Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School

Live, Love, Learn. Together we will soar to new heights

Brunswick Street, St. Helens, Merseyside WA9 2JE

01744 678670

holyspirit@sthelens.org.uk

Year 5

 

Welcome to the Year 5 class page!

Our teacher is Mrs Woods and we also have the support of Mrs Hodgson, Miss Green and Mrs Winrow.  

We are really excited about the year ahead and can't wait to share our learning journey with you all!

 

Click the link below to see the exciting learning that will be taking place this year in Year 5.

y5-curriculum-overview-2022-2023.doc

                                                                                                                         

RE Come and See

                                                     This term we will complete the following topics: Ourselves, Life choices and Hope

Domestic church: Family 

This Topic: learning outcomes

Know and understand:

•  A deepening awareness of ‘Who I am’ – Explore

•  Ourselves as made in the image and likeness of God – Reveal

Acquire the skills of assimilation, celebration and application of the above – Respond

BAPTISM/CONFIRMATION- BELONGING: Belonging

This Topic: learning outcomes

Know and understand:

• Showing care and commitment – Explore

• The call to life and love within the community; marriage – Reveal

Acquire the skills of assimilation, celebration and application of the above – Respond

ADVENT/CHRISTMAS - LOVING

This Topic: learning outcomes

Know and understand:

•  Waiting hopefully – Explore

•  Advent is the Church’s season of waiting in joyful hope for the coming of Jesus, the promised One, at

Christmas and at the end of time – Reveal

Acquire the skills of assimilation, celebration and application of the above – Respond

 

   

 

English


We are reading Farther by Grahame Baker-Smith. It is about a father who dreams of flying and the impact his obsession has upon his family. If you like Farther, you could try other books by Grahame Baker-Smith. Some books he has written and some he has illustrated. 

 

Maths

In maths, over the next few weeks, we will be looking at place value, addition, subtraction and multiplication.

Please ensure that you are access TT RockStars regularly in order to ensure your child is confident with their times tables knowledge. 

TT Rockstars 

Science

We will be learning all about Earth and Space within our science lessons. During this topic we will be describing the movement of the Earth, and other planets, relative to the Sun in the solar system, describing the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth, looking at  the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies and investigating the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.

KS2 Science "Earth & Space" Assembly | Teaching Resources

Humanities

In Humanities this half term we will be learning about The Vikings. 

Vikings - KS2 History - BBC Bitesize

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PE

Our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday.  On Tuesday we will be exploring hockey and on Thursday we will be doing basketball. 

KS2 PE | Teaching Resources

Art

 

We will be learning about Viking art and creating our own Longboats and Viking artifacts. 

Easy How to Draw a Viking Ship Tutorial and Coloring Page

Music

This half term we will be continuing with learning to play a brass musical instrument. 

Brass – Cumbernauld Academy Performance Faculty 

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