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Red Kites – Year 5

Welcome to Red Kites!



Hello and welcome back to what is going to be an exciting term. I am Mrs Mitchell and I will be teaching Red Kites this year. I am really look forward to lots of fun as well as hard work. 


Throughout the year, this webpage will be updated with news from the class as well as photos of the projects that we are completing, some of the work we have completed in class and all of the information about homework and topic work.

Useful information



  • Weekly homework challenges include: spellings, reading, Times Tables Rockstars and Bug Club.

  • Children are expected to read at home at least 4 times a week; bringing their reading book to school every day.

  • This half-term homework will be completed weekly. This will be handed out on a Thursday and will need to be back in on a Tuesday. 

  • PE will be on Wednesday (inside focusing on Gymnastics) and Thursdays ( tag rugby outside and swimming) Swimming begins on the 13.9.18. 

  • If your child is having a school dinner then please share the different options available with them so that they know whether they are having the meat, vegetarian, jacket potato or pick and mix.