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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 Tuesday and Wednesday. 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. 

Spring Curriculum Overview: My Region and the Western USA - Rivers and Mountains 

  • English: Pupils will be developing their writing skills by writing a non-chronological report, an adventure story and a newspaper report. 
  • Reading: Our class reader is 'King of the Cloud Forests' by Michael Morpurgo. Pupils will be reading through this text and answering a range of questions to support their comprehension. In addition, the children will be completing a range of comprehension-based activities linked to the topic.  
  • Maths: 
  • Multiplication and division 
  • Fractions 
  • Decimals and percentages 
  • Algebra 
  • Perimeter and area 
  • Statistics 
  • Science: Properties and changes of materials 
  • Computing: Computer Science  
  • Music: Sing Up  
  • Art: North American Art (landscapes) 
  • Geography: Comparing two regions 
  • PE: Tag rugby and OAA (Outdoor Adventurous Activities)  
  • RE: What do Christians believe about Jesus’ death and resurrection? and How does growing up bring responsibilities? 
  • PSHE: Rights and Responsibilities and Keeping Myself Safe