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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 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 hsould bring their homeowrk diaires into school daily, signed and dated by parents; this will be checked and signed daily by a memeber of Year 5 staff. 

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

We are reading...

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N/A this half term 


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

  • Non linear Powerpoints using hyperlinks and action buttons.
  • Audio and sound radio broadcast. 


This half term Year 5 will look at Christianity and what do we mean by a miracle?


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As Writers ...

As writers we will focus on:

Summarising main ideas from more than one paragraph, identifying key details

• Distinguish between fact and opinion

• Identify how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning.

Extend the range of sentences with more than one clause by using a wider range of conjunctions

• Link ideas across paragraphs using adverbials and tense choices

• Use commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity in writing

• Use brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis . 


As a writing outcome we will create a fact file and a biography. 

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This half term Year 5 will be refreshing their knowledge on holding basic conversations in Spanish,  and exploring new vocabualry linked to items of clothing. 


Year 5 will be focusing on exploring musical arrangements creating a rondo.

This will be achieved through the soundtrack:

'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air'. 

As Mathematicians

This half term we will investigatedecimals and percentages. 

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

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This half term year 5 will focus on developing their understanding of Central America and Global Trade.

Geographical skills, knowledge and understanding of:

Latitude and longitude, Equator, Northern and Southern Hemisphere, Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Prime/Greenwich Meridian Time Zones and Global Trade. 


Now the weather is improving and Spring is here it's the perfect time of year to focus on striking and feilding in PE. 

A PE unit that ALL the children love. 

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. 

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Spring 2: SCIENCE

Our topic this half-term is:

Earth and Space

We will investigate and explain:

  • Explain day and night via the Earth’s rotation and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky
  • That Sun is a star and is the centre of the solar system and has 8 planets
  • Know the movement of the Earth and other planets relative to the Sun
  • Know the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth
  • That the Sun, Earth and Moon are approximately spherical bodies
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