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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

In Year 5 at West Oxford Community Primary School we learn a great deal about the world around us, and ways that we can help make it an even better place. We really care about our community and our part in it. We have been busy already learning about the Tudors, conducting science investigations, speaking Italian, reading Treason by Berlie Doherty and working on our maths skills while learning Ukulele. We are just about to start designing games on Scratch,  creating portrait masterpieces in art, reading a new book and having fun with maths around our busy writing schedule. We enjoy what we do- We hope you enjoy our page. It's all happening in year 5!

Jamie Hart

Year 5 Teacher

                          One of this year's WOCPS Anti-Bullying Week Poster winners.   



We are currently learning about finding the perimeter and area of 2D shapes.

If you need some help finding the perimeter and/or area, watch these videos:

Perimeter: https://vimeo.com/477528979

Area: https://vimeo.com/480242752

Perimeter and Area: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/maths-ks2-understanding-area-and-perimeter/zb87t39



We have just finished reading Treason by Berlie Doherty which takes place in Tudor England as our current topic is the Tudors. It’s a great book- we recommend it!


We can’t wait to see what our next book will be …


Recommended Year 5 reading list from The School Reading List website.

The list is updated each month by a group of librarians, English teachers and parents.

Have a look at some great suggestions:


*Only books that have been read aloud to classes and road tested are reviewed, suggested or recommended.


Have fun exploring computer coding with Scratch, a computer coding program for children to have fun and create in a safe space.


In term 3, Year 5 will be designing our own computer games on Scratch.


We are also practicing for our Holiday Winter Concert- taking place very soon!

Stay tuned...


Our Curriculum For Year 5

We follow the National Curriculum at the West Oxford Community Primary School. Our team in the classroom works hard to make sure that every child is nurtured and supported as we work together to achieve the milestones set down by the  government, creatively and effectively.

The subjects that we cover include: English, mathematics, science, art and design, citizenship, computing, design and technology, geography, history, languages (Italian), music and physical education.

Tudors Web