Year 5

The Year 5 teachers for 2023-24 are Miss Philippa Morris and Miss Jordan Sayers. Please speak directly to a member of the teaching team if you have any queries or concerns. 

Year 5 is also supported by Mrs Rashida Bashir, Mrs Jane Wood and Mrs Helen Yeung

The UKS2 Phase Leader is Mr Jude Rivers; he will try to help you, if the class teacher is unable to do so. His direct e-mail address is If you have any further suggestions on how we can develop communication, please let us know.

Curriculum information:

Find out what's happening - whole school key dates 2023-24

Learn more about life in Year 5 - Year 5 Spring newsletter

Learn more about what is being taught - Year 5 Long Term Plan


Links to our learning:

Please take the time to have a look at some of the exciting things that Year 5 children have been getting up to this year.


The history of Hip-Hop – a trip to Leeds City Museum

Design Technology – making light boxes (construction)

Art and design – layered street art inspired by Space

Spring Showcase: sharing our learning of Ancient Islamic Civilisations

West End in Schools – The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo

Physical Education – a Hip-Hop dance class

Art and design – creating pieces of batik artwork

English – learning to write persuasive speeches, linked to Harry Potter

Celebrating the importance of Oracy – No Pens Wednesday

Science – using chromatography to separate pen ink

5PM Low Mill Residential – incredible experiences in the Yorkshire Dales

5JS Low Mill Residential – incredible experiences in the Yorkshire Dales

Celebrating diversity and culture: International Day of Languages

Fundamental British values - voting for our School Councillors

St John's Ambulance training - how to stop bleeding

Be inspired - a visit from the world's tallest basketball player


DB Primary:

On DB Primary, the children can also upload/download their learning, find a range of online activities to support key skills, and access Remote Home Learning. Click here.