Year 5- Ally Pally Class

Year 5 are named after Alexandra Palace this year. Ally Pally is a Grade II listed entertainment and sports venue in London in the London Borough of Haringey. It opened in 1873 and was intended to be the ‘People’s Palace’ to serve as a public centre of recreation, education and entertainment.

Staff team:

Class teacher – Megan Shacklock

Class-based support – Fiona Sampson

HLTA – Julie Leaff


Curriculum Newsletters:

Ally Pally Class Newsletter Aut 1

Ally Pally Class Newsletter Aut 2

Ally Pally Class Newsletter spr 1

Ally Pally Class Newsletter spr 2

Ally Pally Class Newsletter sum 1

Recommended Reading Lists:

Summer 1:


Here is the Year 5 and 6 statutory spelling list. A selection of these words will be sent home weekly, and tested weekly.

We will also be testing green words that include the spelling focus of the week. Click the link below to find these words.

This week’s focus:

Adjectives ending in -cial -tial 

When you add the suffix -ly to these adjectives, they become adverbs.

unit 9 spelling words

Useful links

If you would like to do some extra practise with your child, here are some useful websites which you can access:

For grammar, punctuation and maths, Anton is a great resource, and completely free!

We have relaunched Times Tables Rockstars, and your child has logged-in and started using the app. Please encourage them to challenge themselves with tables that they are less sure of.