Welcome to Year 5

Our Teacher in Year 5 is Mrs Faulkner. Our Teaching Assistant is the multi-talented Miss Clegg. We are so excited about our Year 5 learning adventure.  Why not take a look at our blog and join us on our journey!

Year 5 Blog

We also have our own Learning Wall - see link below. We use the resources on the Wall to research out topics and curriculum work in school. Please use these resources at home to further develop your child's learning.

Year 5 Learning Wall 

For Your Information

Please note homework will now be given out on a Thursday and due in on a Thursday. Spellings will still be tested on a Friday.

Year 5 Curriculum Overview


Topic Challenges


Our topic this term is 'The Circle of Life' During this term the children have the opportunity to explore the life cycles of both animals and plants building upon earlier knowledge and experiences from previous years in school . The children will dive deeper into key concepts, using and applying their new found vocabulary. The topic has lots of opportunity for research and to ask questions to deepen their knowledge and understanding. Throughout this topic there are strong links to our PSHE curriculum as we explore changes within our lives which is a good opportunity to prepare your child to transition into Year and their final phase of primary school.


Year 5 Residential 

Class Novel



Our  class novel to promote reading  is 'The 1,000 year old boy' written by Ross Welford. We will be using the text as a stimulus to delve deeper into the past. Alfie is like any other nearly teenage boy - except he is over 1,000 years old and can remember the last Viking invasion of England. Obviously no-one believes him. There are stories about people who want to live forever. This is not one of those stories, this is about a boy who wants to stop...






Our Chosen Reading Scheme


Over the years, Oxford Reading Tree has taught millions of children to read... and to love to read. Rooted in reading for pleasure and with systematic phonics at its heart, its well-loved characters, breadth and unrivalled support give children everything they need to become confident readers. There are over 800 books which provide a rich and varied choice of writing styles, genres and artwork styles at every level.





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