St Mary's Catholic Primary School

God is at the centre of our lives and as a schoolcommunity we try to grow in love and care byfollowing the example of Jesus.

Year 5



Teacher - Mrs Moore

Teaching Assistants - Mrs Wuk and Mr Jeavons


Welcome to Year 5.

Our history topic this half term is all about Kings and Queens. We will be finding out all about Henry the 8th and his wives and understanding the reasons for The War of the Roses. We will explore Tudor life and sequence monarchs of England from 1483 – now.


In our English lessons we will explore Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo where we will compare this Egyptian tale to the classic Cinderella tale. We will create diary entries and write our own version of a similar tale.

We will then move onto The Curse of Cogston House where we will learn about creating our own suspense and tension.


Position and direction; converting units and volume will be our focus in Maths this half term. Here we will explore Metric and Imperial measures.


Homework will be given out on a Friday and should be brought back into school on Wednesday. In addition to this, all children should be reading at home for 10 minutes every single day and please remember to record this in your reading diaries.

Do not forget:

  • To practise your spellings and log onto Spelling Shed for our weekly test every Friday.
  • To practise your times tables.


Please wear your PE uniform to school on a Monday and Friday and make sure you wear clothing appropriate to the weather.

Please bring your coat to school every day so we can all enjoy our breaktimes outside.  

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