Year 5 2019 - 2020

Miss Thom

Mrs Parsons

Year 5 – Spring 1


Dear Parents/Carers,

Welcome to Spring 1! I hope you all had a lovely half term. Happy New Year! Below I have attached an overview of this term’s curriculum.


This half term we will be looking at articles, adventure stories and stories in a familiar setting.

During handwriting practice, we will be finding ways that allow us to write more quickly.


We will be learning about place value, roman numerals and angles.

By year 5, pupils are expected to know all their timetables. If you would like your child to do extra practice I have sheets that they may take home.


We will be learning about animals and plants. We will be focusing on life cycles, classification and pollination.  


Our Geography topic is 'Where are we?' This topic is continuing from last half term. We will learn about the world, the equator and how to read a map.


The year 5 P.E lesson will take place on Wednesday and will be taken by Mr. Hutson. Please ensure that your child has their kit. The children will also be participating in the Daily Mile.



Your child will be expected to read every day and to record what they have read in their planner. Their planners will be checked weekly on a Monday.


Maths homework will be given out on a Monday to be completed by Friday. 

Times tables are important in year 5. Pupils are expected to know all their times tables fluently.


This half term our research will focus on Animals and Plants and where are we? Children are encouraged to do research for this topic every week. They can choose if they wish to research Science or Geography or just one. Research books will be collected in every Thursday and will be handed back on a Friday.

Thursday Drop In’s

Every Thursday afternoon we are welcoming parents and carers into the classroom for 10 minutes to allow you to look at your child’s work.

Thank you, Miss Thom.

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St Paul's C.E. Primary School

Nevile Road, Salford, M7 3PT

Tel: 0161 792 9474

Executive Headteacher: Mrs J Tyers

Contact: Mrs T Kehoe or Mrs D Johnstone