Glenfall Community Primary School

Latest OfSTED Report – October 2017 – Graded Good: Glenfall OfSTED Report 2017 OFSTED-Letter-to-parents-2017   read more

Year 5


Home-School-Agreement Please read

Staff teachers – Mrs Grisman ( Monday and Tuesday) and Mrs Uppal (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday).

Teaching assistants – Mrs Ingram, Mrs Beasley, Mrs Smith and Miss Newdeck.


Spring Term

Our class topic this term is Fantastic Journeys.  This topic has a focus on geography and children will be finding out about geographical features such as biomes, naming and locating the world’s oceans and continents and learning about longitude and latitude.  We will learn about Scandinavia and focus on human and physical geography, comparing and contrasting with the United Kingdom.




Our science focus will be Evolution will take us back in time, to study the origins of life.

5and6EVOLUTION (2)


Our class novel this term is Darwin’s Dragons by Lindsay Galvin. This novel follows the adventures of cabin boy Syms Covington as he travels to the Galapagos Islands with Charles Darwin. 



 Useful Information

PE is Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Please wear PE kit.

Forest School is Fridays.

Spelling tests are on Mondays.

Homework should be handed in on Mondays or Tuesdays.

Termly Overview and Letter

Spring 2023 letter



Please find spellings for this term below:

Y5 spellings 2022 2023 Amazon Autumn

Y5 spellings 2022 2023 Nile Autumn

Y5 spellings Amazon spring 2023

Y5 spellings Nile spring 2023

Useful Website links:







Bridges DT



Forest School


Egyptian mummies


Christmas lunch