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

Autumn 1 Recommended Reading List for Year 5

Black Powder by Ally Sherrick

England, 1605. 12-year-old Tom must save his father from hanging. He falls in with a mysterious stranger - the Falcon - who promises to help him in exchange for his service. But on the long journey to London, Tom discovers the Falcon's true mission - and a plot to blow up Parliament with barrels of black powder. Tom faces a terrible decision: secure his father's release, or stop the assassination of the king ...


Fatal Forces by Nick Arnold

Fatal Forces will leave you gasping for more as it is just bursting with info.!'
'Can you resist the urge to discover:-

* why your 'ears' stop you falling off your bike?
* how a little bit of gravity could make you lose your head?
* what can make your fillings explode?



12 Hacks to Happiness by Honor Head

This short but essential book will quickly and clearly advise children on 12 steps to happiness. From learning new things to getting outside more, to talking to others, giving and learning to appreciate the simple things in life, children can find out that happiness is easier to find than they might have realised.

The 12 Hacks series helps readers to improve their mental health not just now, but for the rest of their lives. These simple steps might seem obvious to some, but it is important to raise awareness of these relatively simple steps that people can take to improve their overall mental and physical well-being.

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