St Malachy's Catholic Primary, Furness Place, Illingworth, Halifax, HX2 8JY

01422 244628

St Malachy's Catholic Primary School

Ofsted an Parent View

We are proud to work with all the Catholic schools across our two local authority areas, particularly as the Trust grows and benefits from the expertise and knowledge that other schools joining in the future will bring.

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Welcome to the Year 5 class page!

Here you will find the Curriculum Overview for the year and other information.
Our Teacher is Mr Harper and our Teaching Assistant is Miss Middleton.

Yearly Curriculum Overview

We use Class Dojo as our virtual learning enviornment and as a platform to communicate with the school community. If you have forgotton your password or need help with accessing Class Dojo, please contact Mrs Adams in the school office. 




Spelling homework will be given out each Monday to be returned by the following Monday. 

Times Tables 

Each child has access to Times Tables Rockstars and is asked to complete at 5 mins each day. 


Children can choose books from school, home or the Library. Children are asked to read at least 10-15 minutes each day either to an adult or independent. 

Class Mission

In Year 5, we have worked together to create our own Class Mission which will sit alongside our School Mission. 

Forest School 

We have Forest School on  Wednesday mornings. Please ensure your children come to school in appropriate clothes and bring their uniform to change into for the afternoon. 

School Mission

God asks us to:

Accept and respect everyone. 

Always behave sensibly and safely. 

Work hard ourselves, others and all the things in our school. 

Be the best version of ourselves. 


PE is every Friday.

Kits will be kept in school and returned each half term holiday for washing.

Virtue and British Value

Our Virtue for this half term is:


I am a good citizen. 

I show love for my neighbour through my actions. 

"Do not forget to do good and to help one another, because these are the sacrifices that please God." Hebrews 13:14;16

Our British Value for this half term is:

Rule of Law.




 Modern Foreign Language - Spanish

In Year 5 and 6 we are learning Spanish. Check out our conversations in class. 

 Northern Arts Factory - Drama

Every Thursday, we have a drama session with Jade from the Northern Arts Factory. 

We have been working on using our face and body language during our latest session and put these together in Freeze Frames with transitions. 

Northern Arts Year 5