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St John's C of E

Blue Standard

Year 5 | Blue

In Y5 the teaching will be focused on the blue standard and we hope that most children will secure this standard before they move into Y6.

Reading

What your child can do if they have achieved the blue standard:

  • Has a reading age of 11 years
  • Writes about books in 20 reading journals per year
  • Is on sapphire books band
  • Reads silently for 20 minutes in class
  • Scores more than 75% on blue reading papers

Writing

What your child can do if they have achieved the blue standard:

  • Can write long pieces - 1 1/2 sides
  • Can write and punctuate 15 sentences
  • Doesn't make mistakes with punctuation
  • Organises the information in their sentences and paragraphs
  • Gets at least 75% right in spelling tests
  • Writes neatly for 250 words - joining their writing

Maths

What your child can do if they have achieved the blue standard:

  • Has passed their South America and Central America passports
  • Can + - x and ÷ using formal methods to 4 digits
  • Can work with numbers above 1,000,000
  • Can work with negative numbers
  • Can work with decimals, fractions and percentages
  • Scores more than 75% on blue maths test