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: Mr Landon Chau (Maths) and Mr Jon Spencer (English)


 Next Turquoise Class Assembly - Thursday 12th July 2018


Amber Class


Welcome to Year 5!
Welcome back to the second half of the Summer Term in Year 5! This academic year is whizzing by but there are lots of things to get excited about over the next few weeks!
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 at the start of the academic year. It is full of useful information about the year ahead.


For Primary School Year 5 & Year 6 children in the local area! Click on the link below for more details.

Homework Club Poster 2017..pdf
Trip Letters


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

Arts Week25Jun2018

Keep Smiling Dental Programme for Nursery and Reception26Jun2018

The Keep Smiling Dental Programme for Nursery and Reception children comes into school to run tooth brushing and fluoride varnishing sessions for the children. Consent forms will be sent to all Nursery and Reception parents in the week commencing Monday 11th June 2018.

Arts Week visitors in class27Jun2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Arts Week visitors will be coming into class to talk to children and answer questions.

4 children from Year 5 attending the 'Primary Maths Challenge' @St Paul's Hammersmith28Jun2018

12:00 am - 1:00 am

Timings to be confirmed

*Parent and Child Art Activity morning28Jun2018

Timings are confirmed as: 9:15am to 10am - Nursery and Reception 10:30am to 11:15am - Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2) 11:30am to 12:15pm - Key Stage 2 (Years 3, 4, 5 and 6) This is an additional event held during Arts week. Parents can take their children to complete art activities in the Ground Floor Hall. Children who remain in class will also be completing Arts Week activities.

Keep Smiling Dental Programme for Nursery and Reception children28Jun2018

The Keep Smiling Dental Programme for Nursery and Reception children comes into school to run tooth brushing and fluoride varnishing sessions for the children. Consent forms will be sent to all Nursery and Reception parents in the week commencing Monday 11th June 2018.

Ruby Class Cinema Night (Fiver Challenge) for Years 1 to 628Jun2018

3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Ruby Class will be showing Madagascar 3 for their Fiver Challenge. For more information, please see the letter in book bags which has also been emailed to all parents in Years 1 to 6.

Non-Uniform day (Friends of Wendell Park)29Jun2018

Please see the poster in the newsletter for more information about donations to the summer fair - in return children can wear their own clothes to school. Donations of TOILETRIES on this day - soaps, perfumes, hair products etc.

*Friends of Wendell Park Summer Fair29Jun2018

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Summer Fair29Jun2018

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Year 6 visiting Kite Studios02Jul2018

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Welcome meeting for new parents to Reception03Jul2018

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Year 5 and 6 Trip to 'Big Bang' @ Kingsway College04Jul2018

*Arts Week gallery opens05Jul2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Play session for Nursery children moving to Wendell Park Reception in September06Jul2018

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enabling Enterprise Week begins09Jul2018

Pupil reports to parents09Jul2018

10 children from Year 2 and 10 children from Year 5 on Enabling Enterprise trip to ISG White City10Jul2018

* Year 5 Turquoise Class Assembly12Jul2018

9:00 am - 9:30 am @ Middle Hall

Parents are warmly invited to attend class assemblies. These assemblies will take place in the middle hall and will be finished before 9:30am.

* Friends of Wendell Park Coffee morning13Jul2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ Family Centre Building (next to the Reception playground)

Play session for new Reception starters (children with their parents)13Jul2018

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

* Annual FOWP 5km Fun Run @ Wormwood Scrubs (times TBC)14Jul2018

12:00 am - 1:00 am @ Wormwood Scrubs

*UKS2 Certificate Assembly18Jul2018

9:00 am - 9:30 am

*Wendell Park Proms in the Playground18Jul2018

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ On the Astroturf pitch

Parents are invited to join the school at our end of year celebration - 'The Wendell Park Proms in the Playground'. All children, from Nursery to Year 6, will be performing either a song, dance or poem to the school.

*Open parents' evening18Jul2018

3:45 pm - 6:30 pm @ Individual classes

Parents are invited to an open parents' evening to talk to your current class teacher about any concerns and to meet your new class teacher for the next academic year. There are no set appointments for this parents' evening.

Key Stage 1 end of year trip to Ravenscourt Park19Jul2018

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Last day of the school year (school finishes at 2:30pm)20Jul2018

2:30pm End of Summer Term20Jul2018

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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

Here's what the children in Year 5 have to say about life at Wendell Park...


"Everything about Year 5 is amazing! I particularly enjoy Maths as I am constantly challenging myself." Mahmoud, aged 9


"I love Year 5 because we go on so many fantastic trips!" Arla, aged 10


"I love our Art lessons and the trip to the gurdwara was so much fun!" Salma, aged 10


"Computing is my favourite subject. I love the coding and using SketchUp". Isaac, aged 10


"The Royal Albert Hall was a great experience and the books we read in English are so exciting. The London Eye Mystery was my favourite!" Mulki, aged 9






Year 5 curriculum newsletter

Click to download the newsletter for this half term:

Summer 2 Curriculum Newsletter



Other information

PE - Both classes will have PE on Monday mornings. Both classes will need their PE kits on Tuesday afternoons as they will be participating in QPR sessions.

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




Things to remember:

Monday - Reading books and PE kits.

Tuesday - PE kits

Wednesday - Homework due in

Thursday -  Reading books

Friday -  Spelling test, Homework sent out

Visiting the Premier League trophy at QPR!

Homework & Spellings

Please click here for this week's homework due on Wednesday 13th June 2018.

This week's spelling rule is:

*  Words ending in -ify








Visiting the local gurdwara!

  • Project – The Tudors

  • We will be answering the following questions:
  • Who were the Tudor monarchs?
  • Why is Henry VIII such an important figure in British history?
  • Who were the wives of Henry VIII?
  • What was the reformation?
  • How does daily life today compare to that of the Tudor period?