Class Teacher

Class Teacher

Mrs Scholey

Hello, my name is Mrs Scholey. I am a Year 5 teacher (class 5S) and I am responsible for computing and online safety. My favourite subjects are Maths and Science.

Class ETA

Class ETA

Mr Mallendar

My name is Mr Mallender, I am a past pupil of St. Paulinus. In school, I am an ETA in KS2 as well as a lunchtime supervisor.

Class ETA

Class ETA

Mrs Hibbert

My name is Mrs Hibbert, I am a past pupil of St. Paulinus. In school, I am an ETA in KS2 as well as a lunchtime supervisor.

Class 5S curriculum

Summer term

Our topic question this term is

The Anglo-Saxons“.



Life in the Risen Jesus

  • Be learning and understanding that Jesus has risen from the dead.
  • Be learning that Jesus is present among us in different ways.
  • Be learning that there are different ways of praying.
  • Be reflecting on Jesus’ teaching and example on prayer.
  • Be learning how to Pray the Rosary.

The Transforming Spirit :

  • Know about the Ascension
  • Understand what happened at Pentecost.
  • Understand how the Holy Spirit worked through the Apostles.
  • Understand that the popes are successors of St.


  • Write a character profile
  • an invitation to a feast
  • Write a job advertisement / Wanted posters
  • Letter – Beowulf to home
  • Recount of the feast in mead-hall.
  • Explanation text – how to kill a monster.
  • To create a map from the detail in text place.


  • Identify and celebrate the ways we have changed since birth.
  • Discuss the external and internal changes which happen to boys and girls in puberty.
  • Recognise that sexual development is a natural part of growth.
  • Recognise behaviour changes as we grow up.
  • Reflect on ways to become more sensitive.


As historians/geographers, we will  study the struggle between the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons for the Kingdom of England: (including Viking Raids and Edward the Confessor)

  • Who were the Anglo-Saxons and how did they influence our lives today?
  • What evidence do we have today that the Anglo-Saxons were here in the first place?
  • Which Anglo-Saxon Christian symbols remain with us today?
  • Can you create your own Anglo-Saxon art focusing on tessellation?
  • How did the Anglo-Saxons bring law and order to Britain?
  • Who were the famous Anglo-Saxons and why was Alfred ‘so great’?

Links will also be made with English (carry out research), Art & Design (design and make a longboat, design and make a Viking style meal).


  • Transforming shapes
  • Converting units of measure
  • Calculating with whole numbers and decimals
  • Exploring, describing and identify 2D and 3D shapes
  • Estimate and calculating volume
  • Recognising and using cube numbers


  • The human timeline.
  • Describe what happens during pregnancy.
  • Growing pains / Getting old / Life cycles.
  • Describing problems people face when they get old.
  • Explain why humans are living longer than ever.
  • Describing how different mammals have different gestation periods.

Physical education

  • Play net and field games.
  • Carry out athletics to prepare for our sports day.
  •  If your child has pierced ears, it would be much appreciated if you could remove their earrings on each morning of P.E.  Please note that staff are not able to remove them or cover them, so this will result in your child not taking part in our P.E. lesson and an alternative task will be provided for the child, this is due to health and safety reasons.  Long hair must be tied back.


  • Analyse computer games.
  • Design and create our own game.
  • Evaluate and improve of our game and those of our peers.
  • Find out the importance of having a secure password.
  • Learn how to stay safe on the web.
  • Work together to outline common expectations in order to build a strong digital citizenship community.


  • The design of Anglo-Saxon jewellery and decoration
  • We will look at the Bayeux tapestry and see how the battle of Hasting influenced a change on Britain.


This will be handed out on a Friday and MUST be completed and returned to school on the following Thursday.

Children will be continuing to take home an independent reading book which will be brought home on a daily basis and MUST be returned to school every day. Children can be reading their own independent book from home or class reading area once they have finished the given book and completed a book review

School Trips

In support of our topic, Year 5 will be visiting Ryedale Folk Museum, Hutton-le-Hole, in the heart of the North York Moors National Park. 

Year 5 Assemblies

Our class assembly will take place on Wednesday 12th June.

Our Class Blog

What happens in our class? have a look at all the blog post direct from the classroom. 

5S Pentecost

At Pentecost, to celebrated the coming of the Holy Spirit, we all came to school wearing at least on item of white clothing. During the day we discussed the gifts of wisdom, understanding, fortitude, knowledge, counsel, piety and fear of the Lord. We reflected on what...

Year 5 Visit to a Saxon Village

As part of their Topic, Year 5 went to visit Ryedale Folk Museum in North Yorkshire. The day was very much enjoyed by all. The children took part in many activities such as learning about Homelife, Thrashing, Illuminations and they explored the grounds of this...

The Stations of the Cross Year 5

The Stations of the Cross or the Way of the Cross, also known as the Way of Sorrows or the Via Crucis, refers to a series of events depicting Jesus Christ on the day of his crucifixion.   https://vimeo.com/333325853      

China Day 5S

As part of our China Topic we had a whole day of Chinese activities to celebrate Chinese New Year. We researched Chinese dragons, tasted Chinese foods, made banners with Chinese writing and made lanterns and paper drums. It was a great day.    ...

Where is God ?

Where is God - During our Art lesson we thought about the question 'Where is God?'. These are some of the pictures we created. https://vimeo.com/315423899  

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