Welcome to Year 5 

Teacher: Miss Frost
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Moreton, Mrs Taylor & Mrs Cordon


Spring 2 Term Objectives

Year: 5      Date: March 2023

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.






  • To understand percentages.
  • To calculate equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages.
  • To calculate perimeter of rectangles, rectilinear shapes and polygons.
  • To calculate area of rectangles and compound shapes.
  • To estimate area.
  • To draw line graphs.
  • To read and interpret line graphs.
  • To read and interpret tables.
  • To understand two-way tables.
  • To understand/interpret timetables.   


Our English lessons this half term will be based the text ‘Prometheus and Pandora’ by Jenny Pursglove.




During our lessons we will-

  • Read to increase familiarity of a range of texts- a myth.
  • Check the text makes sense, discuss understanding and explore the meaning of words in context.
  • Draw inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives.
  • Predict what might happen from details stated and implied.
  • Plan, thinking about the audience and purpose of writing.
  • Develop characters through action, description, and dialogue.
  • Use inverted commas and other punctuation to accurately indicate direct speech.
  • Organise writing into paragraphs to show different events or paragraphs.
  • Proof-read writing for spelling and punctuation errors.
  • Create a retell in first person.




Topic: Living things and their habitats

The objectives we will cover include:

  • Describe the differences in the life cycle of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird.
  • Describe the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals


Discovery Quest:

What influence did religion have on the Kings and Queens of England after 1066?

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Other useful information for this term:

  • Remember your reading book and planner every day.
  • Please write in your child’s planner whenever you hear them read, this does not have to be their school reading book, it can be a library book, a book your child enjoys reading, etc. Remember there are example questions to ask them about their book in the planner.   
  • Homework is set on Google Classroom as follows- English homework is set on Tuesday and due inFriday.  Maths homework is set on Friday and due in on a Tuesday. It is an expectation in Year 5 that all children complete their homework on Google Classroom unless they do not have an electronic device.
  • Spellings are put on Google Classroom on Fridays for a test the following Thursday.   
  • P.E is on Thursdays, children need to come to school in their P.E kit. Please remember to tie up long hairand take out earrings or provide plasters.   

Please remember to bring a drink everyday- either water or squash.