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Howitt Primary Community School

Achieve, Care, Enjoy

Year 5/6


Mr Wylie, Mrs Marshall, Mrs Prince and Ms Topham are delighted to welcome you to Years 5 and 6.

Our Teaching and Learning Assistants are Ms Honey, Mrs Fowkes and Mrs Wood.



Our learning across Year 5 and 6


This year, our children will be learning some very exciting topics!


  • USA
  • The Mayans
  • Rivers and Mountains
  • The Egyptians
  • Vikings

Mr Field led an assembly for years 5 & 6 to mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day Landings.

We thoroughly enjoyed a hands-on experience dissecting a sheep's heart with staff from Aldercar High School.

We are really proud of our stuffed toys we made as part of our DT work...

December sports competition in school

Having fun mixing materials in science

We really enjoyed reading with our younger pupils as part of the whole school 'BIG READ.'

Important days to remember


Swimming will take place for all of our Year 5s on a Wednesday morning throughout the year - children need to make sure they remember their swimming bags on this day. 



PE days may change each half term. For the Autumn Term 2, PE will take place as follows:


5J - Monday (PE), Wednesday (swimming)



Year 5s - Wednesday (swimming), Friday (PE)

Year 6s - Tuesday and Friday (PE)


6L - Tuesday and Friday (PE)


On days that children have PE, please ensure that your child comes to school wearing their correct PE kit (white top and blue jumper), along with a water bottle and earrings/jewellery removed.