Bathampton Primary School

Together on a Learning Adventure

Owls - Year 5

Welcome to Owl Class


In Year 5, Mr Dodgson is the class teacher and we are supported by the amazing Mrs Davies.

Our PE days this term are Monday and Thursday. Please come to school wearing your kit on these days.



Our topic for terms 3 and 4 is Sow, Grow and Farm

We will be exploring the the life cycles of plants and animals; growing our own vegetables and exploring farming in the UK.

Our class novel for the topic is The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett


The topic will also flow through our wider curriculum as we explore:

  • In English, Losing tales and persuasive writing
  • In Art we will study line, light and shadow techniques and Natural Art
  • In Science we will explore the life cycles of plants and animals as well as how humans grow and age.
  • In DT we will design and evaluate our own soups using seasonal produce.


In Maths, we will continue to follow the WhiteRose scheme. In terms 1 and 2 we will be covering the following areas.

  • Multiplication and division
  • Fractions

If you wish to follow White Rose at home, you can see the yearly overview, small steps and individual lesson resources. 



In addition to daily reading, spelling and times tables practise, your child will bring home two pieces of work that will support their learning across the curriculum. This will be set on a Wednesday to be returned each Monday.


Spelling Frame

All children from year 2-6 will have access to Spelling Frame’s online platform where weekly spelling lists, set by the class teacher, can be found as well as games and activities to learn spellings.  

Login information will be stuck into homework books or reading records. Spelling lists will be available each Wednesday.  

To access spelling frame please follow this link- SpellingFrame 

Please find below further information to support you to access the site. Please ignore the mention of specific days as we will be setting spelling lists on a Wednesday.  




Useful links to support learning at home:

BBC Bitesize

Timestables rockstars

Reading Challenge - Share what you are reading at home here.