Class Teacher: Miss Nolan

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Smith, Mrs Jackson, Mrs McCormick


This term we will be learning:


Week 1- Myths

Week 2- Assessments

Week 3- Myth/Dilemma

Week 4- Poetry

Week 5- Stories by Sifnificant Authors

Week 6- Stories from other cultures

Week 7- Playscripts





Week 1- Place value

Week 2- Assessments

Week 3- Mental maths times and division [factors and multiples}

Week 4- Place values {Roman numerals}

Week 5- Mental and written division

Week 6- Place value , fractions, measure and geometry

Week 7- Written calculations, fraction, measure ,area and volume





In IPC Year 5 will be covering History AD 900

The Greeks (The great , the bold and the brave)

Children have taken home an IPC learning log with lots of exciting activities for them to do at home, ready to show in class at the end of this topic.





Please remember that children are expected to read at least three times a week with this being noted in their diaries. At St.James we hope to encourage a love of reading as this helps children's imaginations grow and aids their writing and understanding.



Our Christian Value this half term is Generosity





Our R.E focus this half term is:

                                                                                               The Bible



Important Class Information.

Year 5 P.E is with Mr Smith on Mondays children will need a full kit: black shorts/jogging bottoms, white T-shirt and trainers.

Class Snacks- snacks are 20p per day/ £1 per week.This needs to be paid at the beginning of every new half term or weekly every Monday morning.

Money needs to be placed in a blue envelope (available from the office) with the amount enclosed, what it is for and your childs name. ( please see Miss Ryder for more information )

Home learning is given out on Friday and is due back by Wednesday. In year 5, children receive smileys for their home learning and gain bonus smileys if they bring all their learning in early!

Music and Spanish will be on a Tuesday.

PSCHE will take place on a Monday.