Classes And Teachers
|5 CAPYBARA||| Mrs Warrick|
|5 LYNX||| Mr Ashton|
The Year 5 Curriculum Overview gives details of what we will be learning.
- Year 5 Welcome Meeting for parents to meet teachers - presentation slides
News & Dates
We send letters and other important information to parents and carers via email and the school app. It's really important that you ensure the School Office has your current email address and that you sign up to the app.
Homework Project - download the Spring 1 2022 half-termly homework project here.
- Tuesday 4th January
- INSET Day
- Wednesday 5th January
- First Day of Spring Term for Pupils
- Monday 14th February to Friday 18th February
Half Term Holiday
- Thursday 3rd March
Parents' Evening. Please note: school closes at 1.40pm for pupils.
Keep up-to-date with what's happening at Swaffield:
The School Day
Lynx class has PE on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Capybara has PE on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Children should to come to school in their PE kit so that they are ready for their PE lesson:
• Children from Reception upwards must wear a PE kit of maroon T-shirts, shorts / or skorts,
and trainers, with their school jumper/cardigan to school on the days they have PE.
• Leggings (not tights) may be worn underneath shorts if needed.
• Grey jogging bottoms may be worn.
• Children should also wear their school jumper/cardigan in colder weather.
Morning Drop Off Time: 8.45am to 8.55am
Please make sure your child arrives at school in their 10-minute window each morning.
Afternoon Pick Up Time: 3.15pm
Please come in and collect your child from the the Back Playground.
Please make sure your child is picked up on time at the end of the day.
Please phone the School Office if you are delayed. If you've arranged for someone else to collect your child please inform the class teacher, teaching assistant or office staff in advance.
Children may bring in fruit or vegetables to have as a snack at morning break.
Milk is available break time for those who have signed up to the Cool Milk service. Milk is subsidised for all primary school children and is free for under 5’s as well as those who get free school meals .
Find out more including how to register by visiting www.coolmilk.com.
Visit our lunch page to find out more about lunches and get a copy of the current school menu.
Alternatively, you may choose for your child to have a packed lunch, provided by you. You will need to inform the School Office and you must give half a term's notice.
Please note that Swaffield is a nut-free school.
Please take a look at our Homework page where you can find out more details of our homework policy, guidance for parents and also download some useful information to help you support your child at home
- Please ensure your child reads every day and write a positive comment in their yellow reading record and make sure your child brings this to school with them every day.
- Please visit our Reading & Books page for more information about Reading. You can see the reading list for Year 5 here.
Please make sure that your child's clothes are labelled with their name. This is particularly important for school jumpers and fleeces as these are the items that tend to be lost most frequently.
Please visit our Uniform page for details of our school uniform and the link to our uniform supplier where you can buy items featuring the Swaffield logo.
Parents seeing Teachers
The teachers are always pleased to speak to parents or carers of the children they teach, but it is not possible for them to talk to you when they are responsible for a class.
Please make an appointment to speak to teachers by phoning the School Office. or speak to the teacher when dropping off or collecting your child.
The Head, Deputy Heads are very happy to speak to parents/carers too. Please contact the School Office.
In the event of the school closure Year 5's learning will be via Google Classroom.
Children in Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and Year 6 have digital classrooms where they can access learning set by their teachers.
They simply login to Google Classroom and click on their class name.