Welcome to Five Elms Primary School 


Welcome to Five Elms Primary School. Thursday 6th April, 2:45 pm, Enabling Enterprise, Open Afternoon, parents and carers all welcome. Friday 7th April, 2:30 pm, Early Years Presentation to parents in the School Hall. Wednesday 5th April 2017, last Swimming lesson for Year 5, from 10:30 am. Please encourage your children to do some reading every evening! Easter Holiday begin on Monday 10th April - Monday 24th April 2017. School re-opens, Tuesday 25th April 2017, at the usual times.
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  Ofsted Report 2017

To access our Latest Ofsted Report,  please click here

Double Challenge Day at Five Elms –  Enabling Enterprise Education

Children at Five Elms have been developing their core enterprise skills . They have been doing this not only in Lesson-Time Projects in school, but also on business trips to top employers across London, for example at shopping centre Westfield last term, or property developers JLL next term. This week, the school took the opportunity to stretch their students’ Problem Solving skills, Working in a Team and Using Imagination as they took on another double challenge!

Change Makers:  Food Drive

- Five Elms Primary School's Change Makers hosted a week long Food Drive on March 6th to 10th 

- The Change Makers club has learned about hunger in the local borough but also around the world

- The Change Makers hosted assemblies throughout the week to educate classmates about hunger around the world and in Dagenham 

- Students across the school brought in canned food goods

- All canned foods were donated to the local Dagenham Food Bank

- Together, the school raised over 1050 canned food goods.

Reading Gladiators

- Five Elms Primary School's Reading Gladiators join won a national reading competition

- The Reading Gladiators are participating in a year long reading initiative run by Just Imagine

- Competitions are held monthly and they have to do with the book being read that month

- Five Elms' Gladiators had to choose a poem from Michael Rosen's A-Z: The Best Children's Poetry from Agard to Zephaniah rehearsed the poem I De Rap Guy by BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH 

20 schools from across the country entered and we tied for first place!

Safer Internet Day 2017

To view our Internet Safety Day Parent and pupil workshop videos and pupils voice survey results click here.

For the lastest information on Barking and Dagenham schools status you can go to the LBBD website here 

School Menu 2016-17: Click here 


Five Elms Parent E-Safety Survey

Parent eSafety Survey

Helping children to gain the skills needed to stay safe online is very important to us in school. We would be grateful if parents would complete this short survey to tell us about how your children are using the Internet at home. If you have any worries or concerns about eSafety, please refer to the E-Safety page

Click the image icon to go to the survey.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday 6th April - Enabling Enterprise Open Afternoon at 2.30pm - 3:15pm.  Parents/carers invited.

Friday 7th April - Early Years Presentation to parents at 2:30 pm. 

Monday 10th - 21st April 2017: Easter Holiday

Tuesday 25th April : School opens for Children at the usual times.

Wednesday 26th April 2017: CMS Concert for Years 4-6.

Thursday 27th April 2017 : Year 2 trip to Barking Sikh Temple at 11:00 am.

Wednesday 3rd  and Thursday 4th May: Year 4 trip to Sikh Temple.

Monday 22nd May: Year 5 Amethyst trip to Greenwich Museum.

Wednesday 24th May: Year 5 Amber trip to Greenwich Museum.

Thursday 25th May: Year 5 trip to the Sikh Temple, Barking

Friday 26th May: Year 6 Trip to Barking Temple.

Friday 26th May, 9 -11am: Parent GYM Taster session in thr Library.

Monday 29th May - Friday 2 June 2017: Half Term Holiday, 1 week.

We’re a Digital School!

Five Elms Primary is part of Parent Zone’s Digital Schools Membership programme, recognising our commitment to keeping our pupils safe online, and making sure we work with you and all of the school community to achieve this. 

Digital Schools membership includes access to Parent Zone’s online digital parenting course, Parenting in the Digital Age. This short course gives you straightforward information and advice on how to manage and feel confident about your child’s online world.

For your free access to the programme, go to www.parentzone.org.uk/parentcourse.  Simply click on the pink ‘Add to cart’ button to start your registration.  You’ll then be asked to enter your email address.  On the next page, you will need to enter the coupon code DSP16 to ensure you have free access to the programme.

Once you’ve completed the short registration you’ll receive two emails - one confirming your order and one with log in instructions.  After logging into the parents’ training section of the website, you’ll be able to take the course whenever it suits you and come back to it at your convenience.  

Another benefit of our Digital Schools membership is access to an email help service for parents, so if you have any questions about the course or any aspect of your family’s online life, you can email dshelp@parentzone.org.uk for free, confidential advice.

For the latest issue of the Digital Parenting Magazine, click the link.


  More infomation and fact sheets from the site click here.

Five Elms Primary School Wood Lane Dagenham RM9 5TB
020 8270 4909  Office staff and first point of contact: Mrs George, Ms Wilson, Ms Grote


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