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  • What’s the big idea?

    The history of western civilisation begins with the Greeks and the Romans.  Their expanding empires helped to spread ideas about architecture, food, entertainment, literature, science, medicine and politics across the globe.  As their empires ended, other cultures rose to prominence passing on their own ideas and cultures – creating the world we know today.

    We’ll be finding out more about these ancient civilisations and how their influences shape our country and the world today.

  • What will we be learning?


    We will be able to:

    • Find about people and events in the past

    We will know:

    • How to use a range of sources for our research

    We will be developing our understanding:

    •  How the history of one country affects that of another


    We will be able to:

    •  Design and make a model of an ancient building


    We will know:

    •  How people represented real life events through tapestry

    We will be able to:

    •  Design and create our own tapestry

    We will understand:

    • How to communicate through visual and tactile forms


    We will know:

    •  How the lives of people in one country or group are affected by the activities of other countries or groups.
  • English

    We will be learning how to write myths, biographies, instruction text and narrative. We will continue to improve our SPaG knowledge, skills and understanding, in particular: spelling rules involving suffixes and prefixes; adverbial phrases showing time, manner and place.  And much more!

  • Maths

    We will be able to:

    •  Recall times tables facts TTROCKSTARS EVERYDAY AT HOME!

    We will know:

    •  Fractions, decimals and percentages are linked (to our times tables!
    • Roman Numerals        And much more! 
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  • Year 5 Notes & Dates

    PE Kits

    School PE uniform is black shorts (or tracksuit bottoms) with a white t-shirt. PE kits should be worn into school on Tuesdays and Fridays.


    Spelling Shed, Mathletics and Purple Mash are set each week.

    If you need help with any home learning, we are here to help you! Please email : phoenix@greendragon.hounslow.sch.uk

    Perhaps you have knowledge or resources about our project though?

    Perhaps you have time to make a video with your child and send it to us?

    Exit Point: A socially distanced Roman invasion

    Parents into Class: Normally, we would be inviting you to see us now. Instead, one piece of learning from each year group is on the newsletter each week and our twitter feed is updated regularly.

    Symptoms of COVID-19 or of a cold:

    You will be asked to follow the COVID-19 guidance for households with possible infection coronavirus guidance.


    You will be asked to have your child tested for COVID-19 as this could have an impact on our school. This can include testing for all children and their families, if displaying symptoms.

    If your child does not take a test, your household will have to isolate for 14 days.


How to Contact The Year 5 Team

Email us on the address below : 


Teachers will respond between the hours of 8:00 and 4:00pm.

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