Year 5/6 – Turquoise

Turquoise Class – Year 5/6

Welcome to Our Class!

Our class teacher for the 2022-23 academic year is:

Mr Cooper.

Our class teaching assistant this year is:

Miss Warren.

In Turquoise Class this year, we will cover many exciting topics to enhance our children’s knowledge and understanding in-line with The National Curriculum 2014.  British Values also underpin our curriculum.

We are really excited to have revamped our English curriculum this year and our key topic areas have changed to reflect this. We begin this year with:

Were the Vikings always so Vicious and Victorious?

Core Texts:

How to Train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

Tell Me a Dragon by Jackie Morris

Dare to Care: Pet Dragon by Mark Robertson

How to Train Your Dragon: Incomplete Book of Dragons by Cressida Cowell

Evidence of Dragons by Pie Corbett

Click here for The Vikings Knowledge Organiser

This a History based topic. We will be learning about the Viking and the Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England at the time of Edward the Confessor.

More detail about our curriculum can be found under the Key Information section of school website under ‘Our Curriculum’.


Remote Learning

In the event of school or bubble closures, remote learning information will appear here and in the remote learning feed to the right:

Turquoise Class Remote Learning Timetable

Oak National Academy Year 5

Oak National Academy Year 6



Turquoise Class will have their PE lessons on Fridays. Year 5 will be swimming on Wednesdays.  It is essential that children have the correct PE kit in school.


Indoor sessions:

  • Black shorts
  • Red polo shirt
  • Black pumps

Outdoor sessions

  • Black shorts or dark tracksuit bottoms (winter)
  • Red polo shirt
  • Trainers (not fashionable)
  • Sweater (winter)


Boys – Trunks or swim shorts (shorts must be lined and no longer than mid-thigh)

Girls – 1 piece costume (close fitting leotards and footless tights may also be worn where normal swimwear is not appropriate for religious/ cultural reasons).

Our Learning Line

The Learning Line helps the children to evaluate their own progress in lessons. Our Learning Line this year is based on our first text, How To Train Your Dragon. The children helped to design our learning line and use it in all areas of the curriculum.

Our Golden Promises


Homework will be handed out on a Friday and must be returned to school the following Wednesday.  Homework will include: English, Maths, Spelling and Times Tables practice.

Your child will also have a reading book which needs to be returned each Wednesday.

If you would like any more information about our class, please do not hesitate to contact us via the school office.

Mr Cooper