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Year 5: Miss Berrington - Malorie Blackman


Hello and welcome to year 5, Malorie Blackman 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, besides 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!  I am also a huge Derby County fan, so let's see how they do this season...we could do with a good run!


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


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




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PE will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays . We will have indoor sessions on Mondays and outdoor on Wednesdays. 



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

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


24.09.21: What a fab few very busy weeks we have had. Your children have settled into year 5 life very well and they are enjoying our WW2 block of learning! Well done to Cohen, our first well done certificate holder! yes

01.10.21:Another great week...Harvest Festival went down a treat- thank you so much for all of your food (and lovely jigsaw donations). Well done to Fin, who received this week's Well Done Award smiley COYR!!!!!!!

08.10.21: The children all looked fab in yellow today for our mental health awareness day- thank you for your support! A super high five to Logan who received this week's Well Done  award. laugh Let's hope England do well this weekend...

15.10.21: What a hard working week this has been...your children all deserve a rest. They have done a fantastic job today with their HOT writes about Anne Frank. Everyone deserves a cheer! We had a brilliant time tasting biscuits today and we have made an enthusiastic start to our D&T block of learning. cool happy Weekend folks...

22.10.21: This first half term has been wonderful...thank you for all your hard work! Well done to Jack S who received this week's well done award.yes Let's hope we beat Coventry tomorrow xxx

05.11.21: Happy Bonfire night everyone...hope you have a lovely weekend! The children have completed some FANTASTIC writing today and definitely deserve a rest. Polling day for School Council is on Tuesday so we are in full campaigning mode...

19.11.21: What a FAB Children in Need day we have had. Your children have all been brilliant supporting the cause and donating- so thank you very much! Well done to Connor who received this week's WELL DONE AWARD!! wink

26.11.21: A very busy week, with lots happening as usual. The children performed some fantastic jumps in gymnastics this week, and have also performed brilliantly in maths- we have been investigating perimeter. A huge well done to Franklyn who received today's WELL DONE AWARD! Top Jobyes  (What a great job we did against Fulham...)

17.12.21: The children have worked super hard this week, especially on their newspaper articles about Dunkirk- fab well done to everyone. Last week's Well Done award was presented to Charlie TA- SUPER JOB to you!!laugh 

22.12.21: My final message of 2021! What can I say? All the children have worked like troopers this term and definitely deserve a FAB Christmas break. So a big Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Miss B zxxxsmileysmileysmiley

15. 01.22: Happy New Year everyone...your children have made a really positive start to the year. Swimming was absolutely brilliant, the children behaved in the Dovedale manner remembering  all of their REACH values. I felt very proud to call them my class! 

21.01.22: All I'm saying is: FAB writing this week, Super well done to Harmony for receiving this week's REACH certificate smiley and................let's get behind DCFC against Forest this weekend!!!


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. 



Please find below, Spring 1 spellings...