Year 5


This term, we will begin with formal multiplication and subtraction, working on our times tables to improve our fluency.

Use the TTRockStars link above to practise these.

We will also be continuing to practise our reasoning and problem solving.


In the Spring term, our focus will be mainly on using the text to give justification and evidence for our answers in guided reading. Whether this is simple retrieval, prediction or inference, we will be practising quoting the text to explain and prove our answers. 

Our main texts will be Cogheart, Children of Winter and The Explorer.


This term, we will be writing newspaper reports based on Cogheart, beginning by exploring the features of a report and identifying sentence types and SPAG skills that are appropriate for a non-fiction text type.

We will then look at diary entries based on Children of Winter before writing persuasive letters to help save the rainforests from deforestation.

For personalised updates about Year 5 this year, please visit your child’s SeeSaw page.

If you haven’t made an account yet, see your child’s class teacher for more information.