John Stainer

Year 5 - Curriculum Map

Click on the links below to find out more about the topics we cover each term.

Autumn 

Subjects

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

English

Performance Poetry

 

Fiction – The Canal (character)

 

Reading focus : Non-fiction

 

 

Fiction – Beowulf (description)

 

Non-fiction – Explanation

 

Reading focus : Retrieval

Mathematics

Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Statistics

Statistics (continued)

Multiplication and division 

Area and Perimeter

Science

Marvellous Mixtures – Separating mixtures, Dissolving, Purifying

Everyday materials –   Properties, Durability, Absorbing

Computing

Programmers

Programmers 2

Geography

Raging Rivers

 

History

 

Anglo-Saxons

Art

Drawing – Perscpective, 3D objects, Shading

Drawing – Portraits, Facial features, Body proportions

DT

 

Textiles

PE

Hockey

Dance

French

Numbers 1-20, Where I live, Questions, Ages

Time, Nubers to 40, Adjectives, Nouns, Compound words

Music

Livin’ On A Prayer

Classroom Jazz

RE

Judaism

 

Christianity

 

Other activities or trips

 

Deptford Creek

Spring

Subjects

Spring 1

Spring 2

English

Poetry – The Highwayman

 

Non-fiction – Discussion

 

Reading focus : Inference

 

 

Fiction – Elf Road

 

Non-fiction – Information

 

Reading focus : Inference

 

Mathematics

Multiplication and division 

Fractions

Fractions

Decimals and Percentages

Science

Feel the Force – Gravity, Measuring, Gravity in a liquid, Tension

The Earth and Beyond – What’s in space, Rotation of Earth, Planets in Solar System, Effects of the Moon

Computing

Search Engine Experts

Mars Rover 1

Geography

 

Tudor London - Maps

History

Tudors

 

Art

Colour - Painting, ink, dye, textiles

Colour – Pencils, crayons, pastels

DT

Mechanics

 

PE

Tag Rugby

Basketball

French

World Cities, Compound Sentences, Listening, Speaking and Writing Clock Times

Negative adverbs, Subordinate conjunctions, Ordinal and Cardinal numbers, Sentences consisting of two main clauses

Music

Make You Feel My Love

The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air

RE

Sikhism

Buddhism

Summer 

Subjects

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Narrative – Kidnapped (suspense)

Non-fiction – Recount

Reading focus : Interpretation and response

Creative Poetry writing and performance 

Non-fiction – Recount 

Consolidation across the curriculum 

Reading focus : Recap all skills

Mathematics

Decimals

Properties of shape

Position and Direction

Converting Units

Volume

Consolidation

Science

Circle of Life – Mammals, Amphibians, Insects, Birds, Life Cycles

Reproduction in Plants and Animals – Flowering plants, Seeds, Reproduction of animals, Reproduction of humans, Changes from children to adults

Computing

Bloggers

Campaigners

Geography

 

African Landscape

History

Africa - Benin

 

Art

Form – 3D work, Clay, Dough, Boxes

Form – Paper sculpture, Rod roc

DT

Electronics

Cooking and Nutrition

PE

Cricket

Athletics

French

Numbers to 50, Preposition, pronoun and verb, Etymology of the days of the week

Purpose clauses, Adverbial phrase of time, Practise simple conversations

Music

Dancing In The Street

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

RE

Islam

Hinduism

 

Other activities or trips

Royal Albert Hall