Welcome to Year 5!
Class Teacher: Daniel Ricketts
Class Teaching Assistant: Debbie Russell
Class Teacher: Grace Dawson
Class Teaching Assistant: Margaret Moloney
Year 5 Curriculum Overview for 2021-2022
|Half Term||Topic||Curriculum Area|
|Autumn 1st Half||The Eagle has Landed|
History/ Geography - The Eagle Has Landed (Space and space travel)
P.E - Invasion games - Football and Netball skills
Science - Earth and Space
Computing - Researching and designing a blog
Art/ D.T - Studying Alan Bean (an astronaut turned artist )and recreating some of his work
|Autumn 2nd Half||World War|
History/Geography - The effects of World War I and II locally and nationally
P.E - Dance - Diwali dance
Science - Properties & Change of Materials
Computing - We are architects
Art/ D.T - Looking at artists, architects and designers in history
R.E - Christianity
|Spring 1st Half||The Terrible Tudors|
History/ Geography - The Tudors
P.E - Gymnastics - Balancing
Science - Light
Computing - Designing and creating a website using Weebly
Art/ D.T - Sculpture - experimenting with form while making Tudor crafts
|Spring 2nd Half||Shifting Sands in Africa|
History/Geography - Shifting Sands of Africa (Egyptians)
P.E - Striking and fielding games - Rounders
Science - Living Things and Life Cycles
Computing - We are cryptographers
Art/ D.T - The natural environment - Landscapes
R.E - Sikhism
|Summer 1st Half||Invaders|
History/ Geography: Learning about the Viking invaders and the legacy they left. Reading and producing maps of where the Vikings came from and where they settled.
P.E: Swimming and athletics in preparation for sports day.
Science : Forces
Computing : Programming - Using ‘Scratch’ to learn how to write code in order to make an animated figure move across the screen.
Art/ D.T: Designing and making a Viking Longboat.
|Summer 2nd Half||Rain drops keep falling on my head|
History/ Geography: Learning about the water cycle. Drawing and labelling diagrams of the water cycle.
P.E: Swimming and dance.
Science : Animals including humans
Computing: Programming - Using ‘Scratch’ to learn how to write code in order to make an animated figure move across the screen.
Art/ D.T: Painting - Learning different techniques used to create landscape paintings.
If you have any queries, please contact the Class Teacher or the Learning and Teaching Leader for this phase: Hannah Langmead-Thorpe
Please read our half termly curriculum letters for more information.
1) Read nightly for at least 15minutes and complete your 'reading record' for marking on a Friday.
2) Complete at least 1 of the books allocated to you on 'BUG CLUB' each week.
3) Learn your spellings for your Friday test.
4) Continue practising your times tables and number bonds
1) To complete at least 3 tasks from the 'Homework Menu' and submit either in class or online at Google Classroom.
The children have all settled in well to the new year group and have enjoyed meeting their friends again. We have been studying 'Sad Book' by Michael Rosen and the children have already become authors creating their own version of the story about themselves.