Year 5

Here is the ‘Meet the Teacher’ information for Year 5: Meet the Teacher Year 5 2021


Please see the following for the end of year expectations for Year 5:

Year 5 Maths Expected Standard

Year 5 Maths Greater Depth

Year 5 Reading expected standard

Year 5 Reading Greater Depth

Year 5 Writing Working at Expected Standard

Year 5 Writing Working at Greater Depth

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Here are the maths targets the Year 5 children are looking at completing in their ‘Maths Passports’: Maths Year 5 Targets

Useful Websites for Home Learning

Times Table Rockstars

Spelling Shed

MC Grammar Songs

Read Theory

Oxford Owl – Free ebooks


Remote Learning

Autumn 1

Year 5 travelled back in time to a land of pyramids and Pharaohs… Ancient Egypt. Year 5 showed their research skills and produced non-chronological reports on life in Ancient Egypt including things such as the mummification process, the importance of the River Nile and key events that occurred during the Ancient Egyptian civilization. Click the link below to see the overview of the topic and see all areas of the curriculum covered.

The children also got a wonderful opportunity to take part in Ancient Egypt Day, they had a fantastic workshop where they discovered what it was like to live in the times of the Ancient Egyptians and dress up in Ancient Egyptian costumes. 

Pharaohs Autumn Term 1 Planning Year 5 Map 

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Autumn 2

This half term Year 5 learn all about life in the Tudor times. The class look at the features of biographies before planning and writing their own one based on a very famous figure from Tudor times! In Science the class study the lifecycles of different animals and the ecosystems that they are part of. Click the link below to see the overview of the topic and see all areas of the curriculum covered.

The Tudors Autumn Term 2 Planning Year 5 Map

Spring 1

To start of 2022 Year 5 have chosen ‘Stargazers’ as their topic. They will be exploring the Solar System and seeing what it is like to be a real life astronaut! Have a look at the topic map to see the full coverage over the next half term. The class got the opportunity to visit the Science Museum to learn more about space and mans pursuit of visiting other planets and moons in our Solar System! 

Y5 Spring 1 Curriculum Map Stargazers

Summer Term 1

For the first part of the Summer term Year 5 are going to be looking at the topic ‘Allotments’. They will be researching and looking at where the food we eat comes from and the different types of farming all over the world. They will also be focusing on poetry in literacy, including ‘The Glory of the Garden’ by Rudyard Kipling.  

Allotments Summer Term 1 Planning Year 5 Map

Summer Term 2

Year 5 Will be spending the last part of the Summer term looking at the topic ‘Beast Creators’. They will be designing their very own bug hotel and look at how to write a set of instructions using bullet points and imperative verbs. They will then be working on their persuasive writing by producing brochures for their bug hotels. For full details of the coverage this half term please click the link below.

Beast Creator Summer Term 2 Planning Year 5 Map