St Ambrose Catholic Primary School

Grow through the love of Jesus

Year 5 have produced a video that introduces the children to their teachers and shows what will be happening next year in the classroom. We look forward to seeing you in September!

Year 5

Hello Year 5, 

I hope you are all staying well and you are continuing to enjoy your learning from home.  I am continuing to leave work on seesaw daily for complete and I've even read story for you to listen to, so keep checking.  Stay safe everyone and look forward to seeing you all soon.  

Mrs Rainer


Remember to continue to learn your times tables - you need to know all facts to 12 x 12 and the related division facts.  Maths continues to be set daily on seesaw.  Work is also updated weekly on prodigy.  



Use your homework books to complete written tasks,

Pobble has a story starter, questions related to the image, a sentence challenge, improving the sentences given and an art / design task.  

David Walliams is reading a story each day - use the link below

You can also listen to audiobooks courtesy of Amazon, they're free at the moment

Please practise the year 5 / 6 spellings, which are below.  Find out the meaning of words you do not understand and put them into sentences.  

Other useful links:

Art:  The Tate Gallery in London:


Music:  You can now access Charanga from home, Mrs Garratt has the user names and passwords.  


Don't forget to tune into Joe Wicks each morning for your daily PE session.

Mrs Garratt has the access codes for see-saw, which have been sent out to parents.  


Welcome to Year 5.

Spring 2 term


Fractions, decimals and percentages


We are looking at the book 'There's a Rang Tan in my bedroom'.  From this the children will be writing persuasive texts

RE:  Reconciliation

  • Understand that actions have consequences.  Reflect on some of the consequences of actions
  • Understand why Jesus blessed the poor in spirit.  Reflect on what we can learn from Fr. Arrupe
  • Know about God’s love and forgiveness.  Reflect on what this means for us.
  • Understand the meaning of sin.  Reflect on how sin hurts us, others and our relationship with God. 
  • Know what happens in the sacrament of Reconciliation.  Reflect on how the sacrament helps us. 

  • Understand the meaning of sin.  Reflect on how sin hurts us, others and our relationship with God. 
  • Make the stations of the cross.  Reflect on the Passion and Death of Jesus


Other Subjects:

Science:  Forces 

History:  The Mayans

Art:  The work of Frida Kahlo.  We will be creating self-portraits in the style of Frida Kahlo

Computing:  Digital art 

Music: Charanga - The fresh Prince of Bel Air

PSHCE:  Our project with the university - what makes me, me.   

Our homework for this half term is:


Continue in the use of the prodigy app, practise your times tables.  Prodigy.


Reading books - children need to continue to read widely and for their enjoyment.  

Weekly spellings in your spelling journal, practise the year 5 and 6 spellings




Year 5 PE is timetabled on:  Thursday

Please ensure your child's PE kit is in school on the above day.

PE kit is white t-shirt, black shorts and pumps / trainers.  During the winter, children may wear black or blue jogging bottoms.

Class Mission Statement

Vision Statement

We at St Ambrose School will grow in the love and service of Jesus and fulfil our potential within a community where everyone is valued.


Mission Statement 

The Mission Statement is for all St Ambrose community

young and old, and is the foundation of the school’s purpose.

  • Our Catholic School gives us everything we need and our teachers help us to keep safe.  
  • Through excellent work and good attitude, we can help everyone to improve.
  • As part of the family of St Ambrose, we work well as a team and are kind and respectful to each other at home, school and in our neighbourhood.
  • As good classmates everybody in our school can celebrate success in many different ways.
  • In our school, we are kind, loving and helpful and follow the school rules, when we have upset someone we ask for forgiveness.
  • We share our love, faith and Holy Communion as a family and on our journey with God.
  • Our school helps us to be happy and independent learners as we get older.
  • We want to be treated with love and the teachers help us to achieve our dreams.

Year 5