Welcome to Year 5!

Our Curriculum Map

Reading

  • Apply knowledge of morphology & etymology when reading new words
  • Reading & discuss a broad range of genres & texts
  • Identifying & discussing themes
  • Make recommendations to others
  • Learn poetry by heart
  • Draw inference & make predictions
  • Discuss authors’ use of language
  • Retrieve & present information from non-fiction texts.
  • Formal presentations & debates

Writing

  • Secure spelling, inc. homophones, prefixes, silent letters, etc.
  • Use a thesaurus
  • Legible, fluent handwriting
  • Plan writing to suit audience & purpose
  • Develop character, setting and atmosphere in narrative
  • Use organisational & presentational features
  • Use consistent appropriate tense
  • Proof-reading
  • Perform own compositions

Grammar

  • Use expanded noun phrases
  • Use modal & passive verbs
  • Use relative clauses
  • Use commas for clauses
  • Use brackets, dashes & commas for parenthesis

Speaking & Listening

  • Give well-structured explanations
  • Command of Standard English
  • Consider & evaluate different viewpoints
  • Use appropriate register

Number/Calculation

  • Secure place value to 1,000,000
  • Use negative whole numbers in context
  • Use Roman numerals to 1000 (M)
  • Use standard written methods for all four operations
  • Confidently add & subtract mentally
  • Use vocabulary of prime, factor & multiple
  • Multiply & divide by powers of ten
  • Use square and cube numbers

Geometry & Measures

  • Convert between different units
  • Calculate perimeter of composite shapes & area of rectangles
  • Estimate volume & capacity
  • Identify 3-d shapes
  • Measure & identify angles
  • Understand regular polygons
  • Reflect & translate shapes

Fractions

  • Compare & order fractions
  • Add & subtract fractions with common denominators, with mixed numbers
  • Multiply fractions by units
  • Write decimals as fractions
  • Order & round decimal numbers
  • Link percentages to fractions & decimals

Data

  • Interpret tables & line graphs
  • Solve questions about line graphs

Biology

  • Life cycles of plants & animals (inc. mammal, insect, bird, amphibian)
  • Describe changes as humans develop & mature

Chemistry

  • Classify materials according to a variety of properties
  • Understand mixtures & solutions
  • Know about reversible changes; identify irreversible

Physics

  • Understand location and interaction of Sun, Earth & Moon
  • Introduce gravity, resistance & mechanical forces

Themes

  • Animals Including Humans, Living Things and their Habitats, Properties and Changes of materials, Earth and Space, Forces

Computing

  • Design & write programs to achieve specific goals, including solving problems
  • Use logical reasoning
  • Understand computer networks
  • Use internet safely and appropriately
  • Collect and present data appropriately

Art & Design

  • Use sketchbooks to collect, record and evaluate ideas
  • Improve mastery of techniques such as drawing, painting and sculpture with varied materials
  • Learn about great artists, architects & designers

Themes

  • Drawing and Painting, Collage, 3D

Design Technology

  • Use research& criteria to develop products which are fit for purpose
  • Use annotated sketches and prototypes to explain ideas
  • Evaluate existing products and improve own work
  • Use mechanical systems in own work
  • Understand seasonality; prepare & cook mainly savoury dishes

Themes

  • Moving Pictures, Playgrounds, Eat more fruit and vegetables, Musical instruments, Moving Toys, Savoury Snacks

Physical Education

  • Use running, jumping, catching and throwing in isolation and in combination
  • Play competitive games, modified as appropriate
  • Develop flexibility & control in gym, dance & athletics
  • Compare performances to achieve personal bests
  • Swimming proficiency at 25m (KS1 or KS2)

British History (taught chronologically)

  • Stone Age to Iron Age Britain, including:
  • hunter-gatherers and early farmers
  • Bronze age religion, technology & travel
  • Iron age hill forts

British History (taught chronologically)

  • Roman Empire & impact on Britain:
  • Julius Caesar’s attempted invasion
  • Roman Empire & successful invasion
  • British resistance, e.g. Boudicca
  • Romanisation of Britain

Themes

  • Stone Age to iron Age, Romans

Geography

  • Name & locate counties, cities, regions & features of UK
  • Understand latitude, longitude, Equator, hemispheres, tropics, polar circles & time zones
  • Study a region of Europe, and of the Americas
  • Understand biomes, vegetation belts, land use, economic activity, distribution of resources, etc.
  • Use 4- and 6-figure grid references on OS maps
  • Use fieldwork to record & explain areas

Themes

  • UK Rivers and Mountains

Music

  • Use voice & instruments with increasing accuracy, control and expression
  • Improvise & compose music
  • Listen with attention to detail
  • Appreciate wide range of live & recorded music
  • Begin to develop understanding of history

Modern Foreign Languages

  • Listen & engage, ask & answer questions
  • Speak in sentences using familiar vocabulary
  • Develop appropriate pronunciation
  • Show understanding of words & phrases
  • Appreciate stories, songs, poems & rhymes
  • Broaden vocabulary

