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The Rosary Catholic Primary School

 

 

Welcome to Year 5

 

Class Teachers:

        5A - Mrs Marston       

 5B - Ms Neilan 

Year 5 LSA - Mrs Nolan

Year 5 Learning Gallery

Take a look to find out what our inquisitive Year 5 children have been learning throughout the year.

 

 

 

 Half-Termly Curriculum Maps

Have a look at what Year 5 will be learning about each half term.

Autumn Half Term 1

This half term’s Gospel value is:

This half term’s Gospel value is:

Year 5

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be learning to:

  • Reasoning with large whole integers
  • Integer addition and subtraction
  • Line graphs and timetables

 


Vocabulary:  digit, values, place value, placeholder, hundreds, thousands, ones, tens, tens of thousands, millions partitioning, inverse operations, zero, greater than, less than, equal to, estimate, approximate, multiple, divisible and Roman numerals.

 

English

During this half term our focus will be:

Power of Reading: The London Eye Mystery


Writing opportunities include: Recount (diary entries), conversation, play script,  poetry and character study.

Grammar: suffixes, prefixes, modal verbs, relative clauses, similes, adjectives, adverbs.

Comprehension: Revision of skills:explain the meaning of words on context, retrieve and record information, summarise, make inferences from the text.

Words in context, retrieve and record, summarise main ideas, make inferences: justify inferences with evidence, predict, authors choices for meaning and making comparisons.

 

Vocabulary: capsules, dominating, hurricane, elegantly, disturbingly, destruction, brightly, abacus, souvenir

Science

During this half term children will be learning:

During this half term children will be learning about Earth and Space

Children will be able to: Describe the movement of the Earth and other planets, relative to the sun in the solar system.  Describe the movement of the moon relative to the Earth. Describe the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximate spherical bodies. Use Earth rotation to explain day and night due to the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.

Vocabulary: space, sun, star, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Neptune, Uranus, Saturn, rotation, planets.

 

Religious Education

During this half term children will be learning to:

Children will be able to: The Moses story, focusing on the two key events of the call and the covenant:

  • The Burning Bush (Ex 3:1-15)
  • The Sinai covenant and the Ten Commandments (Ex 19:3-8, 20:1-17)
  • Jesus’ summary of the law (Matt 22:36-40)

Correctly use developing specialist vocabulary to describe what a covenant is, recognising that God made several covenants throughout history, e.g., with Noah, Abraham, and Moses.

Make links between the Ten Commandments and Jesus’ summary of the law in Matthew’s Gospel (22:36-40).

Vocabulary: Covenant, Moses, Exodus, Sinai, Commandments, Virtues and Grace. 

Humanities: Geography

During this half term the children will be learning about three regions South East England, the Caribbean and Catalonia. They will be comparing the physical and human geography of these regions.

  • Physical features: land type, climate, rivers
  • Human features transport, tourism, trade, climate.

 
Vocabulary: South East England, comparing, physical, land type, tourism, rivers, transport, trade, climate, regions, Caribbean, Catalonia, Spain, Europe. Import, export, freights

Music

During This half term the children will continue to learn and develop skills playing the clarinet.

Art and Design

During this half term the children will be learning typography. This is when designers work with fonts and layout it is called Typography. 

  • That we can use the way words look to help us communicate ideas and emotions. • That we can create our own typography and combine it with other visual elements to make artwork about chosen themes.

 

Vocabulary: typography, maps, geography, visual, elements

Computing

During this half term the children will be learning about: App creation. Learners will select, use and combine a variety of software on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish a given goal.

  
Vocabulary: Screen dimensions, Icons, navigation, hyperlinks, duplicate

Modern Foreign Languages: Italian

During this half term children will be learning: Greetings and courtesy phrases, giving and asking personal details and Italian phonology

Personal Social Health Education

During this half term children will be learning about: Created and Loved by God explores the individual. Rooted in the teaching that we are made in the image and likeness of God, it helps children to develop an understanding of the importance of valuing themselves as the basis for personal relationships.

