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Please contact me using the following email address if you have any questions or queries - arickard@ashdown.e-sussex.sch.uk 


Key information

This term, the  children will be taught by Mrs Jarman (PE) and Mrs Pullinger (Music) on Monday afternoons while Miss Rickard is out of class on PPA (Planning, preparation and assessment time).  


PGL - Residential Presentation and Kit List

(Please click the link below for the parent meeting presentation)


pgl kit list uk.pdf



This term's learning:

Over terms 5 and 6 our focus will be, "What was the impact of the Romans?" 

We will be exploring Roman artwork in Art and Computing, before creating our own mosaics in both a digital and physical form.

 In Science, we will begin to investigate forces, starting off the term by looking at friction. 

Our writing this term will be based on mystery narrative 'The Nowhere Emporium' by Ross MacKenzie. 

PE this term

Our PE this term will be taught on Monday and Wednesday. The children will need full PE kit.  If you are unsure of the correct kit, please see the uniform policy which can be found on this website. 


Please see below for a curriculum map of our learning for this term.


The following document is the Long Term Plan for the whole of Year 5.


year 5 long term plan.pdf




Home Learning

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The focus for Home Learning this term is reading. We would like all children to be finding and reading books they love and sharing these stories within school, therefore we have suspended usual home learning for the time being. 

We are asking all children to read for pleasure at least 4 times a week and make good use of their Timestables Rockstars and Read Theory accounts.


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Curriculum Map