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Mr Waterfield, Mr Brant, Miss Norman, Mrs Haddon and Mrs Fleetwood welcome you to our Year 5 webpage! Keep checking in for up to date information about what we have been learning in Year 5, as well as our flash forwards into future learning.

We are really looking forward to all the amazing, exciting learning we have planned for the year ahead. Don’t forget you can also keep in contact through our Class Dojo page (please ask if you haven’t received your invite).



Do we have the right to own things - will we ever have the right to own things ?  

In this unit the children explore Ancient Egypt, grave robbers and explorers. Key books are;

The Secrets of a Sun King by Emma Carroll
Cleopatra by Katie Daines
The Story of Tutankhamum by Patricia Cleveland Peck

Who owns Space?  

This science unit explores all things space related. Key books are;

Infinite Lives of Maisie Day by Christopher Edge
Curiousity: Story of a Mars Rover by Marcus Motum
The Jamie Drake Equation by Christopher Edge
The Story of Space by Catherine Barr
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
Questions and Answers about Space by Katie Daynes
See Inside Space (Usbourne Books) 


Who owns the oceans? 

This topic focuses on the oceans and seas of our planet and what lurks beneath. Our subject focus for this unit is Geography. Key books are;

Why the Whales Came by Michael Morpurgo
Someone Swallowed Stanley by Sarah Roberts
The Atlas of Ocean Adventures by Emily Hawkins The Big Blue Book of the Blue by Yuval Zommer
Blue Planet by Moira Butterfield
What a Waste by Jess French

Who owns the memories of the dead?

This History unit explores The Battle of Bosworth. Key books are;

I was There: Richard III by Stuart Hill
Richard III -Shakespeare Version
The Mantlemass Chronicles (books 1 The Miller’s Boy and Book 2 The Lark and the Laurel) by Barbara Willard (

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Year 5's WOW Wall!

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