Ashfield Valley Primary School

Year 5 2022 - 2023

Ms Edge

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Welcome to Year 5

Class Teacher: Miss Griffin 

Teaching Assistants: Miss Cox


Year Five is an important year in your child’s school life. Our days are filled with lots of fun learning activities that will help your child to become a more skilled and independent learner.   

Summer 1

This half term, the children will be completing lots of interesting, fun and new learning. 

This half term, the children will be reading the poem, ‘The Highwayman’ by Alfred Noyes and ‘Hidden Figures’ by Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King. They will explore both texts and complete pieces of writing about the them. 

In Geography, the children will be learning about where our food comes from. They will explore how our food is imported, exported, produced and traded.   

Excitingly, the children will be continuing with their swimming lessons as part of their P.E curriculum this half term. They will visit Castleton leisure centre every week and work with swimming instructors to develop their swimming skills.   

In Science, the children will be investigating the question, ‘What is the solar system?’ They will complete different investigations to explore this question. 

The children will also have weekly computing, Latin, RHE, R.E and outdoor learning lessons to enjoy. 

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