Welcome to our Year 5 information page
5EG are taught by Mrs Eames and Miss Greenwood
5S are taught by Mrs Seal and Mr Novkovic
Our teaching assistants are Mrs Howarth and Mr Sharp
In Year 5, we aim to make each day an enjoyable learning experience, and guide the children to have high expectations of themselves, their peers and the teachers. We reinforce and extend the learning and develop a growth mind-set. The children in year 5 are given every possible opportunity to reflect on their learning and will become more positive about what they know and what they need to do, in order to succeed. There is a real emphasis on being independent learners and children who feel very proud about their achievements. We aim for every child to have a positive attitude to school and go home full of enthusiasm about what they have learnt that day.
We have planned an exciting curriculum for the year:
During the Year, a carefully planned Curriculum (using government objectives) gives children the opportunity to enjoy their favourite subjects, which then drives the literacy and other cross-curricular learning.
TERM 1: Fight for England! The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for England and the eventual conquest by the Normans. (History)
TERM 2: Let’s Fly south America. South America and the importance of the rainforest (Geography based) as well as ‘living things’ (Science)
TERM 3: Out of This World! Understanding our solar system and the movements of the Earth, Moon and other planets in relation to the sun. (Science)
TERM 4: Use Your Loaf! Designing and making our own bread (Design & Technology based) and understanding the effects of micro-organisms. (Science)
TERM 5: Mysterious Maya Studying a non-European society as a contrast with British History. (History)
TERM 6: Ramblings A study of the U.K. including counties and key cities, with a focus on rivers. (Geography)
FIGHT FOR ENGLAND
We started our term with a Viking Day and considered the raid on Lindisfarne, Holy Island and the effect this had on the Anglo Saxons. We will now take the children on a journey through the many changes in England during that time, which resulted in the last and final invasion of England – The Battle of Hastings in 1066.
We will visit Battle Abbey later in the term.
LET’S FLY SOUTH AMERICA
We will explore the countries of South America looking at location, position, settlements and land use. Which country would you want to visit? We will create holiday brochures and learn about the significance of the rain forests to the whole world. We will learn about the different cultures of people living in other countries.