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Year Five





English Texts

Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom Erik the Viking

Wreck of the Zanzibar

Kensuke’s Kingdom


The Highwayman

The Unforgotten Coat

Maths Focus

Number: Place Value

Number: Addition and


Number: Multiplication and



Number: Fractions

Number: Decimals

Number: Percentages


Geometry: Shapes and Angles

Position and Direction

Measurement: Converting Units

Prime Numbers

Perimeter and Area

Measure: Volume


How different will you be when you are as old as your grandparents?

(Animals and humans)


Can you feel the force? (Forces)

Do all animals and plants start life as an egg?

(Animals and humans)


Could you be the next CSI investigator?

(Working scientifically)

Will we ever send another human to the moon?

(Earth and Space)


Why live in the USA?


Were the Anglo Saxons Really Smashing?

Why should the rainforests be important to us all?


Why was AD 900 known as the Golden Age?


What’s so special about Brazil?





Can you design and build an air powered vehicle?


Can you design and make an Anglo-Saxon settlement having carried out research in the first instance?

Can you design and make a rainforest bird as a toy for a child?

Can you design and make a healthy lunch which includes examples of reversible and irreversible change?


Can you make a structure from any chosen material that will propel a marble as far as possible?




Can you make and design your own Anglo Saxon jewellery?



Can you make and design your own wildflower to attract bees and insects?

Can you be inspired by the work of Romero Britto?


Arts week theme


What are the five pillars of Islam?

How can art, architecture and poetry express belief?

What is important in

Jewish life and worship?

Why is Easter so important to Christians?

Why do

believers see life as a journey?

Why do

believers see life as a journey?

Foreign Languages

Super Students

Subjects and opinions.


Countries, buildings, places of interest and Christmas in Paris.

Healthy Eating

Cooking utensils, preparing healthy meals and keeping healthy.


Colours, clothes, descriptions and Paris fashion show.

Healthy Bodies

Sports, fruit and vegetables and illnesses.

Going to the Beach

Things to do, things to eat and holiday destinations in French speaking countries.


E-safety Technology in our lives

Programming Handling Data


Physical Education






Can children find out about samba dancing and then perform some Brazilian style dancing and music?

Can you create a soundscape to represent a walk through the rainforest?

How can you read and write a piece of music using musical notation?

Special Events and Visits

Science & Industry museum Christmas Production



Arts Week


Whole School



Respect for self; respect for others; respect for our environment

Respect, Team Work, Resilience, Perseverance , Independence, Positivity, Confidence, Tolerance,

Kindness, Pride, Honesty, Democracy, Hard Work, Loyalty, Courage, Equality, Happiness, Co-operation, Self-Control, Liberty, Community, Motivation, Thankfulness