Welcome to the Year 5 home page!
Click on the link below to view the curriculum plan for this academic year
This term, in Year 5, the children will be learning about Mexico. They will be taking a trip to Chiquitos and learning about Mexican food. From this, they will write instructions and create their own recipe books. Within their topic lessons, the children will be learning about the location of Mexico and the comparing the culture to their own. Within science, the children will be learning about light and changing materials. They will compete a range of experiments linked to this to develop their skills in working scientifically.
During spring term, Year 5 will be learning about the Space Race. The children will learn about the different planets in our solar system and research areas associated with space. Within literacy, the children will be reading Stitch Head. They will base their writing activities around this to include narrative stories, non-chronological reports and play scripts. The children will also get the chance to cook and taste food eaten in space.
This term, in Year 5, the topic is Vicious Vikings. The children will learn about myths and legends in literacy and Viking saga songs in music. Year 5 will look at the origins of the Vikings and the journeys that they had taken. They will create their own Viking sculpture in art and will learn about the Northern Saints, within R.E., taking a trip to Auckland Castle to explore this further. The children will explore how our world is shaped, looking at Bio mes, Vegetation belts and Climate Zones in Geography.
Year 5 singing Baa Baa Lille Lam during assembly: