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 second half of the Autumn Term! Time is already whizzing by and 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 on the 13th September. 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


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

Christingle Assembly12Dec2017

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Year 5 and 6 choir singing at LBHF Christmas Festival12Dec2017

Christmas Lunch13Dec2017

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Christmas Jumper Day!15Dec2017

Wear a Christmas Jumper and bring a donation of £1 or more. All money received will go to Save the Children https://christmasjumperday.org/

Last day of Autumn term15Dec2017

School finishes at 2:30pm

Staff INSET (School Closed)02Jan2018

Start of Spring term04Jan2018

* Parent workshop on MIND UP curriculum10Jan2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Come and find out more about the MIND UP curriculum which has been running in school since September 2017. This session will be run by Helen Barratt, our MIND UP consultant. More information to follow.

* Enabling Enterprise parent workshop19Jan2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Come along to find out more about Enabling Enterprise.

Year 5 Cycling Training29Jan2018

*LKS2 Certificate Assembly30Jan2018

9:00 am - 9:30 am

*UKS2 Certificate Assembly31Jan2018

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Enabling Enterprise Challenge Day (Reception to Year 6)01Feb2018

Maths Week05Feb2018

Year 5 Trip to the London Eye06Feb2018

10:30 am - 3:30 pm

* Friends of Wendell Park Quiz Night07Feb2018

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sign to Sing fundraising event09Feb2018

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

 Aut 2 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 2 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 6th December 2017.

This week's spelling rule is:

*  Statutory words from the Y5/6 list












  • Project – Groovy Greeks!  

    • Explaining who the Greeks were and how they lived
    • To understand the Greeks place in history and make links chronologically
    • Analysis of the Greek Gods
    • Discussing key Greek philosophers and their ideologies
             Exploring the Greek lifestyle and how this has impacted life today