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:

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

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 out History unit is Crime and Punishment


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 Yearly 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

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 your 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 1- History Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 1 - RE Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 1 - Music Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 1 - PSHE Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 1 - Art Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 1 - Spanish Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 1 - IT Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 2 - Geography Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 2 - RE Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 2 - Music Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 2 - PSHE Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 2 - DT Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 2 - Spanish Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 2 - Computing Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 2 - Science Knowledge Organiser

Spring 1 - History Knowledge Organiser

Spring 1 - RE Knowledge Organiser

Spring 1 - Music Knowledge Organiser

Spring 1 - PSHE Knowledge Organiser

Spring 1 - Art Knowledge Organiser

Spring 1 - Spanish Knowledge Organiser

Spring 1 - Computing Knowledge Organiser

Spring 1 - Science Knowledge Organiser

Spring 2 - History Knowledge Organiser

Spring 2 - RE Knowledge Organiser

Spring 2 - Music Knowledge Organiser

Spring 2 - PSHE Knowledge Organiser

Spring 2 - Art Knowledge Organiser

Spring 2 - Spanish Knowledge Organiser

Spring 2 - Computing Knowledge Organiser

Spring 2 - Science Knowledge Organiser

Summer 1 - Geography Knowledge Organiser

Summer 1 - RE Knowledge Organiser 

Summer 1 - Music Knowledge Organiser

Summer 1 - PSHE Knowledge Organiser

Summer 1 - Art Knowledge Organiser

Summer 1 - Spanish Knowledge Organiser

Summer 1 - Computing Knowledge Organiser

Summer 1 - Science Knowledge Organiser

Personal Development

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 for their personal development overview.

Personal Development Overview



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.