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Year 5 Swan

Welcome to Year 5 Swan Class!


Welcome to our class page! Here you can find what we are learning about and find any key updates.


My name is Miss Smith, I am the Class Teacher of Swans Class and the Teaching Assistants are Mrs Davis and Mrs Duck.


If you ever need to know anything about what we are doing in class or you have any questions, please feel free to come and see me after school, write a note in your child's contact book or fill out the form below.


To take Accelerated Reader quizzes log-on here, to complete Mathletics homework click here and to practice handwriting through LetterJoin click here

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Pre-learning shout out!


This week, it would be advantageous for your child to have a basic understanding of:

  • The order of the planets from the Sun
  • How the different planets move relative to the Sun
  • Key facts about each planet in our Solar System
  • How to interpret information from line graphs
  • What are multiples and factors?
  • How to find multiples and factors of a range of numbers.
  • Key features of a non-chronological report.


Scroll down to see our learning from the term so far...

Our Learning Project this term is.... Stargazers!

Journey through space, the final frontier… Navigate beyond the Sun: the magnificent, blazing star at the centre of our solar system!

Investigate the 8 planets – Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Take a look at the moon, a celestial body that orbits Earth.

Compare the time of day at different places on Earth and use GPS navigation systems to track hidden treasure! Get in a spin making simple models of the solar system and listen to the haunting sound of space-themed songs.

Then it’s three, two, one…. BLAST OFF! Build and launch a rocket for an important test mission.

Exploring space is probably the greatest adventure that humankind has ever undertaken. Are we alone or are there other forms of life out there?


See below for all of our amazing learning so far this term...

If you would like to have a look at some more information about the our current learning - have a look at these:


Planet Facts - Kidzone


Fun Space Facts - Science Kids


10 facts about space - Nat Geo Kids


Space facts - Space facts


Earth, Sun and Moon - BBC bitesize


Space facts for Kids - Soft Schools


Space facts - The Planets



Term 1.... Off With Her Head!


What sort of man would order the beheading of his wife? Was she really that bad?

Travel back in time to the 1500 and meet the terrifying Tudors, a domineering dynasty that changed our history.

Discover an opulent court where dancing and singing goes hand in hand with swift falls from favour – and even swifter falling of heads!

Develop your painting skills in miniature, solve riddles and remember to protect your precious neck with a large white ruff – if you want to survive at Tudor court!

Flex your detective muscles and become a criminal investigator! Will you find out the facts, or will the evidence from the past bemuse you? How will you find the accused… Innocent or guilty?

It’s your turn to take part in one of the most famous trials the world has ever known!

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If you would like to contact the class teacher of Swans, please fill out the form below.