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South Farnborough Junior School

Embracing our values today, to be a successful part of the world tomorrow


Year 5

5W - Miss Turner5X - Mrs Walton & Mrs Winter
5Y - Mr Svensen5Z - Mrs Orme & Mrs Regan

Parent/Carer Information 


Flu Immunisation

Flu immunisations will be taking place on Thursday 13th October 2022.  If you need to contact a member of the immunisation team please visit the

A copy of the letter can be found on the whole school letters page. 

Google Classroom and Home Learning

Logins can be found in the back of your yellow home/school book


Google ClassroomTT RockstarsMyMathsSFJS Learning Zone
For more information on how to access Google Classroom and How-to user guides please click on the image above.

The children have been issued with a username and password. This can be found in their home/school book

To access the website click on the image above

School Username: south18

School Password: fraction96

For set work, your child will also have an individual username and password

To access the website click on the image above

Don't forget, if you need some extra help to have a look at the Learning Zone!


PE Days 2022/2023

Children will need to come to school in their PE kit on their designated PE days as stated below. They will stay in their PE Kit all day.

ClassIndoor PEOutdoor PE
5WFriday PMTuesday PM
5XWednesday PMTuesday PM
5YWednesday AMTuesday PM
5ZWednesday PMTuesday PM

To clarify we expect all children to be wearing the following on their allocated PE days:

  • Indoor PE
    • Plain black shorts (Children are welcome to wear joggers/leggings over the top of their shorts during the school day, but they must be removed for the lesson)
    • House colour T-shirt with school logo
    • Bare feet
  • Outoor PE
    • Plain black joggers, leggings or plain black shorts
    • House colour T-shirt with school logo
    • School logo sweatshirt or cardigan OR school logo fleece
    • Trainers for outside


What are we learning this year? 

To view the full year plan, please see the PDF below.  To view all our curriculum information please click here

SubjectAutumn 1Autumn 2

Typography and Maps

Typography and Maps

Viking Saga Music

Read, Write and Remember to Twinkle

REBelonging: Comparing with Year 3Prophecy: the importance of the Magi
ScienceMaking new substancesLongitudinal Study

History / 


Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings: What made Anglo-Saxon Britain such an attractive target for the Vikings?Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings: What made Anglo-Saxon Britain such an attractive target for the Vikings?
LanguagesPhonics. Do you have a Pet? What is the Date? 

Sharing Information

(Computing Systems and Networks)

Video Editing
Online Safety

Self-Image and Identity

Online Relationships

Online Relationships

Online Reputation



Team Games


Team Games
PDLPhysical Health and WellbeingIdentity Society and Equality

Mechanical Systems -

Cams, pulleys and gears

Mechanical Systems -

Cams, pulleys and gears

NEW Go Read Digital Reading Record

The children have been issued with a sticker in their home/school book that has their unique login code.  The School Login Code is 08729.  They have been given a brief introduction by their teacher on how to use it however there are plenty of guides if you get stuck which can be found below: 

GoApps Parent App Walkthrough

A brief walkthrough of the brand new GoApps Parent App.

Recommended Reading for Year 5




For more information click on the link below or scan the QR Code. 5




Other useful sites: 

Current Class Readers


Twist of Gold by Michael Morpurgo

An epic journey through famine, hope and survival by a much-loved, award winning author. Sean and Annie have one chance to escape the potato famine and plague in Ireland. They survive a shipwreck and land safely in America searching for their father. But their new land is one of hardship and they live in poverty on the streets of Boston. However, their adventure is just beginning...they live on a steamboat and then join pioneers travelling across the prairies. Their music and dancing bring joy to all they meet, but their family torc brings both blessings and curses and thieves prowl to get hold of it. Annie and Sean must hang on to their torc - their family's survival depends on it.


October October by Katya Balen

October and her dad live in the woods. They know the trees and the rocks and the lake and stars like best friends. They live in the woods and they are wild. And that's the way it is.
Until the year October turns eleven. That's the year October rescues a baby owl. It's the year Dad falls out of the biggest tree in their woods. The year the woman who calls herself October's mother comes back. The year everything changes.


A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky.

In The Bad Beginning, the siblings encounter a greedy and repulsive villain, itchy clothing, a disastrous fire, a plot to steal their fortune and cold porridge for breakfast.


Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. With no food and no water, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone . . .

Other books we have read this year..


House Dojo Points


Year 5 - Autumn TermYear 5 - Year to DateWhole School - Year to Date



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