Welcome to Year 5!
Year 5 Curriculum:
English and Reading
Autumn 1: The Highwayman
Autumn 2: I am Malala and The Long Walk to Freedom
Spring 1: Viking Boy
Spring 2: Wonder
Summer 1: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Summer 2: The Indian in the Cupboard
Autumn 1: Number and Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division
Autumn 2: Fractions, decimals and percentages
Spring 1: Number and Place Value, Multiplication and Division
Spring 2: Measurement, Shape, Geometry
Summer 1: Measurement and Statistics
Summer 2: Revision and Digging Deeper
Autumn 1: Crime and Punishment
Autumn 2: Civil Rights
Spring 1: Vikings
Spring 2: Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Summer 1: Northern and Central America and the Mayans
Summer 2: The British Empire
Autumn 1: Forces
Autumn 2: Materials
Spring 1: Earth and Space
Spring 2: Separating Mixtures
Summer 1: Life Cycles
Summer 2: Types of Change
Autumn 1: Holy Loving
Autumn 2: Messiah and Christmas
Spring 1: Freedom
Spring 2: Save Humans
Summer 1: Jesus do? and Baisakh
Summer 2: Kind of King and Ramadan & Eid-Ul-Fitr
Homework in Year 5
Spellings are to be learned each week. You can find these in the Homework section of the children's pages. Our tests will be on a Friday.
You should be logging on to Times Tables Rockstars at least twice a week to practice your times tables and divisions.
You can log on to reading plus at home.
You can also log on to purple mash at home to practice the skill from our computing lessons. Anything extra you need to do will be added as a 'To do'
You will also have the opportunity to change your home reader once a week and you are expected to complete reading at home each week.
Your reading diary needs to be signed by your parent each week.
Each half term holiday, you will have an optional project to complete, to be given in during the first week back after each holiday. They can be presented in any way you wish: writing, artwork, presentations, models - the sky's the limit!
They are as follows:
October half term: Find out about a Civil Rights campaigner eg Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, the Suffragettes
Christmas holiday: Complete a Space project - the more creative the better!
February half term: Find out how a volcano or earthquake works!
Easter holiday: Find out about one place in North America
May half term: Find out about one country from the British Empire or Commonwealth