Year 5

Class Teachers

Mr Alan Lyne (Class 5L)
Ms Suhena Islam & Ms Jennifer Roberts (Class 5IR)

PE

PE is on Monday and Friday.

Rap Skills

If you want to continue developing your rap skills over the half term, feel free to use this!

Topic for the Summer Term

Science: Forces

Humanities: Gears and Pulleys

Maths:

  • Number & Place Value
  • Addition & Subtraction
  • Multiplication & Division
  • Fractions, Decimals & Percentages

Literacy:

  • Narrative - thriller
  • Key Features
  • Paragraphing for purpose and effect
  • Opening, problem, build-up, climax, resolution
  • Adding depth to the character description
  • Varied pace of the narrative to build tension
  • Develop atmosphere
  • Dialogue used to develop characters and move the action on
  • Develop different opening/ending for effect
  • Descriptive language: similes, metaphors, personification

Parent Guide

Our Parent Guide contains an overview of what children will be learning this term, useful information and some helpful tips on how to improve learning at home.

Year 5 Parent Guide Spring 1

Spellings

Week beginning 23rd January:

  • led
  • lead
  • mourning
  • morning
  • past
  • passed
  • precede
  • proceed
  • principal
  • principle

Week beginning 30th January:

  • Axis
  • Rotate
  • Earth
  • Planets
  • Mercury
  • Venus
  • Saturn
  • Uranus
  • Neptune
  • Sphere

Week beginning 6th Feb:

  • Olympics
  • Slave
  • Greeks
  • Plato
  • Socrates
  • Athens
  • Sparta
  • Myths
  • Persia
  • Greece

Week beginning 20th Feb:

  • vicious
  • precious
  • conscious
  • delicious
  • malicious
  • suspicious
  • ambitious
  • cautious
  • fictitious
  • infectious

Week beginning 6th March:

  • official
  • special
  • artificial
  • partial
  • confidential
  • essential
  • initial
  • financial
  • commercial
  • provincial

Week beginning 13th March: Science Week!

  • science
  • scientist
  • biology
  • biologist
  • physics
  • physicists
  • chemistry
  • chemist
  • experiment
  • explosion

Week beginning 20th March: Court Vocabulary

  • lawyer
  • court
  • defence
  • defendant
  • prosecution
  • evidence
  • judge
  • council
  • jury
  • verdict
  • witness

Week beginning 27th March:

  • referred
  • referring
  • differed
  • differing
  • offering
  • suffering
  • preferring
  • preference
  • reference
  • referee

Week beginning 18th April: Science Vocabulary

  • gravity
  • resistance
  • friction
  • surface
  • effect
  • accelerate
  • decelerate
  • pulley
  • mechanism
  • brake

Week beginning 24th March:

  • conscious
  • precious
  • suspicious
  • delicious
  • vicious
  • spacious
  • gracious
  • ferocious
  • malicious
  • tenacious

Week beginning 1st May:

  • to / too / two
  • tomorrow
  • their / they're / there
  • until
  • you're / your

Week beginning 8th May: Common misspelled (misspelt) words

  • restaurant
  • ridiculous
  • rhythm
  • sandal
  • schedule
  • scissors
  • sensible
  • separate
  • special
  • success

Week beginning 22nd May:

  • referred
  • reference
  • relevant
  • religious
  • possession
  • preferable
  • privilege
  • questionnaire
  • receive
  • recommend

Week beginning 5th June:

  • precious
  • malicious
  • ambitious
  • obvious
  • previous
  • serious
  • anxious
  • delicious
  • envious
  • suspicious

Week beginning 12th June:

Spelling practice- Suffixes –er changes a verb into a noun (usually a person)

  • climb + er = climber
  • think + er = thinker
  • wash + er = washer
  • speak + er = speaker
  • talk + er = talker
  • build + er = builder
  • camp + er = camper
  • read + er = reader
  • listen + er = listener
  • dream + er = dreamer

Week beginning 19th June (ie and ei words):

  • 1. belief
  • 2. hygiene
  • 3. believe
  • 4. patient
  • 5. achieve
  • 6. receive
  • 7. perceive
  • 8. either
  • 9. protein
  • 10. rein

Week beginning 26th June (Hispanic Week):

  • alligator
  • mosquito
  • fiesta
  • patio
  • vanilla
  • avocado
  • tomato
  • tornado
  • banana
  • cocoa

Yearly Overview

Our curriculum overviews gives you an idea of which topic your child will be studying at which point during the school year.

5IR’s Ancient Greece Assembly

Here's the script for 5IR’s Ancient Greece Assembly:

5IR Ancient Greece Class Assembly

Year 5 Highlights

Chile

Climate

Crime and Punishment

Hispanic Week

Landmarks

Leaders

Métis People

Science

Sports People

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