Welcome to Year 5

There are 48 children in Year 5 split into two classes. Their teachers are Miss Gair and Mrs Foreman. They are helped by Miss Elkes, Mrs Clarke and Mrs Capel.

Miss Gair's class will have indoor PE on Monday, and outdoor PE on Thursday.

Mrs Foreman’s class will have indoor PE on Tuesday, and outdoor PE on Friday.

Literacy and Maths homework will be given to the children on Fridays and it is expected to be handed in the following Friday.

Children are expected to read at home every day and hand in their Reading Challenge books every Friday.

Children will also be set an additional term long creative homework, based on our Topic.

 

Don't forget, it's time to start looking at secondary schools! Check out their websites here:

North Oxfordshire Academy

Banbury Academy

Kineton High School

The Warriner School

Blessed George Napier 

 

Below are our Year 5 topics and a taster of what we will be learning each term. 

 

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Literacy

Anglo Saxon Boy

Beowulf

 Space, including ‘Cosmic’.

Space 

 Wind in the willows

 The Piano

Maths

Place value

Addition and subtraction

Statistics

 

Multiplication and division

Perimeter and area

Multiplication and division

Fractions

Fractions

Decimals and percentages

Decimals

Shape

Shape

Measures

 

Science

Living Things

habitats

Properties and changes of materials

Space (including history of space travel)

Space

Forces

All Living Things (human body)

ICT

Programming

Writing code to make games inscratch

Programming

Communicating and collaborating online

We are Bloggers

Using the internet

Creating a website about e safety

Digital media

We are artists

Fusing geometry and art

Modelling and simulations

Ongoing – research using search engines, e safety, typing skills, data base and spreadsheet linked to Maths and topic

Art

Topic linked – Anglo Saxons

Interplanetary art

 

 Rivers watercolours

DT

Anglo Saxon brooches

 

 

 

Cooking

Geography

 

 

 

 

Coasts and Rivers

 

History

Anglo Saxons

Vikings

Tudors

Music

Singing and music linked to topic, particularly Space.

PE

Tag rugby

gymnastics

Netball

dance

Basketball

gymnastics

Tennis

Dance

Quick Cricket

Dance

Rounders

Athletics

RE

What is the best way for a Hindu to show commitment to God?

Is the Christmas story true?

Are Sikh stories important today?

Did God intend Jesus to be crucified and if so was Jesus aware of this?

What is the best way for a Sikhs to show commitment to God?

What is the best way for a Christian to show commitment to God?

SMSC

Philosophy for children

 

 Anti-bullying

Personal Safety

 Internet safety

 Global awareness

 Philosophy for children

 Goals for the future

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you would like any further information regarding you child's learning, please speak to your child's class teacher.