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Year 5

If your child is well but is self-isolating at home, please follow the lockdown learning, this can be found below.


If your child is unwell, the completion of this work is not compulsory.

W E C O M E !

Year 5.


'As God's family we aspire to love, grow, learn and achieve beyond our dreams.'



Mrs Taylor and Miss Halleron are the class teachers.


Miss Gardner is our teaching assistant and the lovely Mrs Slater works in our class too.



Class notices:

Heroes Stamp Design Competition entries must be back in school for Friday 14th May.  



Class Information



Purple Mash and MyMaths

Homework will be live on Purple Mash and MyMaths from Thursday every week.

English and Maths activities relating to recent class work. 

There will be occasional Science, History, Geography and PSHE work.


All homework should be completed and handed in, online, by the following Tuesday. 

If your child encounters any difficulty with their homework/spellings, please encourage them to speak to either myself or Miss Halleron as soon as possible.



We set high expectations for Year 5 children to read at home. 

We encourage them to read every night for at least 10 minutes. A minimum of 1 hour over the week. Please sign your child's reading record at home.  Reading books will be sent home and changed when required.



Spellings will be live from Thursday and we will have a spelling quiz on the following Friday morning.

Your child will find their weekly spellings on Purple Mash and on the class page.

Please encourage your child to practise their spellings at home.



This term the children will be swimming.  This will be every Thursday afternoon. 

Please send your child into school with a swimming cap, appropriate swimming wear and towel.







Curriculum information



Daily whole class guided reading sessions with comprehension activities 

Daily SPaG sessions to support understanding of GPS (Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling)

Specific skills and feature lessons to embed skills in to writing



Daily fluency, reasoning and problem solving activities

Number, fractions, ratio and proportion, algebra, measurement, geometry and statistics. 



Come and See curriculum

Unit 1 - Ourselves

Unit 2 - Life Choices 

Unit 3 - Hope

Unit 4 - Mission

Unit 5 - Memorial Sacrifice

Unit 6 - Sacrifice

Unit 7 - Transformation

Unit 8 - Freedom and responsibilty

Unit 9 - Stewardship




On-going demain - Working scientifically


Earth and Space


Properties of Materails


Living things and their habitats




Changes of Materials


Animals Including Humans




Foundation Subjects


Autumn 1 


What are Natural Disasters?


The learning focus is drawing and we look at the works of the artist Hokusai.


Autumn 2


What have we learnt from the achievements of the Ancient Egyptians? 


Cooking and Nutrition (Bread)


Spring 1


Who inspired Tim Peake and how do their achievements affect our lives today? 


The learning focus is painting and we look at the work of Vincent Van Gogh.


Spring 2


Why did Henry V111 have 6 wives?


The learning focus is printing and we look at the work of William Morris.


 Summer 1


What is it like in South America? 




Summer 2


Local Area study






Please note your child will be tested on spellings the week after they have been given out. This allows a week for your child to learn them. 
Enjoy the summer holidays. See you on Thursday 2nd September.
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