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 - TBC


Next Amber Class Assembly - TBC



Happy New Year to you and your families!
Welcome back to the beginning 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


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

Online Safety workshops26Feb2018

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Online Safety workshops27Feb2018

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

10 children from Year 5 on Enabling Enterprise trip to Save The Children27Feb2018

KS1 Great Fire of London Show28Feb2018

World Book Day (come to school dressed as a book character)01Mar2018

Your child will be invited to come to school dressed as their favourite book character.

Year 5 and 6 trip to the Unicorn Theatre to see Othello02Mar2018

*International Women's Day Assembly08Mar2018

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

Parents are welcome to join Years 1 to 6 for our International Women's Day Assembly celebrating the achievements of women in our community.

International Women's Day08Mar2018

*FOWP coffee morning09Mar2018

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ 1st floor staff room

Science Week12Mar2018

*UKS2 Certificate Assembly21Mar2018

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Enabling Enterprise Week begins23Mar2018

The W Factor23Mar2018

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Last day of Spring term29Mar2018

School will finish at 3:30pm

First day of Summer term16Apr2018

KS1 and KS2 NSPCC 'Speak out. Stay safe' assemblies20Apr2018

9:10 am - 10:15 am

The NSPCC will be coming into Wendell Park to deliver their 'Speak out. Stay safe.' programme. More information can be found at: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/services-and-resources/working-with-schools/speak-out-stay-safe-service/

Year 5 NSPCC 'Speak out. Stay safe' workshops20Apr2018

10:25 am - 12:30 pm

The NSPCC will be coming into Wendell Park to deliver their 'Speak out. Stay safe.' programme. More information can be found at: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/services-and-resources/working-with-schools/speak-out-stay-safe-service/

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

Year 5 curriculum newsletter

Click to download the newsletter for this half term:

Spring 1 Curriculum Newsletter.pdf

Our Weekly Timetable


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 24th January 2018.

This week's spelling rule is:

*  Statutory words from the Y5/6 list











Ice skating at the Tower of London!

  • Project – What a state! California 

    • Understanding the key cities and regions within this state.
    • Making comparisons between California and other state within the United States of America.
    • Identifying the human and physical features in this area.
    • Recognising famous tourist attractions and why they are well known.
    • Identifying similarities and differences between California and London.

             Looking at produce and importation within the country.