During this term, the children will be learning about ‘Amazing Africa’ in their topic lessons, please refer to the curriculum overview for more information. In Science, the children will be looking at the life cycle of humans and animals.
English and Mathematics will continue to be taught daily and focus on key writing skills and mathematical calculations.

Please can we remember that no jewellery should be worn in school with the exception of stud earrings, and in line with Health and Safety guidelines these should not be worn on PE days, Children may be asked to remove earrings before PE sessions.

Year 5 PE sessions are:

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Please ensure that children have the correct PE kit in school at all times; PE kits can be purchased from the school office. Can we also remind parents that children will need pumps included in their indoor PE kit and trainers included in their outdoor PE kits.

Year 5 homework will consist of weekly spellings and home reading. This term, we will be alternating homework in their purple books and online tasks; Your children will have the opportunity to visit these websites in school before any work is set.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact school.
We anticipate a busy and exciting term ahead and we thank you in anticipation of your continued support.

Mrs Priest.


November 2021

On Tuesday 2nd November, Year 5 visited The National Space Centre. On their trip, they were able to travel up the rocket tower, view a real piece of the moon and even dress up in some costumes! Year 5 especially enjoyed filming their weather broadcast before we got the coach home.




 January 2020

We had fun looking at how tectonic plates work.


Class 5 had a great time orally presenting a news broadcast


Class 5 have enjoyed dissecting a lily. They managed to find the female and male parts.


 Look at our map work! We're loving looking into Africa!!


During PSHEE we have looked at what we would spend £5, £50, £500 on.


Class 5 enjoyed their Africa Day. They have created African jewellery, African masks, research African cuisine, designed an African flag and completed some African weaving.