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Year 5D

Welcome to Year 5D

Mrs Drakeley, Mrs Barton and Mrs Davis are very excited about the year ahead and we hope you are too.

Key Information

Mrs Davis is the Year 5 teacher. Mrs Drakeley and Mrs Barton are Year 5 teaching assistants.


In Maths, we will be learning about place value, developing our arithmetic skills and improving our times tables through the use of Times Table Rock Stars!


We will begin by reading ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ by Michael Morpurgo and complete a range of activities based on the story. We will also be completing work on ‘When the Giant Stirred’ by Celia Godkin which explores the results of a volcanic eruption on a small island.


In Autumn 1 we will learn about sound and in Autumn 2 we will explore electricity. We will carry out a range of practical experiments to answer key questions about these subjects.


This half-term, we will be learning about ‘The Roman Invasion of Britain’. We will use a range of sources to explore when and why the Romans invaded Britain.


Our P.E lessons will be on Monday and Wednesday. Please make sure you have your P.E kit in school and that all items are labelled . If the weather is good, we will be having our PE outside, so remember that you can also have an outdoor kit; jogging bottoms and a sweatshirt. Remember not to wear earrings on these days please, especially if you cannot remove these yourself.


This half-term, we will be looking at E-safety. We will explore how to use computers and devices correctly and how to keep ourselves safe online.


In R.E, we will be learning about The Five Pillars of Islam. We will explore what is expected of a person when following a religion.


This half-term, we will be answering the question ‘ What makes up our identity?’ We will explore how to recognise and respect similarities and differences between people.


At present, children are allowed to bring in a healthy snack and bottle of water. We are in the process of setting up a ‘Magic Breakfast’ where all children will be provided with a bagel during the morning session. A message will be sent to parents/website updated when these are available.

Mrs Davis
Mrs Davis

Year 5 Teacher

Mrs Drakeley
Mrs Drakeley

Year 5 Teaching Assistant

Mrs Barton
Mrs Barton

ASD Base Teaching Assistant

Nursery children celebrate book of the week
Children playing in games session
Child dressed up for national book day
Children cooking together