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Year 5

Welcome to Year Five we hope you have had a lovely summer and are ready and raring to go for what promises to be an exciting, busy year ahead.

This term we will be focussing on the following within the different subjects:

English:, Poetry, descriptive writing and narrative.


Maths: Number, Place Value and the four operations.

Science: Animals and their habitats

History: Introducing our theme for this year; ancient civilisations Investigating what do we mean by an ancient civilisation and who these were. Thinking about the terms BC and A.D and placing these periods in chronological order on a time line. Then we will begin to study in depth the Ancient Greeks and Ancient Egyptians.

Geography: Reviewing continents and oceans. Then looking at maps and identifying the equator, hemispheres, lines of longitude and latitude.

Art: We will be studying the artist Hokusai and looking at etching and printing

D.T: The children will be using their knowledge of electrical systems / circuits to design, plan, make and evaluate a ‘quiz board’ for a target demographic of their chose. Using marker research to inform their design.

Music: Jazz

Computing: The children will be developing their keyboard skills through touch typing and learning short cuts.

P.E: Tennis and golf.

P.S.H.E: Viruses, bacteria and keeping healthy.

Headteacher: Mrs N Gough

Tel: 01673 860339