 

 

Autumn Half Term 2

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Year 5 2023 - 2024

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Music

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Art and Design

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Computing

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Modern Foreign Languages: Italian

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Personal Social Health Education

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Physical Education

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Spring Half Term 1

This half term’s Gospel value is: Generosity

This half term’s Gospel value is: Rule of Law

Year 5 2023 - 2024

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be learning to:

  • Multiply 2,3 and 4 digit numbers by 1 and 2 digits
  • Divide 4 digit numbers and divide with remainders
  • Multiply unit fractions, non unit fractions, mixed number by an integer, calculate a fraction, find the whole and fractions of a quantity.
  • Find equivalent fractions and decimals. Order, compare and round decimals
  • Understand percentages, percentage as fractions and decimals. Equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages.

Vocabulary:  Multiply, digit, number, division, reasoning, problem solving, integer, non-unit, fraction, decimals, percentages, mixed number, while, amount, operators, place value, equivalent, thousandths, order, compare, round.

English

During this half term our focus will be:

Power of Reading: Cosmic

 
Writing opportunities include:  Note taking, character profile, letter, email, character comparison  and persuasive writing

 Grammar: passive voice, semi colons, perfect tense, prepositions of time, apostrophes and imperative verbs.


Comprehension: Revision of skills - reading domains:

 Words in context, retrieve and record, summarise main ideas, make inferences: justify inferences with evidence, predict, authors choices for meaning and making comparisons.


Vocabulary: inferences, predictions, note writing, compare, contrast, describe, character, cosmic, boy. 

Science

During this half term children will be learning about living things and their habitats.

Children will be able to:

·         Understand what the seven life processes are.

·         Explain how mammals reproduce.

·         Investigate if animals reproduce in the same way as mammals.

·         Identify how plants reproduce.

·         Explain the life cycle of animals.

·         Identify the stages in a life cycle of a plant.

 
Vocabulary: mammals, life cycle, plant, animal, habitat, living things, reproduce, processes, explain, investigate, explain, food chain, living, dead, never been alive, micro habitat, survive, basic needs.

Religious Education 

During this half term the children will learn about the Epiphany mission.

Children will be able to:

·         Identify qualities of Jesus from scripture

·         Explain how we can join his mission

·         Express St John’s belief on love

·         Explain how Fr Damien’s religious beliefs influenced his behaviour

·         describe how the Beatitudes show us the way to live

·         Show an understanding of a believers’ actions as a consequence of their beliefs

 

Our learning will end with the following big question Why does Jesus bless the merciful?

 

Vocabulary: inspirational, qualities, disciple, follower, saint, leper, leprosy, neighbour, missionary.

Humanities: Geography

During this half term the children will explore the topic, The United kingdom explorer. 

The children will be learning about:

  • Name and locate the four seas that surround the United Kingdom
  • Name and locate rivers of the United Kingdom
  • Look at coastal settlements, inland settlements, and settlements close to rivers
  • Name some of the countries of the United Kingdom and their location
  • Know the regions of the United Kingdom and their features
  • Identify the different types of farming in the United Kingdom
  • Name, locate and know how mountains are formed and relate this to tectonic plates

Vocabulary: urban, population, amenities, residential, commercial, climate, precipitation, temperate, county region, arable farming, mixed farming, tectonic plates, source, tributary, confluence, meander, erosion.

Music

During This half term the children will continue to learn and develop skills playing the Ukulele.

 

Music played to will include: make you feel my love by Bob Dylan. The strands of musical learning involve listening and appraising, singing, improvisation, composition and performing.

 

Vocabulary: chord, crotchet, harmony, melody, pitch, rest, rhythm, scale, structure, texture, tempo, beat, pulse.

Art and Design

During this half term the children will be learning  about Mixed Media Land and City Scapes.

The children are introduced to the idea that artists don’t just work in studios – instead they get out into the world and draw and paint from life, inspired by the land and cityscapes where they live. Children also see how artists use their creative freedom to explore ways of working which involve different materials and media. Children extend and adapt existing sketchbooks so that they can make drawings/paintings at different scales and ratios. They are enabled to take creative risks, explore and experiment, without the pressure of having to “produce” an end result. Children are also given the freedom to use mixed medium in ways which suit them and their subject matter. 

