Year 5 2019 - 2020

Mr Salmon

Welcome to Year 5!

Hope you all had a great Christmas!!


What will we be learning?

Spring Term 

Topic - 

Within our history and geography lessons, Year 5 will be learning all about The Anglo Saxons.

We will be investigating and researching:

- Who are the Anglo Saxons?

- Where did they come from?

- Where did they settle?

- Who is Alfred the Great & Canute the Great?

- Why did so many Anglo Saxons convert to Christanity?

- Do we speak the same language as them?


Literacy - 

This term we will be learning different text types through the Talk for Writing approach.  We will be writing character descriptions, diary entries, instructions and poems.

Maths - 

In Year 5 we will be following the school’s policy and using the White Rose planning scheme.  The children will be reasoning and problem solving within all their lessons. Focuses this term include: multiplication & division, fractions, decimals & percentages.

Science - 

We will be investigating all about materials and their properties by completing lots of exciting experiments. 

RE - 

Islam will be taught throughout the year.

PE - 

Children will take part in swimming lesson every Tuesday morning. PE lessons on a Friday will be focusing on dodgeball.

Music - 

Brass band lessons will be every Wednesday with Mr Taylor. 



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Contact the School

Whirley Primary School

Whirley Road
SK10 3JL

Tel: 01625 383383
Fax: 01625 610248