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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!


Happy New Year! We have an exciting Spring term ahead!



In Maths, we will be focusing on multiplication and division, fractions, decimals and percentages, perimeter and area and finally, statistics.



In English, we will begin by writing a newspaper article and then a persuasive text. After half term, we will be writing an explanation text and a narrative.



Within Science, we will be answering the question:

  • How can we manipulate materials? 



In RE, we will be focusing on these big question:

  • What can we learn about the meaning of life from the great philosophers? 



Within our History and Geography lessons, we will be answering the following questions: 

  • What was life like in Tudor England? 
  • What is life like in the Alps? 



During our Art lessons, we will be looking at formal elements of art such as monoprinting and drawing from different views/elevations. 



In our D&T lessons, we will be ca pop up book by looking at and learning about different mechanisms.



In our Computing sessions, we will be learning about the Mars Rover 1 and what information this gives us. We will also be learning about how to stay safe online. 



During our Music lessons, the learning is focused around The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.  As well as learning to sing, play, improvise and compose with this song, we will listen to and appraise other similar songs. 



Within our Spanish lessons, we will be covering the topics: ¿Tienes una mascota? where we will learn a range of pets names and how to tell someone within a conversation which pets we do or do not have. The next topic is: ¿Qué Tiempo Hace? where we will be learning about the weather, creating a Spanish forecast. 



In our PSHE lessons, we will be covering the topics: Dreams and Goals and Healthy Me.


PE and forest schools

PE and forest school days will continue to be every Wednesday and we ask that pupils come into school in their PE kit on these days please. 



Please support your child to complete daily reading, Mathletics and spelling practise weekly. 


Mrs Sheppard, Miss Gorton, Miss Poole & Mrs Ford

Our class reader:

Times table superhero practise