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Year 5

Dear Year 5,


Welcome to the Year 5 page! We haven't got long left in Year 5 now. We hope you are still completing the Daily Learning Tasks as best you can and they are interesting and engaging for you!  Remember to continue sending in your fabulous photos and to update and view other blogs when you can.


We hope you have been able to enjoy the sunshine!


Miss Barry, Miss Smith and Miss Welland 


Miss Barry, Miss Smith and Miss Welland are now in school daily. Please give us time to respond to emails / upload photographs. We will be continuing to make calls to you when we can - we can't wait to speak to all of you... We miss you!



Summer Term Year 5

Please click on the icons below to access the daily learning tasks set by Miss Barry, Miss Smith and Miss Welland. We hope you enjoy doing them! These tasks cover our topics for this half term:

RE: Stewardship

English: Greek Myths

Maths: Factors, prime numbers, multiplication, division, area, perimeter, volume and statistics. 

Geography: Mountains

Science: Classifying living organisms

Art: Exploring art that originated in India


There are also extra, optional activities being added frequently to keep you busy, so keep an eye on this page!

Email photographs of you completing Home Learning Tasks to:


Well done to Alexandra in 5W for creating this fab presentation on The Great Wall of China

On behalf of all the staff at St. Joseph's, we hope you are staying safe and healthy.

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Here's a little something to brighten up your day!

Well done to SD, KM and BK in 5S, MB in 5B and L-MD in 5W for dancing the Charleston to celebrate VE Day. We would still love to see your moves, please send them to our Year 5 email address!

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Year 5


Miss Welland, Miss Barry and Miss Smith welcome you to Year 5!



This term we will be studying:


English: Modern Fiction - 'Jounrey to Jo'burg' by Beverley Naidoo and Greek myths and legends.

Maths:  Comparing and ordering fractions, converting between mixed and improper fractions, rounding decimals, adding and subtracting decimals, adding and subtracting fractions, reading and writing decimals to four decimal places, calculating and converting percentages, identifying and using factors and prime factors, multiplication and division, measuring and calculating perimeter of composite shapes, calculating the area and perimeter of irregular shapes, volume and capacity and statistics.


RE:'Transformation', 'Freedom and Responsibility' and 'Stewardship'.


Topic: History (The Mayan Civilisation). 


Science: Living things and their habitats.


Dear Parents,


We have issued the children in Year 5 with their unique usernames and passwords for the LGFL website ( for the children to access online resources to support the children's learning at home (they should be stuck in their Reading Records). If you have access, please allow your children to have a chance to look at these excellent resources.


Yr 5 team


Letter to Year 5 Parents




After half-term, Cycling are coming in to St Joseph's to offer cycle training to all the children in Year 5.


They will visit from 2-27 March 2020. The first week (week beginning 2nd March) all of the children will be assessed. They do not need to bring in their own bikes but are encouraged to do so (as the instructors will be able to carry out a safety check of the bike)


Please read the letter below, an email with this letter is also being sent. There will also be hard copies available in the School Office.




Many children are coming into school with amazing pencil-cases but no actual writing equipment.

Please ensure your child has-

A pencil

A blue pen

A green pen

A red pen for editing

A ruler 

Thank you






  • P.E is taught on Tuesday/ Wednesday and Friday, please ensure your child has the appropriate kit.
  • Home Learning is given every day from Monday - Thursday and is expected to be handed in the following day unless stated otherwise.
  • In addition we recommend every child to be reading at home for 20 minutes every evening
  • Unfinished classwork may be sent home.



Staff are happy to clarify any misunderstandings so please do not hesitate to contact us at any time ( a note is the best way). We are impressed with the children so far and are looking forward to see them achieve and mature throughout Year 5.


If your child is absent from school please ring and let us know, a written note is not required.


'Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard, and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.' Henry, Brad 2014




Boreatton Park 2020 - Letter to Parents 01 Nov 2019

History Homework 16th October 2019 - Sutton Hoo Burial

Community Coding Club

Topic Project Autumn Term : Anglo-Saxons

Year 5 Meet the Teacher - Tuesday 10th September 2019

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