Haslam Park Primary School

Welcome to Year Five Holmes Class 

Class Teacher - Ms. Birch

Teaching Assistants - Mrs Percy, Mrs Aspen, Miss Stubberfield, Mr Isap, Mrs Wood and Mr Khan.

PPA Cover Teacher - Mrs Quinn.

Our class is named after Dame Kelly Holmes.

Double Olympic Champion Col. Dame Kelly Holmes MBE (mil) is one of the UK’s most popular athletes, respected throughout the world as a role model and an inspiration. Setting and still holding the British records in the 800m and 1000m, Kelly is an Olympic, Commonwealth and European champion that has achieved seven Gold, eight Silver and four Bronze medals throughout her career.

PE Days

Our PE days are every Wednesday and Friday.  Remember to come to school in your PE kit on that day.


Homework expectations for this term are:

  • To read 5 times a week and record it in the yellow planner.
  • To log onto Spelling Shed every week and complete the spelling tasks set.
  • To log onto Times Table Rockstars to practice the quick recall of multiplication facts.  
  • Activities will be set weekly on Purple Mash to support Learning in class. Your child has their log in details stuck inside their diary 

Purple Mash 


Spelling Shed


Times Table Rockstars



What are we currently learning in Year 5?

In English we are studying Beowulf an old English epic poem. It is one of the most important and most often translated works of Old English. Here is the link to the story if you choose to watch it at home. 
Maths - we are continuing to learn all about fractions.
Science - Space (after we finish learning about forces)
Music -  South and West Africa
R.E - Creation or Conflict
Art - Every Picture Tells A Story
DT - Mechanical Systems 
ICT - Computer Science 
History - WW2 The Blitz
P.E - Ed Start
Spanish - Healthy Eating - Going to the Market 

Year 5 Curriculum

Wigan Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 5QL

01204 333393