Year 5 Information

Autumn Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Times tables, particularly 6, 7 and 8x.

Reading and writing large numbers (up to a million).

Mental and pencil and paper ways of solving addition and subtraction problems.

Decimals

Recognising properties of shapes

Maths Basic Skills

In English I will be concentrating on:

Reading and analysing quality text.

Investigating how characters are created.

Poetry.

Comprehension

Write poetry.

Study reports.

In Science I will be learning about:

The life cycle of plants and conducting an experiment on germination.

How to keep my body healthy.

History/Geography:

What life was like for Victorian children.

Life in Chembakoli - a village in India.

ICT:

Graphical Modelling.

Introduction to the VLE

R.E:

Life's Big Questions.

Relationships

Art/ Design Technology:

Still life -drawing and painting.

Indian textiles.

Food technology - bread.

Music:

Xylophone tuition

P.E.:

Gymnastics.

Dance.

Important days/ dates to remember:

P.E. - Tuesday.

Games - Thursday.

Spellings - Thursday.

English homework - Friday.

Maths homework - Friday.

 

Spring Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Understanding multiplication and division.

Real life problems involving money.

Fractions, decimals and percentages.

Using a calculator.

2D and 3D shape.

Measures.

Producing line graphs.

Number sequences.

Maths Basic Skills

In English I will be concentrating on:

Traditional stories, myths, legends and fables.

Longer classic poetry including narrative poetry.

Non-chronological reports.

Reading a range of explanatory text.

Playscripts

Comprehension

In Science I will be learning about:

Gases around us.

Changing state - condensation/ evaporation.

Other topics I will learn about are:

History/ Geography:

Famous Victorians- local area in Victorian times.

Water.

ICT:

Internet searches.

Databases.

RE:

Islam

Easter story.

Art/ Design Technology:

Art deco jewellery.

Story illustrations.

Cam mechanisms.

Music:

Xylophones

PE:

Dance.

Gymnastics.

Important days/ dates to remember:

P.E. - Tuesday.

Games - Thursday.

Spellings - Thursday

English homework - Friday.

Maths homework - Friday.

 

Summer Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Basic skills

Multiplication and division.

Fractions, decimals and percentages.

Ratio and proportions.

Data handling.

Using a calculator.

Shape and space.

Measures.

Money and real life problems.

In English I will be concentrating on:

Stories and poetry from a variety of cultures.

Comprehension

Persuasive writing.

Use of dictionaries and thesauruses.

Film Narrative.

Note making.

In Science I will be learning:

Sound.

The Earth and Space.

Other topics I will be learning about are:

History/Geography:

Victorian Railways - Buildings and Legacy

Transport and its effects on the environment.

ICT:   

Control Technology

Touch typing

French:

French traditions.

Food.

Shops

Towns and Cities.

RE:

How Christian beliefs influence their actions.

Art/ Design Technology:

Sketching flowers - Surrealism.

Dreams/ Imagination - colour and composition.

Collage.

Musical Instruments

Music:

Xylophones

PE:

Gymnastics.

Cricket and tennis skills.

Athletics.

Important days/ dates to remember:

P.E. - Tuesday.

Spellings - Thursday.

Games - Thursday.

English homework - Friday.

Maths homework - Friday.