Swaffield School

Year 5 

Classes And Teachers

5 CAPYBARA  | Mrs Duffy

The Year 5 teachers are always happy to speak to parents to answer any concerns or questions about anything to do with their child. Please get in touch by calling the School Office on 020 8874 2825 or email swaffield@swaffield.wandsworth.sch.uk and the office team will pass this onto the teachers. 

News & Dates

We send letters and other important information to parents and carers via email. It's really important that you ensure the School Office has your current email address.

  • Monday 11th September - Welcome Meeting & Meet the Teacher: 3.45pm in the Middle Hall
  • Friday 22nd September - Welcome BBQ for Swaffield families. 3.30pm to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday 3rd October: Individual school photos
  • Thursday 5th October: Year 5 Trip to Hampton Court
  • Thursday 2nd November: School closes at 1.40pm for Parents' Evening (by appointment)

You can see important information for Year 5 below: 


Keep up-to-date with what's happening at Swaffield:

Letters  Newsletters News Calendar Term Dates


Here are the Autumn Term Year 5 project homework as well as Homework Expectations for Year 5: 


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.

The School Day

P.E. Lessons

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: 3.30pm

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.

Break Time

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 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.

Remote Learning

In the event of the school closure Year 5's learning will be via Google Classroom. 

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.

Remote Learning Timetable for Year 5

Home Learning Resources