Year 5 Long Term Plan

Year 5 2017/18 HT1 HT2 HT3 HT4 HT5 HT6
English Recount
Non-chronological report
Editing and improving
explanation
Chronological report
Narrative
Persuasive writing
Chronological report
Instructions
Poetry
Non-chronological reports
Narrative- POV
Play scripts
Writing structures
Explanations
Biography
Recount
Narrative
Silent movie
Maths Number & place value
Addition
Multiplication
Division
Data Handling
Measures
Place value
Multiplying & dividing
Fractions
Decimals
Place Value
Operations
 
Calculations
Addition & subtraction
Multiplication & division
Shape
Fractions & decimals
Shape investigation
Problem solving & reasoning
Science Human Lifecycles
Children learn about how humans change as they age.
Earth and space
The children learn to describe the movements of the Earth, and other planets, relative to the Sun.
Plant and animal lifecycles
Children learn about life processes including reproduction in some plants and animals.
Ancient Greek Scientists
Children look at how Ancient Greek scientists have contributed to scientific advancements.
Changing materials
Children learn to group materials based on their properties. The children will explore how some solids can be dissolved to form solutions and then subsequently recovered.
Forces
Children learn about forces including gravity, air resistance, water resistance and friction.
Science AT1 opportunity Investigate limb sizes from across age spans
Children ask questions about the relationship between the size of an individual’s body parts.
Moon phases
The children will ask and answer questions about the phases of the moon through modelling parts of  the solar system on a large scale.
Dissection of flowers at different stages
Children dissect flowers at different stages of life and discuss the similarities and differences they find before recording their findings.
Mini Archimedes screw/bath
 
Testing properties of materials Children will create a model of the water cycle using
filtration of different particles.
 
Parachutes
Children investigate the effect of wind resistance on different sized parachutes.
History Anglo Saxons
Children learn about the settlement of Anglo Saxons in Britain.
Space Race
Children learn about how humans have explored space throughout history.
  Ancient Greece Children study the achievements of some of the earliest civilisations and evaluate how they have influenced our lives. Famous Scientists
Children have the opportunity to look at the work of notable people from science such as Spencer Silver and discover how they have created new materials.
 
Geography Settlements
Children develop their understanding of human geography through exploring different settlements.
Day and night, Seasons and weather changes
Children learn how the seasons occur and how seasonality effects the world we live in.
Map work European features
Geographical features of Athens and Sparta.
Children use maps to focus on the human and physical geographical features of Europe
  Geographical comparison study
Children will compare the geography of Bradford and Whitby.
Computing E-safety
Children develop a clear understanding of what constitutes safe online practice. Children learn about how they can protect themselves online and what to do if they feel uncomfortable in online situations.
 
Computer science
Coding
Children continue to develop their understanding of algorithms and coding. They will develop strategies for writing and debugging algorithms.
E-safety
Children develop a clear understanding of what constitutes safe online practice. Children learn about how they can protect themselves online and what to do if they feel uncomfortable in online situations.
Media
Plan create and edit an animation
Children create animations that reflect the life cycles of plants.
Information Literacy
Children will interpret and validate information from a variety of sources.
Data handling
Chart and databases
Children use databases to record information about tourist destinations.
Art and Design Saxon Design
Children make sculptural self-portraits out of clay..
Chalk Planets
Children develop their techniques with new mediums to create representations of the planets.
Animal Masks
Children plan, design and make animal masks to represent the animals studied as part of the topic
3D Greek Shields and
Greek Vases
Children analyse the use of pattern and design in Greek art and apply to their own vases and shields.
Changing Materials
Children create collages that show the properties of materials
Dracula sketches, portraits
Children use sketching skills to create landscapes and portraits associated with Dracula.
Design and Technology   Planet mobile
Children use a variety of media to create models of the solar system.
 
  Greek Technology
Children create design, make and evaluate Greek pottery.
  Parachutes
Children design and make a working parachute.
RE Symbols and Symbolism
Children learn about symbols and symbolism in major religions as well as thinking about how religion was symbolized by the Saxons
 
Symbols and Symbolism
As part of their ongoing work on symbolism, the children will visit a local Cathedral to see examples of symbolism in Catholicism.
Sacred Places
Children look at the places and rituals involved in burial.
  Sacred Writings
Children continue looking at sacred places from a range of religions, including those in more remote locations.
 
MFL Classroom instructions and Christmas
Children revisit their work on class room instructions and objects.
Days and months
Children develop their French vocabulary to include time and dates.
Numbers, ages and birthdays
Children develop their vocabulary further by gaining an understanding of numbers, ages and birthdays.
PE Sports Hall Athletics
 
 
Invasion
Basketball and Hi 5 Netball
 
Gymnastics
 
 
Dance
Children create and perform dances around the story of Theseus and the Minotaur.
Games
Children will be learning striking and fielding skills in relation to cricket.
 
Games
Children skills relating to net games such as tennis and
Badminton.
 
 
 
Music Don’t stop Believin’ The Planets
 
Classroom Jazz 1 Lean on Me
 
Stop! Reflect and rewind
 
PHSCE Puberty & Relationships
Children learn about how to manage and maintain positive relationships. Children also think about what they can and should do when faced with relationship problems. They will also learn about some changes that take place during puberty.
Health
The children learn about how to promote a healthy mind and body. The children will also begin to learn more about how their bodies will change as they grow and develop.
Economic Identity & Citizenship
Children learn about being responsible citizens.
Trips/experiences Anglo Saxon Topic Boxes
Real artefacts available to handle in school to help bring the topic alive. 
Planetarium
Children get to experience the solar system through a planetarium experience.
 
Ballet – Little Mermaid
Performance at Leeds Grand Theatre & workshops in school.Cathedral visit
Trip to Bradford Cathedral to learn about signs and symbols of Christianity.
Fire Safety
Fire fighters visit school to discuss fire safety in the home.
Ancient Greek visitor
An Ancient Greek Visitor shares more about what life was like for people living in Ancient Greece.
 
Ballet – Jane Eyre
Performance at Leeds Grand Theatre & workshops in school.
 
 
Dracula!
Visitor in the work with the children in the role of Dracula and various other characters from the story.
 
 
Whitby
The children have the opportunity to see some of the locations from the novel Dracula first hand on a residential trip to Whitby.


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