Holy Spirit Catholic Primary School

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

Brunswick Street, St. Helens, Merseyside WA9 2JE

01744 678670


Year 5


Welcome to the Year 5 class page!

Our teachers are Mrs Hodsgon and Miss Green. 

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.



RE Come and See

                                                     This term we will complete the following topics: Mission, Memorial sacrifice and Sacrifice 

Local church: Community 

This Topic: learning outcomes

Know and understand:

•  The mission of inspirational leaders 

•  Dioceses continue the work and mission of Jesus including ecumenism 

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


Eucharist: Relating 

This Topic: learning outcomes

Know and understand:

•  How memories are kept alive 

•  The Eucharist keeps the memory of Jesus’ sacrifice alive and present in a special way 

Acquire the skills of assimilation celebration and application of the above 


Lent/Easter- Giving 

This Topic: learning outcomes

Know and understand:

•  Giving or refusing to give; appreciating the cost of giving

•  Lent, a time of giving in preparation for the celebration of the sacrifice of Jesus 

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



Varjak Paw (Varjak Paw, 1): Amazon.co.uk: Said, SF, McKean, Dave:  9780552572293: Books

We are reading Varjak Paw by SF Said. Varjak is a Mesopotamian Blue kitten who lives high up in an old house on a hill. He has never left the house but when his grandfather tells him about a secret martial arts for cats he embarks on an adventure and must find a new way to survive in a city full of dangerous dogs and gang cats. 



In Maths, over the next few weeks, we will be looking at multiplication and division, fractions, decimals and percentages, area and perimeter and statistics. 

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

TT Rockstars 


We will be learning all animals including humans. Within this topic we will be learning about: 

- the human timeline.

- the growth of babies.

- puberty in humans and animals.

 - changes in old age.

 - gestation periods.

 - life expectancy.

Life Cycles - FC Computer Lab - 2nd Grade


In Humanities this half term we will be learning about The Normans and the great battle of 1066. 

The Normans (TV series) - Wikipedia



Our PE days are Monday and Wednesday.  On Monday we will be exploring Gymnastics and on Wednesday we will be doing Games. 

KS2 PE | Teaching Resources


Our Art topic this half term is based on the artist Monet. 

Claude Monet Paintings, Bio, Ideas | TheArtStory


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

Brass – Cumbernauld Academy Performance Faculty