NEWS FLASH

Clubs Bookings and Parents Evenings Bookings will both be open from 6pm on Tuesday 19th October.

You can find all of the information for our Year 5, Year 6 and Year 7 Virtual Presentations on the respective Year 5Year 6 and Year 7 Events pages.

Prospective parents can find useful guidance and details about the New Intake in 2022 for Parkside Middle School on our dedicated webpage.

Covid 19 Self-Testing at Home for Key Stage 3 pupils.

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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

We aim to ensure a smooth and supported transition into Middle School. We realise that the leap from First School to Middle School can be a daunting experience, therefore we strive to make this as easy and enjoyable as possible for both parents and pupils.

We begin our Learning Journey adventures with themed Inspiration Days which encourage children to fully engage with their foundation subjects from the outset.

The beauty of our Year 5 classes is the balance between the nurturing environment of a class-based experience with the educational benefits of subject-specialist teachers – particularly within core subjects. We have found that this allows pupils to settle happily in the early weeks before embarking onto a more independent journey through the school.

For further information about the curriculum in our school please contact Mrs R. Cox Deputy Headteacher.

Meet the team:

Mrs S.Norris
Mrs V. Dallaway
Mrs J Papadopolous
Miss H. Pickett
Miss V. Rathmill
Miss R. Manning

Acting Team Leader
Miss V. Rathmill
 

Introduction to the Year 5 Curriculum
 
 
An introduction to the Year 5 Curriculum can be found on the link below to replace information that is usually given out to new parents at the Induction Evening in July and the English/Maths morning in October. A grammar glossary is also available for your information.  
We would suggest printing out:
  • The grammar glossary
  • Questions to support your child with reading 
  • The school calculation methods
 
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