YEAR 5S 2023 - 2024

Mr Sunderland

Ms Laycock

Welcome to Year 5S

Class teacher:

Mr Sunderland


Teaching Assistant:

Miss Laycock


Please ensure your child brings their reading book everyday and reads at home where possible.

Homework and spellings are given out on Friday's and expected in for the following Friday. 

PE will be on Tuesday and Friday. Please make sure your child has suitable footwear as part of their PE kit. PE kit is black shorts/trousers and a plain white t-shirt. 

We will have a spelling test every Friday so please practice throughout the week.

Autumn 1

Our topic this half term is: Space

We will be learning about the following: 

  • Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies
  • Describe the movement of the Earth, and other planets, relative to the Sun in the solar system.
  • Use the idea of the Earth's rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.
  • Describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth.
  • Research the Apollo 11 space mission. 
  • Who the first people were to reach the moon.
  • Funding for next generation of space science missions – UKRI



In Maths we are focusing on place value. 

In English we will be writing a newspaper report based on the moon landing and then independently write a newspaper report about an event that has happened at school. 

As Artists we will improve our art and design techniques.We will talk about great artists, architects and designers in history.




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Contact us

Crosslee Primary School

Crosslee Road


Manchester, M9 6TG

0161 795 8493