Here you will find the subjects and topics the children will be learning throughout the year.

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW YEAR 5

Subject Term 1   Term 2   Term 3  

RE

U2.1 What does it mean if God is holy and loving?

2b.1 God

U2.4 Was Jesus the Messiah?

2b.4 Incarnation

U2.5 What would Jesus do?

2b.5 Gospel

U2.6 What did Jesus do to save human beings?

2b.6 Salvation

U2.10 What does it mean for a Jewish person to follow God?

U2.13 Why is pilgrimage important to some religious believers?

School Values Cycle 1

Service

Peace

Perseverance

Responsibility

Trust

Truthfulness

School Values Cycle 2

Friendship

Reverence & Respect

Humility

Creation & Creativity

Community

Compassion

English

Focus on Street Child - David Doherty.

Diary entries

Persuasive letters

Poetic Language

Focus on Street Child - David Doherty.

Travel writing (blogs & reports)

Instruction & Information Texts

Playscript

Descriptive Writing.

Focus on Theseus and the Minotaur.

Character Descriptions.

Re-telling a well known story.

Focus on Cosmic by FranK Cotteral Boyce.

Non-Chronological Report

Persuasive letter.

Fictional Story Settings.

Poetry - Haiku

Mathematics

Place value and numbers

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division

Fractions

Geometry

Review unit

Place value and numbers

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division

Fractions

Geometry

Place value and numbers

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division

Fractions

Geometry

Review unit

Science

Living things in their habitats 

Animals including humans

Earth and Space

Properties and changes of materials

Forces

Computing

Micro:bit (Kapow)

Stop motion (Kapow)

Mars Rover (Kapow)

Sonic Pi (Kapow)

Research skills (Kapow)

PSHE

Physical health and wellbeing

In the media

Identity, society and equality

Stereotypes, discrimination and prejudice (including tacking homophobia)

Keeping safe and managing risk

When things go wrong

Mental health and emotional wellbeing

Dealing with feelings

Drug, alcohol and tobacco education

Different influences

Careers, financial capability and economic wellbeing

Borrowing and earning money

History/Geography

Geography - Locational knowledge Features of navigation

History - study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the Western world.

Geography - Place knowledge comparing Yorkshire to a region in Europe

Geography - Human and physical geography Oceans, seas and rivers

Concept - climate change and plastic pollution

History A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupil's chronological knowledge beyond 1066 - WW2 the home front

Art

Art and design skills (Kapow)

Formal elements - architecture (Kapow)

Every picture tells a story (Kapow)

Design for purpose (Kapow)

DT

What could be healthier? (Kapow)

Bridges and structures (Kapow)

Stuffed Toys (Kapow)

Pop up books (Kapow)

Music

Whole class Ukulele

Livin' on a prayer

(Rock)

Whole class Ukulele

Classroom Jazz 1

(Jazz)

Whole class Ukulele

Make you feel my love (Pop ballads)

Whole class Ukulele

Fresh Prince of Bel Air (Hip Hop)

Whole class Ukulele

Dancin' in the street (Motown)

Whole class Ukulele

Reflect, rewind and replay (Western Classical)

PE

Hockey

Basketball

Gymnastics and Dance

O.A.A

Striking and Fielding Athletics

Athletics

MFL (French)

French monster pets (Kapow)

Space exploration (Kapow)

Shopping in France (Kapow)

French speaking world (Kapow)