Christ The King RC Primary School

Welcome to Year 5!


Miss Lavery   & Mr Fitzpatrick- Class Teachers


Mrs Ellis/Ms Knight  - Teaching Assistant

Autumn 1 

 Class Dojo:

Keep an eye out on our Dojo pages for regular updates of goings-on in class and in school.

If you are not yet connected to Class Dojo then please let your child's teacher know and they can send you an invite to help you set up an account. 


Homework is given out every Friday and is collected the following Friday. This homework is generally linked to topics the children have been learning in school. Each week children get Numeracy, Literacy and Spelling; along with this, children are expected to read every night and learn their times tables every night. 


Click here to see our Grand Spell spellings for the Autumn 1  term.   


PE Kits:

Children have P.E. on Friday afternoon. The children are expected to wear their P.E. kits into school and for the duration of the school day on Fridays. Please can children also wear a hooded coat to ensure they are able to stay warm during play times. 




In English this term, we are learning about the author Michael Foreman. We will be looking at the books Wonder Goal, World Team. Fox Tale and War Game. The children will be placing themselves in the shoes of a World War 1 soldier on the frontline and writing a letter home to their loved ones.  



In Maths, we resuming our year by revising place value of numbers up to 1 million. Roman Numerals, Negative numbers and rounding to multiples of 10. The children will be furthering their reasoning skills and applying it to all areas of the Maths Curriculum.   



In this topic of "Circle of life" we will be exploring how species including plants reproduce and affect our planet. The children will have the opportunity to investigate the different processes needed for the completion of the circle of life. 


In our religion lessons this term we will be learning about "Ourselves". exploring how God created us all in the imagine and likeness of himself as a Holy People. We will be reading scripture and diving into their meaning and relevance to us today. 



The children will be learning about the part the Anglo-Saxons played in the history of Engaldn and the rest of Britain. The children will be finishing this with a "Big Finish" showcasing all of their new knowledge. 

Culcheth Lane, Manchester, Lancashire M40 1LU

0161 681 2779