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Year 5

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 the Mayans.


What a year it has been! Can you believe we are in the last half term? We are all raring to go this half term and we are looking forward to the Mayan day we have planned as well as lots of other lovely Summer activities. Like always, any questions you may have, please come and ask. 


Swimming this half term is for 5M and 5CH.


Week beginning 16.7.18


This week we are working on our newspapers again. We will be finishing them off and making them into a comic using our I.C.T. skills. We will also be getting ready for the 'Fernwood Festival' this week - remember to bring in some items from the homework list so that we can get creative.


Week beginning 9.7.18


This week we have very special guests all the way from China! In literacy, we will be doing lessons about Britain, in particular Nottingham, and learning about Chinese culture. We can't wait for this exciting opportunity!


Week beginning 2.7.18


This week we are having our Mayan Days in year 5! 5CH and 5M you are on Tuesday whilst 5E and 5B, you are on Thursday. Don't forget, there is an INSET day on Friday 6th July.


Week beginning 25.6.18


This week we are carrying on with newspapers. We will consolidate our understanding of the features that we need to use and then use this to write our very own newspaper.


Week beginning 18.6.18


This week we will using newspapers in Literacy. If your child has not already done so, please can they bring in their favourite reading book, labelled with their name.


Remember, we are cooking at the Comp this week so please make sure your child brings in the ingredients they have chosen cook with. Please can you also make sure that they bring in a container to carry the chilli home with. Any questions please see one of us.


Headphones are needed for ICT this week.


Week beginning 11.6.18


This week we are continuing with our literacy topic of 'stories from different cultures'. The children will carry on reading our story from last week and try and come up with their own ending.


Week beginning 4.6.18


This week we are learning about stories from different cultures. We will be reading 'Mufaro and his beautiful daughters'. This is an African tale and the children will try and use their literacy skills to decipher the meaning of the book.


Week beginning 7.5.18


This week is all about writing out a balanced argument. The children will be researching deforestation and writing and argument based on this. We are looking forward to seeing some brilliant writing with some justified opinions.


Week beginning 30.4.18


This week in literacy we will be working on our debating skills and using vocabulary that would be found in a court of law.


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 ware carrying on with measurement; this time looking at ml, l, g and kg.


Mrs Bonella - This week the children have been learning how to measure and draw angles and how to calculate missing angles on a straight line. 


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






Year five homework Due in on Friday 13th July This week, we have had Mayan Day which was lots of fun! 5B, 5E and 5M your homework is to do the Mayan co-ordinate sheet. 5CH, as you have already done this, your task is to represent your favourite part of Mayan Day. This can be written or drawn. We look forward to seeing what you produce. Team five

Week 2 year five class homework

Week one, year group homework

Week five extended homework

Week four class homework

Week two class homework

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

Mr Edwards' Maths Group Summer 2

Week 1 - Converting Measurement homework

Summer 2 - Week 2 - Homework

Summer 2 - Week 3 - Homework

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

Mr Edwards Week 3 Homework

Mrs Bonella's Maths Group

Wk 2 maths homework. This week, we have been learning all about time. Some children have been working on twenty-four hour time, some have been telling the time to five minute intervals and others have been telling the time to the four quarters. Please make sure that you do the correct homework.

Wk1 maths homework. This week we have been learning all about weighing in grams and kilograms.

This week, we have been learning about measuring in cm and mm and converting between the two. As it is the holiday, there is no maths homework. Have a lovely week. 

Week four maths homework. This week we have been learning about regular and irregular shapes.

Week 3 maths homework- this week we have been learning all about shapes.

Week two maths homework

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 2 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