Year 5 2018 - 2019

Miss Cotter

I would like to warmly welcome you to Year 5 where we are looking forward to a fantastic year. Year 5 is yet another exciting chapter in primary school where children begin their journey into Upper Key Stage 2. Although this year will be full of challenges and hard work it will also prove to be a roller coaster of fun, friends, discovery and adventure. Support from home is always welcome and if there are any questions or queries please feel free to visit my classroom and the end of the school day or message me on Class Dojo. 

Miss Cotter

How can you help?

You can greatly help your child by asking them questions about the book they are reading; testing their understanding, encouraging them to investigate the meaning of words they are unsure of, writing a book review or by giving you a summary of the reading they have done that night. Every little helps!


In Year 5 the children are expected to be able to recall their times tables with great fluency and times tables are the foundation of the majority of the Maths curriculum. It is vital that the children can use their times tables quickly to help themselves to solve problems. You can help by asking them random times tables questions at any time of the day, even on the journey to school in the morning or over dinner, this quick fire approach would greatly benefit your child.


The children are encouraged to research their topic in depth at home using the internet, watching documentaries and visiting the local library, all are great ways to broaden their knowledge of their Topic. Our Topic display in class will showcase a mixture of the work children will do in class and also pieces of work the children have created outside school that demonstrates their own engagement and learning of the topic. The more we have to share the better! 

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Contact Us

Telephone: 01928 574544


Headteacher: Ros Atkins

Weston Primary School,

Lambsickle Lane, Runcorn,

Cheshire WA7 4RA

SENCO: Laura Simpson