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Year 5

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Doodlemaths and DoodleEnglish

All children in Years 1 to Years 6 now have an account on this amazing maths app.  As of Thursday 25th April these accounts now can also be used to use Doodle English, Doodle Spell and Doodle Tables.  All are available from your preferred app store.  

The PDF document below provides additional help in setting up and starting to use the apps. 

USEFUL WEBSITES TO KEEP YOUR OCCUPIED: - Free stories to stream on your laptop, phones or ipads - Great reading activities - a wide range of different activities covering the whole curriculum - reading and spelling activities - a wide range of different maths activities - practical science investigations - science activities - use your school login to practice your times tables and challenge each other

What a lovely bunch! I wonder how much we will change throughout the year

Autumn 1 Timetable. Each half term the the timetable will vary slightly depending on what is being taught.

Anglo Saxon Day. Dare you mess with these invaders!

Legends - We read our legends to Year 3. They said they really enjoyed reading them.

Research Homework. We have done some great research homework this term on our various topics.

Spring 1


The focus of this term will be linked to finding out more about World War 2. In Religion the children will be about 'Mission', 'Memorial Sacrifice' and 'Sacrifice' .

In English, the children will be reading the text ‘Letters from the Lighthouse’ and will be writing a narrative about the war, looking at poetry and writing diaries and information texts.

In Maths, we will be investigating negative numbers, becoming more confident in solving multiplication and division problems and finding out about translations. 

In History, we will be finding out about the Blitz, including the impact of the war on the local area.

We start our first Art topic of the term, looking at Henry Moore and his depictions of the war.


Spring 2 -Inventors


This half term our new focus in English will be linked to the text ' The Invention of Hugo Cabret'. We will be creating a story based around the text and a magazine page based around articles.


In Religion we will be looking at memories and looking at other religions. We will also be preparing our liturgy during holy week where we will perform the first seven stations of the cross. 


In History, we will be looking at how transport has changed over time and we will be making our own toys in our Design and Technology unit.

In Computing we will be creating our own blogs. 

In P.E. we will be continuing with our Swimming lessons and starting our Orienteering unit.

Information about homework for the Spring half term and about the War celebration Day