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Welcome to Eagles!


We are Year 5 & 6 children.

Our teachers are Mrs Cairns ( Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning)

and Mrs Handslip (Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday). 

We are supported each morning by Mrs Langham.


Spring Term 2022


Please practise 'Oh, happy day!' song ready for the Easter Service next Friday. Thank you! 

17 Oh, happy day (performance track).wma

Autumn Term 2021

Eagles have been writing some fabulous historical short stories this week. They are inspiring, gripping and fast paced.

To inspire you further, here is a list of great, books that you might like to dive into. Each of these books is set in a different time and all are aimed at your age group. Go on...look them up!


The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell - an adventure set in Russia.

Twelve Minutes to Midnight by Christopher Edge - mysteries set in Victorian Britain.

The Wild Hunt Trilogy by Elizabeth Chadwick - set in 12th Century Wales.

We are Wolves by Katrina Nannestad - WW2 action.

Time Shifters: Into the Past by Kate Frost.

War Girls - short stories set in WW1.

The Children of Castle Rock by Natasha Farrant - adventure in a boarding school in Scotland.

Here is our Eagle's class introductory Power Point:

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Reading at Bishop Monkton

An information video all about the new reading curriculum at Bishop Monkton.

We would encourage you to enrich our core reading scheme with our suggested reading lists. These are by no means exhaustive.

Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks?

You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand.

All you need is a free library card; to download the app and then away you go!

Thank you to those who attended the Parent's Information meeting on reading and times tables. Please find attached the power point on the importance for reading for pleasure; suggested fiction book list and a useful guide to talking about books with your child.