Chorley All Saints Church Of England Primary School And Nursery Unit

Love to Learn, Together with the Lord

Welcome back Year 5!

We hope you all had an enjoyable and happy summer and you are as ready and excited for the challenges of Year 5 as Mrs McVittie and I are! Our topic for this half term is Inventors and Inventions and we have many interesting activities and lessons for you to bring out your inner inventor! Take a look at our curriculum letter (attached) for more details. We will keep you updated with any additional information throughout the half term but please do not hesitate to come and see us if you have any worries or concerns. Thank you

Mrs Stammers and Mrs McVittie.






Our topic this half term is Inventors and Inventions.


Class Novel: The Inventions of Hugo Cabret - By Brain Selznick

In Literacy, we are learning about:

• Creating complex sentences by using relative clauses (‘who’, and ‘where’)

• Creating complex sentences by using relative clauses (‘which’ and ‘whose’)


In numeracy, we are learning about:

• Mental and written division.

• 2D and 3D shape including sorting.

• Calculating with fractions

• Measures (area and volume)

• Statistics and measures


Our PE lessons this half term will take place on Monday and Friday afternoons

so please ensure your child has their PE in school each week. It is essential they have a full kit to take part in the lessons each week.

Please make sure your child has removed earrings on these days and any long hair is tied up! Thank you.


Homework for Spring 1

Please click here for the latest homework sheet. These homework tasks are designed to be fun, inspiring and child directed.

Please work together with your child to complete 3 tasks from the selection on the sheet. The way you present the work is entirely up to you.

Many thanks.


Curriculum Letter

 At the beginning of each term, your child’s class teacher will send out a new curriculum letter.  These letters outline different topics and activities which will be undertaken over the course of the term.  The letter might also indicate how you can support your child at home.


Please click below for the latest Year Five curriculum letter:


Curriculum letter