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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.


Autumn 1 Recommended Reading List for Year 5



You Wouldn't Want to be in the Great Fire of London! by Jim Pipe

As if the plague wasn't bad enough, here comes the fiery antidote! As famous diary-keeper Samuel Pepys, you'll witness four days and four nights of fire and live to tell the tale. Find out how people lived in the London of 1666, how they coped in the aftermath and all importantly, whodunnit! - or at least who we think dunnit!


Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

A gloriously illustrated celebration of trailblazing women. Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from both the ancient and modern worlds. The book also contains fascinating infographics and an illustrated scientific glossary.


The Gunpowder Plot by Ann Turnbull

November 1605, London Dark alleys linger with the shadows of unknown figures and the air is thick with whispers and plots. What is going on? Two girls follow a mysterious stranger and stumble across a terrifying plot to destroy the House of Lords, taking countless lives along the way. But will anyone listen to them?