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Welcome to Year 5 with Mrs Hall, Miss Pennington & Mrs Moore


This half term, Year Five are reading:

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Welcome to our Year 5 Class page. 

This page will be updated every half term to help keep you up to date with the topics we will be working on in class. We will also post: links to helpful websites to support our learning, parent newsletters and a copy of the spellings for the half term. 


The children can bring a bookbag to school to put their homework, snack, reading diary and reading book in. NO RUCKSACKS.

If children want to bring a water bottle to school it must be named and only contain water. It will come home every night to be washed and refilled.

PE is on Fridays, we are going swimming. 


As Readers and Writers, we will take                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                inspiration from the texts:

FArTHER by Grahame Baker Smith                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and  MALAMANDER by Thomas Taylor



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Anglo Saxons and Vikings.


During this term, Year 5 will be finding out about the Vicious Vikings and Smashing Saxons!

We will be looking at the countries and cities of England.


As Scientists we will investigate: Properties & changes of materials

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Class Newsletter

Long Term Planning 2019-20

Medium Term Planning



In Maths we will be learning about:

Multiplication and Division:

multiples, factors, common factors, prime numbers , square numbers, cubed numbers

Multiplying/Dividing by 10/100 and 1000

Mental and Written Methods for multiplication and division

Area and Perimeter

 finding perimeters of polygons constructed from other polygons.

Constructing shapes with the same perimeter but a different area.

Exploring scale diagrams to determine the perimeter of shapes

 Exploring area using concrete materials.

Investigating area on square grids.

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The children will have home reading books, Spelling Log Books, times tables practise, English and My Maths homework on a weekly basis. Homework will be given out on a Monday and must be handed in on Friday. 

Spelling Logbooks will be taken home every evening for children to practise the words they are finding tricky. The Logbooks must be brought back into school each day.


Year 5: Prior Learning and Revision Corner: Maths and English

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Year 5 Prior Learning and Revision Corner: History Science Geography


Year 5 Planning/Newsletter Archive

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