Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

5L – Mrs Lee

5C – Miss Coogan

HLTA – Mrs Murphy




Our Current Topics

Term: Spring 1

Our Current Topics


Literacy – ‘The Errand’
                     Fiction outcome – Cliffhanger narrative
                     Non-fiction outcome – Instructions

Maths Mastery – Unit 8 – Fractions, decimals and percentages

Science – Rocks and Fossils

History – Ancient Greece

R.E – What does food symbolise in religion? Focussing on Islam, Christianity and Judaism.  

Spanish – transport/items of clothing

Computing – multimedia

P.E – dance

Music – Jazz

Curriculum Overview

Home Learning Project

to be used in the event of self-isolation and school closure.

Dear Year 5 parents, carers and children, 

Each week, your Year 5 team will be uploading tasks and projects to be completed at home to continue your child’s learning during this unprecedented time. In addition, there are also other links that you may wish to use to support your child during this time, which can be found below. Stay well and we all hope to see each other very soon! Please keep in touch by Tweeting us @MisscooganGB and @MrsLeeGB. We would love to see what you are learning outside of school!

Home Learning Project Parent Information

Home Learning Week 10

This week’s learning theme is ‘Special People’.  Here is your Home Learning Project for this week. If you would prefer a paper copy of this project, you can collect it from the school office.  


From Tuesday 16th June, you can share and receive feedback on your child’s work from their class teacher via our Home Learning email address.


We really look forward to seeing what you have been doing! Class teachers are teaching in school this week so please be patient with us, we will respond as soon as we can. 


Earth Heroes Extract

Mae Jemison Work it Girl Extract

Talking To The Moon Extract

The list of things that will not change extract

Maths fluency practice monday june 19th

Maths fluency practice monday june 18th

Maths fluency practice monday june 17th

Maths fluency practice monday june 16th

Maths fluency practice monday-june 15th

Puzzles and problems

Times tables grid

Week 10 home learning project special people


Home Learning Week 11

Welcome to Week 11 of Home Learning Year 5. This week’s theme is Sports!

Here is your Home Learning Project-we hope you enjoy your activities! Please share your wonderful work with us via Twitter or our home learning email address


stay fluent june 26th

stay fluent june 25th

stay fluent june 24th

stay fluent june 23rd

stay fluent june 22nd

skills from brazil reading

marcus rashford letter to parliament

chapter_1 ghost reading

uks2 home learning project sports


History – Greek food tasting

History – Greek food tasting

For our topic on the Ancient Greeks, year 5 spent a morning sampling traditional Greek food. They tried food such as: pita bread, a range of dips (hummus, tzatziki and taramasalata), feta cheese, Greek yoghurt and honey. Some children tasted foods that they had never...

History – The Greek Olympics

History – The Greek Olympics

After learning about what events the Greeks took part in in the Olympics, Year 5 set about designing their own Greek Olympics, with a modern twist. We had traditional events such as running, long jump, javelin and discus (using bean bags and coytes), but then included...

National Poetry Day 2018

National Poetry Day 2018

Year 5 had a very busy, but wonderful day celebrating National Poetry Day this year. We had lots of exciting things happening such as: listening to poems read by students at St. Hilda's High School and also some of our parents, sharing our own poems with each other,...