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High Achievers Yr 5

A warm welcome from the High Achievers.  This year promises to be very exciting and we have started the year with enthusiasm and determination.   The welcome letter and PPT will make you aware of key routines such as homework and P.E days.   

Thank you in advance for all your support. 

What we are learning this term: 


Autumn 1:


Topic:  Anglo-Saxons and Scots

Invaders and Settlers


Enquiry question: 

Where did the Anglo-Saxon and Scots settle in Britain?




Autumn 1:

Arthurian legends – Knights of the round table

Sword in the Stone

Fiction Narrative – Create legends


Autumn 2:

Letter writing:

Formal - letters of complaints

Informal – letters back home to family

Non-Chronological report – Farming in Britain


Class read

Anglo-Saxon Boy by Tony Bradman




Place value

Addition and Subtraction

Area and Perimeter

Multiplication and Division

Topic links to maths

Measuring: Designing and making an Anglo Saxon House

Word problems: Calculate distance and cost of travelling from Ireland to Scotland (Scots)  

Rounding: Plotting dates on a timeline and rounding to nearest century, decade etc.


See long term plan for other foundation subject plans.  



Knowledge organiser



I have included a number of website links below that your child could be accessing to help improve their English and Maths skills.



Any other websites that your child uses and finds effective - I would love to able to add them here too. Please let me know. 


  • Topmarks  (An excellent website for both English and Maths)  

  • Prodigy Maths  - (Improve your maths)

  • BBC Bitesize -  (All topics can be improved here)

  • My Mini Maths  - (Lots of maths resources to target specific year 5 skills)