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Year 5


(Mr Burton, Mr Masters and Mrs Rigby)

(Mr Jarrett and Mrs Onions - Cover teachers)



Our key/spine texts for this term are:

HOLES by Louis Sachar (novel)

'The Visitor' by Ian Serrallier (Narrative poem)

FArTHER by Grahame Baker-Smith (Picture book)


Work for the above will include:

  • Writing from a character's perspective
  • Writing to persuade and inform
  • A narrative in third person
  • Writing a letter in role






















Our focus for the Autumn term will be 'Number'.

  • Place Value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and division (Part A)
  • Fractions (Part A)

         All lessons will include Varied Fluency, Reasoning and Problem Solving tasks - tailored to the pupils' ability/confidence level.





Our topics for the term are:

  • 'Earth and Space' - with the aim of understanding the orbits of the Earth and moon. Why we have day and night. The moon and its cycle/phases.
  • Materials and their properties. Solids, liquids and gases. Reversible and irreversible changes. Mixing and separating mixtures and materials.







This project teaches the pupils about the history of Ancient China, focusing primarily on the Shang Dynasty, and explores the lasting legacy of the first five Chinese dynasties, some of which can still be seen in the world today.





This term, our topics are:

  • God - exploring connections between biblical texts and the theological terms used
  • The Gurdwara - as a place of worship
  • Incarnation and the Messiah





During the course of this term we will discuss and explore:

  • Families and friendships
  • Safe relationships
  • Respecting ourselves and others





PE will take place twice a week. As Year 5 are participating in swimming sessions this term, this will count as one of them.

(Swimming - 5B, Monday PM and 5M, Thursday PM).





This term, we will be exploring the life and work of the artist Giorgio Morandi. Our practical activities will focus on line, tone, pattern, texture, composition, scale and proportion. 






Our topic this term is 'FOOD' - in order to celebrate culture and seasonality.















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