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Welcome to Year 5 with Mrs Hall, Miss Hind and Mrs Bland.


Y5 Long Term Plan

Year 5 MTP's

Year 5 Spelling lists and Statutory Y5/6 lists

Homework and Daily Reading


  • MyMaths and English homework will be set


  • Both pieces of homework are to be completed: Mymaths online and English homework should be returned to school in their homework books. 

Daily Reading Expectations: 

Pupils should read for at least 30 minutes per day using one of the following options:

  1. Bug Club 
  2. Reading Plus
  3. Reading Eggs
  4. Home Readers

Pupils should bring their homework diaires into school daily, signed and dated by parents; this will be checked and signed daily by a member of Year 5 staff. 

Click images for links to support materials/audio versions of our texts

We are reading...

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As Historians we will continue our study of ANGLO SAXON and VIKING INVADERS. 

Learning about everyday life, the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor. 


In computing this half term year 5 will focus developing their presentation skills using powerpoint.

  • Writing blogs
  • Audio and sound radio broadcast. 

As Writers ...

As writers we will use this text to inspire our narrative writing unit. We will develop our writing skills by embedding and learning to:

  • Develop characterisation skills
  • Use paragraphs to organise more complex narratives
  • Create cohesive texts.
  • Use expanded noun phrases, relative clauses, a range of verb forms including past/present progressive and present perfect
  • Write dialogue using inverted commas and other speech punctuation



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As Mathematicians

This half term we will investigate and recap a range of skills including: division, long multiplication, fractions and decimals. 

Click on the images below for links to games to help you practice this half terms skills. 

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N/A this half term  


Now the weather is improving  and Summer is here, it's the perfect time of year to focus on athletics and preparing for our wonderful Sports Day!

A day that WE ALL love and have missed. 

Don't forget outdoor PE kits and suitable trainers for support. 

Year 5 PE is on a Friday morning, please ensure ALL children bring the correct kits into school. 


Sun hats and suncream will be needed, to enusre sun safety, now we have gorgeous weather. 

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Summer 2: SCIENCE

Our topic this half-term is:

Materials and Their Properties

We will:

Compare and group materials on the basis of their proeprties, inclduing their hardness, solubility, transparency, electricial and thermal response. 

Understand that some materials dissolve in liquid to form a solution, and to describe how to recover a substance from a solution. 

Use knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to decide how mixtures might be separated.

Give reasons, based on evidence from fair testing.

Explain that some materials form new materials and this kind of chnage is not usually reversible 

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