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

Welcome to our Year 5 Class page. 

We are so, so excited to be back at school with the amazing Year Five- what a special and fantastic bunch of students you are!

This is our very own class page and it will be updated regularly to help keep you up to date with our learning and the topics we will be working on in class. Clicking on many of the images on this class page will take you to some fantastic wbsites which will  help to support you in your learning.



Long Term Planning 2020-2021

Class Newsletter/MTP Overview Autumn 1

Spelling Lists : Autumn 1

Homework in Year Five

The children will soon receive their home reading book and half term Spelling Lists. Children will be set online maths homework (My Maths) and they will be given English Homework,  children can also work on their times tables - all children have a Times Tables Rock Star account..


This half term we are reading:


Click on the cover to find out more about this beautiful book based on a true story.


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Our topic this half-term is:

Living Things and Their Habitats

We will be learning about:

  • the differences in the life cycles of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird.   
  • the reproduction process in some plants and animals.   
  • the work of David Attenborough and Jane Goodall.
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    North America (USA and Canada)

During this term, Year 5 will be learning about the countries and cities of North America. We will investigate:

  • the main geographical features, including major cities, of this massive continent
  • the similarities and differences between a region of North America and a region of the UK
  • different ways of looking at North America - maps, Google Earth, etc.

Summer 1: Geography


As writers we will be inspired by:

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This half term we will be developing our understanding of place value working with numbers up to 1,000,000. 

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Prior Learning: Use links to revisit some of the texts we have shared

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Prior Learning: Use these links to revisit Y5 maths units

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Revision Topics

We will learn to:

  • read and write decimal numbers
  • compare decimal numbers to find which is greater and smaller
  • add and subtract decimals before turning decimals into fractions
  •  round decimals to the nearest whole number and decimal position
  • Solve problems
  • Multiply and divide whole numbers, using formal written methods
  • Measure and calculate the area and perimeter of basic and compound shapes
  • Add/subtract fractions with the same and different denominators
  • Find common denominators in fractions
  • Convert improper fractions into mixed numbers and back again

Year 5 Prior Learning and Revision Corner: History Science Geography

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Year 5 Planning/Newsletter Archive

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