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St Joseph's Catholic Voluntary Academy

Hand in hand...with God we learn

Year 5 Miss Madeley- The Resilient Rundells

Hand in Hand- 6th November 2020

Y5 - The Resilient Rundells 

Teacher- Miss Madeley 

Teaching Assistant- Mrs Haime


Our class has been named after the author Katherine Rundell. She is famous for writing books such as Rooftoppers, The Wolf Wilder and The Explorer .


Find out more about her by clicking the link below.


Amazingly, we received some words of encouragement from Katherine Rundell herself when Miss Madeley sent her a message! The message can also be seen below.

Key Information

Class Book

Our current class read together is the Storm Keeper's Island by Catherine Doyle. We are really enjoying discussing the magic, mystery and sibling rivalry within the book. 


Current Topics

Our RE topic at the moment is Ourselves. The children have a copy of the Knowledge Organiser in their homework books which demonstrates the main ideas from this topic and can be found in the homework section of our Class Page. Our big question is- How can we show ourselves to God?


Other key topics:

Science- Forces 



Our current PE day is a Tuesday, therefore children must ensure they have got their PE kit in school for this day. It is an outdoor slot so they will need their outdoor kit. Please ensure if your child wears earrings, they are able to take these out themselves prior to the PE session.