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St Peter's CofE Primary School

"Every Child a Success"

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St Peter's CofE Primary School

"Every Child a Success"


Year 5

Welcome to Year 5



Your Class Teacher this year is Mr. Meatyard.

Year 5 is supported by Mrs Suessner and Miss Nasir.



Welcome to the Summer Term. 


This term we will be reading the following texts: 



In Summer term 1:

Homer's Iliad and Odyssey- Retold by Gillian Cross. 


Homer's Iliad and Odyssey- Retold by Gillian Cross.


Imagine going on a super adventurous journey with a hero named Odysseus. He's coming back home after fighting in a huge war called the Trojan War. But oh boy, his journey is not an easy one! He faces giant one-eyed monsters, a wicked sorceress who turns people into animals, and even magical singing creatures! And when you think it can't get any crazier, the powerful sea god Poseidon gets mad at him! It's like being on the craziest rollercoaster ride ever but with twists and turns!




In Summer term 2:

A Kind of Spark - By Elle McNicoll.



There's this amazing book about a cool girl named Addie. She's 11 years old and lives in a cozy town near Edinburgh in Scotland. Now, Addie is smart and has a special way of seeing the world because she's autistic. One day, she discovers something sad and unfair from the past: innocent women who were accused of being witches and lost their lives. Can you believe it? So, being the brave and kind-hearted girl that she is, Addie decides she wants to make things right. She sets out on an incredible adventure to honor those women who were wrongly accused so many years ago. Get ready for a journey full of mystery, courage, and friendship as Addie shines a light on the forgotten

heroes of the past!


Reading in Year 5


In Year 5 we inspire reading through our STAR BOOKS reading area.


Here children can access a wide range of books and reading skills. We have a word of the week, V.I.P.E.R.S Questions  (vocabulary, inference, prediction, explanation, retrieve, and summary) as well as our Star Books loyalty card scheme. 




There are also regular book recommendations to help children find interesting and challenging texts.





Year 5 Reading skills and Questions - V.I.P.E.R.S

Summer 2 Homework Grid - year 5 2024

Medium Term plans - Summer 2 - Year 5 - 2024

Year 5 classroom Time table - summer 2 - 2024

Year 5/6 Spelling List

Remote learning Year 5 2023-24