Golcar Junior Infant And Nursery School

Manor Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD7 4QE | Tel:

01484 652954

Year 5



Teachers in year 5 

Mr Gillespie - Tigers and Miss Sunderland - Leopards

Teaching assistant - Mrs McVeigh

Teaching and Learning in Year 5

Take a look at our long term plan to see what we will be learning throughout the course of the year in  Year 5:

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Below are the medium term plans for our topics this year.

Brazil, Ancient Greece and The Vikings

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Class Countries

Every year group in our school learns about a different country. By the end of Year 6, the children have compiled a Passport to the World containing the learning they have done about each country.  In Year 5, our class country is Brazil. We will learn a lot about Brazil through our topic.

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PSHE (Personal, Social, Health and Economics education)

PSHE education in school is promoted through our wide and varied curriculum which is carefully planned to enhance the children’s personal, social, emotional and economic development.

At Golcar J, I & N School, we use the PSHE Association’s three core themes: Health and Well being, Relationships and Living in the Wider World. These three themes form part of a developmental, spiral curriculum. This means that the same key principles are revisited each year but are taken a step further to build upon the children’s knowledge and understanding. They permeate school life and are discussed regularly in assemblies and lessons, forming part of our day to day vocabulary.

This half term's PSHE learning 

Our PSHE theme for the Autumn term is Relationships.

Remote Learning

In case of self- isolation, please find all of our remote learning lessons and resources on your child's Class Dojo portfolio. This mirrors what children will be learning in school. 

Newsletters 2021 - 22

Year group newsletters are written each half term and contain information about current learning, reminders, how to support your child's learning at home and key dates. The newsletters are sent out via email.

PE days:

Leopards – Mondays and Fridays

Tigers - Tuesdays and Wednesdays 

We hope to teach many of our PE lessons outside so an outdoor kit including a pair of trainers and a tracksuit top and bottoms is useful. Please make sure all kit is clearly labelled with your child's name. For safety reasons, if your child has pierced ears, please try and remove earrings on their PE days or ensure small studs are worn which can be taped over.