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Vicar's Green Primary School

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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5





      Swift                                                        Swallow


This term the children will be exploring a range of genres including: Persuasive text, Narratives such as Myths, Legends and Fables and Report writing.

They will also have the opportunity to learn and perform short pieces in class and take part in discussions about

a variety of topics. Comprehension skills will continue to be developed with a focus on inference and deduction; reading beyond the page.

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar: Children will continue to learn and revise the Year 5 spellings words and rules as defined in the National Curriculum.

Punctuation: Children will be learning to use a range of punctuation in their writing

Sentence: The children will develop their writing further by including relative clauses, expanding noun phrases and using figurative language.



In Maths this term, children will focus on the following: geometry (angles, two dimensional and three dimensional shapes, position and direction) and measures (converting between different units of measurement, area and perimeter and volume). Children will also be revising their number knowledge and problem solving knowledge during stand-alone topics such as money. Children will also be tested weekly on their written arithmetic strategies and times table/division facts.

Year 5 Spelling List

We would like to wish all our families a happy and healthy summer holiday - school will re-open on Wednesday 6th September at 8.55am.