Welcome to
Park Spring Primary School

‘Achieving Together’


Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!


Teacher– Mr Baker



Teacher– Mrs McNaboe


Year 5 Teaching assistant– Mrs Eden


Important dates

Home Learning:  Wednesday

Reading records: Wednesday

PE: Wednesday (every week) and Thursday

Spelling test: Wednesday (Re-test on Friday)

Maths: Practise your times tables knowledge: 4s, 8s, 3s, 6s, 9s for this half term.


Useful links

TT Rockstars.


Reading Eggs


Autumn 1 term (September – October)

Our topic for this term is the Vikings! In particular, we will be focusing on the history of this civilization and creating some Viking related writing. We are covering DT in topic and will be making Viking weapon models out of clay.

In science, we are looking at Forces. We will be researching water resistance, air resistance and gravity!

Our class book this term is Viking Boy by Tony Bradman.

Autumn 2 term (November – December)

Our topic for this term is based around our science learning. We will be delving into Space! We will learn about the planets in our Solar System, why the moon looks different at different times in the month and why we have night and day. On the 26th November, we will have a mobile Planetarium visit the school!

In geography, we are learning about coasts. We will discover the ways in which erosion changes our coast lines over time, and discovering different coasts from all over the world.

Our class book this term is ‘Cosmic’ by Frank Cottrell-Boyce.


Recent News

Parent reading event in 5b

It was lovely to see the year 5 children enthused about reading yesterday. They shared our class story ‘Viking Boy’, by Tony Bradman before reading their favourite book to their adults. The rest of us Read more…

Science in 5b

In 5b, we have been learning about forces. We have investigated water and air resistance, gravity, friction and yesterday we designed and created our own pulley systems! The children had to get the paper plate Read more…


Year 5 went on a trip to discover Viking battle tactics, archaeological digs, bones and fossils and how the Vikings used to live. We started at the DIG centre where we were transformed into archaeologists, Read more…

Clay modelling in Year 5

In Year 5, we have been making Viking weapons in Clay. We designed and reviewed before getting our hands in and crafting our weapons…                           Read more…