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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 Mrs Loveridge, and Mrs Moulds.


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

English – Based around the quality text Street Child by Berlie Doherty. We will cover character descriptions, non-chronological reports and persuasive letter writing. 

Science – Properties and Materials

RE – Ourselves, Life choices, Sikhism

Topic (History focus) - Victorians 'We are not amused!'

French - Classroom items, possessive adjectives, prepositions

PE - Swimming on Wednesday afternoon (need to being swimming kits in a bag to change at venue)

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