Grade 5

Grade 5 2017


Welcome to Grade 5 !



WELCOME to Grade 5 2017! We are very excited to be working with our students this year, helping them to succeed in all areas!



The Grade 5 team consists of Sarah Nixon (Team Leader), Dean Scanlon, Jenny Davies, Matt Grimshaw and Jade Foot. You can find us located in room 5 (5JD), room 6 (5MG), room 7 (5NF) and room 8 (5DS). 



Some of the fantastic programs the Grade 5 students will participate in this year include;



  • Electives
  • Sports Days
  • Ability based Maths Groups
  • Daily 5 and CAFE Literacy sessions
  • Maths Masters sessions
  • Growth Mindset
  •  1:1 iPad program
  • Gender Groups
  • Interschool Sports



 Term 3 Topic - Necessity


Our whole school topic for Term Three is 'Necessity'. The grade fives will be specifically focusing on financial literacy, successful management of money, household budgeting and needs vs wants. They will also look at the partnership that Australia has with Asia in terms of importing and exporting.

Important events for Grade 5 this term:


  • 1st August - Richmond Football Club Clinic for Yr 5/6 students
    • 5th August -House Meetings (Bring in a NEW small toy for our FETE)
    • 9th August - Whole School Maths Night 5pm-6:30pm
    • 14th-18th August - Science Week
    • 21st-25th August - Book Week
    • 29th August - Father's Day Stall
    • 31st August - Father's Day Breakfast
    • 1st September - House Meetings
    • 8th September - Disco 6:30-7:30pm
    • 13th-15th September - Yr 5 Discovery Melbourne Camp
    • 22nd September - Bucket Filler Celebration Day
    • 22nd September - Last Day of Term Three 2:30pm finish


To keep up to date with all current news in Grade 5 including upcoming events, fortnightly newsletters will be uploaded on our school website.



Kind regards,


Grade 5 Team.


Latest edition: Click here for Term 3 Edition 2

Term 3 Edition 1




Term 2 Week 5

Term 2 Week 3

Term 2 Week 7

Term 2 Week 9