 
Vocabulary: Media, mixed medium, medium, texture, land, cityscapes, inventive mixed,  media combinations, sketchbook, explore, experiment, reflect, appreciate, Vanessa Gardiner, The Shoreditch Sketcher, graphite, water colour.

Computing

During this half term the children will be learning about: E-book creation and E-Safety using the iLearn2 program.

 

In E-book creation, children will use a range of tools such as: add a page, colour, style, position, audio, hyperlinks, format text, add and position images and lock and arrange shapes. Children will use these skills taught to design their own E-book.

 
Vocabulary: E-book, page, colour, text, hyperlink, images, shapes, style, safety, online, personal information, sharing, permission, report, trust, respect.

Modern Foreign Language - Italian 

During this half term children will be learning

·         The Epiphany (La Befana)

·         The time and the date

·         Use of school supplies

 

Vocabulary: Sono le … In punto, e un quarto, e mezza, e tre quarti Sono le … Meno … Oggi è…
Uso la penna per scrivere, Uso … Per leggere, uso … Per disegnare… Etc. Lunedì, martedì, mercoledì, giovedì, venerdì, sabato, domenica Gennaio, febbraio....Inverno

Personal Social Health Education

During this half term children will be learning about

Emotional Well-Being from Ten Ten, Life to the Full scheme.

 

They will continue through the Paradise Street series, to learn about the pressures that they may experience from themselves, others, and the media. Children will develop ideas on how to build resilience through thankfulness, use simplified CBT techniques to manage their thoughts, feelings and actions and cope with new or difficult feelings such as rage.
Vocabulary: emotional, wellbeing, pressures, experiences, difficult, feeling, thankfulness, romance, rage, online, media.

Physical Education 

During this half term children will be learning Dance and Hockey

The Dance children will be develop skills taught in year 4 and choreograph dances by using, adapting and developing actions and steps from different dance styles. Children learn different styles of dance, working individually, as a pair and in small groups. In dance as a whole, pupils think about how to use movement to explore and communicate ideas and issues, and their own feelings and thoughts. As they work, they develop an awareness of the historical and cultural origins of different dances. Children will be provided with the opportunity to create and perform their work. They will be asked to provide feedback using the correct dance terminology and will be able to use this feedback to improve their work. They will work safely with each other and show respect towards others.  In Hockey children will develop their understanding of the attacking and defending principles of invasion games. In all games activities, children have to think about how they use skills, strategies and tactics to outwit the opposition. In hockey children do this by maintaining possession and moving the ball towards goal to score. Children develop their understanding of the importance of fair play and honesty while self-managing games and learning and abiding by key rules, as well as evaluating their own and others’ performances.

Vocabulary: Dynamics, pathway, mirror, formation, balance, level, space, motif, unison, match, structure, character, reaction, speed, attack, consecutive, track, possession, intercept, defend, opposition, jab, tatic, free pass, turn, angle, dribble, reverse stick, control, protect, trap, receive, cushion, push, send.

 

Spring Half Term 2

This half term’s Gospel value is: Foregiveness

This half term’s Gospel value is: Rule of Law

Year 5  2023 - 2024

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be learning to:

·         Order and compare decimals

·         Round to the nearest whole number and 1 decimal place

·         Understand percentages as fractions and as decimals

·         Identify equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages

·         Finding the perimeter of rectangles, rectilinear and polygon shapes

·         Find and estimate the area of rectangles and compound shapes

·         Draw, read and interpret  line graphs

·         Read and interpret tables and two-way tables

·         Read and interpret timetables

Vocabulary: percentages, decimals, fractions, rectilinear, shapes, polygon, perimeter, estimate, equivalent, graphs, tables, rectangles.

 

English

During this half term our focus will be:

Power of Reading: Cosmic

Writing opportunities include: Diary entries, newspaper reports, letters, emails, summarise characters and persuasive writing

Grammar: Imperative verbs, hyphens, fronted adverbials, cohesive devices, first and third person, subjunctive form.

