Year 5

Welcome to the class page for Year 5. You can find our class newsletters, helpful websites to support learning at home and news about our learning. 

Few reminders:

  • Swimming is on Wednesdays
  • Tennis and Basketball is on Thursdays
  • Year 5 have PE throughout the week so remember to bring kit in daily (or leave in school)
  • Spellings are tested on a Tuesday
  • Homework is given every Tuesday and is due the following Monday

At Glenmere, we use Spelling Shed to help with our spellings - all children in Year 5 have been given their login and will be given spellings on a weekly basis. 

This is the web link you can use to start playing and practising <--- Click here

We also use Timestables Rockstars to help with our multiplication facts...

This half-term our geography unit is North America


Yearly Overview

At Glenmere we have established, within each year group, an overview for the year within out 'Broader Curriculum. This includes what is covered across the curriculum in addition to maths and English. 

Class Curriculum Overview

Class Newsletter

Our class newsletters celebrate all the great learning that has been going on in our class. They are full of the learning that has been taking place and how the children have been learning in many ways. 

Autumn Newsletter

Spring Newsletter

Summer Newsletter

Supporting Your Child Letter

These letters will help you to give your child the support needed at home to compliment the teaching that is taking place in school. They are full of ideas and useful website links for the topics being taught. Have a read...

Autumn Supporting your Child Letter

Spring Supporting you Child Letter

Summer Supporting Your Child Letter

Knowledge Organisers

Here are our  knowledge organisers where you can see what is being taught in school and the vocabulary that we are using to support our knowledge and understanding.

Autumn - Invaders! The Saxons and Vikings

Autumn - Extreme Earth!

Spring - Crime and Punishment

Summer - Oceans Apart

Here you will find the homework knowledge organisers where the children will learn a section each week. This knowledge will form part of in class learning and there will be quizzes related to the organisers.

Invaders Homework Knowledge Organiser

Extreme Earth Homework Knowledge Organiser

Oceans Apart Homework Knowledge Organiser

Crime and Punishment Homework Knowledge Organiser

Personal Growth

At Glenmere, we like to ensure our pupils to be prepared to engage as individuals, parents, workers and citizens with economic, social and cultural change, including the continued globalisation of the economy and society, are able to adapt to new work and leisure patterns and keep up with the rapid expansion of communication technologies. 

See below the overview, and knowledge organisers for Year 5 personal growth curriculum. 

Garden to Plate

Peace and Conflict

Purple Mash

Please take a look at the overview for the scheme of work that we use from Purple Mash at Glenmere in year 5.

Scheme of Work

Recommended Book List For Year 5

Take a look at the books that are recommended for year 5 readers. These we will be covering in Year 5 over the year or will link with the curriculum covered in Year 5...

White Rose Maths Resources

Here you will find resources to support the learning of maths using the White Rose approach that we use daily in Year 5. White Rose Maths is excited to have produced a range of work booklets for parents and children to use over the summer or during next year. These booklets can be found on Amazon for the Kindle or downloaded below.  There is one booklet for each of our blocks for Y1 to Y6.