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Y5 Owls


Hello and welcome to year 5, Owl class. My name is Miss Berrington and here you will find all sorts of information about our class and what we will be getting up to this Autumn...


My major passions in life, becides my two boys, are teaching and Vinyl. If there is ever an opportunity to sing in class to promote and engage learning, I'll do it! laugh I am also a huge Derby County fan, so let's see how they do this season...


We are really lucky to have Mrs Bird with us this year...she will teach Owl class on a Tuesday. She is an exceptional scientist and specialist winkheart


If you wish to contact me, please do so via class dojo. yes


Please click on the balloon to learn about our new class...


Watch this space for my weekly update guys....sorry, but it may sometimes include how the RAMS are doing... wink


25.09.20: What a hardworking week we have had- and one of celebration! The children have had a brilliant time with their times tables this week, lots of merits awarded...the same can be said for spellings! A big well done to Emmie for receiving the LAB COAT OF HONOUR from Mrs Bird in Science this week. Lastly, a super well done to Elliott for receiving this week's REACH award...super job. yes


Let's hope Derby give us reason to celebrate after Blackburn this weekend...surprise


18.09.20: It has been a cracking first two weeks. The children have settled back into school life really well! They have made it very difficult for me to choose someone for a REACH certificate this week... I am most impressed with their efforts in their first spelling test of the year...they earned themselves 5 minutes extra break on Monday! We have begun our tag rugby sessions, and I must say, what a sporty lot they are. 

Have a great weekend, I think the weather forecast is pretty good. Let's not mention Derby's last few performances...crying


04.09.20 : Hi folks, its been a lovely 2 days back in school. Your children have adapted to life back in the classroom really well. Miss Barrett and myself are really proud of them all. I am looking forward to next week already! I have given the children their new planners with a class dojo letter for details on how to join. I will ask the children to write the date for our class assembly in them on Monday. 

Have a TOP weekend. I'll try not to cry too much about Chris Martin...sad

Homework will be set on a weekly basis. It usually alternates between a mathematics activity, mymaths for example, and an English activity, for example. Sometimes we may set a paper based activity, which we will give plenty of notice for. If you need a computer based activity printing out, please let me know via dojo and I can do that for you.


We expect ALL children, EVERY week to learn their spellings in preparation for their weekly test. Times tables MUST be learnt and time spent on TT rock stars is a must. 


Finally, we encourage children to read as much as possible at home, both to themselves and to their parents. Reading at home is vital to compliment and reinforce what we are doing in school. 


Homework will be set from Friday11th September.