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Year Five

Curriculum Over-view



  • Animals and their habitats
  • Animals, including humans
  • Properties and changes of materials
  • Forces
  • Earth and space


  • Life in London during the Elizabethan times: pupils will focus on the life of Shakespeare and entertainment and past times.
  • Anglo-Saxons.
  • Non-European Ancient civilisations: Ancient Maya


  • Name and locate cities and geographical features in the UK.
  • Identify the position and significance of the Prime/Greenwich Meridian and time zones.
  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of London and a region in America.
  • Describe and understand: biomes, vegetation belts, land use, economic activity and distribution of resources.
  • Use four figure grid references on OS maps, and understand the symbols used.
  • Use fieldwork to record and explain areas.

Physical Education

  • Use running, jumping, catching and throwing in isolation and in combination.
  • Play competitive games.
  • Develop flexibility and control in gym, dance and athletics.
  • Compare performances to achieve personal bests.
  • Year 5 will develop these skills through gymnastic, dance, games and athletics.


  • Listen and engage.
  • Engage in conversations, expressing opinions.
  • Speak in simple sentences and be understood.
  • Develop appropriate pronunciation.
  • Present ideas and information orally.
  • Show understanding in simple reading.
  • Adapt known language to create new ideas. Describe people, places and things.
  • Understand basic grammar.


  • Develop positive learning behaviours.
  • Understand how to lead a healthy and safe lifestyle.
  • Build aspirations for a successful future.
  • Understand how to make a positive contribution to society.
  • Understand the world around me.
  • Develop positive relationships with those around me