Holy Family Catholic Primary School

To work, to pray, to play in the Light of the Lord

Welcome to Year Five!

Teacher: Miss Caulfield 

Support Staff: Mrs Merdani, Mrs Bascombe and Miss Pickard

Welcome to our page!

Here we will share pictures and information about some of the interesting things we have been doing in class.

We hope you enjoy looking at what we've been up to! 


Monday 9th December


In our French lessons,we have been learning about Christmas traditions in France and England.In today lesson we made our own Nativity Scene and performed a short drama in French.

Joyeux Noël et Bonne Année à tous!

Friday 6th December 

This week in RE we have been learning about The Exodus and God's Covenant with Moses. In groups, Year 5 have been working hard to recreate the story of Moses through dance and drama. We used a song from the Prince of Egypt. Take a look at our performances, we hope you enjoy! 

Wednesday 27th December 

In music this week we have been creating our own Christmas versions of the Harry Potter puppet song. Here we are performing our songs: 

Monday 2nd December 

Igor has been extremely busy at the weekend baking a binary bracelet. He has used a binary code in the Science Journal to write down his first initial on the bracelet. He has also created some superb instructions if you would like to make one too.  

Friday 15th November 

Year 5 having fun performing 'Shake It Off' by Taylor Swift.

Monday 11th November


Le jour du souvenir

Today in our French lesson we have been exploring some vocabulary related to Remembrance  Day.We looked at the cultural background of the French bleuets and the UK poppies and wrote prayers to remember people who died in the war.



Year 5's Class Assembly

Tuesday 5th November 

What a fantastic day we have had at Eden Camp today! Year 5 loved exploring the huts and finding out all the interesting facts about WW2. We also got to see a puppet show, listened to some WW2 music and laid our Remembrance Rocks at the memorial. 

Here are some pictures of us having fun:  

Monday 4th November 

Here is what we got up to today in Ballet!

Monday 4th November

Year 5 have had a very busy first day back! This morning we created our designs for our Remembrance Rocks and wrote prayers thinking about all those people who had served in the war and made sacrifices to maintain our safety and freedom.  Here are a few examples of our designs: 

Wednesday 23 rd October 

 We had some fantastic pumpkins brought into Year 5 this week for the competition. Well done to Tommy who won a prize for being a runner up! 

Monday 21st October 

Today, we had a visit from D-side Dave. He came in to speak to us about staying safe online. 

Monday 14th October



Some lovely work from Year 5 today.

We have been looking at similarities and differences in the high street, at home and in France.We looked at the function of words in a sentence, identified the position of adjectives and prepared a short presentation describing the high street.

Friday 11th October 

Today Year 5 have been to Fanwood Campsite, as you can see from the pictures we had lots of fun and got very, very muddy! We took part in lots of activities including making animal houses, the climbing wall and the mud trial. We were also very lucky to enjoy a hot chocolate and biscuit! 

Thursday 10th October 

Thank you to Katelyn and Charlize who led our Collective worship today. Well done girls! 

Wednesday 9th October 

We have had an amazing time at Green Moon today as part of forest week. We had lots and lots of fun orienteering in the forest! We were spilt into groups and had to work together to find 11 letters which were dotted around the forest, then we had to unjumble the letters and work out the word. Well done to the winning team who managed to work out the word was 'Marshmallow'. After running around we warmed ourselves up by the fire and got chance to toast and eat some yummy marshmallows. 

Tuesday 8th October

Our Collective Worship today was led by Markh and George. They delivered a fantastic worship which demonstrated how much planning and preparation they had put into it. The worship was based on the fruit of the spirit, we had time to reflect on how we show qualities such as love, kindness and gentleness. Going forth Year 5 are going to spread love and kindness to everyone. 

Tuesday 8th October 

Today, we had a debate in our tables about a scenario in our Guided reading book 'Friend or Foe'. We had to think of reasons why David and Tucky should and shouldn't help the German soldiers. After our debate we created a conscience alley in which  Charlie T and Markh had to listen to the reasons for and against the argument and decide what they would do. 

Monday 7th October

Filip and Clara have been making some super science creations. Filip has been busy making fortune cookies and Clara has made a fantastic lava lamp. The children were blown away by their great scientific creations! 

Wednesday 2nd October

This week we have had Chris and Chris from the BeCycling team in school with us. They have been working with Year 5 teaching them how to ride a bike and road safety skills they can use on the road. The children have had lots of fun and have learnt lots of new skills they can practise when riding their bikes. 

Monday 30th September 2019

 This afternoon, we had our first visit from the Northern Ballet team. Keisha, who is a dancer, taught us lots about our bodies and how to use them effectively. We had lots of fun! Here are some pictures of us:

Friday 27th September 2019

Olivia W has been very busy this week! She has taken home the Science book and created an amazing 'Jelly fish in a bottle'. Year 5 were very fascinated by her creation, so much so that Olivia was one of our stars of the week for her brilliant science work. Well done Olivia! 

Tuesday 16th September 

In Maths we have been looking at place value of numbers. We played a very fun game in pairs, where we had to roll the dice and make the biggest 5 digit number. The person who made the biggest number was the winner. Here are some pictures of us playing:  


Thursday 11th September

 Today, we had our first Music session of the year with Miss Lee. We had lots of fun as you can see in the video!