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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 Davey.


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

SPELLINGS: These are given every Friday and tested the following Friday.

PE: Ash Tree Class have P.E on Tuesday 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, poem.
  • 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, fractions and geometry.
  • Science: Forces; recognising how different forces affect objects.
  • Computing: Researching figures linked to topic and presenting the information in a create and engaging manner. 
  • Music: Learning, rehearsing and performing Victorian carols.
  • Art: Creating a Victorian style tapestry.
  • D & T: Creating a cam toy for a Victorian child. 
  • 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: OAA (Fisical sports coach) and handball.
  • RE: What does it mean to be a Sikh?
  • PSHE: ‘Me and my relationships’ – developing team building and communication skills.  
  • French: School Life; subjects, objects and asking questions and All in a day; time and the school week.