Class 5 2018 - 2019

Miss Henderson

Miss Henderson

Welcome to Class 5

We hope you all had a lovely Spring/Easter break. Last term, the children showed me just how hardworking and eager to learn they were: I know that they will continue this fantastic work ethic this half-term.

This half-term we welcome Miss Gilmore, who has previously taught in Year 5 and 6. In the morning, she will be teaching Literacy and I will be teaching Maths and we will both teach two afternoons a week. This will be beneficial to the children as they will have two qualified teachers teaching and supporting them.

In Literacy, we will be reading a book called The Man Who Walked Between The Towers. This book will be a stimulus for various pieces of writing such as a description of a characters’ experience, a flashback, an eye-witness report, an explanation/information text about forces, a diary entry and a newspaper report. In Maths, our main focus will be number, with a specific focus on multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 or 1000, adding and subtracting decimal numbers and positive and negative numbers. For a more in-depth overview of what we will be learning this half term, please see our curriculum overview.


It is vital that your child is reading often (10 minutes per day is recommended). I have seen such an improvement in the fluency of reading, vocabulary and comprehension of those children who read daily. We would like the children to read at least three times a week. Please also sign your child’s reading record when they have read.


Should you have any questions or concerns that you wish to discuss with me, please do not hesitate to come and speak to me or a member of the Year 5 team.


Alternatively, feel free to contact me on


Kind regards,


Miss Henderson and Miss Gilmore


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Abbott Community Primary School

Livesey St,
M40 7PR

Main Contact: Zarina Aliouche - School Business Manager

Tel: 0161 834 9529
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