Comprehension: Revision of skills - reading domains:

Words in context, retrieve and record, summarise main ideas, make inferences: justify inferences with evidence, predict, authors choices for meaning and making comparisons.

Vocabulary: letters, persuasive, newspaper, headline, subheadings, witness, picture, fronted adverbials, apostrophes, character, cosmic, boy.

 

 

   

 

Science

As a part of our our British Science Week learning, this half term children will be learning about The Development of Time.

 

 Children will be able to:    

  • use research to explore the history of time.
  • create an accurate water timer.
  • create a sundial and explore how they work.
  • explain how different time zones operate.
  • create an accurate sand timer.

Vocabulary: time, seconds, minutes, hours, days, timer, stopwatch, recording, Earth, Sun, sundial, light, shadow, time zone, clock, sand, salt. 

 

We will also be researching our inspirational scientist, Mae Jemison who was an astronaut and the 1st Black Woman in Space. 

 

 

 

Religious Education 

During this half term children will learn that sin is a failure of love and learn that when we sin we hurt ourselves and others and damage our relationship with God. They will learn what happens during the Sacrament of Reconciliation and how to receive it.

Children will be able to:

·         Compare answers to questions about the consequences of actions with others.

·         Can I show some understanding of the belief that God loves and forgives me and the importance of my response by making links with scripture sources (Mt5:23-24  / Lk22:54-62 / Lk23:34 / Lk23:39-43/ John 15:7.             

·         Make links to show the connection between the belief that sin hurts our relationship with God as well as others.

·         Make links to show knowledge and some understanding of the religious signs and the steps involved in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

·         Show some understand about a range of beliefs about Mary.

·         Show some understanding of reconciliation by making links between reconciliation and the life of Jesus e.g., stories in the Gospels, Holy Thursday, Good Friday (stations of the Cross)

·         Describe the Parable of the Lost Son accurately and in detail and show some understanding of what it tells us about reconciliation.

Our learning will end with the following big question how does sin hurt us, others and our relationship with god?


Vocabulary: reconciliation, act of contrition, absolution. Confession, conscience, contrite, consequences, outward sign, penance, repent, sacrament, sacramental sign, sin, soul, trespasses.

Humanities: History

During this half term the children will be learning about the Tudors.

 
During this half term the children will be learning to:

•      Discuss the battle of Bosworth Field and argue whether they believe King Richard III was a good or bad king

•      Understand The Reformations cause and the Consequences

•      Recognise the Religious Beliefs and Attitudes: 1547-1603

•      Identify if Queen Elizabeth  was a successful Queen

•      Look at history in Our Locality

At the end of the Topic the children will answer the Big Question Why is the Tudor dynasty significant in British history?

 
Vocabulary: Bias, Tudor, monarch, King Richard III,  Henry VII:

Henry VIII, Edward VI, Jane Grey, and Mary I, Elizabeth I, Battle of Bosworth Field, Lancastrian Rose, Yorkist Rose, Elizabeth of York.

 

 

 

 

Music

During This half term the children will continue to learn and develop skills playing the Ukulele.

 

Music played to will include: Old-School Hip Hop by Will Smith

 

The strands of musical learning involve listening and appraising, singing, improvisation, composition and performing.

 

Vocabulary: chord, crotchet, harmony, melody, pitch, rest, rhythm, scale, structure, texture, tempo, beat, pulse.

Art and Design

During this half term the children will be learning to design and make bread recipe.

 
Children will be able to:

·         Preparing ingredients

·         Understand what healthy eating and balance diet means

·         Understand how to use the equipment

·         Plan and prepare a meal

·         Recognise who they are creating this bread for

·         Evaluate the final product with reference back to back to the design brief

Vocabulary: Finishing, rubbing in, knead, bran, dough, endosperm,
Germ, yeast, ingredients, recipe, flour, wholemeal, baking soda, spice, herbs, fat, sugar, carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, nutrients.

