Mulberry Class - Year 5

Mulberry Class Teacher is Miss Price
Mrs O'Mara is our full time TA 
Welcome to the 
Mulberry Class Page
I hope you have had a lovely summer holiday and I am looking forward to welcoming your first term in Year 5 at Loxwood School!
Our first topic will be 'Into the Light' which is part of our whole school skills focus of 'Discover'. 
In English, we will be using the book 'Letters from the Light House' by Emma Carroll to help write character and setting descriptions. We will be writing a diary entry, and instructions as well as creating black out poetry based on World War II. 
In Maths, we will be focusing on place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 
For more information please see the topic web below. 
In Mulberry Class, PE will usually be on Monday and Wednesdays.
We have Woodland Learning with Mrs Harder every other Thursday. Our dates for this half term are:
  • 8th September 
  • 22nd September 
  • 6th October
If you have a query or concern, please talk to us at school drop off or pick up. You can also get in touch through the school office by emailing I am always happy to answer any questions and support your child.
Miss Price 

Each term, the children will be given a new ‘Independent Homework Grid’. In Year 5, there will be set ‘hand in’ days at the bottom which is the minimum requirement. Each task should be taken from a different row and column. The amount of time a child chooses to spend on a project is up to them. Please focus on the presentation!

After completing times tables and arithmetic on a Friday, children should choose an area that they would like to practice at home to help them improve their score each week. 

To improve your weekly arithmetic, you should be practicing using MyMaths Each week, we will write an area on the front cover that we would like to improve. 
Username: loxwood
Password: square162 
If you need help finding this topic on MyMaths, please ask me. 
Mulberry Class Spellings 2022-2023
You will be given your spellings for half a term at a time.
  • Spellings will be tested on Mondays.
  • Spelling sentences (homework) are due in on Mondays. Please ensure these are written like Year 5 sentences using a range of punctuation and varied sentence structures. There is a prompt sheet in the front of your book to help you. 
  • Children are split into three groups: Miss Price 1Miss Price 2 and Mrs O'Mara.
Autumn 2 Test Dates: 
Week 1 - 31st October
Week 2 -  7th November
Week 3 -  14th November
Week 4 -  21st November
Week 5 -  28th November
Week 6 -  5th December 
Useful Resources