Welcome to
Park Spring Primary School

‘Achieving Together’


Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

To get in touch with the Year 5 team, email :





Teacher– Mr Baker



Teacher– Mrs McNaboe


Year 5 Teaching assistants:

Miss Brooke, Miss Glastonbury, Mrs Gunning, Miss Pawson, Mrs Mays


Important dates

Reading records and leveled reading books taken home on a Monday and returned on a Friday .

PE: Tuesday and Wednesday (Come to school in PE kits)

Maths: Practise your times tables knowledge: 2s, 5s, 4s, 8s for this half term.


Useful links

TT Rockstars.


Reading Eggs


Autumn 1 term (September – October)

Our topic for this term is the Anglo Saxons! In particular, we will be focusing on the history of this civilization and creating some Anglo Saxon art.

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

Our class books this half term are ‘Wolves in the Walls’ by Neil Gaiman and ‘A Poem for every day of the year’ by various poets/authors.


Recent News

Year 5 Super E-Learners!

Well done to everyone doing a fantastic job of learning at home. We really enjoy reading emails and seeing photos of what you are getting up to, so please keep it up!! Here are a Read more…

Year 5a Fasta Pasta

5a had a brilliant cookery class with Mrs Houghton where we made a fast, healthy and delicious pasta dish. We used the claw technique to cut carrots and peppers and the bridge technique when chopping Read more…

World Book Day fun!

We have had a great day today, all linked to reading! We had a great assembly with a whole school story – We’re Going on a Book Hunt! Mr Barker, Mrs Gunning and Mrs Digby Read more…

Drama in 5b

Today, we imagined ourselves as the characters in our book, ‘The Explorer’ by Katherine Rundell. We posed as if we were in the plane above the Amazon Rainforest, before and after the pilot loses control! Read more…

Science in 5b

In science, we have been learning about the properties of materials. We tied in our oracy skills by trying to use scientific vocabulary to describe an object hidden behind a screen. It was good fun Read more…

Sikh Experience Day in Year 5

In our RE sessions in Year 5, we have been learning all about the Sikh religion. As part of this, we were lucky enough to have a visit from Mr Singh to learn about Sikhism. Read more…