A welcoming community, growing and learning together.

West Acton Primary School, Noel Road, London W3 0JL


0208 992 3144

Year 5 notice board

The below link is to be used by children who are self isolating whilst their year group bubble is still attending school.

Year 5 Blended Learning File


The below link is to be used during any school closures or isolation periods to access Year 1 Remote Learning.

Year 5 Microsoft Teams Wall

Curriculum Maps

Learning objectives for each subject by term through out the school year.
A hard copy of the curriculum maps are available on request from the school office. 

Autumn Term


Spring Term


Summer Term


Key Information

YEAR GROUP newsletters and events

Latest Newsletters

Links to whole school letters, events, term dates and school holidays:
Other Letters to Parents
Term Dates


Years 5 & 6 Spelling List
Children are expected to know how to spell all of these words by the end of Year 2.

Year 5 Non-negotiable Writing Criteria
Children are expected to include these features across a variety of different pieces of writing.

Online Learning
Details of our online learning resources and where to request login details.

Activity Passport
How many of the Year 5 experiences have you completed?

Key texts that we are using in our English lessons

Please click on each book to see what we will be learning and how you can support your child.


Kensuke's Kingdom

Kensuke's Kingdom


Arthur - High King of Britain

High King of Britain


The London Eye Mystery

The London Eye Mystery




Blackberry Blue

Blackberry Blue


Click on the subjects below to reveal links to support classroom learning in each of the units covered this year:

Autumn 1 - Collage
Collage (BBC Bitesize)

Autumn 2 - 3D Sculpture
Sculpture (BBC Bitesize)
Exploring Sculpture (Espresso)

Spring 1 - Painting
Painting (Espresso)
Painting Portaits (Espresso)
Painting (BBC Bitesize)

Spring 2 - Food
Food and Farming (Espresso)
Food (BBC Bitesize)

Summer 1 - Printing
Printmaking (BBC Bitesize)

Summer 2 - 3D Materials
3D Design (BBC Bitesize)

Simple Machines (Espresso)

Autumn 1 (History) - Anglo Saxons
Anglo Saxons (Espresso)
Anglo Saxons (Purple Mash)
Anglo-Saxons (BBC Bitesize)

Autumn 2 (Geography) - Food and Famine
Famine in Ethiopia (Espresso)
The Great Famine (Purple Mash)

Spring 1 (Geography) - Journeys and Migration
Harvest and Food (Espresso)
Sustainability (Espresso)
Fair Trade (Purple Mash)
The Environment (Purple Mash)
Trade (BBC Bitesize)
Economic Activity (BBC Bitesize)

Spring 2 (Geography) - Rivers and Water Cycle - Thames & Amazon
Rivers (Espresso)
Rivers (Purple Mash)
Rivers (BBC Bitesize)

Summer 1 (History) - Islamic Civilisation
Early Islamic Civilisations (Purple Mash)

Summer 2 (History) - The Tudors
Tudors (Espresso)
Tudors (Purple Mash)
Tudors and Stuarts (BBC Bitesize)

Autumn - Health and Wellbeing
Health and Fitness (Espresso)
Keeping Healthy (Espresso)
Conflict (Purple Mash)
Anti-Bullying Week (Purple Mash)
Health and Safety (BBC Bitesize)

Spring - Living in the Wider World
Digital Literacy (Espresso)
Bristol is for me (Espresso)
Community (BBC Bitesize)

Summer - Relationships
Coping with change (Espresso)
Families (Espresso)
Good friend (Purple Mash)
Relationships (BBC Bitesize)
PANTS: The Underwear Rule (NSPCC)

Autumn - Properties and Change of Materials
Materials (Espresso)
Investigating Change (Espresso)
Materials (Purple Mash)
Changing Materials (BBC Bitesize)
Solids, Liquids and Gases (BBC Bitesize)

Spring 1 - Forces
Forces (Espresso)
Forces (Purple Mash)
Forces and Motion (BBC Bitesize)

Spring 2 - Earth and Space
Earth and Space (Espresso)
Beyond Planet Earth (Espresso)
Satellites (Espresso)
Space (Purple Mash)
Earth and Space (BBC Bitesize)

Summer 1 - Living Things and their Habitats
Classification (Espresso)
Habitats (Espresso)
Life Cycles (Espresso)
The Environment
(Purple Mash)
Animals (Purple Mash)
Food Chains and Habitats (BBC Bitesize)
Humans and the Environment (BBC Bitesize)

Summer 2 - Animals including Humans
Bodies (Espresso)
Eating, Moving and Growing (Espresso)
The Human Body (Purple Mash)
Health and Growth (Purple Mash)
Skeletons and muscles (BBC Bitesize)
Digestive System (BBC Bitesize)