|St Alban's R C Primary School > Classes > Year 5
|In the Autumn Term, in Year 5, we are covering the following:|
* Gifts from God – Exploring God’s creation
* The Commandments
* Myths and Legends – Focussing on the myth “Theseus and the Minotaur” ,knowing features of myths and creating own myth.
* Imaginary worlds – based on the book “ The lion, the witch and the wardrobe”
* Instructions – writing and following them* Recounts – letters, newspaper
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
Time ( 24 hour + time zones)Length, Weight and Capacity and scales
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.
Making a puppet ( Textiles)Designing and making Christmas Cards + Christmas decorations.
Word processing – adding borders; inserting, moving and re-sizing pictures; inserting text boxesPowerpoints – Making a slide, animating a slide, adding sound to a slide.
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.
Places ( THEMED UNIT) – Map work, relative sizes of villages, towns, cities, counties, countries, continents. Compare and contrast a village, town, city.
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 work linked to Ancient Greece.
Creative compositions – using different art materials
Art work linked to Places
Landscapes/ PerspectiveSponge prints
Linked to Ancient Greece
Study the music of another country
ChristmasExploring rhythm and pulse, and exploring rounds.
KEY Red – 1 st Autumn half term
Blue– 2 nd Autumn half term