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St Thomas' Road, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire FY8 1JN

01253 722022

St Thomas' Church Of England Primary School

School reopens on Monday 12th April with staggered start times as per last term.

HonestyKindnessLovePeacePerseveranceRespectSelf ControlThankfulness

We hope that you liked your Mothering Sunday cards and were truly pampered!

Lots of concentration required when making our pompom robins.

Thank you so much for your kind, wool donations. They were greatly appreciated!

We have looked at the work of Bridget Riley in art and practised making our own 'Op Art'. We hope that it doesn't make your eyes go too blurry!

In P.E. this week we took part in orienteering. We had to mark objects on to our maps of the school grounds and swap our maps with a partner team, to find the 'hidden' items. We had lots of fun!

Our Worship this week (beg. 5/10/20) is looking at the importance of rules and instructions. 

It is important that we:

Respect and

Understand the rules, so that we can

Live with


Safely and smile.

We have also looked at Road Safety and the Hedgehogs Road Safety Campaign - Stayin Alive was a lovely reminder of how to do this:


Please bring in any discarded batteries to the collection tub at the front office, as we hope to enter the 'Big Battery Hunt' competition (which closes on the 4th December 2020).

Next half term, as part of our Nature Journal work, we will be planting bulbs to observe how plants grow. I will be extremely grateful if you could please donate a packet of flowering bulbs e.g. daffodils, crocus, tulips, hyacinths etc.

We will quarantine these over half term and plant on return to school. Many thanks.

Don't forget to take part in the Extreme Reading Challenge! Email photographs to 

 Aut 2 wk 1 plural nouns.docxDownload
 Aut 2 wk 2 plural nouns.docxDownload
 Aut 2 wk 3 hyphens.docxDownload
 Aut 2 wk 4 using root words to create new.docxDownload
 Aut 2 wk 5 using root words to create new.docxDownload
 Aut 2 wk 6 -ious letter string.docxDownload
 Aut 2 wk 7 -i sound spelt -y.docxDownload
 Wk 1 revision of tricky words from Autumn term.docxDownload
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Take a look at some of our beautiful poppy artwork.

We investigated rubbing different surfaces using oil pastels. Influenced by Georgia O'Keeffe's large flowers, we've drawn large poppies, linked to our History work, using rubbings to add texture.

Have a look at what learning is planned for Year 5 this half term.

 A Kingdom United - Aut 1.pdfDownload
 Food, Glorious Food - Aut 2.pdfDownload
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A virtual 'Meet the teacher' this year. 

 Welcome to Year 5! Parents presentation 2020.pptDownload
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Our Gospel Value is 'respect'.

Welcome to Year 5!

Teacher: Mrs Farrar. 

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Sayer (Monday & Tuesday mornings). 


  • 2 BugClub books per week (do more if you wish!)
  • Autumn Home Learning book (2 pages per night). 
  • Weekend, 2 pages of SPaG Home Learning book.
  • Spellings - 1 column of practise every night. Sentences and practising of the 'trickiest' words by each Monday.
  • TTRockstars - at least 3 times a week.
  • Nessy (if your child has been given a login) every night (10 minutes minimum in order for it to be effective).


P.E.ensure all outdoor kits, especially trainers are in school. P.E. days are Wednesday and Friday.


Healthy snacks - if your child does not have morning toast, they may bring in a healthy snack. 


Eco water bottles - return daily after washing (lost bottles £2, broken lids 50p). 


Musical instruments - bring in for lessons and take home after lessons.


Reading records and spellings in school every day please.


Communication - until further notice, all communication between us needs to be made by email: