Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

Meet the Team

Mr Fearn
5F Class Teacher


Mrs Shillio 


Mr Adamson
5A Class Teacher


Mrs Hancock


This term we are learning...

What influence did Bentley Colliery have on the community; how it had both positive and negative effects on the village. We will be learning about why mining was important and the dangers of working in a colliery.

In maths, we are learning to..

  • Order and compare numbers
  • Round numbers to the nearest 10, 100, 1,000 and 10,000
  • Recap Roman Numerals
  • Column addition
  • Column subtraction
  • Mental arithmetic
  • Rounding to estimate

We will be reading the following books..

  • FaRther, Rhythm of the Rain, and Leon and the Place Between – Grahame-Baker Smith
  • For the Fallen (poem) – Laurence Binyon
  • The Velveteen Rabbit – Margery Williams
  • The poetry of Roger McGough

In English we will be learning to

  • Write a recount with fronted adverbials and conjunctions
  • An autobiography with relative clauses and cohesive features
  • A diary entry with conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions
  • A narrative with direct speech and rich vocabulary
  • Writing a poem with a suitable structure for the audience and purpose

Our PE day is…

Wednesday (am)

Additional notes and comments/trips

  • 24/11/22 – 5F Class Assembly
  • 02/12/22 – Coal Mining Museum Trip
  • 13/12/22 – End of Term Assembly (am)