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Year 5

Welcome to The Spring Term!

Dolphins – Year 5

Class Teacher: Mr. McCann

Teaching Assistant: Mrs. Fisher and Mrs. Spry


Spring - 2018/19


Welcome to 2019!


This term our topic is Ancient Egypt. We will be making lots of cross curricular links in order to fully immerse ourselves in our learning. 


English - We will be writing writing adventure stories, biographies and poetry. Our class read for this term is Secrets of a Sun King by Emma Carroll.


MathsWe will concentrating on consolidating the four operations, reasoning, fluency and also looking at shape. 


Art & D.T - We will be creating Ancient Egyptian artefacts from wire frames. 


R.E - Creation Stories and Buddhism. 


Computing - Our main focus this term will be spreadsheets and databases.


Geography - We will be looking at the Earth and creating comparisons between countries. 


Music - We will be playing and performing both on our own and as an ensemble.






Spellings will be taken from the statutory lists and more importantly words which the children have tried to use but not spelled correctly in their work. It is our goal that spellings are relevant and that spelling homework should take account of the childrens’ individual learning styles or interests. So please take a look at the spelling guidance below to find out more.

• How to complete your spelling home learning.