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

 

Reading Text: Skellig

 

Storytelling: The Canal

 

 

Non-Fiction: Recount

 

Reading Text:

Storytelling: Beowulf (description)

 

Non-fiction – Explanation

Mathematics

Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Statistics

Statistics (continued)

Multiplication and division

Science

Marvellous Mixtures –

Properties and changing materials (1)

Everyday materials –

Properties and changing materials (2)

Computing

Programming A

 

Programming B

 

Geography

 

Raging Rivers

Identify longest rivers in the world, compare with the UK

Identify and name the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn as well as the Artic and Antarctica circles

Name and locate the key topographical features including coast, features of erosion, hills, mountains and rivers

Human & physical features

History

Britain’s settlement by the Anglo-Saxons and Scots

 

 

 

 

Art

Drawing – Perscpective, 3D objects, Shading

Drawing – Portraits, Facial features, Body proportions

DT

Computing –

Programming Adventures

 

PE

Hockey

Tag Rugby

French

Bon appetite, bonne sante

(Healthy Eating)

Je suis le musician

(I am the music man)

Music

 

Livin’ On A Prayer

 

Classroom Jazz (1)

RE

Islam

(Ramadan and Id ul Fltr)

 

Islam

(Hajj and Id ul Adha)

 

Other activities or trips

 

Deptford Creek

 

Spring

Subjects

Spring 1

Spring 2

English

Reading Texts: Varmints

 

Storytelling: The Highwayman

 

Non-Fiction: Discussion

 

Reading Text: Romeo and Juliet

 

Storytelling: Elf Road

 

Non-Fiction: Persuasion

 

Mathematics

Multiplication and division continued

 

Fractions

Fractions continued

 

Decimals and Percentages

Science

Feel the Force –

 

Forces

The Earth and Beyond –

 

Earth and Space

Computing

Data and Information:

 

Flat-file Databases

Creating Media:

 

Video Editing

Geography

 

Tudor Mapping

Use the eight points of a compass, four and six figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of ordnance survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom in the past and present

History

Study an aspect of British history-

 

The changing power of Monarchs

 

Henry VIII and the Tudors

 

King Henry VIII vs Queen Victoria

 

Art

 

Colour - Painting, ink, dye, textiles

 

Colour – Pencils, crayons, pastels

DT

Cooking and Nutrition -

 

Global Food

 

PE

Dance

 

Basketball

 

French

En route pour l’ecole

 

(On the way to school)

Scene de plage

 

(Beach scene)

Music

 

Make You Feel My Love

 

The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air

RE

Hinduism

(Pilgrimage)

Christianity

(Jesus human and divine)

 

Summer 

Subjects

Summer 1

 Summer 2

English

 

Reading Text: Journey to Jo’Burg

 

 

Storytelling: Kidnapped!

 

 

Non-Fiction: Information

 

Reading Text: There’s a Girl in the Boy’s Bathroom

 

Storytelling: Skills consolidation

 

 

Non-Fiction: Instructions

Mathematics

Decimals continued

Properties of shape

Position and Direction

Converting Units

Consolidation

Science

Circle of Life –

Living things and their habitats

Reproduction in Plants and Animals –

Animals, including humans

Computing

Computing Systems and Networks:

Sharing Information

Creating Media:

Vector Drawing

Geography

 

Africa

Locate the main countries in Africa

Locate and name principle cities

Contrasting locality and Fair Trade

Human & physical features

History

Contrasting a non-European society with Britain-

Benin West Africa AD 900-1300

 

 

Art

 

Form – 3D work, Clay, Dough, Boxes

 

Form – Paper sculpture, mod roc

DT

Mechanisms –

Automata Animals

 

PE

Cricket

Athletics

French

Le retour du printemps

(The return of Spring)

Les planets

(The Planets)

Music

 

Dancing In The Street

 

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

RE

Sikhism

(Belonging to the Sikh community)

Christianity

(Leading a Christian life)

 

Other activities or trips

Royal Albert Hall