Welcome to Year 5

Our teacher is Mrs Newman and our teaching assistants are Mrs Stansfield and Mrs Alderson




 Key Information

- Autumn Curriculum Newsletter

- Meet the Teacher PowerPoint

- Introduction Letter

- Home work Dates

- End of Year Expectations


Useful Documents

Click here for further information on grammar

Click here for KS2 Writing Criteria - Child Friendly Version

Click here for further information on spelling patterns broken down per year group

Click here for further information on Spellings at Home

Click here for times tables scheme information








Ideas for Home and Remote Learning Y5


Remember to continue to practise your times tables on TTRockstars

Activities ...

Click here for a great maths website with games, quizzes and lots more.

Click here for interactive learning across the maths curriculum.

Click here for free games on Maths Frame.

Click here to have a go at daily White Rose maths lessons with videos to support your learning.

Click here for self marking activities to recap key areas of Year 5 maths curriculum.

Click here for a link to a mental maths page.

Click here for a link to a maths page.



Properties and changes of materials

  • Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties, including their hardness, solubility, transparency, conductivity (electrical and thermal), and response to magnets
  • Know that some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution, and describe how to recover a substance from a solution
  • Use knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to decide how mixtures might be separated, including through filtering, sieving and evaporating
  • Give reasons, based on evidence from comparative and fair tests, for the particular uses of everyday materials, including metals, wood and plastic
  • Demonstrate that dissolving, mixing and changes of state are reversible changes
  • Explain that some changes result in the formation of new materials, and that this kind of change is not usually reversible, including changes associated with burning and the action of acid on bicarbonate of soda


Knowledge Organiser for Properties and Changes of Materials.


Living Things and Their Habitats

  • Describe the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals
  • Exploring the features of mammals
  • Begin to look at some simple life cycles


Knowledge Organiser for Living Things and Their Habitats.


PE / Wellbeing

Active at Home - click here The Active at Home programme allows children, parents, friends and family to look at some of our fun games that are used in school. You will have access to our lesson plans, videos and diagrams to help you keep active when your children are not at school. 

NHS – Change 4 life - click hereThis website shares a number of links and ideas for fun home based activities at home, many of which link with other curriculum areas.

Youth Sport Trust - click hereYou can find a range of PE activities that can be done individually or in pairs/small groups with a focus on the development of physical competence and actively learning the importance of personal skills to support social, emotional and mental wellbeing. 

BBC Supermovers - click hereA number of activities and videos aimed at primary aged children, linking physical activity challenges with other subject areas. 



Click here to find out more about Christianity.



Weekly spelling practise on Spelling Frame is expected to help learn the spelling rules for Year 5.                                                         

Activities for...

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar:

Click here to access all year group spelling rules from the National Curriculum.

Click here for more spelling games from the literacy zone.

Click here for spelling games  from Top Marks.

Click here for a list of the spelling rules that you need to learn.

Click here for a link to Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar for KS2.

Click here for a link to a Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar games website.


Reading and Writing:

For some fab reading ideas from the Literacy Shed.  Fancy writing?  Click here to visit Pobble and to get a picture to inspire your writing.

Click here to access free reading books online.


History and Geography

History Focus: The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England

  • British settlements and historical inquiry
  • Naming and locating counties and cities in the UK over a period of time
  • Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots
  • The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England


Geography Focus:

  • Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, and the key topographical features (including hills, mountains and processes of rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time. Roman to 1066


Geographical map skills and fieldwork:

  • Rivers and Mountains (including river/town study at Lledr Hall)
  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
  • Use the eight points of a compass, six-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world

Knowledge Organiser for Struggle unit of work for history and Geography.



Click here for access to the Hour of Code activities.

Click here for code.org courses on programming.

Click here access Scratch resources.



Click here for lots of French games and videos.

Click here for free languages resources from the BBC.

Click here for more free French games. 

Click here to learn a language on Dualingo.



Who's feeling creative today? Why not visit Tate Kids and create your very own master piece in the style of your favourite artist? There are also digital challenges and animations to get your creativity flowing. The Pop Art Andy Warhol challenge is one of my favourites!