 

Computing

During this half term the children will be learning about:

Data handling and Music Creation using the iLearn2 program.

 
Children will be able to:

Pixel Art using non-adjacent cells.
Tour De France project teaches map reading and use of formulae (totals, averages and more).
Search a database to find specific information.
Layer tracks using sounds and effects.
Create effective instrument tracks.
Edit tracks and effectively adjust volume and add effects.
 
Vocabulary: Excel, data, pixel, art, cells, formulae, Google sheets, database, information, layer, music, sounds, effects, edit, adjust, volume, software.

 

 

 

Modern Foreign Language - Italian 

During this half term children will be learning
·         Carnival

·         Seasons

·         Weather

·         Clothes (What to wear according to season and weather

·         Parts of the body and the face

·         Easter in Italy

 

 

Personal Social Health Education

During this half term children will be learning about life cycles from Ten Ten, Life to the Full scheme.

In unit4- Life Cycles, children will learn about God’s design for creating new life through a more nuanced understanding of menstruation, fertility, conception, fetal development in the womb and childbirth.

 

Vocabulary: emotional, wellbeing, pressures, experiences, difficult, feeling, thankfulness, romance, rage, online, media.

 

 

Physical Education 

During this half term children will be learning Gymnastics and fitness

In fitness the children will take part in a range of activities that explore and develop different areas of their health and fitness. They will learn different components of fitness including speed, stamina, strength, coordination, balance and agility. Children will be given opportunities to work at their maximum and improve on their personal fitness levels. They will need to persevere when they get tired or when they find a challenge hard and are encouraged to support others to do the same.  In fitness the children will develop balancing, rolling, jumping and inverted movements. They explore partner relationships such as canon and synchronisation and matching and mirroring. They are given opportunities to receive and provide feedback in order to make improvements on their performances. In gymnastics as a whole, children develop performance skills considering the quality and control of their actions.

Vocabulary:  formation, direction, unison, extend, counter balance, symmetrical, asymmetrical, sequence, canon, countertension, balance, pacxe, stamina, continuous, speed, pace, co-ordination, skip, jump, strength, agility, extend, strength, landing, jump, timing, distance, timing.

 

Summer Half Term 1

This half term’s Gospel value is: Courage

This half term’s British value is: Rule of Law

Year 5 2023 - 2024

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be learning to:

·         Understand and use degrees

·         Classify angles into groups and estimate angles

·         Measure angles up to 180

·         Draw lines and angles accurately

·         Calculate angles around a point and on a straight line

·         Recognising lengths and angles in shapes

·         Identifying regular and irregular polygons

·         Understanding the properties of 3-D shapes

·         Reading, plotting and problem solving with coordinates

·         Translate shapes and using coordinates

·         Identify lines of symmetry

·         Reflection in horizontal and vertical lines

 
Vocabulary:  angles, point, degrees, right angle, full turn, half turn, clockwise, anti-clockwise, polygons, shapes, lines, measure, classify, problem solving, plotting, coordinates, properties, vertical, horizontal.

English

During this half term our focus will be:

Power of Reading: Cosmic Disco

Writing opportunities include: poetry writing, debate, discussion, writing in role, note taking, shared writing, performing poetry,

Grammar: cohesive device, first and third person, subjunctive form, bullet points, brackets, reported speech.

Comprehension: Revision of skills - reading domains:

Words in context, retrieve and record, summarise main ideas, make inferences: justify inferences with evidence, predict, authors choices for meaning and making comparisons.


Vocabulary: poem, verses, stanza, rhyme, rhythm, pattern, repetition, poet, alliteration, couplet, first person, third person, cosmic, title, brackets, reported speech, bullet points, subjunctive, cohesive.

 

 

Science

During this half term children will be learning about properties and changes of materials

Children will be able to:

·         Describe and compare properties of everyday materials

·         Compare and group together different everyday materials, solid, liquids and gases.

·         Use investigative skills to identify the variables and presenting conclusions

·         Record findings accurately


Vocabulary: findings, record, investigate, conclusion, variable, electrical conductor, thermal conductor, electrical insulator, electrical insulator, condensation, dissolve, evaporation, insoluble, magnetic, filtration, solution, sieving, properties, transparent.

