Carr Junior School


A Welcome from our Head of School - Mrs Kerr Welcome to Carr Junior School: a wonderful, vibrant school in the West of York. There are many special things about our school; however, without a doubt, the people are the stars of our school.

South Bank Multi Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 10067116 whose registered office is at Woodthorpe Primary School, Summerfield Rd, York YO24 2RU

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Carr Junior School

Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!


Welcome to our year group page. Here you'll be able to find links to work that we do in school and photographs of all the fun we've been having.

This term our topic is...

Warriors For The World!




This term our theme is ‘Warriors for the World.' We will be studying our fragile Earth, how we can help to care for our planet, how our planet fits into the solar system and how we can be more pro-active in prolonging our natural resources. We will be broadening our learning on this Big Idea through a range of skills, including map work, sculpture design, web-based research projects, making a music video and reflecting on important issues.


In our reading sessions, we will be reading a book called 'The Last Wild' by Piers Torday.




Topic Homework

This term we will be asking you to continue with TT Rockstars, Maths homework and daily reading at home. In addition, you can choose to complete tasks from the optional home learning grid and share them with us in school!

PE and Games

Our timetabled PE and games days for this term (Autumn 1) are a Monday (PE) and Friday (games).

As of this academic year, an indoor PE kit has been provided to all pupils by the school. You will be expected to wear this kit for indoor PE (and Games if it is warm enough) and to take it home to be washed during the holidays. It is your responsibility to provide shoes for PE lessons (such as plimsolls).


Later in the Autumn Term and early on in the Spring term, you may wish to additionally provide an outdoor Games kit as we will continue to do outdoor sports in the chillier weather. Details of an appropriate kit are outlined below.

Outdoor PE Kit required
Dark tracksuit bottoms and jumper (no logos)
Trainers or football boots (if already owned)
Shin pads (if already owned)
No jewellery
Long hair tied up

Indoor PE Kit
White polo T-Shirt (provided by school)
Black shorts (provided by school)
Black plimsolls
No jewellery
Long hair tied up

Please note, it is important that your child has separate indoor PE shoes to help us to look after our hall floor.

Read to Succeed!

As part of our whole school commitment to reading, in Year 5 it is expected that everyone aims to read at least 5 times a week. Every time your reading is recorded in your planner and signed by an adult, your star on the display will move up one space. Everytime you hit a multiple of 10, you will get a reward from your teacher! When ALL class members have achieved a multiple of 10, you will all be rewarded with some extra bonus playtime!


TTRockstars Homework

Each week we will have focus times tables to learn with the help of TTRockstars. It is expected that you will log on for a short period of time daily to improve your speed and recall. Don't forget that you will have the chance to become your Class Champion every week and to compete in Friday's assembly for a place on Winners' Row... let's keep Year 5 in with a great chance of winning a Pizza and Pop  Party!  

Warriors for the World! (Autumn Term) Documents

Structure Of The Earth | The Dr. Binocs Show | Educational Videos For Kids

Learn about the Structure Of The Earth with Dr. Binocs. Hey kids! Did you know that our planet Earth is made up of three distinct layers? And that each of these layers have their own distinct properties? Join Dr. Binocs as he takes you through the journey inside the Earth and explains about the structure of the Earth.

SOLAR SYSTEM - The Dr. Binocs Show | Best Learning Videos For Kids | Peekaboo Kidz

Learn Solar System in detail with Dr. Binocs only on Peekaboo. Wanna know what is there in Space? What is the Milky Way? What are the various planets in our Solar System? Keep calm and watch this video where Dr.Binocs explains the Solar System in an interesting and detailed way!