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Back to school on Wednesday 4th September!

Welcome to the Year 5 learning page!



Bobby Moore        Marie Curie         Winston Curchill

Mr Sloane and Mr Phillips        Mrs Worrall, Mr Jenner and Miss Hazell             Mrs Leid and Mrs Raines


Term 2


This Term's reading book used in Literacy- Street Child by Berlie Doherty




 Kent Life Victorian Trip

Kent Life advertisement flyer

Kent Life trip letter



Term 1


So far this term, the children have been designing and creating their own cereal bars which they are hoping to sell to a local farm shop. They are working in groups and have created companies with a company name, logo and slogan. In Literacy, they have written job applications to apply for different jobs within their companies. This week, they have also begun creating radio adverts to persuade people to buy their products. Once the cereal bars have been made, they will be packaged using the companies designs and a sample will be sent off to the farm shop along with a persuasive letter.

     Here is a batch of cereal bars that we made in class.


 Curriculum Learning Terms 1 and 2



In Terms 1 and 2 we will be first looking at the place value and then moving swiftly onto developing the use of the four operations. We will continue to develop our problem solving skills.



We will be developing our skills within the following;




Boot Camp



We will be developing our knowledge of online safety and our programming skills through different software.



During Terms 1 and 2 we will be learning about different religious festivals and discussing the importance of places of worship.



We will be developing our knowledge of health and wellbeing by looking at images in the media and differentiating between risks, dangers and hazards.



We will be continuing our language journey, starting with months and birthdays followed by pets.



During Term 2, we will be listening to a range of music from Victorian times and learning some Victorian songs including Victorian Christmas carols and performing them publically.



The topics are:

Natural disasters—this links with our English and we will be focusing on non-fiction texts, including leaflets.

Victorians– We will be looking at camtoys, inventions and key events from the 1800s including The Great Exhibition.



The topics are:

Materials—the study of the properties and changes of materials.

Investigations—Learning how to ask scientific questions, plan and carry out investigations.


Homework and Spellings

English and Maths Homework will be set on a Friday and will need to be returned on a Thursday.

Those that do not return their homework will attend Homework Club at lunchtime.


Spellings will be sent home weekly for a test on Friday.


Children all have Times Tables Rock Stars logins where they can practise their times tables.


Term 5 Week 2 Maths Homework:






Term 5 Week 2 Literacy Homework:


       1. Add extra information to these sentences to show precisely what happened or why the character felt this way.


Example: Tim listened -----------------> Tim, the ostler, listened jealously to the highwayman’s plan to return for his beloved Bess.


The highwayman left


 Bess was sad


The soldiers came


 Bess was frightened


 She gasped


      2. Now rewrite each sentence, adding more detail and changing the order for more impact.


Example: The mouldy-haired ostler, Tim, listened as he swept the stable; he heard the highwayman’s plan to return for his beloved Bess.



Term 5 Week 2 Spellings:












 Other information:

Our day to visit the library is Thursday. Remember to bring your library book to school on this day.


You will need your PE kit in school on Thursday. In addition Bobby Moore will need their kit on a Monday, Marie Curie on a Tuesday and Winston Churchill on a Wednesday. Make sure that you have clothes suitable for both indoors and outdoors and all items are named.

All children should read regularly to an adult at least three times a week and have their Reading Records signed by the adult. Children that do not read at least three times will attend Reading Club on a Monday and Wednesday at Lunch time.

Our class assemblies are held on Wednesdays at 2.45. Marie Curie: 30th January Winston Churchill: 6th March Bobby Moore: 13th March