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Year 5 - Fine


This half term our topic is:

'Earth and Space'.

This is what we will be learning...
English - We will be reading the book 'George's Secret Key to the Universe' by Lucy and Stephen Hawking in our reading lessons, and then  studying how to create a fantastic Science Fiction story in our English lessons. These will focus on how to build to a sense of pace, how to include conflict, develop a setting and resolve events. We will also be reading other science fiction stories and making comparisons, writing a newspaper report, an information text on black holes and creating some space poems.

Maths - We will be recapping how to add and subtract fractions, converting improper fractions into mixed numbers and dividing with remainders as fractions. We will be learning about percentages and how they relate to fractions and decimals.

Science We will be studying 'Earth and Space' focusing on the planets.

Geography - Our topic is 'Extreme Earth', whereby we will studying the Earth's climate and extreme weather conditions.

DT This term we will be making structures, focusing on bridges.


Computing - We will be looking at websites and how they are made. We will create a website page using HTML coding.

MusicWe will be studying  'The Planets suite' by Gustav Holst.


PE days are Wednesday and Thursday.

This term we are doing Fitness indoors and Cricket outdoors.

However, remember to have a PE kit in school every day.
 Indoor PE kit consists of black shorts/leggings, white top and plimsolls.
Outdoor PE kit consists of black leggings/track suit bottoms, white top and trainers.

Learning Logs are handed out on Wednesdays.
RED Awards - Please encourage your child to read 5 times a week. It does not need to be a whole book - a few pages, a chapter, a newspaper or logging in Bug Club all count towards their Red awards!
NED Awards - Please encourage your child to complete their NEDS. Learning their Times Tables will greatly improve their skills in Maths!
ALL Homework is due in on MONDAYS and remember ALL homework counts towards awards and prizes! 

Our Library day is Friday,
please ensure your child's library book is in school on this day. 

We look forward to a fantastic year ahead.
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Mrs Godden, Miss Jones, Miss Woods and Miss Drew.