Class 5 Curriculum 2017 Summer Term

Curriculum Area

Topics Covered

Arts and Creativity
  • Designing illuminated letters.
  • Using clay.
  • Designing and sketching dragon heads for longships using shading and different pencil types.
  • Viking shields.
Citizenship and Ethics
  • Dreams and goals
  • Healthy me
  • Relationships

Faith and Belief

  • Judaism
  • Christianity
Language, Oracy and Literacy
  • Reports         
  • Discussion
  • Myths and Legends
  • Cinquain poems
  • Spelling/Grammar
  • French (In the classroom and habitats).
  • Mental addition and subtraction.
  • Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions.
  • Problem solving, reasoning and algebra.
  • Fractions, ratio and proportion.
  • Written multiplication and division.
  • Geometry: position and direction, co-ordinates.
  • Draw and interpret line graphs.
Place and Time
  • Anglo Saxons
  • The Vikings
  • Mapping around the topics.
  • York (History and Geography)
Physical and Emotional Health
  • Athletics
  • Striking and Fielding Games
  • Circuits
Science and Technology
  • Designing and making Viking longboats.
  • We are cryptographers
  • Blogging
  • Outdoor and adventurous activities including den building, campfire cooking etc.
  • Animals including humans.
  • Living things and their habitats.



  • School journey to York.                 
  • Dentist visit
  • Sports day.                                       
  • NSPCC workshop.
  • Google expeditions                        
  • District sports
  • Outdoor classroom day                              
  • Outdoor and adventurous week            

 How you can help your child:

  • Encourage your children to read regularly and talk to them about what they have read.
  • Practice writing in a variety of forms (lists, instructions, stories, letters, diaries, emails, etc).
  • Practice times tables up to 12 x 12 so that they are fluent.
  • Research about the topics.
  • Practise mental maths in real life contexts (e.g. shopping: money, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; weights and measures: using scales, converting etc).                        

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