Religious Education

During this half term children will learn that on the third day Jesus rise from the dead. They will understand the Resurrection of Jesus is the crowning truth of our faith in Christ, a faith believed and lived as the central truth by the first Christian community.

Children will be able to:

·         Describe the story of the resurrection of Jesus accurately and in detail and show some understanding of it for Christians.

·         Describe, showing some understanding, how prayer strengthens a Christians relationship with God and their belonging in to the Church community.

·         Make links between Christian worship and Jesus’ teaching on prayer.

·         Show knowledge and understanding of religious signs and worship which show Jesus is amongst us.

·         Show some knowledge and understanding of the Spirit working in the Church.

·         Understand the religious beliefs within the Lord’s Prayer and the Rosary.

·         Use religious vocabulary


Vocabulary:  Ascension, blessed sacrament, eternal life, Eucharist, fruits of the Holy Spirit, hallowed, meditation, mysterious, pastoral, Pentecost, reconciliation, reverence, temptation, trespass.

 

Humanities: History

During this half term the children will be learning about the Earth’s resources.

During this half term the children will be learning to:

•      Identify the Earth’s Natural resources and where they are found

•      Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of fossil fuels

•      Identify and understand different types of renewable energy

•      Identify and understand Russia’s natural resources

At the end of the Topic the children will answer the Big Question Renewable energy sources and non- renewable energy resources: which is better?

Vocabulary:
Renewable energy, fossil fuels, energy, Earth, natural resources, non renewable, Russia, land, landscape, taiga, steppes, export, import, timber, geothermal.

Music

During This half term the children will continue to learn and develop skills playing the Ukulele.

Music played to will include: Dancing in the street by Martha And The Vandellas.

The strands of musical learning involve listening and appraising, singing, improvisation, composition and performing.

Vocabulary: Soul, grove, riff, bass line, backbeat, brass section, harmony, hook, melody, compose, improvise, cover, pulse, rhythm, pitch, tempo, dynamics, timbre, texture, structure.

Art and Design

During this half term the children will be learning to design and make bread recipe.

Children will be able to:

·         Preparing ingredients

·         Understand what healthy eating and balance diet means

·         Understand how to use the equipment

·         Plan and prepare a meal

·         Recognise who they are creating this bread for

·         Evaluate the final product with reference back to back to the design brief

Vocabulary: Finishing, rubbing in, knead, bran, dough, endosperm,
Germ, yeast, ingredients, recipe, flour, whole meal, baking soda, spice, herbs, fat, sugar, carbohydrates, protein, vitamins, nutrients.

Computing

During this half term the children will be learning about:

Programming in Scratch using the iLearn2 program.

Children will be able to:

·         Write a program with inputs, movement, selection, sensing and data variables.  

·          Program distance sensing and movement (Virtual Robot). 

·         Program Inputs, outputs, loops, selection, sensing and variables.

·         Program list variables that chooses randomly.

 
Vocabulary: programming, loops, selection, input, output, selection, sensing, program, movement, data, variables, scratch, debug, design, write, algorithms, decomposing.

 

Modern Foreign Languages: Italian

During this half term children will be learning about...


1.      School places

2.      Classroom language

3.      The family (possessives)

4.      The house

5.      Actions you can do in each room

 

 

Personal Social Health Education

During this half term children will be learning about ...

Created to love others from Ten Ten, Life to the Full scheme.

In unit 1 and 2 – religious understanding and personal relationships.  Children will learn about identifying and understand how to respond to spoken and unspoken pressure, the concept of consent and some practical demonstrations of this and further teaching on how our thoughts and feelings have an impact on how we act.
Vocabulary: pressure, peers, self talk, personal relationships, conversation, gospel story, reflection, Zacchaeus.

