Horton Mill Community Primary School

Year 5

Welcome to our Year Five page.

Half Term Three. 

This half term our Big Question is, 'Can you feel the force?' 

Adults in Year Five:

Monday – Wednesday: Mrs Clews, Mrs. Peerzada and Mrs. Naeem

Wednesday – Friday: Mrs. Meredith, Mrs. Peerzada and Mrs. Naeem

In English we will be writing diary entries using the book, ‘The Man Who Walked Between the Towers’ as our inspiration. We will also be writing non-chronological reports about forces so any extra research the children can do will really help them. 

In maths we will develop our understanding of recognising, adding and subtracting fractions.  We will also learn how to multiply numbers using written methods so it is very important to know our times tables. 

Our science lessons will involve understanding forces around us and what affects the way objects move.

In computing we will be looking at coding programmes to make our aims happen. 

In art we will look at the artist Keith Haring and produce pictures showing figures and forms in motion. 

During our PSHCE  lessons we will be discussing how we keep safe.  We will learn about helpful and unhelpful drugs and discuss how to stay safe online

In RE we will be looking at how and why people worship. 

During Spanish lessons, we will be learning how to talk about our pets, the verb ser, numbers and months and school subjects

Important information:

Wednesday is PE day. On Wednesday children should come to school in their PE kits. PE kits: Plain white T shirt and plain black shorts or tracksuit bottoms. Trainers

On Monday we go swimming. Girls will need a swimming costume, towel and swimming hat. Boys will need swimming trunks and a towel. 

Reading at home:

Children are encouraged to read at home for at least 10 minutes every night. They should bring a book bag to school every day. Children can choose a new book as soon as they have competed one, there is no set day for changing books.


All home-learning will be set weekly. We will provide English and maths home-learning with additional topic activities. Children will also have weekly spellings to learn. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to ask. We are happy to support all our children and families in any way we can.

Mrs. Meredith, Mrs. Clews, Mrs. Peerzada and Mrs. Naeem


Year 5: BBC Bitesize lessons:https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/tags/zhgppg8/year-5-and-p6-lessons

Spellings: https://spellingframe.co.uk/

Reading: Oxford Owls   www.oxfordowl.co.uk      Class login:  Year Five 23               Password: Scooby

Primary help: http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/index.html

Spanish:   https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zxsvr82

Maths: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button