Our Teacher is Mr Thomas


A very warm welcome to Horse Chestnut Class (Year 5). We are a very busy and enthusiastic class where exciting learning is always taking place. We all make mistakes and love to learn from them.

Spring term 2

TOPIC: Are you the next inventor?


Our topic this term is titled Are you the next inventor? This topic will cover many curriculum areas including English, History, Art, Geography and RE.


Children are expected to read most days. Diaries will be checked during guided reading sessions. We also count recorded reads for our reading competition! Please also use this diary to communicate with me if you wish. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to pop in or arrange a meeting to speak with me!


In Maths we will be focussing on place value.


This term we will be learning about Electricity.


We currently do Pe on a Monday afternoon, taken by the wonderful MSP.


We currently have Ukulele lessons, every Thursday. Taught by Mr Lounds.

SPAG + Spellings

On Friday Mrs Bray/Mr Thomas comes in for the morning, focussing on SPAG.

Spellings will be given out every Friday and will be tested the following Friday- the children will learn strategies within class to help them apply their spellings.

Useful websites

My Book Blog




Try out these SPaG activities to improve your skills. -



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