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Brookfields Primary School

Year 5

Welcome to year 5! 

5R- Miss Richards

5K- Mrs Bibi

PSA- Miss Riahana


On this page you will find useful links and information on what we are learning in school!


 P.E is on a Monday and Thursday. Please remember to bring your P.E kit in on those days.

Reading books and Reading Records need to be in everyday for reading groups.

Homework is given out on a Thursday and should be returned on a Wednesday the following week.

Useful links - handwriting practise. - multiplication games. - maths games related to class learning and a range of books which mirrors our reading scheme. -videos and activities based on topics covered in KS2.

Thursday 25th May 2023


Today in art we have drawn vessels and vases inspired by Magdalene Odundo in 2D. The pupils enjoyed using large movements to create different curved shapes and lines. 

Wednesday 24th May 2023 


Today in art, we looked at another artist, Hermann Rorschach from Switzerland, who developed the inkblot test which is used to explore people’s personalities. We used his method to create some artwork of our own. 

Tuesday 23rd May 2023 


For art this term, our focus is on every picture tells a story. On Tuesday, we evaluated and analysed a mural by the artist Banksy. We discovered that the mural did not include British values so we altered the mural to make it more positive and included some of our wonderful British values. 


Original Banksy mural


Our altered murals


Thursday 18th May 2023


Today, year 5 participated in a market. In the preparation leading up to it, children made posters, bunting and sandwich boards to advertise.




On the day of the market, the children worked as a team to prepare the items to be sold: fruit skewers, cheesecakes and butterfly bags. 

Take a look at their amazing efforts. 

In SPaG this week, we revised contracted words and had a go at completing a tarsia. 

Wednesday 29th March

We have continued with our bridge structures and are beginning to create a Truss bridge from wood. We have tried something new (using a tenon saw) and we thoroughly enjoyed it. 

Tuesday 28th March 2023

For their second lesson of D&T, year 5 made some Truss bridges out of straws. They used triangles to help reinforce the structure. They tested the the strength of their bridges by seeing how much weight it could could before the bridge collapsed. 

Monday 27th March 2023

This week year 5 have been learning about structures: bridges. Our first lesson consisted on investigating how to make bridges stronger. 

Wednesday 1st March

Some of year 5 had a go at sewing today and made themselves a bunny teddy to take home. 

Wednesday 18th January 2023

Our Y5 electives have been busy learning a new song. We can't wait to hear them perform it at our next music concert. Parents why not ask your child for sneak preview!

Friday 13th January 2023

Wow! These Year 5 girls have produced some amazing homework on the solar system! Well done girls! It is great to see such commitment to learning both in and out of school!

Monday 9th January 2023

5K really enjoyed their session today with

'The Country Trust'.

They produced some really nice dishes and worked together as a team.

We hope you all enjoyed the dishes they took home to share!

Wednesday 4th January 2023

5R really enjoyed their poetry lesson today. Their favourite part was when they all had the opportunity to share their performances with one another!

5K have been watching BBC Children's News round as part of their class reflection today.

They have been discussing the importance of global citizenship and the role they have to play in society as young people.



Let us welcome the new year and the start of the spring term. 

Remember to set a goal related to your aspirations and review it often to see how close you are to reaching your objective. 


Please check the knowledge organiser icon for this half terms class newsletter and knowledge organisers. 


WB 2.11.22


In math this week, we have been learning about statistics. We have learnt how to read tables, interpret line graphs and also had a go at drawing our own line graphs. 

Monday 14th November 2022

5R worked as a team to create some amazing dishes.

They are really enjoying working with

'The Country Trust'.

WB 2.11.22


We are enjoying being scientists and investigating separation. We have investigated how solids, liquids and gases can be separated through sieving, filtration and evaporation.  

WB 17.10.22

In English, over the last two weeks, we have been learning about non-chronological reports (newspaper reports). We deconstructed a newspaper report, participated in hot seating,  role played the main events and learnt about direct and reported speech. 


Here are some of our published newspaper reports. 

WB 26.9.22

This year, year five will be participating in a project called The Country Trust Food Discovery. This will consist of a variety of sessions such as growing crops, cooking, visiting the farm, organising and running a market. The children had their first introductory session today and enjoyed looking at the different types of fruit and vegetables.

WB 12.9.22

In English this week, the children have been learning how to write a setting description. The children used a video stimulus (The Lighthouse) and have used many literary features to create an image in the reader's mind. 



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