Gloucester Road Primary School

Gloucester Road
Nursery & Primary School

Year 5 Curriculum

Read our Project Maps


Term 1 Project Map

Term 2 Project Map

Term 3 and 4 Project Map

Term 5 Project Map




 Your child needs to complete some independent reading every day and they need to write a comment in their log. Please listen to them read 3 times a week and sign their reading record too. Reading records will be checked each Friday. Please ensure reading books and reading records are in school every day.


Here is an overview of the Year 5 spellings. Children should also be able to spell the Year 5 Common Exception Words. 

Year 5 Spelling Lists 

Autumn 1 and Autumn 2

Spring 1 and Spring 2

Summer 1 and Summer 2

Year 5 and 6 Common Exception Words 


Each week, Year 5 will receive an optional home learning sheet which will provide practice of their spellings and maths.

Additional Home Learning links:



For additional maths practice, you can use the link below to access the Year 5 curriculum via National Oak Academy where you will find some excellent resources.

 National Oak Academy - Year 5 Maths  

These links will provide practice to improve maths fluency by practicing mental arithmetic:

 + and - Games

× and ÷ Games 

'Real World' Maths 


Lastly, the KS2 link below will provide practice for SPaG (Spelling Punctuation and Grammar) from up to Year 5. It is always useful to recap previously learned topics too, so there is also a link to Key Stage 1 SPaG resources: