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Iguanas (Y5)

Welcome to the Iguana Class







Welcome to Iguana class. We have an exciting year in store for you all and can’t wait to get started with our spring term of learning. Iguana class is home to Miss Taylor and Miss Simpson.

Please click here to download the Y5 Topic Long Term Plan

Please click here to download the Y5 Maths Long Term Plan

Please click here to download the Y5 Writing Standards

Spring 1 Term

Our topic for Spring 1 is “The Victorians”.

For the first half of Spring term we will be learning all about the Victorians! We will have lots of different opportunities to explore the history of the Victorians and have a visit from the school library service arranged for early in the term.


In English we will be writing explanation texts and a setting description about Oliver Twist. In Maths we will be looking at fractions, perimeter and area. 

In History we will identify historic moments that were significant to the Victorian period and discover what the Victorian lifestyle was really like. In Science we will exploring forces and recapping previous learning from lower KS2. In RSHE we will cover a variety of topics including how do we decide what to share and why do we argue?

In RE we will be studying if God is everywhere why do we visit a place of worship.


Autumn 2 Term

Our topic for Autumn 2 is what is fair trade and is focussed around our Geography scheme of learning.

In English we will be investigating a range of information linking to our topic. We will be writing a balanced argument, a narrative poem and a persuasive piece. In Maths we will be continuing our learning of multiplication and division. After that, we will move on to learning all about fractions. This includes: equivalent and non-unit fractions, improper fractions to mixed numbers and vice versa, ordering and comparing and adding and subtracting fractions.

In computing, we will be focussing on sharing information and in art we will be focussing on life cycles. During our RE topic learning we will be concentrating on why festivals are important to religious groups.

During PSHE, we will be learning about lots of different aspects including avoiding getting ill, staying fit and healthy and asking the question of if there is anything such as a normal family.

Important Information

P.E days : Wednesday and Thursday

Spanish day: Tuesday

Home Learning

Each half term we will send out a home learning bingo grid with tasks for you to complete at home. Here are the Spring challenges for you to try. 

Spring 1 learning grid                                                              Spring 2 learning grid