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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5 
Who will help me with my learning? 
Class Teacher (CT): Mrs Markus
Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA): Mrs Baker
KS2 Teaching Assistants (TA): Mrs Lonie & Mrs Symons
Year 5 Projects
Autumn Term - Groundbreaking Greeks
DT - Architecture
Science - Properties and Changes of Materials
Art & Design - Mixed Media
Art & Design - Tints, Tones and Shades
Geography - Investigating Our World
Spring TermDynamic Dynasties
Art & Design - Expression 
Art & Design - Taotie
Science - Forces and Mechanisms
Science - Earth and Space
DT - Moving Mechanisms
Summer Term - Sow, Grow & Farm
DT - Eat the Seasons
Science - Human Reproduction and Ageing 
Art & Design - Line, Light and Shadows
Art & Design - Nature's Art

Groundbreaking Greeks

This project teaches children about developments and changes over six periods of ancient Greek history, focusing on the city state of Athens in the Classical age, and exploring the lasting legacy of ancient Greece.

Dynamic Dynasties

This project teaches children about the history of ancient China, focusing primarily on the Shang Dynasty, and explores the lasting legacy of the first five Chinese dynasties, some of which can still be seen in the world today.

Sow, Grow and Farm

This project teaches children about the features and characteristics of land use in agricultural regions across the world, including a detailed exploration of significant environmental areas.
Home Learning
Remember to keep reading at school and at home!
As soon as you have finished your book, please take an AR quiz before changing it.
Set yourself a challenge this term - How many words can you read?
Visiting the School Library - Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Times Tables 
Please partake in the games on TT Rockstars to improve your times tables fluency. 
Can you get closer to becoming a Rock Hero this term? Good Luck!
Don't forget - your scores will help improve our tournament score, too!
You will be set spellings to learn at home on a weekly basis.  The spellings set will link to the focus of the spelling lesson being taught that week and the number of words will be a maximum of ten depending on the level of difficulty.
When do I need to wear my PE Kit?
  • Every Tuesday
  • Come to school in your PE kit: white t-shirt, black shorts and trainers
  • In cold weather: black tracksuit bottoms and your school sweatshirt
  • Please ensure all kit is clearly named
What else do I need to know about Year 5?
  • I need my daily water bottle and healthy snack
  • My teacher will provide all the resources I need for learning, so I don't need to bring in my own items
  • I will be ready, respectful and safe at all times in school