Year 5

Year 5

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Themes

Grimsby Fishing Heritage

The Ancient Greeks

Space

Jamaica

Smuggling

Life Cycles

English

Thank you letter

Description of storm on a trawler

Persuasive writing

Recount of the Innkeeper’s story (Christmas writing)

Write your own Greek myth

Non-chronological report

Newspaper report

Description

Poem

Comparison

Smuggling story

Persuasive writing

Diary

Maths

Place value

Computation methods (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)

Fractions

Measures

Roman numerals

Computation methods

Shape

Angle

Measures

Fractions

Reflection, translation, rotation

Decimals

 Computation methods

 Measures

Area

Fractions

Perimeter

Data handling

Percentages

Shape

Science

Materials and their properties

Space

Forces

Gears, cams and pulleys

Life cycles

History

Ancient Greeks

 

Not specifically taught this term

18th Century Britain

Smuggling

Geography

Continents and oceans

Lines of latitude and longitude

Greece

Four and six figure grid reference

Map reading

Bays and headlands

Coastal erosion

Weather study

Spanish

Revision of:

  • greetings
  • colours
  • numbers

Classroom objects

Things in my pencil case

Time

My town

Directions

 

RE

What is faith?

How Christians express their faith

Christian symbols

Introduction to Islam

How Muslims express their faith

Islamic symbols

Christian charities

Islamic charities

Design and Technology

Book making

Christmas bags

Not specifically taught in this term

Moving toys

 

Art

Over the year, children learn skills in:

  • painting
  • sketching
  • sewing
  • printing
  • clay
  • pen and ink

PSHE

A range of PSHE topics are taught throughout the year, including:

  • internet safety
  • bullying
  • the rights of a child
  • mental health