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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!


We have an exciting term ahead with our topic being -  Anglo Saxons and Vikings!



In Maths, we will be focusing on place value, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and fractions.



In English, we will begin by writing a narrative, non-chronological report and a biography. After half term we will continue with diary writing and instruction writing. 



Within Science, we will be answering these questions:

  • How does the Earth fit into our solar system?
  • How can we observe forces?



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

  • Creation and science: conflicting or complementary?
  • How do beliefs shape identity for Muslims?



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

  • When was the best time to be alive?
  • How did geographical features affect invasion?



During our Art lessons, we will be drawing an illuminated letter in an Anglo-Saxon style.



In our D&T lessons, we will be creating a class Bayeux tapestry.



In our Computing sessions, we will be blogging like a Viking.



During our Music lessons, the learning is focused around one song: Livin' On A Prayer.  As well as learning to sing, play, improvise and compose with this song, we will listen to and appraise other classic rock songs.



Within our Spanish lessons, we will be covering the topics: Los Planetas and ¿Qué Fecha Es Hoy? 



In our PSHE lessons, we will be covering the topics: Being me in my World and Celebrating differences. 



PE days will 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. Optional topic homework will also be set each term. 


Mrs Sheppard, Miss Gorton, Miss Poole & Mrs Ford

Our class reader:

Times table superhero practise