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


Spring 1 term (January – March)

Our topic for this term is the Ancient Egyptians! We will be learning about how they lived, worshipped and worked. Throughout this topic, we will be doing a newspaper report on a Mummy break and entry into the school as well as a spooky, fiction story based inside a Mummy’s tomb… Do you dare to read them?

Also during this term, we will be learning about the circle of life in humans and animals.

Our class book for this term is ‘Wolves in the walls’ by Neil Gaiman – a picture book which we will do lots of learning around – as well as ‘A poem for every day of the year’ by Allie  Esiri.

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 differe

nt 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.

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.



Recent News

Egyptian break-in in Year 5!

Over the Christmas holidays, priceless artifacts have been stolen from the Year 5 classrooms. Reports suggests that a ‘Mummy-like’ figure has been wandering the corridors. Sandy footprints, as well as scraps of linen, were found Read more…

5b Cosmic Writing

Year 5 have worked tirelessly this term, writing, improving and writing again in their English lessons. Their latest published piece was a letter written from the viewpoint of the main character Liam. I was really Read more…

Year 5 and 6 Church visit

On Monday Year 5 and 6 visited the church to celebrate Christmas by singing songs and listen to some children retell the birth of Jesus.

A visit from the Planetarium!

Year 5 were treated today from a visit from a mobile Planetarium! It was absolutely fantastic. We were immersed in our Solar System, Galaxy, Universe… We were treated to 360 views of space and found Read more…

Year 5 New York Lesson

Year 5 are learning how to download and save documents from the internet. Here is the link for our lesson next week: http://guides.tripomatic.com/download/tripomatic-free-city-guide-new-york-city.pdf We will be downloading it at school so you don’t need to Read more…

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…