Our Year 5 Curriculum

Why not have a look at our curriculum maps and see what you will be learning this year? Where will our learning journey take you?

Curriculum Map Whole Year Journey – Year 5

Curriculum Overview Year 5 Autumn

Curriculum Overview Year 5 Spring

Curriculum Overview Year 5 Summer

Year 5

Plum Class

Silver Birch Class

Miss Hickling

Three interesting Facts:

  • My favourite book is The Wizard of Oz.
  • The best holiday I have ever had was in Vietnam.
  • I have fed and swam with Elephants.

Mrs Daly

Three Interesting Facts:

  • I have a tortoiseshell cat called Coco.
  • I am an avid Harry Potter fan.
  • My best holiday was sailing around the Mediterranean.

Year 5 Teaching Assistants 

Mrs Satterley

Ms Dyer

Ms Green

Miss Beeton

Ms Ashley

Our topic this term is based around Gedling. What we are teaching is outlined in the attached Curriculum Newsletter. Click on the following links to deepen your knowledge about the different areas of the curriculum we will be covering:

History and Geography- Gedling

https://www.britannica.com/place/Gedling

https://gedlingheritage.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Heritage-Project-A4-Book-Apr-19.pdf

https://www.gedlingeye.co.uk/local-history/

http://www.nottshistory.org.uk/books/gedling1908/gedlingmanor.htm

https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/7412

Science- Living things and their habitats

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zbnnb9q

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/ztgh7yc

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zgssgk7

https://www.theschoolrun.com/what-is-a-life-cycle

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zgssgk7/articles/zqbcxfr

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/science/nature/the-life-cycle-of-flowering-plants/

Science- Animals including humans

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/human-body/life-cycle/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zgssgk7/articles/z2msv4j

https://www.burlingtoni.kingston.sch.uk/ckfinder/userfiles/files/Human%20Life%20Cycle.pdf

https://k8schoollessons.com/human-life-cycle/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPMeXUeAI1Y

Art- Water colour animals

https://www.projectswithkids.com/watercolor-techniques-for-kids/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ye23IkKlc-4

https://www.greenboxart.com/artist/seewhyzhang-design.html

Design and Technology- Automata Animals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vCLmxsIavo

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zyr9wmn

Our topic this term is ‘All Over This Land’. What we are teaching is outlined in the attached Curriculum Newsletter.

Key question: Which nation is the most environmentally friendly?

We will be comparing and contrasting different locations in the United Kingdom and exploring physical and human geographical features.

Click on the following links to learn even more about the different areas of the curriculum we will be covering:

Map skills and knowledge

Europe

UK

Geography- The United Kingdom

History

Invaders  

Key question: Were the Viking really that brutal?

We will be exploring the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/ztyr9j6

Science- Properties and changes of materials

Art- Portrait work and Frida Kahlo

Design and Technology- Seasonality

Music- Music notation

French  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z39d7ty

RE- Islamic calligraphy

Our topic this term is ‘Gifted Greeks’. What we are teaching is outlined in the attached Curriculum Newsletter. Click on the following links to learn even more about the different areas of the curriculum we will be covering:

History- The Greeks

Geography- Rivers

Science- Forces

Science- Earth and Space

Art- Ancient Greek Art and Sculpture

Design and Technology- Programming

Music- Music notation