Welcome to Year 5 - Fothergill

Year 5 Fothergill

Teachers: Mrs Brook (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday morning) & Miss Mousley (Wednesday afternoon, Thursday & Friday).

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Coley (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

PPA cover (Monday afternoon): Mr Dalby for Forest School and Mrs Whistler for PSHCE.

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Our class name - Fothergill

Fothergill Watson (he later changed his name to Watson Fothergill) was one of the leading local architects practicing in the Nottingham area from about 1870 to 1906. During these thirty or so years he designed over a hundred buildings including houses, banks, churches, shops and warehouses; many of which still survive today.

Who said homework had to be be boring?!

Lots of English and Maths games and activities can be found on the side panel - just click on the links and have some fun!

There is also a document you can download with the website addresses on.


Children must continue to read as much as possible.

Children are to practise their spellings and times tables this week.


​RSPB: https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/

Superstar readers

In year 5, we expect the children to read every day. It’s vital that the children read regularly so that they can access all areas of their learning and make fantastic progress. You can earn a raffle ticket for every 3 reads recorded in your reading diary and raffle tickets mean prizes! Children can read anything that interests them; recipe books, newspapers, comics, information books and even cereal boxes!

Times tables

Children must keep practising their times tables up to 12 at home so they can complete their challenges in school. Your child should know and be able to use the commutative method. E.g. 2x4=8 in the 4x table and 4x2=8 in the 4x table.

WWF Green Ambassadors

Y5 Fothergill are our ambassadors for the WWF.

As Green Ambassadors supporting the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature), our role is to raise awareness across the school and wider community. We focus on the following areas;

  • Championing Sustainable Food
  • Saving on Energy & Water Use
  • Protecting forests & habitats
  • Taking action on climate change
  • Protecting endangered animals.

Year 5 - Fothergill

December 2017


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