Year 5 Topics
Autumn 1 - Peasants, Princes and Pestilence
Autumn 2 - Star Gazes
Spring - Alchemy Island/Scream Machine
Summer 1 - Allotment
Summer 2 - DARE
Synopsis of Year 5 topics
Flee your fields, close your doors and pull up the drawbridge: the dreaded and deathly ‘Great Pestilence’ is here! Mount your steed and gallop through the dark and deadly world of 14th century Britain, sword and shield at the ready, pledging your allegiance to King and country!
And if you smell a rat, my friend – get out of there!
Journey through space, the final frontier... Navigate beyond the Sun, the magnificent, blazing star at the centre of our solar system!
Investigate the eight planets - Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Take a look at the Moon, a celestial body that orbits Earth.
Exploring space is probably the greatest adventure that humankind has ever undertaken. Are we alone or are there other life forms out there?
It’s time to suspend your disbelief and open your mind. We’re going on a magical journey to Alchemy Island! Adventure through portals and discover the properties of unusual and strange materials.
You’ve got your map, co-ordinates and everything else you need to make your way across Alchemy Island. Don’t forget to pack your imagination!
Got your suitcase ready? Then let the journey begin...
Roll up, roll up! You’re going on a day trip to a theme park to soak up the unique sights, smells and sounds of the fair.
Learn about the science behind roller coasters.
Okay, ready to ride? Don’t forget to scream if you want to go faster!
Let’s grow! A crispy carrot, a luscious lettuce or a tasty tomato. Dig deep and put your back into it, making your own tubs and planters and nurturing your greens.
After all that hard work have your fingers gone green?
An exciting 10 week programme to help you become a responsible person who leads a safe and healthy life.
You will learn how to:
- assess the risks and consequences of your behaviour
- deal with bullying and peer pressure
- make safe and responsible choices
- manage personal stress
- improve your communication and listening skills and
- get help from others.
Dare music for the summer term!
Please use this music to learn the Dare graduation song so you are ready for the graduation ceremony.
Remember the actions!
Useful information for Year 5
Homework this term will follow a fortnightly timetable of maths one week and then English (either guided reading or SPaG) the following week.
Times Tables Rockstars
Dance Mat Typing - Learn to type the fun way!