Year 5



Week Beginning 10.06.19


This week's learning:

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This week we will be completing our discussion text based on Holes, editing and improving it to make it as good as we possibly can. We will then be planning and writing a discussion text of our choice linked to the Victorians.

Punctuation Game:

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This week we will be continuing to multiply fractions an mixed numbers by whole numbers. We will also be goign over our calculation methods in preparation for assessment week next week.

Multiplying Fractions Game:


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This week in Science we will be continuing with our Animals including Humans topic, looking at how babies grow and develop after they have been born.

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This week we are continuing our theme of the Victorians, by looking at towns and what they were really like to live in, by looking at a piece of writing by Charles Dickens. 

Walk through a Victorian House:


All links are optional for the children to explore extra games and information.

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The spellings this week are:  

whose          who's          morning         mourning

their         they're        their

These will be tested on Friday

Spelling Practice Game -

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Homework pages to be completed by Friday: (show me for 10 HPs!)



Creative Homework:

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This term, children have the chance to complete a piece of creative homework based around our theme of The Victorians'. They can either:

  • research and present information all about a famous victorian, such as: Queen Victoria, Charles Dickens, William Morris. The information can be presented however they like.
  • draw a picture of a victorian, such as a chimney sweep. or copying an image of Queen Victoria.
  • create a model of a victorian invention, such as a locomotive, a penny farthing, a flying machine, or any other invention you can find!
  • recreate a victorian recipe (you can bring the food or just a picture). This website has some great ideas:

Important Upcoming Dates:

13.06.19 - Emotion Coaching Parent Workshop and Craft Morning

28.06.19 - Moving Up Morning

- Non-uniform day (bottle donation)

 - School Discos

02.07.19 - Trip to Tamworth Castle

03.07.19 - Sports Day

05.07.19 - Trip to Go Ape

19.07.19 - End of term


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Our Star of the Week this week was Jacob for showing more resilience in his writing. Well done Jacob!

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We are currently in a TTRS battle with Year 3.  Let's make sure that we win!

Don't forget you can play TTRS at breaktime on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from this week - you can even challenge the teacher!

Tuesday - Y3 classroom with Miss Cumiskey

Wednesday - Y5 classroom with me


See all our learning for Autumn on our Autumn Map:

Autumn term curriculum map