Wendell Park Primary School

Cobbold Road, London W12 9LB

020 8743 1372

In 2017, Wendell Park achieved results above the national average for Reading, Writing and Mathematics for both children reaching their age related expectation and children working above their age.

                   WELCOME TO THE YEAR 5 PAGE!

Year 5

Turquoise Class

Teacher: Ms Ayan Yusuf


Learning Support Assistant: Mrs Marian Turay

Amber Class

Teacher:  Mr Nick Morgan


Teaching Assistant: Mrs Kim Sweeney

Year 5 Learning Support Teachers: Mrs Lena Oun (Maths) and Mrs Juliette Lambert (English)


 Next Turquoise Class Assembly - TBC


Next Amber Class Assembly - TBC


Welcome back to the start of the 2017-18 academic year! We hope that you have enjoyed your summer holidays and are feeling refreshed ahead of an exciting first term in Year 5!
This half term your child will be covering a range of interesting and exciting topics. Please read our curriculum newsletter which is full of information about the term ahead.
As ever, thank you for your continued support and please contact us, either on the email addresses above or by arranging an appointment, if you have any questions whatsoever.
Please click here to find out more about the secondary transfer 'drop in' sessions being run at Phoenix High School to support parents with secondary transfer. 
Please click on the link below to see the PowerPoint presentation from our Meet the Teacher event which took place on the 13th September. It is full of useful information about the year ahead.
Click below to read about our Black History Month celebrations which will be taking place in October.


Latest School, Term Dates, Friends PTA, Year 5 Events

Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Team attending tournament18Oct2017

*Black History Month assembly19Oct2017

9:00 am - 9:30 am

*International Day Assembly20Oct2017

9:00 am - 10:00 am

International Day20Oct2017

* Early Years International Day 'Stay and Play'20Oct2017

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Half term23Oct2017

Children's Book Week30Oct2017

Deadline for poster entries for FOWP Winter Fair01Nov2017

9:00 am - 9:00 am

Please submit your poster entry to the FOWP postbox by 9am on Wednesday 1st November. The theme for the poster is 'Winter Fair' Remember: * Your poster must be square * Please use pen, pencil or paint * Please make sure it is hand drawn * No words required * No 3D models or computer images

Year 5/6 Athletics Team attending Sportshall tournament01Nov2017

Additional School Photograph session02Nov2017

The school photographer will return to school on 2nd November to take photographs of any children who were absent on 5th and 6th October.

* Coffee morning with Ms Howarth03Nov2017

12:00 am - 1:00 am

*Parents' Evening 3:45pm to 5pm08Nov2017

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm @ Individual classes

An appointment booking letter will be sent out in advance of parents' evening. Appointments are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Anti-Bullying Roadshow (Nursery to Year 6 - times TBC)09Nov2017

The Anti-Bullying Roadshow will be coming to Wendell Park on Mon 6th November to get us in the mood for Anti-Bullying Week beginning 13th November. There will be a puppet show for N/Rec, KS1 show, lower KS2 and upper KS2 shows. The theme for Anti Bullying week this year is 'All Different, All Equal'. 9:15 to 10am Nursery and Reception puppet show 10:30 to 11:30am Years 3 and 4 1 to 2pm Years 1 and 2 2:15 to 3:15pm Years 5 and 6

*Parents' Evening 3:45pm to 7pm09Nov2017

3:45 pm - 7:00 pm

An appointment booking letter will be sent out in advance of parents' evening. Appointments are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

* Friends of Wendell Park Coffee morning10Nov2017

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ Join the Friends of Wendell Park for coffee in the staffroom

Anti-Bullying Week13Nov2017

Anti-Bullying Week shows and workshops16Nov2017

Mrs Terri Creaser will be coming into Wendell Park to perform shows and run workshops on the theme of Anti-Bullying Week

Year 5 cinema trip to Vue Westfield17Nov2017

International Men's Day19Nov2017

Year 2 and 5 Music workshops22Nov2017

*School vision meeting with parents, governors and senior leaders29Nov2017

5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

* Friends of Wendell Park AGM29Nov2017

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Year 5 trip to The Tower of London for ice skating30Nov2017

Nasal Flu Vaccine Session for children in Reception to Year 405Dec2017

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Further information will be provided to allow parents to decide if they would like to access this optional service.

*UKS2 Certificate Assembly06Dec2017

9:00 am - 9:30 am

* Friends of Wendell Park Coffee morning08Dec2017

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ Join the Friends of Wendell Park for coffee in the staffroom

*Friends of Wendell Park Winter Fair08Dec2017

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Enabling Enterprise Week begins11Dec2017

Christingle Assembly12Dec2017

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Last day of Autumn term15Dec2017

School finishes at 2:30pm

Calendars page(s): School >> Term Dates >> Friends PTA >> Year 5 >>

Year 5 curriculum newsletter

Click to download the newsletter for this half term:

 Aut 1 Curriculum Newsletter.pdf



Other information

PE - Both classes will have PE on Monday mornings. Amber Class will go swimming on Tuesday afternoons and Turquoise Class on Monday afternoons. 

Homework - will be given on Fridays.  This will consist of a range of written, practical and investigative activities alongside the learning of spellings and times table facts.  Homework must be returned by Wednesday. Children are also expected to read, either with you or alone, for 15-20 minutes every evening.

Spellings - Children will also be given weekly spellings to learn and will be tested every Friday.

Water - It is vital that your child brings a water bottle to school that they can drink during lessons.  This is one way to ensure that their brains are working to their full potential.

Behaviour - It is expected that every child in Year 5 complies with the Behaviour Policy


Weekly Timetable

Please click on the link below to see a copy of our weekly timetable in Year 5.

Timetable Autumn 1 2017.pdf


Things to remember:

Monday - Reading books and PE kits. Swimming kits for Turquoise

Tuesday - Swimming kits (Amber Class) 

Wednesday - Homework due in

Thursday -  Reading books

Friday -  Spelling test, Homework sent out

Homework & Spellings

Please click here for this week's homework due on Wednesday 18th October 2017.

This week's spelling rule is:

*  Homophones & near homophones.  For example:

guessed and guest

father and farther

heard and herd


Our Project this half term is entitled 'What is a Region?' Within this topic, children will be expected to: 

  • Identify the difference between the UK, British Isles and the United Kingdom.
  • Record the major geographical features in the UK.
  • Explore the human and physical features in the UK.
  • Identify the towns and cities that make up the North West and East of England
  • Investigate the similarities and difference between the North West and the East of England