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Year 5

Here you will find the latest information, useful information and any other important news regarding Year 5.

On the left hand side, you will also find downloadable copies of all the class newsletters; these outline the work your children will be doing in each specific half term.


100 Books to Read before you leave Year 5

Autumn 2 Recommended Reading List for Year 5



The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo

Poor Rhodopis! She has nothing - no mother or father, and no friends. She is a slave, from the far-off country of Greece. Only the beautiful rose-red slippers her master gives her can make Rhodopis smile. So when a falcon swoops down and snatches one of the slippers away, Rhodipis is heartbroken. For how is she to know that the slipper will land in the lap of the great Pharoah himself? And who would ever guess that the Pharoah has promised to find the slipper's owner and make her queen of all Egypt?


Secrets of a Sun King by Emma Carroll

A discovery from ancient Egypt . . . A cursed package . . . The untold story of a young pharaoh . . .

An Egyptian Adventureby France Durkin

When the Histronauts travel back in time to ancient Egypt they'll need your help to uncover the secrets of the past. In this new exciting activity book, you can explore dazzling tombs, decipher hieroglyphics, unwrap the art of mummification and learn how the gods ruled over the dead in the afterlife. An exciting mix of history, facts and activity! Take a look at the other books in the series, including A Roman Adventure (The Histronauts).