St Stephen's Church of EnglandPrimary School

Respect, Aspire, Achieve

In our school, whatever the challenge,

we aim high with God in our hearts

Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

This page will give you more information about the exciting learning taking place in our class.


Class teachers:                                                                 Teaching Assistants: 

5 Cedar: Miss Duckworth                                                                         Mrs Fulat
5 Larch: Miss Sheth                                                                                Mrs Khanani



Autumn Term

Our Christian value this half term is:


By nurturing our seedlings they will grow


Below are the areas of focus for this half term: 

English: Writing an alternative ending for the classic novel 'A Christmas Carol' by Charles Dickens

Maths: Multiplication and division, Perimeter and area

RE : Christmas: Matthew and Luke 

Big Question: What did Matthew and Luke tell us about Christmas?

Science: Properties and changes of materials

History: Victorians
British Value

Individual Liberty – How would people have demonstrated their individual rights during the times of hardship in the past?

French: Time and Days of the week

PSHE: Hygiene

Music: Don't stop Believin'

PE: Gymnastics- please ensure children have their PE kits in from Monday to Friday and that they are taken home weekly for a wash.

(For more information please refer to the Newsletter below)



Read, read, read and then read some more- question your child about what they have read using the five W’s.

Below is a link to recommended reads for Year 5 children:

Ensure your child is practising their times tables on a regular basis  and support your child with learning their weekly spellings.

Encourage your child to research about the topics they are learning in school. 



International Peace Week

We celebrated Peace week by creating peace chains with our families. We wrote quotes and poetry and also participated in a worship in the peace garden. Can you spot our peace chains in the photographs above?

Relationship Education Letter

Newsletter and Recommended Reads

Essential Learning Experiences

We are fortunate enough to have external guests visit us throughout the year. As well as this, we have have a range of trips planned throughout the year to enhance our children's learning. Please find the list of essential experiences below up until February:


October 2019

Pop UK concert ✔
Peace workshop ✔

Spaceport trip to Liverpool ✔


WB 18/11/19

Relationship education


December 2019

Victorian day- This will allow children to compare modern day schooling to Victorian schooling.


January 2020
Hinduism Day- We will have a visitor coming in to speak to us about her religion and diversity. Children will also explore Hindu culture through art and drama.


February 2020
Chocolate House visit (in Blackburn)

Charity Fundraising: Design, make and sell chocolate   


Please keep an eye out for updates!





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