Year 5

Welcome to Year Five!

We are two-form entry so have two classes in this year group. Both our classes are named after famous authors; they are Bunzl class (Y5HB) with Harry Barwell and Cotrell-Boyce class (Y5JP) with Justin Pye. Year 5 are supported by Lindsey James and Gema Rooney.

Topics

In Year 5, we will be exploring six exciting topics across the year, which will lead our learning and give the children the opportunity to experience all areas of the wider curriculum. These topics are:

 

Autumn 1 (History)Autumn 2 (Geography)Spring 1 (Geography)Spring 2 (Science)Summer 1 (History)Summer 2 (Science)
Pharaohs Sow, Grow and FarmAustraliaStargazersFallen FieldsScream Machine

Rewards

We use a range of rewards throughout Year 5 from; Dojo points, Star of Week certificates, which are presented in our Celebration Assemblies, and presentation points. We regularly use ClassDojo and SchoolComms to communicate with parents and to keep you updated with all of the learning in class.

 

Home Learning

Home Learning is set weekly and is designed to enhance your child’s learning and to consolidate what has been learnt that week. Home Learning tasks cover the following areas of learning:

  • Reading
  • Project-based research topic
  • Maths
  • Spellings

 

Useful Links

Below are some recommended links that will enhance your child’s learning further:

https://www.purplemash.com/login/

https://login.mathletics.com/

TT Rockstars

https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

 

Keeping parents informed

Throughout the year, parents will be invited to share their children's achievements in class, listen to the children read, join in with the children’s experiences and possibly volunteer to go on school trips.