Year 5 2021 - 2022

Ms Allen

Love Learning, Love Life

Always Aiming High


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Year 5 Staff:

Miss Allen (Class Teacher)             Miss Gibson (TA)


Spring Term

Topic: Exploration and Discovery

Welcome to 2022 and the new Spring term. You are now experienced Year 5 pupils and I’m looking forward to all the progress we’re going to make together this term!

So what’s in store? 

In History we will be learning all about the mighty Anglo Saxons and Vikings. What were they like? Where did they come from and why did they invade? How did they compare to the all-powerful Romans?

In Science we will learn all forces. Why do people float in Space but not on Earth? How are parachutes able to slow a person’s fall? What is water resistance? This topic will include all sorts of fun experiments!

In Maths we will cover a range of topics including multiplication and division, fractions, decimals and percentages.

In English we will be reading Arthur and the Golden Rope by Joe Todd Stanto, we will use this vehicle text to write our own myth!

During our reading lessons we will be reading Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman.


As always, reading is the cornerstone of all learning. We recommend reading a wide range of texts both at home and at school, this includes your child’s school reading book and their own personal reading books. Whilst lots of our children will, by now, be reading independently, it is still vitally important that you listen to your child read. We expect children to be reading daily. Please make sure that you are listening to your child read and recording this in their reading record. Children can record their own reading in their record, but an adult needs to sign this to confirm that they have read. I will check the reading diaries and children will collect points towards prizes! 


PE will be on Monday and Wednesday afternoons this term (outdoors weather permitting/where ever possible)—so please make sure that you have the correct school PE kit in school. Trainers are only necessary for PE lessons/break times if needed, all other times, school shoes should be worn please.


Correct uniform should be worn at all times please. This is a school jumper/cardigan, or one in a similar colour, a white polo neck top, grey skirt, shorts or trousers and black shoes (not trainers). For PE, this is a white top, white or black shorts and trainers or pumps. Jogging bottoms or leggings can be brought in for colder weather, but please try to make sure they are black or white. Please ensure all uniform and water bottles are named, and that water bottles are taken home and cleaned daily.


Learning Log homework and Maths will continue to be given out on a Friday and should be returned on a Wednesday. Spellings will be given out in the first week back, and should be practised regularly.


We regularly update the school's Twitter feed with what our Year 5 class get up to. Please check out our tweets, follow us, and give us a like!


We look forward to seeing you all soon, any questions please ask.


Miss Allen


Things to a glance.:

PE kits (black or white shorts/white t-shirt/trainers or pumps/tracksuit for colder weather)- MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS

Reading books and records—EVERYDAY

Water bottles—EVERYDAY




Maths Calculation Policy

Times Tables Rockstars

Spelling Frame Games


Elton Primary School and Nursery Twitter

Top Marks English Games

Top Marks Maths Games







Doing the right thing

Respecting one another 

Everyone following the rules

Always being a good friend

Making a difference to yourself and your school 




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