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St Joseph's Academy

St. Joseph's
Catholic Academy

Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

This year, the Year 5 team is made up of Miss Addlestone, Mrs Clarke and Mrs Gregory.


During Autumn Term, we will be covering a range of exciting topics.

Maths Mastery - Reasoning with large whole numbers; Integer addition and subtraction; Line graphs and timetables; Multiplication and division; Area and perimeter; 2-D shapes

English – Based around the quality text Street Child by Berlie Doherty. We will cover character description, non-chronological reports, letters, newspapers and biographies. 

Science – Until half term we will be learning about 'Animals including humans'. After, we will study 'Forces'. 

RE – Ourselves, Life choices, Islam, Hope

Topic (History focus) - The Victorians 

French - Classroom instructions; Emperor's new clothes; sports; weather; hobbies

PE - will be on Mondays. Please come to school in PE kits every Monday. 

Home Learning -  will be given out on a Friday and returned by the following Thursday. This could be on maths with parents. You can access the website here

Spellings will be given on Monday and tested on the following Monday. 

The children have been given their Times Table Rockstars usernames and passwords for them to practice at home. The login details are also stuck in the back of their home learning books. You can access the website here