Year 5 2017 - 2018

Mr Hanley

Miss Hayles

Matthew 5-3:

Blessed are those who are poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.



Welcome to year 5’s class page! This year we will be working hard and learning about some very exciting topics. Keep checking our page to keep up to date with it all!Also keep an eye on our Twitter page for the latest photos and updates



English – This term, we will be looking at lots of different styles of writing in English. We will be writing poems all about our favourite things, instructions linked to our geography topic and writing adventure stories. We can’t wait to share some with you.


Reading Book – We will be reading the exciting tale of Varjak Paw by SF Said. Be sure to ask your child what they think of the story!


Maths – Place value and mental multiplication / Long multiplication and division/ Formal method and mental subtraction / Decimals numbers / Measurement / Fractions.


Science – We will be learning all about the universe in our Earth and Space topic.

RE – Year 5 are finishing our Baptism and Confirmation topic and then getting ready for advent by learning about Advent and Expectations. We will also be deepening our knowledge of other faiths by looking at Judaism.


Geography – We will be improving our map reading and navigation skills using Ordinance Survey maps, compasses, grid references and understanding longitude and latitude.


PE – Please ensure that your child has the correct uniform for PE, which will take place on Wednesday afternoon.


Homework – Homework and spellings will be given out on Monday and must be completed and returned by Thursday. Children should also aim to read their reading books for 10 - 15 minutes a night with an adult.


Key Dates

Thursday 9th November – KS2 Parents evening

Wednesday 15th and 22nd November – Bikeability course



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