Physical Education

During this half term children will be learning Rounders and swimming

The children will be develop skills taught in year 4 and will develop key skills and principles such as throwing underarm and over arm, catching and retrieving a ball.  Pupils develop the quality and consistency of their fielding skills and understanding of when to use them. They learn how to play the different roles of bowler, backstop, fielder and batter and to apply tactics in these positions. In all games activities, the children have to think about how they use skills, strategies and tactics to outwit the opposition. They will work with a partner and group to organise and self-manage their own games. Children will play with honesty and fair play when playing competitively.

In swimming, children will focus on swimming more fluently and with increased confidence and control. They will work to improve their swimming strokes, learn personal survival techniques and how to stay safe around water. Children will also have to keep afloat and propel themselves through the water and take part in team games, collaborating and communicating with others.


Vocabulary: bowler, Rounders, bat, throwing , catching, tracking, fielding, retrieving, underarm, over arm, tournament, team work, swimming, crawl, backstroke, arms, legs, afloat, rotation, sculling, gliding, breathing, dolphin kick, stroke.

 

Summer Half Term 2

This half term’s Gospel Value: Responsibility

This half term’s British Value: Rule of law

Year 5 2023 - 2024

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be learning to:

  •  Add and subtract decimals using efficient strategies and Identifying decimal sequences
  • Multiply and divide decimals by 10, 100 and 1000
  • Understand, count and compare negative numbers and find the difference
  • Recognise kilograms, kilometres millimetres and millilitres.
  • Convert units of length and convert between metric and imperial units
  • Convert units of time and calculate with timetables
  • Identify cubic centimetres
  • Compare and estimate volume and capacity

Vocabulary:  decimal, multiply, divide, sequences, add, subtract, negative, compare, order, difference, kilograms, kilometres millimetres, millilitres, convert, calculate, units, length, cubic, centimetres, volume, estimate, capacity.

English

During this half term our focus will be:

Power of Reading: The journey 

Writing opportunities include: diary entries, letter writing, descriptive writing, story map, poem and persuasive writing. 

Grammar: adverbs, suffixes, determiners, prefixes, dashes, synonyms 

Comprehension: Revision of skills - reading domains:

Words in context, retrieve and record, summarise main ideas, make inferences: justify inferences with evidence, predict, authors choices for meaning and making comparisons.

Vocabulary:  accidently, angrily, clearly, gladly, happily, selfishly, carelessly, freshness, delightful, punishment, speechless, dash, prefixes, synonyms, determiners, adverbs, suffixes, poem, persuasive, adjectives, diary, letter, retrieve, record, descriptive, this, these, your, his, more, few.

Science

             During this half term children will be learning about inspirational scientists linked to space exploration.

Children will be able to:

  • Record and create a timeline of Galileo’s life and achievements.
  • Create a fact file for Mae Jemison who was an Astronaut and 1st Black Woman in Space.
  •  Recognise Tim Peake who was an astronaut and the first British person to walk in space.
  • Identify and recognise Helen Sharman who was the first person from the UK in space.

Vocabulary: inspirational, scientist, famous, space, British, Galileo, achievement, life, fact file, create, Mae Jemison, astronaut, space, Tim Peake, walk, Helen Sharman, united kingdom, astronomer, mathematician, physicist, telescope, Neptune, Saturn.

Religious Education

During this half term children will learn about the work of the apostles and the transforming spirit.

Children will be able to:

  • Make links between character strengths and weaknesses of the disciples and passage from scripture.
  • Reflect on discipleship and compare their own and other peoples responses to whether “If they were accused of being a Christian there would be enough evidence to convict them.”
  • Show some understanding of Jesus’ choice of disciples ( male and female- Martha and Mary, Mary of Magdala by making links between sources and virtus)
  • Use religious vocabulary
  • Express a point of view about discipleship, using Peter and Paul and give a reason for it.
  • Show knowledge and some understanding of beliefs of Paul and how they informed the way they behaved, before (Saul) and after (Paul) his conversation.

Our learning will end with the following question what are our main beliefs as Catholics?

Vocabulary:  Apostle, baptism, conformation, disciple, gentile, good news, opposition, Pentecost, prophet, resurrection, sacrament.

