Friday, 24 November 2017

Year 5

A+ R A-

 

 

Welcome to Year 5!

In our class we are taught by Mrs Gillson

and supported by our teaching assistants Mrs McDowell, Miss Palmer and Mrs Smith.

 

 

 

Our Learning Environment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Worship Area

 

 

Our Class Saint: Saint Peter

 

st peter

 

  


Our curriculum is on a two year rotation.  2017 - 2018 is our Year B.  Please see below our coverage for this year. 

Year B

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Topic Title

Disasters

Vikings & Saxons

Ancient Greece & Olympics/World Cup

English

Book:  Wonder

Descriptions

Instructions

Poetry

Explanations

Book: TBC

Play Scripts

Film Narratives

Stories with historical settings

Book: Skellig

Persuasive Writing

Stories from other cultures

Non-Chronological Reports

Maths

Place Value

Addition & Subtraction

Multiplication & Division

Statistics

Fractions

Decimals

Percentages

Angles

Shapes

Position & Direction

Converting Units

Prime Numbers

Perimeter & Area

Volume

Science

Animals, including Humans

Living Things and Their Habitats

Properties & Changes of Materials

Earth & Space

Forces

Computing

Exploring Coding & Programming

E Safety – Staying Safe Online

Programming

Debugging Programs

Computer project

RE

Ourselves, Life choices (Marriage)

 Hope (Advent, Christmas, Loving)

Mission, Eucharist,

Sacrifice (Lent)

Transformation, Freedom & responsibility

Stewardship

History

Significant events from the past and their impact (Nepal earthquake/ sinking of Titanic).

Studying the differences in society in the past using a range of sources (primary and secondary).

Timelines of events

Viking raids/invasions

Making comparisons in daily life

Comparisons between Vikings & Anglo -Saxons

Interpreting archaeological evidence.

Ancient Greece and the origin of Olympics

Pierre De Coubertin – founder of Olympics

FIFA

Geography

Locate the world’s countries using maps/atlases.

Use longitude & latitude to locate Titanic wreckage. 

Oceans/seas: location and features (icebergs)

Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate zones, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, tectonic plates.

Study of the structure of the Earth.

Human geography study of land use and trade (Mining – William pit disaster).

Locations

Map skills: journeys & invasions

Human geography: settlements/land use.

Countries of the World involved in Olympics

Flags and representation

Sports of Countries

Art

Drawing/painting using different medias in style of Warhol, Church and Wright.

Investigating colour

Various British artists.

Study of artists linked to sports

Action photography

Greek ceramics

DT

Research, design, make and evaluate a motorised emergency vehicle.

Viking Village

Clothes/long boat/weaponry

Cooking Greek food

Seasonality and origins of ingredients used.

Greek ceramics

PE

Swimming

Gymnastics

Dance

Athletics

MFL

Food

Hobbies

Clothes

PSHE

Rules

Staying Safe

Feelings & Emotions

Supporting Others

Global Issues

British Values

Charities - Floods

Remembrance

Tolerance

Respect

Liberty

Democracy

Democracy

Respect

Law

Tolerance

Respect

 

Music

Rock Anthems - Livin’ on a prayer

Jazz - exploring Jazz music

Pop Ballards - Make you feel my love

Hip Hop- Fresh prince of Bel Air

Motown – Dancin’ in the street

Western classical

 

Next year will be our Year A and below is our curriculum.

 

Year A

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Topic Title

World Wars

Cleator Moor

India

English

Book: Goodnight Mister Tom

Instructions

Poetry

Stories with historical settings

Descriptions

Book: Skellig

Play Scripts

Film Narratives

Explanations

Book: Boys Without Names

Persuasive Writing

Stories from other cultures

Non-Chronological Reports

Maths

Place Value

Addition & Subtraction

Multiplication & Division

Statistics

Fractions

Decimals

Percentages

Angles

Shapes

Position & Direction

Converting Units

Prime Numbers

Perimeter & Area

Volume

Science

Animals, including Humans

Living Things and Their Habitats

Properties & Changes of Materials

Earth & Space

Forces

Computing

E Safety – Staying Safe Online

Exploring Coding & Programming

Programming

Debugging Programs

RE

Ourselves, Life choices (Marriage)

 Hope (Advent, Christmas, Loving)

Mission, Eucharist,

Sacrifice (Lent)

Transformation, Freedom & responsibility

Stewardship

History

Causes of WW1 & WW2

Timeline of events

Sources of information: primary & secondary

Significant events

Impact of war upon children

Reaction & prevention

Leaders and their impact

The Christmas Truce

Local Records Office: Studying evidence/ sources

Railways

The locality in the past

‘One building’ study

Exploring changes in the local area

Studying an ancient civilization: The Indus Valley

Locating and placing significant events in India’s history

Exploring the impact of significant people from India

 


Maths

 

Please use the links below to practise your Mathematical skills and knowledge:

 Place value and numbers

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/place-value

https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/menus/place_value.htm

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/456/round_any_number_to_the_nearest_10_100_or_1000

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/number/negative_numbers/play/

 

Addition and subtraction

http://www.mathplayground.com/index_addition_subtraction.html   (select grade 5).

http://www.mathplayground.com/thinkingblocks.html  (For bar model practice).

 

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Interactive.aspx?cat=24

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/fractions/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/number/fractions/play/

http://mathszone.co.uk/fractions-decimals-percentages/

http://www.everyschool.co.uk/maths-key-stage-2-fractions-decimals.html

http://mathsframe.co.uk/

http://www.bgfl.org/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/fractions/

Shape

 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/shape_space/

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/interactive.aspx?cat=26

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/shape_space/shapes/read/1/

http://nrich.maths.org/9021   

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/shape.htm

http://mathszone.co.uk/shape/

Multiplication!

http://www.transum.org/Maths/Activity/Beat_The_Clock/Default.asp?Level=4

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/maths/mathsC2d.htm

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/interactive.aspx?cat=23

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/number/multiplication/read/1/

http://nrich.maths.org/8956

http://nrich.maths.org/8956

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2numeracy-multiplication.html

http://www.maths-games.org/times-tables-games.html

http://www.everyschool.co.uk/maths-key-stage-2-multiplication.html

 

Measures

 

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/measures.htm#Time

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/measures/measure.html#Measure

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/measures

http://www.maths-games.org/measurement-games.html

http://www.teachingmeasures.co.uk/

http://mathszone.co.uk/measuring/

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/measures/index.htm

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/interactive.aspx?cat=27

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/shape_space/measures/play/

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/practice/metres.html

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/maths/pdfs/solving_problems_involving_time.pdf

 

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/maths/mathsE2.htm

 

 


 

 

Growth Mindset

 

 


 

Literacy

 


During Autumn term we will study Wonder by  R. J. Palacio.

 

 Image result for Wonder book

 

Spelling

Try this website below for help with spellings or spelling games that you can try.  It is very important that you learn how to spell these words and use them in your writing.

https://www.spellzone.com/word_lists/list.cfm?wordlist=39435

 

 



Topic

 

During Autumn term our topic is Titanic.

 

We have looked at primary and secondary sources of historical information, reseacrhed how Titanic was built and mapped out the voyage she took.  We will discuss who was to blame for this disaster! 

 

 

Image result for titanic

 

  


 

Science

 

This term our Science focus is Animals, including humans' and 'Living things and their habitats'. We looked in detail at: the circulatory system, the scientist, William Harvey (who correctly represented the circulatory system) and blood and its four components (plasma, platelets, red blood cells and white blood cells). We will also looked at the impact drugs and alcohol have on the human body.

 

 Image result for heart diagram