome our Year 5 webpage.  We have three classes in the year group and these are taught by Miss Croker, Miss Potter , Miss Morley and Mrs Stalker. We have some lovely teaching assistants called Mrs Felix  and  Mrs Rys.

The highlight of our week is Thursday morning where we all take part in music lessons. We are being taught how to play the steel pans by Mary Genis from Culture Mix Arts. On a Friday afternoon, we are lucky enough to have a specialist art teacher and coaches, who come in and do our PE with us

We have another exciting opportunity this year as well. The children are part of a JDO project. This project sees our children partnered up with another child in an American school. They have each been allocated a chrome book, which they can use anytime and we are learning from each other and taking part in collaborative projects.

Our day consists of a maths and literacy lesson in the morning and topic lessons in the afternoon. This term we are studying the lifecycles of mammals, amphibians and birds.  We are also learning about the Anglo Saxons.

News!

  • Nursery Places Available

    We have some spaces available in our Nursery for September 2019. If you are interested please call the school and we will be happy to help you with your enquiries.

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  • Young Carer's Awareness Day 2019

    On the 31st January is Young Carer's Awareness Day.  Current figures are that 1 in 5 secondary children have a caring role.  The figures are 1 in 10 for children under the age of 10.

    A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol. They will do many tasks like:

    Practical tasks, such as cooking, housework or shopping.

    Physical care, such as helping someone out of bed.

    Emotional support, such as talking to someone who is distressed.

    Personal care, such as helping someone dress.

    Managing the family budget and collecting prescriptions.

    Helping to give medicine.

    Helping someone communicate.

    Looking after brothers and sisters.

     If you would like more information as to how to help a young carer. Please click on the link below.

    West Berkshire Young Carers website

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  • Calcot Colour Run

    Our very first crazy, colour run took place during the school fayre.

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