Humanities: History

During this half term the children will be learning about the History of  Democracy

 

During this half term the children will be learning to:

  • Talk about William the conqueror to King John
  • Discuss what Democracy was like during  Elizabeth I reign
  • Identify who the suffragettes were
  • Look at democracy in the united kingdom during the 21st century

At the end of the Topic the children will answer the Big Question How did Britain evolve from a monarchy to a democracy: What are the key dates and events?

Vocabulary:

Renewable energy, fossil fuels, energy, Earth, natural resources, non renewable, Russia, land, landscape, taiga, steppes, export, import, timber, geothermal.

Music

During This half term the children will continue to learn and develop skills playing the Ukulele.

 

Music played to will include:  Symphony No 5 in C minor Opus 67 (allegro con brio) by Ludwig van Beethoven (Romantic era)  and Minute Waltz in D flat major Opus 64 No 1 by Chopin.

 

The strands of musical learning involve listening and appraising, singing, improvisation, composition and performing. The term 'Classical music' has come to be known as a term for music that spans the course of hundreds of years, including all Western music from Medieval Church music, to Stravinsky, to the current day.

 

Vocabulary:  compose, rhythm, rewind, replay

 

Art and Design

During this half term the children will be design a set. 

Children will be able to:

·         Design and make design “sets” which form the backdrop/props to give context to drama (theatre, film or animation). 

·         Use many disciplines including painting, making, drawing to create sets, as well as thinking about lighting, scale, perspective, composition, and sound. 

·         Create “sets” to create models for theatre design, or backgrounds for an animation.

Vocabulary: set, animation, creative, theatre, backgrounds, lighting, scale, composition, painting, making, design, drama, film.

Computing

During this half term the children will be learning about:

Text-based programming using the iLearn2 program.

 

Children will be able to:

  • Change the variables of text-based commands
  • Write  text-based commands accurately and use fill effects, stamps and functions
  • Write text-based commands to program digital art
  • Write text commands/functions to program keyboard inputs in a game
  • Programming a Logo turtle to move and use pen
  • Use co-ordinates in with a Logo turtle.
  • Print labels in Logo
  • Program a loop, shapes colour and variables in Logo Turtle. 

Vocabulary: programming, variables, text, logo, turtle, keyboard, inputs, game, commands, stamps, functions, digital, art.

Modern Foreign Languages: Italian

During this half term children will be learning 

  • Preferences and tastes
  • The family
  • Sports
  • Holidays

Vocabulary:

C’è un temporal, Nevica, Piove,  Fa Freddo, Fa caldo, Tira il vento, Fa bel tempo,  Fa brutto tempo

Personal Social Health Education

During this half term children will be learning about keeping safe from Ten Ten, Life to the Full scheme.

In Unit 3 – Keeping Safe builds on the NSPCC Share Aware resources used in Lower Key Stage Two, equipping children to make safe and sensible decisions about what online content they should/shouldn’t share, cyber bullying and how to report and get help if they encounter inappropriate messages or material. 

Vocabulary: report, NSPCC, cyber bullying, encounter, awareness, sensible, online, help, support, abuse, neglect.

Physical Education

During this half term children will be learning OAA and swimming

The children will be develop skills taught in year 4 and develop teamwork skills through completion of a number of challenges. They will work individually, collaboratively in pairs and groups to solve problems. They are encouraged to be inclusive of others, share ideas to create strategies and plans to produce the best solution to a challenge. They are also given the opportunity to lead groups and utilise negotiation skills. Children learn to orientate and navigate using a map. The children will continue swimming; children will focus on swimming more fluently and with increased confidence and control. They will work to improve their swimming strokes, learn personal survival techniques and how to stay safe around water. Children will also have to keep afloat and propel themselves through the water and take part in team games, collaborating and communicating with others. 

Vocabulary: Swimming, crawl, backstroke, arms, legs, afloat, rotation, sculling, gliding, breathing, dolphin kick, stroke,  map, reading, running, stamina, physical, confidence, problem solving, planning, communication, team work, listening, negotiation, empathy.

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