Year 5 | Little Heaton CE Primary School | Middleton School

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Year 5 curriculum


Year group:  5  

Teacher & TA’s:   Mrs McCabe; Mrs O’Boyle, Miss Beard                                    Term: Autumn 1

Big question- Topic: ‘What have the Ancient Greeks done for us?

Teacher message –  We are very excited about the learning focus for the next half term and wished to share with you all of the learning challenges we face. Thank you for your support in hearing your child Read every day, practise spellings and multiplications .   Children are given their spelling list and an activity sheet on Fridays and tested the following Friday.  You child also has a multiplication sheet with which they are  expected to learn the multiplication tables then come back into class to be tested, they have Bronze , Silver and Gold challenges.


Reading: In Guided reading we are looking at various Greek Legends

Writing:  In writing we will be writing our version of Theseus and The Minotaur.

SPAG focus. This term is a revision of basis punctuation


Area of maths: Place Value reasoning and problem solving


Arithmetic: Addition & Subtraction

Humanities (History/ Geography)

Our topic this half-term is Ancient Greece; we will be finding out about Daily Life, Democracy, Religion, Wars and Sports in Ancient Greece.

Religious Education: Christian Living

This half-term we will be finding out how the Bible is used by Christians; what is in the Bible and the importance of the Bible to Christians

PE;  In class 5. We have PE on Thursdays and Fridays. The school PE kit of a White T-Shirt, Black shorts/leggings/ jogging bottoms, black pumps/ trainers is needed on these days. This term we are focusing on:  Rugby and Dance


Our Science topic is Earth and Space we will be looking at our place in the Solar System; how day and night happen and the order of the planets amongst other things.

Expressive arts (Music/ Art/ Design and Technology):

This term we ae creating Ancient Greek artefacts using clay.

PSHCE / Languages: Our French this half-term is linked to Science and we are finding out about the Planets and their French names.




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