Year 5

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Welcome to Year 5


Welcome back to all of Year 5, both children and parents. We hope that you had a great half term break. Thank you for all of your hard work and support last half term: many of the topic learning resources you created together as families were fantastic and the children were very excited about them.

Our topic is ‘Raging Rivers’, we will be using our geography skills to locate, research and compare rivers and their features. We will be participating in a river walk of a local river and learning about the water cycle. We have lots of exciting things planned and we are really looking forward to becoming River Researchers! 

During this half term we will be focussing on the book, ‘Journey to the River Sea,’ by Eva Ibbotson. This story is all about a young girl who is sent to live with distant relatives who own a rubber plantation along the Amazon River.

Maths and English Homework

We have designed a homework grid for this half term. There are two activities each week that the children need to complete and the grid allows them to see upcoming homework. We have tried to include a variety of different activities for the children to complete that link to our year 5 curriculum aims.

Topic Homework

This term the children will researching about rivers both locally and worldwide, their task is to research 2 British rivers, 2 European and 1 wider world river. They can present their information in any way you like. For example: Power point, information poster, fact files, labelled drawings or any other format you can think of or would like to show us.


What an exciting half term we have had in year 5! Our Mission to Mars project has been very successful and the children have become budding scientists and full of information about Space. We have carried our experiments, been on a space day and looked at the different planets in our solar system. We have been really impressed with the children’s knowledge on Space and their hard work outside of school with their learning resources. Keep reading and working on TTs Rockstars, have a lovely half term break.



We have an exciting half-term planned in Year 5 and we hope that you will be as excited as we are about it.

Our topic this half-term is called ‘Mission to Mars’ and is all about planning a mission to and surviving on Mars. We have lots of different things planned that we are really looking forward to.

Let’s have another fabulous half-term! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to come and see us!