Year 5 2020 -2021
We welcome all parents and children to Year 5's webpage. Year 5 is an important year in which we hope to see the pupils grow to be much more independent, have more confidence and begin to express their own opinions in a mature manner.
Miss Armstrong will be covering the Year 5 class whilst Miss Gibbons has a knee replacement operation.
Miss Hanna is the Teaching Assistant for Year 5 and Miss Murphy supports SEND children.
Long term curriculum overview Year 5
Please download the file below for an outline on what your child will be learning this year in all subjects.
PE on Wednesdays and Thursdays
Homework given on Thursdays and to be handed in every Tuesday.
Expectations in Year 5 : Meet the Teacher 2020 -2021
The power point presentation with commentary can be accessed by clicking on the download link below
Share in our learning Autumn 1
Please click on the file to download below to find out a more detailed outline on what your child will be learning during the first half term in Autumn.
We will be following the Year 5 Purple Mash spellings. The children will get them on the day listed below and tested the following Thursday. They will be also written into their spelling books. They can be accessed as a 2do on Purple Mash.
Week 1: 17th September
Week 2: 24th September
Week 3: 1st October
Week 4: 8th October
Week 5 : 15th October
Week 6: 22nd October
Week 7: 5th November
Week 8: 12th November
Please can you make sure your child can spell all the words on the Y3 and Y4 list as well as learning words on the Year 5 and Year 6 list. Click below to access both lists. Thank you.
Also there is a good interactive website that supports your child learning spelling rules and tricky spellings. Click the link below.
Keep up to date with what is going on nationally and globally by finding the First News newspaper on the English page of our school's website.
Online lessons to support your child's learning, government recommended
BBC KS2 Bitesize
KS2 Bitesize is a revision website which is tailored to support children in KS2 in the UK. There are activities, information, games and parent pages to support your child's learning. Please click on the link.
PURPLE MASH online learning
Plenty of 2dos are set for your child on Purple Mash, your child's login details can be found on a sticker in their reading record book.
Please click on the link below for individual maths lessons from White Rose Hub - they look really good. You can always do the answers on paper or in the exercise book you were given if you can't print them off.
There are also daily lessons with a video link on the National Oak Adademy link above.
Also remember KS2 Bitesize Maths section -
TIMES TABLES: I have challenged some of you on TT Rockstars. Please take up the challenge!
All children should know all times tables up to 12x12 by the end of Year 4. Instant recall is any times table answered within 5 seconds. Go daily on TT Rockstars to improve your scores.
Some "Fun Games and Maths Activities" - click on the File to Download below.
Serial Mash on Purple Mash has some short books and multiple choice questions to answer. There is a writing task to do as well that you may enjoy doing.
It is so important for your child to be reading regularly. Below click the link for ideas on what kind of books are suitable for Year 5.
For all the Harry Potter fans in Year 5 why not try this website set up by JK Rowling.
Science - why not try some activities suggested on the link below. Are you going to be a future scientist, engineer?
Files to Download
Year 5: News items
Ghyll Head - May 2021, by Mrs Maguire
Newsletter 25th September 2020, by Mrs Maguire
Year 5: Gallery items
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Year 5: Calendar items
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