Year 5

Welcome to Year 5: Miss Webster’s Class

Reading at home

  • In Year 5 your child should be reading for approximately 25 – 30 minutes per night.
  • Encourage your child to establish a routine for reading.  Modelling your own enjoyment of reading for pleasure also has an impact.
  • Reading material needs to be varied – fiction and non-fiction.
  • Your child may read books from home or the library, or books may be borrowed from the class book corner.
  • Your child may be provided with a reading book from the school reading scheme.
  • Please sign your child’s Reading Record Book when they have read and return to school every Monday.
  • When 5 signatures have been achieved, your child will receive a star and a raffle ticket that is entered into the termly prize draw. As they continue to read they will earn Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.

There are some suggested ways of learning:


– Create a story containing 6/7etc or all of the words.

-Write them out in chalk in different ways (e.g. as big as possible, as small as possible, joined up etc.)


-Make word searches containing the words

-Order them from hardest or easiest or find the hardest and easiest word. Discuss why.

-Spellings into

-Sheet-fill in the missing words

-How many different sentences can they think of containing the word _____ ?