Year 5 2023 - 2024

Miss Hall


πŸ‘©‍πŸš€πŸŒŽπŸŒ•πŸŒŸWelcome to Year 5 2023-24πŸ‘©‍πŸš€πŸŒŽπŸŒ•πŸŒŸ

Welcome aboard our interstellar journey through the ever-expanding universe of knowledge! Get ready to embark on an adventure filled with discovery, wonder, and limitless possibilities. As we prepare to launch into our final term, let's set our sights on the stars and explore the mysteries of outer space together.


🌟 Meet Your Stellar Crew 🌟

Captain: Miss Hall

Navigator: Miss Simpson

Mission Control: Mrs Downie

Astrobiologist: Mrs Russell


πŸ”­ Mission Objectives πŸ”­

Investigate the historical timeline of the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union.

Research and profile prominent scientists and engineers

Explore the social and cultural context of the Space Race

Investigate technological advancements in  computing


πŸ“š Homework Missions πŸ“š


Read regularly each week.

Complete a set task in the reading record.

Spelling Shed:

Play 10 games per week.

TT Rockstars:

Spend 20 minutes over the week.


Spend 10 minutes over the week.

Year 5/6 Online Homework:

Assigned on Monday and due on Friday.


Year 5 Important Information


Outdoor PE (AT sports)

New Spellings

Reading journal homework due in

Tuesday Swimming
Wednesday Orchestra

Forest school/ Art

Numbots/ TT Rockstars/ SpellingShed homework due in

Spelling test

Multiplication quiz

"What can I do at home to support my child?"

Reading for pleasure: Spend time listening to your child reading aloud. Share stories, ask questions and enjoy immersing yourselves in a good book! 

The following is a link to a recommended book list for Year 5. Please share with your child and explore the Y4 and Y6 pages too - there's a huge variety of exciting books! Best Books for Year 5 | Ages 9-10 | BooksForTopics 

Maths on the Go: Challenge your child to a multiplication showdown while you're stuck in traffic. Who can correctly answer the most times tables before you reach your destination?

Musical Multiplication: Create catchy times tables tunes together. Sing your way through the tables using your child's favorite songs or make up your own catchy maths melodies. Who knew math could sound so groovy?



These links may help with homework and to support our learning! 

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Dean Valley Community Primary School, Albert Road, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 5HS

School opens at 8:50 am and closes at 3:20 pm