Year 5

Here you will find the latest information, useful information and any other important news regarding Year 5.On the right hand side, you will also find downloadable copies of all the class newsletters; these outline the work your children will be doing in each specific half term.

Click here for 100 Books to Read before you leave Year 5

Summer 1 Recommended Reading List for Year 5

Unfolding Journeys: Amazon Adventure by Lonely Planet Kids

Chart an unforgettable journey in your trusty canoe down the Amazon river with this beautifully illustrated 16-panel concertina pull-out wall frieze. Learn just how unique and important this fascinating place is as you wind past colourful communities, busy jungle cities, and incredible rainforest creatures and wacky wildlife, from high up in the Andes of Peru, to the bustling city of Belem in Brazil. Then turn the frieze over to discover loads of fascinating facts about each point of interest encountered along the journey, from pink river dolphins to a disappearing tribal village.



Rain Forests by Marfe Ferguson Delano

Drip, drop. Rain falls softly on the forest canopy. You peer into the mist. What wild creatures emerge?

In this charming picture book, curious kids will learn all about the majesty of the rain forest, from jungle predators to colourful treetop birds to plants that thrive in this lush landscape.



An Egg is Quiet by Dianna Aston

A beautifully simple introduction to eggs of all kinds; from tiny hummingbird eggs to giant ostrich eggs, from fossilised dinosaur eggs to gooey fish eggs, it's an entirely fresh look at the familiar.Attractive and informative, this will find a home in classrooms and Easter baskets alike. Now in paperback!

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