Chalgrove Community Primary School

Working Together for Excellence

Year 5


Our topic this term is called ‘The Invaders’. We will be studying the Vikings. The class will look at everything from the building of longships to life in a Viking settlement. We will explore our topic through history, geography, science, PSHE, art, design and even PE! We also hope to participate in a workshop on the adventures of the Vikings.



This term we will be learning to play hockey and gymnastics. Children will need a navy t-shirt, navy or black shorts (tracksuit trousers if it is cold) and trainers. All must be named. PE will still be commencing on Wednesday afternoons. We would recommend that children bring a named water bottle and a snack.


Forest School

This term we will be going to Forest School on a Wednesday morning with Mrs Soper. You will need to bring into school warm clothes and waterproofs. On your feet you will ideally wear wellies or sturdy trainers.



Homework and spellings will be handed out weekly on a Tuesday and must be returned by the following Monday. The children will have encountered similar activities in class prior to receiving the homework. They should only spend 30 minutes on their homework. If it takes any longer, please write a little note on the bottom. If you need clarification, please do not hesitate to ask. Children should practise their spellings at home but we will also practise them in class.