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Welcome to Year 5!


We hope you find everything you need on this page, if you have any other questions or queries please see your child's class teacher.


Our topic this half term is 'Our Local Area'.


Welcome back to school! We are very much looking forward to this Summer term and I hope you are all raring to go!


Swimming this half term is for 5E and 5B.


Week beginning 23.4.18


This week in literacy we will be working on non-fiction texts and collecting more information on the Rainforest.


This week is 'Green Week'! Where possible, the children will be working outdoors and pairing up with another class for an activity on Thursday. Children should come into school dressed in green clothing on Friday.


Week beginning 16.4.18


This week in literacy, the children will be looking at the rainforest and they will be using their amazing descriptive language. Next week is 'Green Week'- there will be more to follow on this throughout the week.


Week beginning 19.3.18


Sport Relief on Friday - bring in £1 and wear your sports clothes!


In literacy this week the children will be doing some more excellent, descriptive writing by looking at 'The Gentle Giant' by Michael Morpugo.


Week beginning 12.3.18


This week is all about 'Alma'. The children will be watching a short film and writing some lovely descriptive writing. We can't wait!


Week beginning 5.3.18


This week we will be continuing to use our emotive language. We will be looking at 'The Piano' again and making our own videos.


Remember, World Book Day is on the 1st March (Thursday)! The children can dress up as their favourite book character and we will celebrate some amazing books.


Week beginning 26.02.18


Literacy - This week in literacy we are using emotive language and watching 'The Piano'. The music in this video is really beautiful and the children will be inspired to write using lovely emotive language.


Week beginning 12.02.18


Literacy - This week the children are working on their grammar skills and completing a couple of half term assessments.


Parents Evening - These evenings will be held on Monday and Tuesday this week. We look forward to seeing you there.


Week beginning 05.02.18


Literacy - This week we are continuing our great work on recounts. We will be linking in our space topic to write recounts on the moon landing.


Enterprise - This week is Enterprise week! The children will be creating their own company and product to sell at the 'Market' on Thursday! We can't wait to get involved with this and the children have shown such enthusiasm already.


Week beginning 29.01.18


Literacy - This week is all about recounts. The children will be learning all about recounts and writing one up themselves.


Swimming - 5E and 5B


Week beginning 22.01.18


Literacy - This week is all about debating issues. The children will be having debates about issues that may affect them at school and learning the difference between a debate and an argument.


Faith and Culture Day - Thursday 25th January - please can children dress up in celebration clothes.


Panto - Friday 26th January - Children are invited to dress up as a pantomime character to watch 'Cinderella'. If children decide not to dress up then they must wear their school uniform.


Week beginning 15.01.18


Literacy - This week is all about persuasive writing. The children will be writing a persuasive letter to try and change an aspect of school life.


Maths Groups


Miss Marriott - This week the children are working on their fraction knowledge and converting improper fractions to mixed numbers.


Mr Hartley/ Miss Chohan - More fractions this week and I'm afraid it's time for those pesky end-of-halfterm tests! Only arithmetic this time though - expect to see it over half term as homework.


Mr Edwards' Maths - This week we will be learning and consolidating our knowledge on angles.


Mrs Bonella - This week the children have been learning about angles.


Please find Year Group Homework, Spellings and Maths Homework below:






Homework for Week 1 - have a great weekend

This week there will be no class homework due to such a short school week. Homework will be sent out as usual next week. Please look out for your Maths Homework in the Maths Homework section.

Year group homework

Week 6 homework to be completed over half term

Week 5 year group homework

Week four class homework

Spring 1 Spelling Booklet

Spring 2 Spelling Booklet

Summer 1 Spelling Booklet

5E Maths Group


Week 2 Homework -


This week the children were given a squared sheet of paper with fraction conversion questions. Children need to convert the mixed number to an improper fraction and then the opposite for the next set of questions.


Week 3 -


Children have been adding and subtracting fractions and using their conversion knowledge from last week.


Half Term Homework -


Children have been given their arithmetic tests to take home - please have a look at these with your child. They have also been given a blank reasoning paper - the children are to complete this and bring it to school on the first Tuesday back.

Mr Edwards' Maths Homework week 2

Mr Edwards Week 3 Homework

Mr Edwards' Maths Homework - week 4 (Problem Solving Investigation)

Mr Edwards’ Maths Homework

Yesterday, the children completed an arithmetic assessment. Your task this week is to go through the booklet, have a look at your incorrect answers and try and correct them. If there is something you are really struggling on, remember to tell me and we will go through it before Easter J

Mrs Bonella's Maths Group

Week four maths homework- this week we have been learning all about finding percentages of an amount.

Week 3 homework

Week 1 maths homework

This week, we have been learning about decimals and writing them as fractions too.

This week we have not had normal maths lessons due to Enterprise Week. Therefore, there is not a sheet of homework to be completed for next week.

Please can you all ensure that you work on learning your targets instead.


Mrs Bonella

This week we have been looking at how to add and subtract fractions with different denominators (bottom number). 
5CH Maths Group
5M Maths Group

Summer 1 Week 1 Homework

Try to improve your typing speed!

Year 5 Photos

Take a look at what we have been up to.

5B Viking Settlements

5B Viking Settlements 1
5B Viking Settlements 2

5S Viking Clay Work

5S Viking Clay Work 1
5S Viking Clay Work 2
5S Viking Clay Work 3
5S Viking Clay Work 4
5S Viking Clay Work 5

5M looking at the planets and scaling down the distances

5M looking at the planets and scaling down the distances 1
5M looking at the planets and scaling down the distances 2
5M looking at the planets and scaling down the distances 3
5M looking at the planets and scaling down the distances 4