St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Reddish


Welcome to 5LD's webpage. Here you will find all of the information for our class!

Meet the 5LD team

    Teaching assistant: Mrs Bowker      Class teacher: Miss Dixon                                                                     

5LD will be swimming this term on Wednesdays so please ensure your child has their swimming kit and towel.  5LD have forest school on Mondays so please ensure your child has their forest school clothes in school. 


Home learning / My Book Blog

Spellings and times tables will be sent home every Monday and tested on a Friday. English and Maths homework will be sent home every Thursday and returned on Tuesday. 

Please read with your child every night and sign their reading records. Please ensure reading books and reading records are brought into school every day for daily reading.

All of the class have access to My Book Blog through the school website and are encouraged to blog their current book at home as well as having opportunities to do so in school.

This week's spellings:                            This week's times tables:

1)  familiar                                                              This week we will be revising a mixture of our 7x and 11x tables.

2) foreign

3) forty                                         

4) frequently                                                       

5) government                                       

6) guarantee                                      

7) harass                                  

8) hindrance

9) identity     

Super home learning games:

Game - Guardians: Defenders of Mathematica       

Game - Crystal Explorers                                                  


Important dates for 5LD:

Tuesday 17th  March 2020 - St Patrick's Day 

Tuesday 31st March & Wednesday 1st April - Parents evening


5LD's ACE Winners - You are ACE! You have fantastic achievements! You have excellent commitment! You show outstanding effort! Well done!

A - Conner B

C - Sam A

E - Ruby W

What is happening in 5LD?

Friday 6th March - World Book Day 

Friday 14th February 2020 - One Tree Day

St Josephs are fundraising today for One Tree Day! As well as donating £1 to plant trees around the world to help battle deforestation and climate change, Every Year group will also be planting a tree at St Josephs Primary School. We will be planting our new fruit trees around the prayer garden. Not only are we planting our own trees which we now know helps the environment and climate in a huge way. We are planting fruit trees which we will be able to collect fruit from yearly!

Friday 14th February 2020 - Our finished dragons

Today in 5LD, we finished our dragons by painting them. We have worked very hard creating wire armatures and mod rocking our dragon sculptures.

Tuesday 4th February 2020 - 5LD's Grandparents visits - Grandparents were invited to our class!

Today in 5LD, we had a lovely time at Grandparents Afternoon listening to stories of how school was when they were 10. Thank you to all the Grandparents who came!

Thursday 16th January 2020 - Art - creating an armature (frame)

Today in 5LD we practised creating an armature (frame) from pipe cleaners in preparation for our dragon sculpting next week where we will have to use steel wire to create a dragon armature before using Modroc to create our dragon.

Wednesday 8th January 2020 - Wednesday word - Worship in our School Chapel

Today in 5LD we have led our own Lectio Divina based on the Wednesday word in our School Chapel.

Tuesday 7th January 2020 - Yayoi Kusama

Today in 5LD we have been looking closely at the work of the artist Yayoi Kusama for our half terms artist focus.

Friday 6th December 2019 - Balloon table tennis

Today in 5LD we all enjoyed spending the last 15 minutes of our day playing tournaments of Balloon Table Tennis!

5LD Autumn term Homework Projects

In 5LD we have created some amazing homework projects based on our current learning.

Thursday 21st November 2019 - Bernard

We had a surprise visit from Bernard today in our mindfulness after school club!

Thursday 21st November 2019 - Football Tournament

Some of our FANTASTIC 5LD girls took part in a Football Tournament and came 3rd after playing amazingly well!

Well done girls!

Wednesday 6th November - Remembrance Day Poppies

In 5LD we used recycled plastic bottles to create Remembrance Day Poppies! We cut them, melted them into shape then decoupaged them.

Thursday 10th October - World Mental Health Day 

In 5LD we have looked closely at how words can affect others. We have also explored the character Eeyore and how Pooh and Piglet supported him through his depression. We finished the day with a whole class yoga session.

Tuesday 8th October 2019 - Forest school

Today in 5LD, we created our own rivers in forest school using different materials to see which would be the best for the water to travel along.

Monday 7th October 2019 - RE

Today in 5LD, we had the opportunity to interview Mrs Vayro. We have been looking at influential people and how they have used their values and beliefs to develop their gifts from God.

Today we have also prepared for World Mental Health day on Thursday by looking at the power our words can hold. We took two identical apples, spoke kindly to one and negatively to the other. The power and effect our words had on the apples were profound. It shocked us to see how damaging our negative words can be to someone on the inside.


Thursday 3rd October 2019 - Daily reading

Today some children were able to read to Bernard during our class daily reading time.

Wednesday 2nd October 2019 - Science

Today in 5LD we have been testing the viscosity (thickness) of different liquids.

Tuesday 1st October 2019 - Forest School

Today 5LD created their own rivers in Forest School.

Wednesday 18th September 2019 - Our 2nd local river trip

Today 5LD went to look at a river confluence - where the River Mersey, River Tame and the River Goyt meet.

Thursday 12th September 2019 - Reddish Vale local river trip

Today 5LD walked into Reddish Vale to photograph, generate questions and enquire about our local river.

Thursday 5th September 2019   -   Bernard

Today some members of our class got to spend some time with Bernard.


We are currently learning...

Meet the Teacher - 12.09.19

Important Information:

  • The school day starts at 8:45. The doors open at 8:35 and close at 8:45 and the school day ends at 3:15.
  • After school clubs run from 3:15 - 4:15.
  • 5LD have games on Thursdays and PE on Fridays so please ensure your child has their PE kit in school.
  • 5LD will be swimming this term on Wednesdays so please ensure your child has their swimming kit and towel.
  • 5LD have forest school on Mondays so please ensure your child has their forest school clothes in school.