Welcome to our Year 5 page. We had such a fun start to the year, but we are now already excited to continue into the Summer Term of 2017 with hard work and fun along the way!  


In English, we are going to be reading some non-fiction books, including looking at how we can be the ultimate explorer!

 In Numeracy our new targets are based on using mental strageties for multiplying and dividing, including multi-step word problems!

If you would like to have a go on some of these, follow this link;



Maths Vocabulary- Early Years to Year 6

Vocabulary taught year by year

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Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation Vocabulary

National Curriculum vocabulary document with definition

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In Science, we looked at life cycles. We have been looking at which animals have complete and incomplete metamorphosis. Can you think which animals have a complete metamorphosis?

In RE at the moment, we are looking at the season of Easter. We are going to be thinking about what happened after Jesus rose again, and think about the lives that were changed by this. 

In History, we are looking at the Ancient Greeks. We are going to think about who they were, where and when the lived and what like was like for the people in Ancient Greek time. 

Homework Help...

Maths homework: 

This week we are looking at polygons and measures of units.

Remember, a polygon is a 2D shape with straight sides. A quadrilateral is a 4 sided polygon.

We have also looked at Standard (metric) and Imperial units of measure. Here is a grid to help find the equivalent unit;


Spag homework: 

In Spag we are looking at:

Relative clauses: are clauses starting with the relative pronouns who, that, which, whose, where, when. They are most often used to define or identify the noun that precedes them.

Relative pronoun: Relative pronouns introduce relative clauses. The most common relative pronouns are who, whom, whose, which, that. The relative pronoun we use depends on what we are referring to and the type of relative clause.

Subordinating conjunction: A subordinating conjunction joins a subordinate clause to a main clause. E.g. Before, after, as. 

Adverbs of Possibility: Some adverbs show how likely or something will happen. Never describes something that will not happen, not ever. Always describes something that happens all the time. Maybe and  perhaps are degrees of possibility in between never and always.

Determiners: Identifies a noun e.g. a, the, many, one, my, their

Modal verbs: Modal verbs change or affect other verbs in a sentence. They are used to show the level of possibility, indicate ability, show obligation or give permission. Modal verbs examples are: will, would, should.

Determiners: Identifies a noun e.g. a, the, many, one, my, their 


If you would like to look at the coverage of work that Year 5 will do throughout the year, please click the link below.

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This is the Mother Teresa song that we are learning in choir.