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Rufford Park Primary School


Rufford Ave, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7QR

0113 391 0906

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Ash Tree Class - Year 5/6


Welcome to our class page!

Year 5/6 Ash is taught by Miss Bairstow with support from Mrs Senior and Miss Suggitt.


HOME READING: This will be central to your child’s learning this year. The expectation in Year 5 and 6 is that children read at least 5 times per week. Please record the book and page number in your child’s reading record.

HOMEWORK: Homework will be given on a Friday to be handed in the following Wednesday

PE: Ash Tree Class have P.E on Monday and Thursday. Please make sure your child comes to school in their P.E kit on P.E days. They may wear navy tracksuit bottoms and a Rufford Park hoodie or school jumper over the top. Earrings must be removed for P.E unless recently pierced. If your child cannot remove their own earrings please make sure they come to school without them on the days of their P.E lessons. 

Autumn Curriculum Overview: The Victorians in Yeadon - Who was William Murgatroyd?

  • English: Pupils will be developing and using a range of skills through writing a biography, information text, diary entry, narrative description and poetry.
  • Reading: Our class reader 'Street Child' links to our Victorian topic. Pupils will be reading through this text and answering a range of questions to support their comprehension as well as completing a range of varied comprehension tasks.  
  • Maths: Building on place value knowledge, using all four operations to answer problems and fractions.
  • Science: Forces; recognising how different forces affect objects.
  • Computing:  Digital literacy – Internet communication and online safety.
  • Music:Y5 Ukuleles / Y6 Sing Up – ‘Hey, Mr Miller’
  • D & T: Exploring structures
  • History: The Victorians; building on chronological understanding, making comparisons between past and present and researching historical figures.
  • Geography: Local area and study of William Murgatroyd; locating points of interest on a map and understanding human geography.
  • PE: Hockey/football and dance
  • RE: What does it mean to be a Sikh?
  • PSHE: ‘Me and my relationships’ – developing team building and communication skills.  
  • French: Phonics and the date