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Naburn Road
Whinmoor, Leeds, LS14 2BL
United Kingdom

0113 2930280

White Laith Primary School is situated within Whinmoor in Leeds. Children and adults work together in an atmosphere of trust, respect and belonging. We aim to treat everyone with equal dignity and worth valuing their particular characteristics. The Staff and Governors are determined to make our school a place of excellence and the children
share that desire.



Amazon - Year Five

This half term we will are starting an exciting new topic “What is it like in North America?” We will be learning about the different countries that make up the continent. The states that make up the USA and the different climates and landscapes that affect them. We will study some famous physical and human landmarks.

In literacy we will be writing a new reports, letters, balanced arguments, and poetry. Our class novel is ‘Holes’ (which is set in Texas USA) and this will inspire our writing and also be used in our guided reading sessions.

In Maths we are continuing using problem solving and reasoning skills while learning about Geometry (angles, shape and position and direction), converting units of measurement and volume. We will continue to be ‘Timetables Rockstars’ and practice our times tables and division facts every day.

Science we will be concluding our ‘Space’ topic and then learning all about ‘Forces’

In PSHE we will be learning how to keep ‘Safe’ . In R.E. we will be going to ’The Grand Mosque’ this is a very interesting and exciting opportunity to enhance our learning about different faiths. In P.E. we will be having Gymnastic lessons with a coach on Fridays.

A few reminders:

  • Please remember to read every night and remind your child to make a comment in their reading diary along with which pages they have read.
  • Learning logs will be handed out on a Friday and are due in the following Wednesday. These will be shared with the class every week.
  • PE kits need to be kept in school.
  • Your child will be tested on their spellings every week.

Books we are reading in YEAR FIVE: