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Year 5 Classes

Year 5 Teaching Staff

Year 5 comprises St Cecilia - Mr Innes and Mrs Luker and St Mary - Miss Mitchell.


Throughout the Summer term, Year 5 Maths will comprise of decimals, measures before finishing off the year with geometry. In English, Year 5 will be reading the book ‘Gorilla’ before moving onto ‘Save the planet’ linked to David Attenborough.  

The Year 5 topic work will be focusing on slums across the world and comparing them to our lives. The children will also be looking at artwork that the community create who live in the slums. The second part of the term will focus on Anglo Saxons and how they once lived.  

In Science this term, the children are learning about nature and the environment around us. After May half term, year 5 will be looking at human development.   

In Religious Education, Year 5 are considering what will make their town a more respectful place to live, after half term, they will consider how can following God bring freedom and justice. There will also be plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate during these sessions.

In our ICT lessons, the children will be learning about programming and in RHE they will look at relationships and how their bodies begin to change.

Our new music lessons look at specific songs: our first one is Dancing in the Streets, after this, they will look at different music styles and focus on ‘Reflect, Rewind and Replay.’ In French they will be learning about ‘the classroom’ and after that they will look at the story ‘Goldilocks.’ 


All children are expected to read regularly every week to an adult; each time they read, they will receive raffle tickets.  When they have read 5 times, they will receive raffle tickets and a merit, which will count towards their house.  Other prizes for reading will be given in class throughout the year.

Home/School Planner:

Could you please ensure that your child brings their home/school planner in to school every day. Please feel free to write any comments in it.

Every Friday your child will bring their planner home which will have been signed by their teacher. This should be countersigned by the parent/carer and returned to school again on Monday morning. Children will receive a merit for planners that have been signed when returned on Monday.

Our Classroom Rules:

  • Be respectful.
  • Maintain a clean learning environment.
  • Follow any teachers’ directions the first time.
  • Take responsibility for yourself.

Year 5 Curriculum

Year 5 Home Learning