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Year 5

YEAR 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Space

ANCIENT MAYA

Romans

Eco-Friendly

Life Cycle

Japan

Literacy  

         

 

Stories (openings, building suspense, characterisation)

 

Historical fiction

 

Romeo and Juliet (older literature)

Film narrative

Myths (Writing focus)

Space stories

Myths (reading focus)

 

Story from point of view of a piece of litter

Benjamin Button inspired short story about a living creature

Kensuke’s Kingdom

Book study

 

News report

 

Instructions

Persuasive writing

 

 

Diary Entry x 2

Biography

Report

Descriptive Writing

Tourist guide (persuasion)

Information texts

Descriptive Writing

Information texts

Explanation texts

Arguments

Reports

Persuasion (Longridge)

Explanation texts

Observational writing

Letter writing

Information texts

 

Poetic techniques

Narrative poetry (Highwayman)

 

 

 

Haiku, Tanka

Science

Earth and beyond

How we see things
(standalone)

Forces (standalone)

None

Life cycles in different types of plants and animals
 

None

Geography

None

Time zones, GMYT

Rainforests

Guatemala

None

Improving our school environment (PLT Team work)

None

Japan – country study

History

History of space exploration, Famous astronauts and scientists

Ancient Maya

Roman life in Britain

None

None

History of feudal system in Japan

 

Languages

French - numbers to 100

French – feelings

Spanish???

French - hobbies

French – school

French – au café

French – healthy eating

Art

Van Gogh - Starry Night

Pottery

 

Upcycling

 

Cherry blossom

Music

Holst ‘The Planets’

 

 

 

 

 

RE

Creation stories

 

 

Natural World - Being a good caretaker

Rites of passage

 

DT

None

Textiles

Food (chocolate)

None

None

None

Food tech - creating sushi

PE

Astronaut fitness and Hockey/football

Netball/Maya ball games

Rainforest dance unit (Val Sabin)

Swimming

Gymnastics

Swimming

Dance - Stomp (urban)

Athletics

Rounders

Cricket

Athletics

Computing

 

E-safety

Research

Scratch

Making games

Photography

Animations

Blog writing

 

3D design – Japanese house

PSHCE

Philosophy – appreciating Earth

Anti-bullying
Cyber bullying

How to be a good learner
Different types of learners

Good to be me
Relationships

 

 

Numeracy

See Numeracy overview

See Numeracy overview

See Numeracy overview

See Numeracy overview

See Numeracy overview

See Numeracy overview

Curriculum Focus Weeks

 

 

 

 

 

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