WELCOME TO YEAR 5!
Year 5 is an important year for progress and independence in our children; a year to embed all of the knowledge learnt in Lower Key Stage 2; a year to start the preparations for transition to secondary school. This is often a year when children grow in maturity — sometimes even more so than in their final year in primary. They will gain greater independence and confidence from being given more responsibility in their learning. Children in Year 5 are increasingly encouraged to take responsibility for their own learning: to do their homework, to pack their school bag, to remember their planners and equipment. As a result, they develop and grow. It is about encouraging independence in preparation for bigger things to come.