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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

Autumn Term 2019

Areas of study for Year 5*

Literacy 

 

For the Birds – descriptive writing of settings and characters.

Diary of a Killer Cat – character descriptions and diary entries.

Non-chronological reports – Ancient Greek Gods

Narrative Poems – The Owl and the Pussycat

The Highwayman

Persuasive letter writing

Myths and Legends

Winter Poetry

Numeracy

 

 

 Number and place value

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Fractions and Decimals

Shape properties

Area and Perimeter

Imperial Measure and Time

Reading

 

Guided Reading

MFL

 

Classroom commands.

Classroom objects.

Weather.

Compass directions (North, South, East, West)

RE

 

Harvest Festival

10 commandments.

PE

 

Real PE – exploring balances and gymnastic routines.

Topic

 

History - Ancient Greeks

Science

 

Forces

Understanding of forces.

Balanced and unbalanced forces.

Gravity.

Writing conclusions for experiments.

Earth and Space

Names of planets.

Types of planets.

Day and night.

Phases of the moon.

History

 

Ancient Greeks

Geography

 

Not covered this term

Music

 

Improvising and composing.

Performing.

Brass (one class each term).

Computing

 

Scratch skills

Word processing skills.

Art, Design & Technology

 

Art

Sketching – Birds and Greek pots.

DT

Making a Trojan Horse.

Making a Greek Pot out of clay.

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