Welcome to Year 5

The adults working in Year 5 are Miss Parkinson, Mrs Stead and Mrs Towler.


Important Information:

  • Our PE days are currently Tuesdays and Fridays; however, we encourage the children to have their PE kits in school every day.
  • Strings lessons will take place every Monday morning.
  • Children are required to read at least 3 times weekly and have their Reading Records signed on each separate occasion.
  • Planners also need to be signed by a parent/carer at the end of each week. Planners and Reading Records need to be handed in by children every Monday morning.
  • Homework will generally be set every Friday.


Here is the 2019-2020 Year 5 Curriculum Map:



The Big Idea:

 Every day, we are learning lots of new and different things – gaining the knowledge, skills and
understanding that we will need to become successful adults. By finding out more about how we learn,
and how we can improve our learning, we will be better equipped for meeting the many challenges
ahead of us.

Explaining the theme:

In this unit, we’ll be finding out:

How different people learn

About the importance of practice when learning a skill

How the brain works

How to make connections between our learning
How we can share our learning with others
Why it is important to learn from other children and cultures around the world
How positive thinking can help us to succeed
How to look after our brain
How to design a school for learning