Year 5 2022 - 2023

Mr Grant

Miss Spence

Welcome to Year 5!

Adults who work here:

5G - Mr Grant, Miss Brown, Miss McGurren and Mrs Bennett 

5S - Miss Spence and Miss Jafar

French and Music will be taught by Mme Lié  and Miss Osborne

Welcome to our year group page. Here you can find out what is happening in our classrooms each half term.

You can use the information below to discuss with your child what they are learning.

For an overview of Year 5's Curriculum click here.

This half term:


Multiplication and division of 4-git numbers by a 1-digit number

Multiplying fraction by whole numbers

Finding fractions or amounts


Talk for writing unit - Beowulf (sequel to a story) 

We will also be doing a unit linked with Anglo Saxons

Writing purpose - to use subordinate clauses to add detail, use a variety of sentence openers, use literary features



Mexico in Motion. We are looking at the geographical features of Mexico and in particular it's volcanoes. We will be studying how and why volcanoes erupt and the impact this has on the people that live near them. 

Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


Light. We are finding out about light, the different sources of light and how it travels through the air and other elements.

Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


Mixed Media and Cityscapes. We will be learning how to use different types of media to create different images of our local area. We will use different mediums to see which are the most effective.

Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


Information Technology - We are Artchitects. We will be using Sketchup to design aour own art gallery with their own pieces of art inside.

Religious Education:

Why is Jesus inspiring to some people?

Click for the Knowledge Organiser.

: Media literacy and Digital resilience. We are going to find out about the different types of media and how it can be targeted.


Music: Celebration (Performance). Our instrument of the half term will be recorders.

We are improving our French language skills: We will be learning about: adjectives that precede the noun and adverbs of place

P.E: Games:

We are learning all about tennis. Games is delivered by an external coach. 

Gymnastics - We are performing sequences using different rolls, jumps, balances and ways of travelling

Both classes have outdoor games on Tuesday afternoon and dance in the hall on Monday. 

PE kits

Outdoor Games - trainers, black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt (track suit top and joggers if cold).

Dance and Gymnastics - black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt.

Remember to come into school wearing your PE kit on those days.

Forest Schools:

We will be assisting in clearing some of the trees to allow for new growth using saws. Please ensure your child comes on clothes that can get muddy, sensible outdoor shoes, warm clothes if cold and a water-proof coat.

Reading books:

In class we care currently reading-

The Time-Travelling Cat and the Viking Terror: Volume 5 : Jarman, Julia: Books

Please read with your child every day and comment in their reading record when you do. Reading books should be in school everyday for independent reading and will be changed on these days:
Monday and Wednesday 


This half term's BrainBuilder can be found here

Year 5's spellings will be sent out every Tuesday to learn for a spelling test the following Tuesday. 

Reading Eggs - click here

A video on how to use Reading Eggs/ Eggspress is here

Mathletics - click here

TTRockstars – click here


Please email if you have any questions.


Year 5: Celebrations and Enrichments items

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