Year 5

Welcome to Year 5 2016/2017

Miss Lasek is the Head of Year 5

The Year 5 teachers are:


Maths is handed out on Monday and is due in on a Thursday (homework set by class teacher).

Comprehension/Grammar is handed out on a Friday and is due in on a Tuesday (homework set by English teacher).

Science is handed out on a Monday and is due in on a Thursday (homework set by class teacher).

Spellings are handed out on a Wednesday in preparation for a test the following Wednesday. Click here to access the weekly spellings for each set.

Big Talk is done on a Thursday in preparation for the Big Write on the Friday. The topics for the Big Talk homework are found on the learning page. Find out more about the Big Talk here.

(Mathematics, science and spelling is handed out every week. Grammar and comprehension homework will alternate each week.)

Educational Visits

Autumn Term 2016:

September 2016, Sayers Croft- A 3 day, 2 night residential trip where the children will take part in team building games and activites in the countryside.

October 2016, National Gallery- The children will take part in a 'Talking Paintings' tour where they will learn to critically analyse paintings, considering how the artist has told a story through complex narratives, atmosphere and characters. This directly feeds into our 'Take One Picture' English units. (Cost: Free)

Spring Term 2017:

March 2017, Chiltern Open Air Museum- The children will experience an Anglo Saxon themed day and take part in an 'Archaeological Dig'.

February and March 2017, Pizza Express- The children will learn about good food and ingredients and get to make their own authentic Italian Pizza. (Cost: Free)

March 2017, Science Museum- The children will engage with the various 'Exploring Space' exhibits and will explore the 'Wonderlab', a brand new interactive tour with over 50 natural scietific phenomenons to learn about (cost: free).

Summer Term 2017:

May 2017, Walpole Park- The children will take part in a 'Bees' workshop, learning about their importance in the reproduction cycle of plants and have the opportunity to observe them closely (cost: £2).


Other important notes:

Art- Please ensure your child has an old overall or shirt (loose fitting) that can be kept at school to protect school unform during art lessons.

Contact details- Please ensure your email address and contact details are correct in the school communication system so you can regularly recieve updates and information regarding any key dates or reminders.


Online Resources to Support Learning

Spelling & Grammar: BBC Bitesize

Mathletics Login

Teaching Measures: length, mass and capacity

Teaching Time - Telling the Time

Biology: Life Cycles  Keeping Healthy

Chemistry: Gases Around Us

Physics: Earth, Sun and Space