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 Welcome to Year 5


Our Theme this term:

Achievements and Legacies.

This term Year 5 will be learning about the achievements and legacies from Ancient Egypt and Ancient Greece.

It's nearly summer!

We have got to the end of another fantastic year! The children have enjoyed being a part of year 5 and are ready and excited for their final year at Kingsway.

We wish them all the best for year 6 and hope they all have a wonderful summer holiday!



In English, year 5 are writing to entertain, through creating setting descriptions. They have been working on including descriptive language and figurative language in their work. This includes, adjectives, personification, similes, metaphors and onomatopoeia. They are currently in the planning process and will be writing their final setting descriptions shortly.


In Maths, year 5  have been working hard looking at calculating perimeter and area. They have now gone on to rounding and estimating, and will be continuing this next week.


The children have been learning about the chronology of Ancient Greece; they have completed a timeline to understand the key points of the Ancient Greek's history. They have also been comparing Democracy in Ancient Greece and the UK.

 PE Days

Kestrel :

Athletics - Monday

Swimming / rounders - Wednesday

Owl :

Athletics - Monday

Swimming / rounders - Wednesday

Ruby Power 

Ruby Power..... support others....praise others.....help others with problems.

 Sapphire Power

Sapphire power..... keeping focused....stay on task.

Diamond Thinking.

Diamond power.........being responsible........independent thinking.

Our class challenges are:

Owl : Swinging on chairs.

Kestrel : Quick response to teacher.




Previous Portfolio


Year 5 worked in small groups to design and make their own