The Russell School

Aim High, Have Courage, Be Kind

 WELCOME TO YEAR 5

Autumn term 2019

Staff

  • Mrs Wynne - Teacher (Monday, Tuesday)
  • Mrs Conner - Teacher (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
  • Mrs Hobbs - Teaching Assistant (Tuesday, Wednesday)
  • Mrs Emms - Teaching Assistant
  • Miss Brown - Teaching Assistant

Trips

  • 30 March - 1 April (2 nights) - Ufton Court residential trip

 Curriculum overview

English

  • Spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Poetry - cinquains
  • Legends - traditional tales
  • Recounts
  • Explanation texts

Maths

  • Addition and subtraction
  • Number and place value
  • Multiplication and division
  • Fractions
  • Measurement
  • Geometry - shape
  • Geometry - position and direction
  • Statistics

Science

Properties and change of materials: Forces

Personal, social, health & economic education (PSHE)

Tolerance, different faiths and beliefs

Celebrations

History / Geography

The British Empire

Mountains

Music

Ukulele

Art/Design Technology (DT)

Chinese art painting

Chinese puppetry: Dragons; Sewing, textiles

French

Songs, numbers to 60, colours, days, classroom commands, I can, months, date;

Le weekend; Group role play – leisure activities

Religious education (RE)

Buddism; Judaism

Physical education (PE)*/Games

Competitive Games/Athletics and Swimming (Thursdays from 6 May)

*Full PE kits need to be in school every day – T-shirts, shorts and plimsolls.  All items of uniform must be labelled.

Computing

Algorithms and programming – Greek Mythology

Communication and e safety – The Arctic and Antarctic


Long term plan 

 

Science

Computing

History

Geography

RE

Autumn 1

Earth and space

Algorithms and programming – King Arthur

York: Britain since 1066

Volcanoes

Hinduism

Autumn 2

How computers work – The Railway Children

Christianity (Christmas)

Spring

1

Living things and plants

Communication and e safety – China and India

The Shang Dynasty

Rivers

 

Sikhism

Spring

2

Data and information – Kensuke’s Kingdom

Christianity (Easter)

Summer 1

Properties and change of materials

Algorithms and programming – Greek Mythology

The British Empire

Mountains

Buddism

Summer 2

Forces

Communication and e safety – The Arctic and Antarctic

Judaism

 

Music

Art, DT

PSHE

French

PE

Autumn 1

Wider opportunities: Ukulele

Lowry: painting/sketching

Democracy

Songs, numbers to 60, colours, days, classroom commands, I can, months

The Planets

Competitive Games and Swimming

Autumn 2

Lowry in 3D

The rule of law

Songs, numbers to 60, colours, days, classroom commands, I can, months

The date & Christmas

Competitive Games and Dance

Spring

1

Art from the Commonwealth

Mutual respect

Songs, numbers to 60, colours, days, classroom commands, I can, months, date

The Weather

Competitive Games and Dance

Spring

2

Food from the Commonwealth

Cooking

Individual liberty

Songs, numbers to 60, colours, days, classroom commands, I can, months, the weather

Mothers’ Day & Easter

Competitive Games and Gym

Summer 1

Chinese art painting

Tolerance, different faiths and beliefs

Songs, numbers to 60, colours, days, classroom commands, I can, months

Le weekend

Competitive Games/Athletics and Swimming

Summer 2

Chinese puppetry: Dragons

Sewing, textiles

Celebrations

Songs, numbers to 60, colours, days, classroom commands, I can, months

Group role play – leisure activities

Competitive Games/Athletics and Swimming