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Greenhaw Primary School

Primary 5

Welcome to the Primary 5 Learning Area!

We hope that the page can be used to share some of the fantastic work completed by our very talented Primary 5 children. We will update the page regularly and post information relevant to primary 5. 

Below is a selection of literacy and numeracy learning intentions for this Sept/Oct. We hope that you will find them useful when supporting your child at home.

Mrs O'Donnell



Literacy - Sept/Oct 2019

  • Levelled spellings
  • Nelson Handwriting Scheme
  • Predict what is going to happen in class novel ‘The Firework Makers Daughter’.
  • Capital Letters and full stops
  • Weekly comprehensions based on a variety of texts
  • Alphabetical Order
  • Adjectives
  • Development of dictionary and thesaurus skills
  • Synonyms
  • Seasonal Writing
  • Accelerated Reading Scheme
  • Features of narrative writing genre
  • Learning how to self-check work and develop proof reading skills.


Numeracy - Sept/Oct 2019

  • Addition and subtraction of 3 digit numbers.
  • Number families.
  • Revision of 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10 times tables and begin to learn 9x tables.
  • Recognising and ordering fractions.
  • Rounding to the nearest 10.
  • Time to the nearest 5 minutes. Changing analogue time to digital.
  • Pictograms
  • Thinking skills activities
  • ISAK 9.
  • Measuring and estimation of length in centimetres and metres.
  • Mathletics
  • Weekly tables test.

Important Info

WAU -Our Topic

This term Primary 5 have been working exceptionally hard on their Space projects as part of our WAU Topic. The children will present their projects to the class and showcase them to the entire school!



17th Jan 2020
The children from P5 have been participating in the sparks project over the past...
22nd Nov 2019
The theme for this year's anti-bullying week was 'change starts with us'. We decided...
22nd Nov 2019
Last week the fire service visited P5. They talked to us about fire safety in the...

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