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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

Autumn Term Topic- Wars

As part of our historical explorations, we will be studying World War I and World War II, gaining
insight into the experiences of individuals such as Walter Tull, Alan Turing, and Anne Frank. We will also
delve into life on the Home Front during these significant periods in history. 

Autumn Term Texts

Spring Term Topic- Saving the Planet, Defining the Future

As part of our topic this term we will be looking at technological changes and famous inventors. Comparing technology in the past to current technology will build on your understanding of how electrical items have changed over time. We will also be looking at specific inventors and how their creations have improved the way we live our lives. This will lead into our Art lessons when we will be inspired by the work of Jane Perkins and Andy Goldsworthy. In our Georgraphy lessons we will be understanding our impact on the world, including climate change and deforestation.

Spring Term Text

Summer Term Topic- Exploreres: North America Voyage Across The Atlantic

As part of our topic on explorers, we will delve into the life of the Vikings and the path they took on their invasions. We will also look at the explorers Christopher Columbus and Amelia Earhart. This will link nicely into our class text Kensuke's Kingdom. In this story, the main character Michael is washed up on an island in the Pacific after falling from his parents' yacht. He struggles to survive on his own but he soon realised there is someone close by. This story takes the reader on a suspenseful journey and will create adventure in new places. 

Summer Term Text