Class 5

Welcome to our Class 5 Page!

Your child’s teacher is going to be Mrs Britton. We are all very excited for your child to join us and are looking forward to learning together in our new class!

Meet your Teachers

I have been a teacher at Thrybergh Primary School since 1997. For most of that time I have taught in Year Six, and to be honest I love teaching year 5 and 6. My absolute favourite subject to teach is maths, followed closely by science, P.E. and history.

I live with my husband, Craig and my 13-year-old daughter, Darcie. We also have a rescue greyhound from Peterborough Retired Greyhound trust called Inka and a very badly-behaved terrier – Marley. This year Marley has learnt to be a ‘Boat Dog’ and even managed to keep his life jacket on – most of the time. Darcie also has Pudding, the world’s fattest hamster! 

Darcie and I love horse riding and we have two ponies who take up a lot of our time. My other interests include reading my favourite books which are: Danny the Champion of the World, Journey to Joburg, To Kill a Mocking Bird, Great Expectations and the Inspector Ryan series by J.L.Ross.

As a family we love to go to Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby, Norfolk (on the boat) and the Isle of White using our little touring caravan.


Mrs Britton
Class 5 Teacher

Our New Learning

This year will be very exciting in Y5. We are going to be following our new curriculum plans and learning about lots of wonderful topics such as Earth & Space, Ancient Egyptians and the continent of Africa but we will be learning in a more subject based way to broaden our knowledge. We will also be studying literacy through SFA which really centres around the co-operative learning approach. I am currently organising a visitor from the Science department at the University of Sheffield so there are going to be some exciting things happening.

Year 5 is quite a big step up and there are several homework books so it’s a good idea to have a nice big backpack to carry everything in. Our days will be absolutely packed with learning as well so it is really important to come to school every day.

We also get to go to Ulley to do rafting and kayaking. I love being outdoors so you never know when there might be a surprise P.E. lesson!

Class Information

This is given out every Friday and needs to be handed in by the following Wednesday. Please ensure that you do your homework as it ensures that you get extra practise of what we are learning at school. Homework will normally
consist of spellings and some maths work. Children will also have a termly topic project to complete which hopefully will encourage them to be imaginative and creative.

We ask children to practise their reading book for 10 minutes each night as this will help them to become more fluent and confident readers.

We take part in PE lessons each week and ask children to arrive in their PE kit.

They will need both an indoor and an outdoor kit.

We will be in touch to arrange your child’s PE days once they are settled back into school.

Useful Links

All of the links below are brilliant resources that can be used to support pupil’s ongoing learning.