The Year 5 team would like to welcome all children back after half term! The children have worked really hard and we are really looking forward to this term! We have lots of exciting activities planned this term.

This term we will be continuing with our book, ‘Journey to Jo’burg.’ We will be exploring the link between this story and apartheid. The book links with our Geography topic – ‘South Africa’  We will be exploring the human and physical features of South Africa, rural and urban parts of South Africa, natural resources and the climate.

Our Science topic is called ‘Can I be the next CSI investigator?’ This will involve exploring properties of materials, dissolving and melting, reversible and irreversible changes, condensation and evaporation and why we all have different fingerprints.

Some important information for Year 5 parents/carers:

  • Year 5 will have PE on a Thursday afternoon – please ensure children have appropriate, warm clothing.
  • Children will be taking part in ukulele sessions with Mr Rooney from Notre Dame Secondary School.
  • Children must return Reading Books and Records to school on Fridays in order for them to be quarantined over the weekend.

Year 5 teachers would like to encourage children to bring in water bottles and a piece of fruit for snack, if they wish.

Year 5’s homework menu is on class dojo. Once your child has completed a piece of homework please send in pictures so your child can be rewarded.


Homeschool sheet – Summer 1

Homework Menu Y5 – Summer 1

Year 5 knowledge organiser CSI Investigator

Year 5 knowledge organiser South Africa

Year 5 Curriculum Overview

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