Beliefs, teachings and sources

Islam- Muhammad

Expressing meaning

Specific Focus, Sacred Texts

Identity diversity and belonging

Judaism Places of Worship

Values and commitments

Jesus’ Teaching & its impact on people

Practice and ways of life

Worship

Meaning and purpose

Christian Creed

Literacy

Reading

  • Apply knowledge of morphology & etymology when reading new words
  • Reading & discuss a broad range of genres & texts
  • Identifying & discussing themes
  • Make recommendations to others
  • Learn poetry by heart
  • Draw inference & make predictions
  • Discuss authors’ use of language
  • Retrieve & present information from non-fiction texts.
  • Formal presentations & debates

Writing

  • Secure spelling, inc. homophones, prefixes, silent letters, etc.
  • Use a thesaurus
  • Legible, fluent handwriting
  • Plan writing to suit audience & purpose
  • Develop character, setting and atmosphere in narrative
  • Use organisational & presentational features
  • Use consistent appropriate tense
  • Proof-reading
  • Perform own compositions

Grammar

  • Use expanded noun phrases
  • Use modal & passive verbs
  • Use relative clauses
  • Use commas for clauses
  • Use brackets, dashes & commas for parenthesis

Speaking & Listening

  • Give well-structured explanations
  • Command of Standard English
  • Consider & evaluate different viewpoints
  • Use appropriate register
Numeracy

Number/Calculation

  • Secure place value to 1,000,000
  • Use negative whole numbers in context
  • Use Roman numerals to 1000 (M)
  • Use standard written methods for all four operations
  • Confidently add & subtract mentally
  • Use vocabulary of prime, factor & multiple
  • Multiply & divide by powers of ten
  • Use square and cube numbers

Geometry & Measures

  • Convert between different units
  • Calculate perimeter of composite shapes & area of rectangles
  • Estimate volume & capacity
  • Identify 3-d shapes
  • Measure & identify angles
  • Understand regular polygons
  • Reflect & translate shapes

Fractions

  • Compare & order fractions
  • Add & subtract fractions with common denominators, with mixed numbers
  • Multiply fractions by units
  • Write decimals as fractions
  • Order & round decimal numbers
  • Link percentages to fractions & decimals

Data

  • Interpret tables & line graphs
  • Solve questions about line graphs
Science

Biology

  • Life cycles of plants & animals (inc. mammal, insect, bird, amphibian)
  • Describe changes as humans develop & mature

Chemistry

  • Classify materials according to a variety of properties
  • Understand mixtures & solutions
  • Know about reversible changes; identify irreversible

Physics

  • Understand location and interaction of Sun, Earth & Moon
  • Introduce gravity, resistance & mechanical forces

Themes

  • Animals Including Humans, Living Things and their Habitats, Properties and Changes of materials, Earth and Space, Forces
Computing

Computing

  • Design & write programs to achieve specific goals, including solving problems
  • Use logical reasoning
  • Understand computer networks
  • Use internet safely and appropriately
  • Collect and present data appropriately
Art & Design Tech

Art & Design

  • Use sketchbooks to collect, record and evaluate ideas
  • Improve mastery of techniques such as drawing, painting and sculpture with varied materials
  • Learn about great artists, architects & designers

Themes

  • Drawing and Painting, Collage, 3D

Design Technology

  • Use research& criteria to develop products which are fit for purpose
  • Use annotated sketches and prototypes to explain ideas
  • Evaluate existing products and improve own work
  • Use mechanical systems in own work
  • Understand seasonality; prepare & cook mainly savoury dishes

Themes

  • Moving Pictures, Playgrounds, Eat more fruit and vegetables, Musical instruments, Moving Toys, Savoury Snacks
PE

Physical Education

  • Use running, jumping, catching and throwing in isolation and in combination
  • Play competitive games, modified as appropriate
  • Develop flexibility & control in gym, dance & athletics
  • Compare performances to achieve personal bests
  • Swimming proficiency at 25m (KS1 or KS2)
History

British History (taught chronologically)

  • Stone Age to Iron Age Britain, including:
  • hunter-gatherers and early farmers
  • Bronze age religion, technology & travel
  • Iron age hill forts

British History (taught chronologically)

  • Roman Empire & impact on Britain:
  • Julius Caesar’s attempted invasion
  • Roman Empire & successful invasion
  • British resistance, e.g. Boudicca
  • Romanisation of Britain

Themes

  • Stone Age to iron Age, Romans
Geography

Geography

  • Name & locate counties, cities, regions & features of UK
  • Understand latitude, longitude, Equator, hemispheres, tropics, polar circles & time zones
  • Study a region of Europe, and of the Americas
  • Understand biomes, vegetation belts, land use, economic activity, distribution of resources, etc.
  • Use 4- and 6-figure grid references on OS maps
  • Use fieldwork to record & explain areas

Themes

  • UK Rivers and Mountains
Music

Music

  • Use voice & instruments with increasing accuracy, control and expression
  • Improvise & compose music
  • Listen with attention to detail
  • Appreciate wide range of live & recorded music
  • Begin to develop understanding of history
MFL

Modern Foreign Languages

  • Listen & engage, ask & answer questions
  • Speak in sentences using familiar vocabulary
  • Develop appropriate pronunciation
  • Show understanding of words & phrases
  • Appreciate stories, songs, poems & rhymes
  • Broaden vocabulary
R.E

Beliefs, teachings and sources

Islam- Muhammad

Expressing meaning

Specific Focus, Sacred Texts

Identity diversity and belonging

Judaism Places of Worship

Values and commitments

Jesus’ Teaching & its impact on people

Practice and ways of life

Worship

Meaning and purpose

Christian Creed

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