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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5


The school is using Padlet pages (an online portal) to share curriculum and home learning information with families.


Below you will find the Padlet link to the Year 5 information page.



The Year 5 classes are Maple, Oak and Pine. 


Maple's class teacher is Mr Thomas.



Mr Fox is the class teacher in Oak class.




Pine's class teacher is Miss Thompson.



Reading Ideas for Year 5

Reading is an important part of all children's development. Here we are providing a list of books, which have previously been sent out to you. Please see below. 

What are common exception words?

Common exception words are words where the usual spelling rule doesn't apply. Some of these exception words are used frequently, so children are introduced to common exception words in different year groups. You will find below words lists for Year 1and 2; Year 3 and 4 and lastly Year 5 and 6.


We have made these available for you to see, so you can share these with your children but also allow you to see what types of words children are being asked to know at each stage. The children should be able to read and spell them. 

Tudor houses 2022!

History Workshop

Pine's History Workshop

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All of Year 5 participated in a workshop about Tudor life. The children got to handle real artefacts, re-enact battle formations and learn about weapons. Here is a video of Pine class on the day.


As part of our Harry Potter work, we played Quidditch in our PE and Games lessons. The children loved running around with their broomsticks. Here is a video of Pine class in action.


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Year five Mummification instructional video


This year, Mr. Thomas, Miss. Thompson and Mr. Fox decided to try their hand at mummification. 


Disclaimer: No teachers were harmed in the making of this video 

Your guide to mummification!

                   Year 5 Visit to Selly Manor. 


All of the children in Year 5 went on a very exciting visit to Sell Manor in Birmingham. This was to bring to life their learning and develop their understanding of the Tudor period for their History topic. 


Y5 Visit to Selly Manor

Design and Technology

Tudor Houses


The Year 5 classes measured and designed their nets, which they cut out to assemble their Tudor houses. This Technology activity, with cross-curricular links to the children's History studies, involved measuring of lines and angles in the construction process.

Tudor houses insipred by the visit to Selly Manor and their History work.

Week 5 of Spring Term saw all the Year 5 classes having an exciting week exploring angles and using their protractor skills to measure and identify a range of angles and patterns!