Canklow Woods Primary School

Canklow Woods Primary School

Part of White Woods Primary Academy Trust

Wood Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 2XJ

01709 828405

Welcome to Class 5

The teachers in Class 5 are Mrs Sumner on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and Mrs Speed on a Thursday and Friday.  Mrs Tyas and Ms Walton support in class all week.

Our PE days are Wednesday and Friday.

 Key Dates this term for Y5

Monday 1st May - Early May bank holiday

Monday 8th May - Bank holiday for the Coronation of King Charles III

Wednesday 24th May - 26th May - Y5/6 residential

Friday 26th May - Break up

Monday 5th June - Inset day

Thursday 15th June - Trip to The Deep

Friday 21st July - Break up




This half term we are continuing to read The Explorer then will move onto The Firework-Maker's Daughter by Philip Pullman, a story about a girl who must make a perilous journey to face the terrifying Fire-Fiend if she wants to be a firework maker.

Summer Term 2023 Learning

In Science we will be learning about living things and their habitats and finding out the differences in the life cycle of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird. 


In writing we are using the narrative Gorilla before moving onto poetry and later in the term, we we will be writing a letter to an author.


We are continuing to use White Rose Maths and in geography we are learning about trade and economic activity where we will find out about how goods and services are traded around the world.

Home learning

Myon Reading  - children will have their log-ins in their reading records: 

TT Rockstars -

Photo Gallery

We love to take photographs of our work in class and whilst we are on trips.