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In the Autumn Term, in Year 5, we are covering the following:
RE:

* Gifts from God – Exploring God’s creation

* The Commandments

*Advent
 
ENGLISH:

* Myths and Legends – Focussing on the myth “Theseus and the Minotaur” ,knowing features of myths and creating own myth.

* Poetry

* Imaginary worlds – based on the book “ The lion, the witch and the wardrobe”

* Instructions – writing and following them

* Recounts – letters, newspaper
 
MATHS:

Using + - x ÷ (with 3 and 4 digit numbers) to calculate answers and solve problems, including working with money. 

Multiplying a 2 or 3 digit number by a 1 digit number

Multiplying and dividing by 10,100 and 1000.

2D and 3D shape properties

Fractions and decimals   

Use data to create a bar chart, line graph or pictogram

Coordinates

Time ( 24 hour + time zones)

Length, Weight and Capacity and scales
 
SCIENCE:

Electricity – circuits, circuit diagrams, conductors and insulators, making a bulb brighter/ dimmer.

Changing state/ Gases around /Separations – Solids, liquids and gases, freezing, melting, condensing, evaporating + sieving, magnets, dissolving, filtering, evaporating.
 
DESIGN TECHNOLOGY:

Making a puppet ( Textiles)

Designing and making Christmas Cards + Christmas decorations.
 
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY:

Word processing – adding borders; inserting, moving and re-sizing pictures; inserting text boxes

Powerpoints – Making a slide, animating a slide, adding sound to a slide.
 
HISTORY:
The Ancient Greeks ( THEMED UNIT) – Gods,temples, myths, theatres + How did they live their lives, and which of their ideas do we use today, such as alphabet, Olympic Games and buildings.
 
GEOGRAPHY:

Places ( THEMED UNIT) – Map work, relative sizes of villages, towns, cities, counties, countries, continents. Compare and contrast a village, town, city.

Mountains.

 

Come and join the celebration ( THEMED UNIT)-  Focussing on a particular country, learn about the traditions and customs, particularly those associated with Christmas. Know some traditional Christmas tales associated with that country.Observe similarities and differences between how Christmas is celebrated in this country and how it is celebrated in the focus country.

 
ART:

Art work linked to Ancient Greece.

Creative compositions – using different art materials

Collage.

Art work linked to Places

Landscapes/ Perspective

Sponge prints
 
MUSIC:

Linked to Ancient Greece

                             Harvest

Study the music of another country

Christmas

Exploring rhythm and pulse, and exploring rounds.
 
 
PE:

Basketball

Swimming

Tennis

Gymnastics
 
 

KEY         Red – 1 st Autumn half term

               Blue– 2 nd Autumn half term
 
 
 Stock Photos: Winter scene. Image: 12612823
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