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


Next Amber Class Assembly - Thursday 24th May 2018 (Sports and Fitness Week)


Welcome to Year 5!
Welcome back to the second half of a busy Spring 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

Year 6 NSPCC 'Speak out. Stay Safe' programme workshop23Apr2018

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Class Photographs26Apr2018

Years 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 watching 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'27Apr2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Middle Hall

* Arts4All launch evening02May2018

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Arts4All is an exciting new initiative from our school and the Friends of Wendell Park, our PTA. Arts4All aims to ensure that every Wendell child has access to (even more) arts projects such as theatre trips and workshops as well as an art auction at the end of the summer term.

* Arts4All launch event (straight after drop-off)04May2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Arts4All is an exciting new initiative from our school and the Friends of Wendell Park, our PTA. Arts4All aims to ensure that every Wendell child has access to (even more) arts projects such as theatre trips and workshops as well as an art auction at the end of the summer term.

* Volunteers Day (adults only)11May2018

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Ms Howarth invites adult volunteers to come into school between 4pm and 6pm to help with gardening and the construction and planting of raised beds. Please sign up to confirm you are able to come and help out.

Friends of Wendell Park Football Tournament18May2018

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Sports and Fitness Week21May2018

* Year 5 Amber Class Assembly24May2018

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.

Half Term28May2018

Half term28May2018

Year 3 visiting Kite Studios04Jun2018

1:35 pm - 3:30 pm

* Special Music Assembly with Mr Round07Jun2018

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

Year 1 visiting Kite Studios11Jun2018

12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

*UKS2 Certificate Assembly13Jun2018

9:00 am - 9:30 am

* Year 5 Performing Shakespeare Play at LAMDA18Jun2018

12:00 am - 1:00 am

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:

Spring 2 Curriculum Newsletter.pdf



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 21st March 2018.

  • Week 4 - Heroes
  • Maths homework - Pages 128, 129 & 130 in Rising Stars workbooks

This week's spelling rule is:

*  Words ending in -ify








Visiting the local gurdwara!

  • Project – World War 1

    We will be looking at the following questions this half term:
  • Why did the first world war begin? What events triggered it?
  • What was life like for soldiers during WW1?
  • What was life like for those left behind during the war?
  • Why is it referred to as the Great War?
  • What role did women play in the first world war?