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 Class Teacher Awards


The following children have received awards this week. Well done to everyone!


5H- Sam, Violet

5N - Raya, Anmol

5O - Arijus,Aiman

5E - Chloe, Samridh

5M - Charlie, Vibhav 


World Mental Health Day Monday 10th October

This World Mental Health Day, people across the country are coming together to say #HelloYellow. We are inviting the children to join in to show them that how they feel matters.


Children are invited to wear a yellow accessory on Monday 10th October.  Examples could be a hair accessory, socks or a hat.


Autumn One Week 4 Learning - The Dark Ages and Maths

 Class Teacher Awards


We have another wonderful week in Year Five with the children enjoying their topic on The Dark Ages and experiencing their first Genius Time lesson of the year. It has been delightful to see the topic -linked home activities that some children have brought in to share with their classes too. 


The following children have received Class Teacher Awards this week. A huge well done to everyone!


5M - Isaac, Leo

5H - Daniel, Omololu

5N - Denzel

5E - Panav

5O - Miley,Emily

Waterproof Coat

Dear Parents/Carers,

Now that the weather has turned, please ensure that your child wears a waterproof coat to school every day. If you need assistance purchasing a coat, please don’t hesitate to speak to the school as we would be happy to help you.


Thank you for your continued support.

Parent Workshop on E-Safety – Thursday 10th November 2022

1.45 pm  – 2.45 pm

The Great Hall


Dear Parents and Carers,

We will be hosting an E-Safety workshop for parents of pupils in Years 4-6 on Thursday 10th November 2022 1.45 pm  - 2.45 pm. The workshop will be presented by Stephen Welding, Education E safety Advisor for Sutton.

Stephen has many years’ experience as an E-safety advisor and will support parents in how to keep their children safe online, including social media, and will raise awareness of Apps parents should be aware of.

To book a place on this workshop, please click on the following link:    We are only able to offer one place per family.


Thank you.


Mrs Brooke

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Reading Suggestions for Year Five 


Last week, a parent asked for a copy of the "Year Five Reading Trail" which I thought would be useful for all of you to look at, so I've shared it below. The idea is to encourage children to read by following the trail and reading all of the books included. I would avoid buying/borrowing "Stig of the Dump" as we use this book during Guided Reading lessons this half term. Happy Reading !


Mrs Maddock

Year Five Leader


Dear Parents/Carers,

Due to rising cases of Covid among both staff and pupils, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the face to face Parent Forum Meetings scheduled for next week.


So that you still have the information, Year Group Leaders will record the contents of the meeting and they will be shared with you by 30/09/22.


The safety of our school community is always our first priority and we thank you for your understanding.

Anglo Saxon House-building Activity- Week Beginning 10th October.



During the week beginning 10th October,  children in Year Five will have the exciting opportunity to build their own Anglo Saxon dwelling. To help with the creation of their models they will need a cardboard box into school (not too thick so it can easily be cut with school scissors). All other materials will be provided by school, however if your child wishes to bring in additional materials, we are happy for them to do so. 

Could all resources be brought into school during the week beginning 3rd October. 


Many thanks for your support, 


The Year Five Team 

Autumn One Week 3 Learning


 Class Teacher Awards


The children have had another fabulous week in Year Five !


The following children received Class Teacher Awards...


5O - Aaila

5N- Mikaela

5M- Shriya,Ted

5H - Jacopo,Layla

5E- Ishanvi


Well done to everyone!


The Year Five Team 



Please visit this website if you would like advice on talking to your child about the Queen’s death ahead of the coverage of her funeral this weekend.

Sutton Mental Health Support Team

 Year Five Class Teacher Awards 


The children have all had a fabulous first week back at school and have really impressed us with both their behaviour and enthusiasm for learning. 

With this in mind, Class Teacher Awards have been given as follows....


5M - whole class

5O - whole class

5N - whole class

5H - whole class

5E - whole class


A huge well done to everyone ! Class Awards will be displayed in classrooms. 


Mrs Maddock

Year Group Leader


The Avenue Primary Academy community is deeply saddened by the news that Queen Elizabeth II has passed away.


Today, and next week, we will mark this significant event by reflecting on her remarkable life and service.


A book of condolence will be opened for the children next week.

The Dark Ages Autumn One Week 2

Maths Autumn One Week 2


Dear Parents/Carers

Children will be notified about the Autumn Term clubs in the week beginning 12/09/22. Any child that expresses an interest, will be given a letter to take home. These letters will contain the specific details for that club.


Slips will need to be returned to the teacher running the club by 16/09/22


Children will receive a letter in the week beginning 19/09/22 either notifying them that they have been allocated a place OR that they have not been allocated a place and have been put on the club’s waiting list.

Thank you

Year 5 Parent Forum: Monday 26th September at 2pm

Please enter the school via Avenue Road and line up outside the school office, where a member of staff will escort you to the Great hall. 


Open Classroom (Years 1-6) Thursday 8th September 3.15 – 3.45

We are delighted to invite you to see your child’s new classroom, and meet their new teacher on Thursday 8th September 3.15 – 3.45


Please collect your child as usual and then wait in the playground. As soon as the Teachers have returned to the classroom, we will let you in.


We look forward to seeing you.


We are all really looking forward to seeing the children on Monday 5th September. Your children’s teachers have planned wonderful activities to welcome the children into their new classes and will be spending time getting to know your child and helping them feel confident as they begin the new year.


Morning drop-off: Please drop off your child at the Avenue Road gate. The gates will be open 8:10am – 8:30am. The children will then make their way down the path to the Jubilee playground where they will proceed to their new classrooms.


If you also have a child in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 or Year 2, please drop and collect your children off via the Dorset Road gate and follow the guidance on your younger child’s pick-up times and locations. Please note, only children with siblings in Nursery to Year 2 should use the Dorset Road gate.


Please remember that children must be in the correct school uniform which should be clearly labelled with their name and class. (see our school website for full details of the uniform policy). Although resources will be provided in school, if your child wishes to bring their own pencil cases then they can but please ensure that this, and the contents, is fully labelled.


Please ensure that your child’s P.E kit is in school from the start of term and again,  each item is clearly labelled with their name and class.  The children will require their P.E. kit during the first week of school and this should include trainers for outdoor use. Smart watches are not permitted in school, due to safeguarding reasons.


The children will also require a labelled swimming kit as they will start swimming on the 5th September.  

Summer Homework  


  • Could you take photos, make a scrap book or choose something to show your new class?  


  • Find out about your new topic: Dark Ages


       Can you try some of these? 

  • Create a summer holiday diary 
  • Read books  
  • Play a board game 
  • Stay up late one night and watch the sunset 
  • Cook with your family 
  • Have a water fight 
  • Play outside 
  • Ride a bike or scooter 
  • Go on a picnic 
  • Build a den or a hideout  
  • Search for mini beasts 
  • Go on a treasure hunt 
  • Create an obstacle course 
  • Learn about a country or place you would like to visit 
  • Try cloud gazing – what shapes can you find? 
  • Create a video - on your own or with friends – sing, dance, read a poem 
  • Learn an interesting fact to share with your new teacher 
  • Be kind and helpful 


We look forward to working with you and your child next year.

Mrs. Cook

Head of Years 5 and 6
Assistant Head Teacher

Class 5M Mrs Maddock

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Class 5E Miss Emans

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Class 5H Miss Harvey

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Class 5N Miss Neal

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Class 5O Mrs O'Keefe

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