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Creswick Primary And Nursery School

Learning for Life

Sir John Newsom Way,
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire AL7 4FL

01707 323038

Year 5 Snowdrop - Mrs Thompson & Mrs Loft



All areas of the maths curriculum (number, measurement, geometry and statistics) will be covered over the course of the term. We will continue to embed the learning from year four, particularly the key objective of knowing all times tables up to 12x12. Understanding numbers and place value with numbers up to 1 000 000 is also a key objective for the coming term.



To begin the term, the children will be researching and rewriting myths and then they will develop their own. The children will also compose a biographical account based on research and later move on to writing an explanation text. Poetry will also be covered when the children write cinquains. Our main grammar and punctuation focuses for the term will be for the children to begin to use expanded noun phrases, relative clauses and a wider range of punctuation across the different genres.


Click on the link below to access Year 5's Topic Web

Year 5 (Willow) Topic Plan Autumn 2015



PE days are Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


Year 5 visit the library on alternate Tuesdays.


Year 5 are expected to complete 40 minutes of homework every night.

This is made up of:

  • 20 minutes of reading (aim to hear your child twice a week aloud)
  • 20 minutes spent on:

- any homework set

- learning times tables and number bonds

- learning subject specific vocabulary


Written Homework: 


Set on Mondays, to be returned on Thursdays.


Set on Friday, to be returned Mondays.


Please read every night and sign the record to say your child has read.

Your child needs to bring their book to school every day.


Please sign the blue forms in your child’s organiser to say your child has practised their mental maths every night.




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