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Year 5

Year 5 Summer Term 2021

I am so impressed with how well Year 5 are getting on with their learning in class.  Let's hope this term we can all stay together and learn lots of new things.  If you have any questions about anything to do with Year 5 please get in touch.


Best wishes,

Mrs Mawdsley

Our Summer Term Vehicle is called

'The Secret Life of Animals'

Coming up in Class...


RE- Easter, Pentecost, The Work of the Apostles, Marriage and Holy Orders.

English- Tuesday by David Wiesner, Jabberwocky Performance Poetry, Vanishing Rainforest, James and the Giant Peach Playscript

Maths- Fractions, Decimals and Percentages, Properties of shapes, Units of measure.

Science- Living things in their Habitats, Life Cycles, Animals including Humans.

History- The Mayan Civilization

Geography- North and South America

Art- Sketching, colouring and sewing skills based on the work of Jean Michel Basquiart

DT- Making a model of a Bird Hide

Computing- Game Creator, 3D Modelling and Concept Maps

Spanish- Sports, animals and body parts in Spanish

Music- Mrs Heliker

PSHE- Puberty, First Aid, Harmful substances

PE-Tag Rugby with Wolves on a Thursday and Rounders with Mr Horton on a Friday



Our Routines...

  • PE is now on Thursday and Friday.  Please ensure you come into school wearing your PE kit on these days.

  • Spellings are given out on a half-termly sheet which can also be found in the homework activities.  Spelling tests will take place on a Wednesday.

  • Homework will be set on a Friday on Century Tech and should be completed by the following Thursday.

Dates of some exciting things planned for Year 5.


'Create with Camerata' - A musical challenge to write lyrics for our own song which will be made into an album.  The song will be based on the Roald Dahl book, 'George's Marvellous Medicine'.


Bikeability Level One- Wednesday 21st April 2021

Owl Experience - Tuesday 11th May 2021

Bikeability Level Two- Friday 11th June 2021