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Year 5


Welcome to Year 5!

We hope you have had a summer full of adventures and made plenty of long lasting memories so you are now feeling rejuvenated and ready to learn.


Our first topic this year is 'UK and USA'. Keep an eye out on here and via our twitter page for regular updates and plenty of photos of our learning as it happens!


Below you will find the Autumn term letter and the links to view and follow our popular class twitter pages.


If you have any questions, feel free to pop in.


Mr Hulls, Mrs Perry and Mrs Bennett.




Great Malvern Primary School


Dear Parents,


Welcome back to Great Malvern for the autumn term. We are looking forward to having a really productive term; Year Fives have come back enthusiastically and are keen to learn.


We thought it would be helpful to give you an idea of what your child will be learning in school. Please find below, a summary of the learning Year Five will be covering this term.


For regular updates about what happens in our classes, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter which is where we post information most regularly. Please follow @G_M_P_SClass5RH and @G_M_P_SClass5PB.


Areas of learning



Place value (focus on numbers to one million), addition and subtraction (mental and written methods) multiplication and division, perimeter and area and statistics.


Book studies “There’s A Boy In The Girls’ Bathroom” and “The Jamie Drake Equation”, poetry festival, and author study - Robin Stevens.


Forces and Space.


The United States of America – we shall be studying its history, geography and culture.


Being safe online.


Netball and dance







 Year 5 Additional Information

PE kit

Your child will have a P.E. lesson on Tuesdays and Fridays.



Please make sure reading books and reading records are in school every day and that your child reads at home too, it is important that you and your child write in the reading record whenever they read – please encourage your child’s comments to refer to what they have read e.g. “I liked it when Frank found out that he had won the prize.”


Words will be set on a Friday and tested the following Friday. Please support your child in learning the spellings they bring home.


This will be sent home weekly on a Friday, to be handed in before the following Friday, and will be based on the work they have completed in class. 


This will be sent home weekly on a Friday, to be handed in before the following Friday.

Special Events

Friday 20th September – Come and see your child’s reading lesson – Reading Open Afternoon

Week beginning 30 September – Great Malvern Primary Poetry Festival – special guest poet in school

Thursday 3rd October – Year 5 and 6 to see author Robin Stevens in Malvern

Tuesday 8th October and Thursday 10th – Parents’ Evenings

Monday 14th October – Internet Safety afternoon

Friday 25th October – Finish for half term



Thank you for your continuing support,



Mr Hulls, Mrs Bennett, and Mrs Perry.




Kids' Zone? Play games, and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites!


Your child has recently received a 'Global password'. Every child in education in Worcestershire has one so that they can access the 'Worcestershire Learning Gateway'. This gateway allows your child to have free access to many programmes including; Education City, Purple mash and Espresso Learning. Please take advantage of these great resources with your child as they are great learning resources to be enjoyed at school and home.


For more information please contact Mrs Perry.


Please take a look below at some of the activities Year 5/6 have been taking part in this year!