Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

You will find the Year 5 classes located in the Pavilions at the top of the school field. We consist of three classes; Hawking, Dyson and Armstrong. The Year 5 team of teachers are Miss Stapley, Mr Shergold and Miss Miller and the TAs are Mrs Brett, Mrs Chambers, Mrs Colgate, Mrs Macnab, Mrs Alcala and Miss Brown.


Miss Stapley can be contacted on:


Mr Shergold can be contacted on:


Miss Miller can be contacted on:


The Upper Key Stage 2 Phase Leader is Miss Wilce. She can be contacted on



During the course of the year we have some very exciting topics, including Stone Age to Iron Age, Almighty Egyptians and Africa! Alongside all the wonderful learning, you will have many exciting events to look forward to, such as the Stone Age Forest Schools Day, PGL and an Ancient Egyptian Day! What a lot of educational fun!




Class Timetables

Hawking Class Timetable:

Dyson Class Timetable:

Armstrong Class Timetable:

Parent Consultation Information

September 2017 Parent Talk
presentation to parents sept.pptx
Microsoft Power Point Presentation 3.3 MB
Year 5 Recommended Reading List
Adobe Acrobat Document 173.0 KB

Mathematical Vocabulary

Ways to Practise Spellings

Secondary Transfer Information


Homework will be set every Friday and due in the following Wednesday.

The children will be receiving maths homework in the form of games and investigations.

The children will develop fluency with numbers through developing their number sense and working with numbers in different ways, NOT by memorising rote facts. They will also be receiving English homework in the form of, spelling, comprehension and grammar tasks. Additionally each child will be given a reading challenge bingo card.

Homework 20/04/18

Homework 27/04/18

Homework 04/05/18

Homework 11/05/18

Homework 18/05/18

Homework 08/06/18

Homework 15/06/18

Homework 22/06/18

Homework 29/06/18

Homework 06/07/18


Year 5 PE lessons will be on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Please ensure your child has their suitable PE kit in school on each day. Long hair needs to be tied back and earrings should not be worn.

Term 5 and 6 Opportunities

English -

Cinquains and Haiku Poems

Writing a balanced argument

Finding out about creation and tradition stories

Stories from other cultures

Non-chronological reports


Maths - Geometry, shape, fractions, decimals and percentages, position and direction


Science - Living things and Animals including humans


Art and Design - Drawing and Form and digital art


Computing - Digital art, simulations, spreadsheets 

Design and Technology - Textiles

Topic -  Africa


French -  Finding out where French speaking countries are, vocabulary for: where they live, their house, places in town, tenses.


Music -  Djembe drumming and African dance


PE -  Dance (Dyson), Multi Skills, Tri-golf, Athletics and Kwik Cricket


RE -  Beliefs in Action in the World and the Shavuot festival


PSHE -  Understanding our emotions and finding coping strategies, e-safety, where to get support, relationships, diversity, poverty, money, rights and responsibilities.


Provision Map 2017-18

Below is the Year 5 continuous provision map.

In grey are the interventions for Terms 1 and 2. In white are the interventions for Terms 3 and 4.