Welcome to Year Five

Mrs Wilde and Mrs Vaughan help the children in Year 5 with their learning



Things to bring to school

Every day:  homework diary and reading book

Wednesday – completed learning log

Every Tuesday/Wednesday - PE Kit (take home every Friday)



  • There will be a learning log challenge that will be set every Wednesday, which should be returned to school the following Wednesday
  • We would like the children to work on maths every week on what ever day they choose. This could be IXL or learning their times tables.
  • Children are given spellings (every Monday) to learn at home and they need to return their spelling books by the following Monday. 
  • We also expect that the children will be spending time each week reading.

We ask that you please initial all completed homework for your child in their homework diaries


Welcome back!!!

Autumn 1 

Tuesday 4th September - Friday 26th October 2019

Theme: Children of War

Children are going to learn about an important part of British history after 1066 – World War II:

  • to learn about bias and propaganda 
  • to learn about the experience of some children who were evacuated through a range of source
  • to read and write about the lives of some children who experienced the blitz, air raids, evacuation and rationing through studying 'Goodnight Mr Tom' by M Magorian, I believe in Unicorns by Michael Morpurgo and visiting Portland Basin for 'The Evacuee Experience'
  • to learn key facts about WWII such as when it began and ended
  • to use map skills to find countries (involved in WWII) on a map
  • to use ‘Word’ to present information and use the internet to research efficiently and safely  

Mathematics - Place value, rounding, addition and subtraction

Science - Forces: including gravity, air resistance and water resistance

RE - What is it like to be a Muslim in the UK today?

Art - Sketching and drawing emotions

Music - The Halle project

French - The weather

Computing - Using Microsoft Word to create documents

The key focus for this half term will be on reading and writing relating to Children of War 


 On Mondays, we have Chess with Mr Glover.

On Wednesdays, we have PE with Miss Terri and Music with Mr Partington.

On Tuesdays, we do physical activities with Mr Rusholme. 


Our class prayers

 At lunch time:

For health and strength and daily food, we thank you God.



At the end of the day:

Now the day is over, we lift our hands and say,

Thank you heavenly Father/God - for today,

We're sorry for the wrong things, but glad about the right,

Keep us heavenly Father/God, in your love tonight. 


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