Yew Tree Primary School

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Year Five

Welcome to Year 5! 

We look forward to showing you all our new learning during this academic year! 



5A - Mr Whittington 

5B - Miss Beardsmore

5C - Mr Latham



5A - Thursdays and Fridays 

5B - Tuesdays and Thursdays

5C - Mondays and Thursdays 


Swimming - Thursdays

5A - Autumn term 

5B - Spring term

5C - Summer term


Contact Information

Office email address:


Class Dojo: below are the links for all parents to request to connect to your childs appropriate class. By doing this, you will be updated on how your child has been getting on in class throughout the day.






Important Links


Times Tables Rock Stars


Education City


Myon Reading

Topic 2 - Pharaohs!


Let’s travel back 5000 years, to the dusty realms of ancient Egypt. Cruise along the Nile, entering a world of mysteries and curses, mummies and kings. Find out about life on the river’s fertile banks, discovering Egypt and its fascinating culture. Unravel the secrets of ancient tombs, using historical sources and ancient artefacts. Find out about powerful pharaohs and grandiose gods.




TOPIC 1 - Firedamp and Davy Lamps

In this project, children will explore:
• the history of coal mining
• mining strikes and their effects on the miners, their families and communities
• the legacy and future of coal mining

Home Learning Project Planner 3

Home Learning Project Planner 2

Curriculum Overview