Year 5 2023 - 2024

Miss White

Year 5 Teacher
History and Computing Lead


Welcome to Year 5! 

This term welcomes lots of exciting learning opportunities for everyone.


Key information: There will be some familiar faces working in our class this year as Mrs Collier provides in class support and Mrs Tomlinson covers Miss White's PPA. We are fortunate enough to have Mr Richards join us for Maths lessons to provide additional targeted support to small groups. 

Miss White- Class Teacher

Mrs Tomlinson- PPA Cover- Tuesday Afternoons

Mrs Collier- In class support

Mr Richards- Maths support


Keeping up to date:

You can follow our class on Twitter @LittleLeighSch and keep up to date with all of the fun we're having or follow us on our school's Facebook page. This is also a place for us to celebrate all of our amazing accomplishments. 

Keeping in contact:

If there is anything you wish to discuss then please don’t hesitate to get in touch. I will be available on the classroom door during morning drop-off time and after school pick-up.
If you would prefer to arrange a meeting or speak with me via email please don't hesitate to contact me at 


I look forward to celebrating the children's accomplishments with you and here's to an exciting new academic year!


As Readers...


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We will be reading a range of different texts including; 'The Real Robin Hood' 

'Between Worlds' by Kevin Crossley

The Highwayman

The Lady of Shallot

Focusing on Comprehension skills. We will be further developing our knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes, making comparisons across books and summarising content we have read. 


As Writers...

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This half-term our writing will focus on the book 'Greta and the Giants' by Zoe Tucker. 

We will the create our own Environmental narrative.


 As Mathematicians...



We will be: Further practising our multiplication tables. Incorporating common multiples and factors

We are continuing to develop our knowledge of shapes; finding the area and perimeter of rectilinear figures. 

Estimating the area of irregular figures.

Estimating volume and capacity

Converting between different units of measure. 


Below are some supportive websites:

Daily 10 - Mental Maths Challenge - Topmarks

Times Tables Rock Stars – Times Tables Rock Stars (

Multiplication Tables Check - 2023 -


As Scientists...


This term we will explore 'Properties and Changes of Materials'.

We will learn
How to compare and group together a range of materials based on their properties.
Which materials disolve to form a solution
How to distinguish between solids, liquids and gases. 
How to demonstrate disolving, mixing and chnages of state. 

As Geographers...


As Geogrpahers; we are diving into the question 'How has my Local Area developed?'  

We will be reflecting on life in Little Leigh and Northwich, as well as comparing our Local Area to other towns and cities in the North West of England. 


Whole Class Reading

Each day children will take part in whole class reading as we share a story together. We are currently reading 'Brand New Boy' and 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone'. We will work together to understand the vocabulary and use our inference skills through specific questions. Additionally, our class library is brimming with a variety of rich texts to encourage all children to enjoy reading daily.

In KS2 we strongly encourage all children to read at home daily as well as read with an adult 2-3 times a week. 

Please aim to fill in the reading diaries and return them to school on a Wednesday. 


This term we will be focusing on Swimming  and football as well as the continuation of our Play Leaders award. Our P.E. days are Monday and Tuesday. Please ensure earrings are removed or covered for these sessions. 


Homework is set on a regular basis in Year 5. All children will receive spellings and times table practise.  Spellings are sent home for your child to practise on Fridays in spelling practise books; please return these to school the following Wednesday.





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Arts Council England: Artsmark Award
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