Year 5

For more information about Year 5’s curriculum please speak to Mrs Wilson.

Upper Key Stage 2: English – Cycle A

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
Greek MythsTraditional Stories with a Twist“Street Child” by Berlie DohertyAuthor Study- J K RowlingStories from Other
Play Scripts- Shakespeare
InstructionsHistorical RecountsNewspaper Reports & DiariesBiographyPersuasive WritingArgument and Discussion

Upper Key Stage 2: English – Cycle B

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
LegendsNarrative Verse- The HighwaymanHistorical FictionNon-linear StoriesAuthor Study- Malorie BlackmanPlay Scripts- Shakespeare
Journalistic WritingDiscussionFormal WritingAutobiographyPersuasionExplanation

Year 5 Mathematics Plan

Revised: September 2017, based on the White Rose Maths Hub scheme of work.
 Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
AutumnNumber: Place ValueNumber: Addition and subtractionStatisticsNumber: Multiplication and DivisionMeasurement: Perimeter and AreaConsolidation
SpringNumber: Multiplication and DivisionNumber: FractionsNumber: Decimals and PercentagesConsolidation
SummerNumber: DecimalsGeometry: Properties of ShapesGeometry: Position and DirectionMeasurement: Converting UnitsMeasurement: VolumeConsolidation
Cycle A
9 week blocks
Block 1: September to NovemberGreece is the word!Greece is the word! (European city study)Architecture
Theme WeekPeace Week (spirituality, mindfulness etc.)
Block 2: December to FebruaryEarly Invaders: Vikings to 1066Long Ships & Viking Feast
Theme WeekArtist Study Week
Block 3: February to MayYorkshire as a county (United Kingdom study)Sculpture: Henry Moore
Theme WeekYear 5: Fair Trade Week
Year 6: Orienteering (including the Outdoor and Adventurous strand of the PE curriculum)
Block 4: May – JulyMayan Civilisation
(Non-European society)
Chocolate design (packaging and individual chocolates)
Cycle A
9 week blocks
Block 1: September to NovemberGreat Fire Of London & Gunpowder Plot etc.Charcoal images
Theme WeekTime Travellers
Block 2: December to FebruaryEarly Invaders: Normans, Anglo-Saxons & Scottish InvasionEarly Invaders: Normans, Anglo-Saxons & Scottish InvasionTextiles: Footwear
Theme WeekFinance Week
Block 3: February to MayEurope & European City Study: France & ParisFrench Impressionism
Theme WeekHealthy Living
Block 4: May – JulyTheme: Crime & PunishmentBanksy & Graffiti

Upper Key Stage 2: Foundation Subjects

A two-year cycle of topics for Years 5 & 6. These units are active for each half term.
Computing, French and Music are not cyclical, with each year group receiving different teaching.
The PE curriculum covers broad topics with teaching differing between Years 3 & 4, although the context is shared.
RE Cycle A commences September 2017 with Cycle B following in September 2018.
TermScience: Year 5Science: Year 6Computing: Year 5Computing: Year 6French: Year 5French: Year 6Music: Year 5Music: Year 6PERE: Cycle ARE: Cycle B
Autumn 1Forces in ActionClassifying OrganismsLogic in ScratchNetworks and Non-linear Linking PresentationsGetting to Know YouLet’s Visit a French TownLivin’ On A PrayerI’ll Be ThereGymnastics What does it mean to be a Sikh?Why are some journeys and places special?
Autumn 2Earth and SpaceHealthy BodiesFlowchart CodingStop Motion AnimationsAll About OurselvesLet’s Go ShoppingClassroom Jazz 1Classroom Jazz 2DanceWhat does the Bible
say about the birth
of Jesus?
What is the significance of the Epiphany?
Spring 1Properties and Changes of MaterialsEvolution and InheritanceHow the Internet OperatesGrowing Up in a Digital WorldThat’s Tasty!This is France!Make You Feel My LoveA New Year CarolGamesCan charity change the world?What do Muslims believe about a good life?
Spring 2Life CyclesSeeing LightAdvanced SpreadsheetsWebsite DesignFamily and FriendsFresh Prince Of Bel AirHappyOutdoor GamesWho was Jesus? Exploring the events of Good Friday – the stations of the cross.Why are the events of Holy Week important?
Summer 1Changes and ReproductionChanging Circuits3D Design and Model MakingProgramming in KoduSchool LifeAll in a DayDancing In The StreetYou’ve Got A FriendAthleticsWhat is important to Christians?Should we forgive others?
Summer 2Scientists and InventorsChangesConsolidationConsolidationTime TravellingReflect, Rewind and ReplayReflect, Rewind and ReplayDance