Year 5/6 Dickens, Morpurgo and Shakespeare

Welcome to Upper Key Stage 2!


Shakespeare - Miss Prothero

Dickens - Mrs Gresswell (Monday and Tuesday) Mrs Bicker (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday)

Morpurgo - Miss Athwal


Supporting Adults: Mrs Lake, Mr Hill, Mrs Thomas



Hello Year 5/6, 


Today, you were given the Year 3/4 and Year 5/6 statutory spellings. Over the half term, we would like you to choose 5 words a day to learn from either list. 40 words in total over the week. Please choose words you do not already know. To help learn them please use the spelling strategies: rainbow writing, draw round the word, look, cover, write, check, consonants only, vowels only, speed writing, pyramid words and drawing round words. We understand that some children struggle more with spellings that others but please just try your best!


We will continue to revise the words in school after half term before starting to test you on the words. 


Do not worry if you have lost the sheet. The words can be found on Seesaw, on the website, in your reading records and on the internet. 


Let us know if you have any questions, 


Have a lovely half term, 


Year 5/6 team

Home Learning Challenge - Darwin's Delights

KS2 Virtual School Games- Martial Arts!

We would love everyone to take part in the challenge above. Once you have done the challenges, email Mr Deverall your scores, at

Street Child by Berlie Doherty - Tell me your story, Jim

Here you will find the recording of Street Child by Berlie Doherty. The text links with our literacy work this term so please ensure you listen to the story carefully.

Chapter 1 - The Shilling Pie

Chapter 2 - The Stick Man

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Race to the Frozen North - The Matthew Henson Story by Catherine Johnson

Hello Year 5 and 6,
I have been reading Race to the Frozen North to my hub group. They have been really enjoying it so I thought you might like to hear it as well. I hope you enjoy it.


Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11 Part 1

Chapter 11 Part 2

Chapter 12

Chapter 13

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