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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

Spring Term 2020

Areas of study for Year 5

Literacy

 

The Wizard of Oz

Persuasive letter writing

Persuasive leaflet writing.

Mars One Mission

Formal letter writing.

Poems.

Minpins

Adventure Story writing.

Lindisfarne

Newspaper writing.

Phillip Pullman Clockwork

Suspense.

Numeracy

Addition and subtraction.

Angles

Multiplication and division

Data Handling

Decimals

Fractions

 Percentages

Measurement

Reading

 

Wizard of Oz

The Boy in the Tower

MFL

 

French

Clothing

The Olympic Games

RE

 

Life and Death

What do different faiths believe about life and death?

PE

 

Solo and group sequences.

Balances using hand apparatus

Balances using floor apparatus.

Following a sequence.

Topic

 

History - The Vikings

Where are they from?

Why do they invade?

The invasion of Lindisfarne

Crime and punishment.

Science

 

Materials

To group objects based on their materials

To identify common properties

To investigate mixtures and solutions

Reversible and irreversible change

History

 

The Vikings

Where are they from?

Why do they invade?

The invasion of Lindisfarne

Crime and punishment.

Geography

 

Local Area

How the local area has changed over time.

Fieldwork around the local area.

Surveys about the local area.

Music

 

The Baroque period of music.

To know about Vivaldi

To  respond to pieces of music

Computing

 

Internet safety

Sonic Pi (coding software)

PowerPoints, using hyperlinks.

Art, Design & Technology

 

Making alarms with switches

Making electrical circuits.

Learning about different types of switch.

Designing switches with a purpose in mind.

Watercolour painting

Understanding colour theory such as warm/cold colours

Understand how to apply watercolour paint.

Learn about a range of watercolour artists.

*If you require additional information relating to our school curriculum, please ask at the school office or the class teacher.