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Year 5

Year 5

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2


Whole School Unit - The Fate of Fausto


Wolves in the Wall 




Valerie Bloom 


Monsterology Handbook 


Cloud Tea Monkeys 


Christmas Classic 


Poetry Genre –  Do the (Chicken) Rap!, Ian Bland


Recount (biography) – Stone Girl, Bone Girl


Who's who? - Narrative 


Short Stories - Narrative 

Poetry Genre – Performance/Narrative – The Highway Man 


Love that Book - Tales of Outer Suburbia) 


Love that Book - Narrative -  The Promise


Poetry Genre - (The Listeners/The Road Not Taken) 


Literary Heritage – Macbeth 

Guided Reading

Wild Robot by Peter Brown




Complete Comprehension


The Clockwork Crow by Catherine Fisher 




Complete Comprehension 

Tyger S.f Said 




Complete Comprehension


Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones




Complete Comprehension 

Kick by Mitch Johnson




Complete Comprehension 


Who Let the Gods Out? By Maz Evans 




Complete Comprehension 


Power Maths Textbook 5A

Unit 1 - Place Value within 1,000,000

Unit 2 - Place Value within 1,000,000

Unit 3 - Addition and Subtraction

Unit 4 - Multiplication and Division 1

Unit 5 - Fractions 1

Unit 6 - Fractions 2


Power Maths Textbook 5B

Unit 7 - Multiplication and Division 2

Unit 8 - Fractions 3

Unit 9 - Decimals and Percentages

Unit 10 - Measure Perimeter and Area

Unit 11 - Graphs and Tables

Power Maths Textbook 5C

Unit 12 - Geometry - Properties of Shapes

Unit 13 - Geometry - Position and Direction

Unit 14 - Decimals

Unit 15 - Negative Numbers

Unit 16 - Measure - Converting Units

Unit 17 - Measure - Volume


Forces and Mechanisms - curriculum Maestro

This project teaches children about the forces of gravity, air resistance, water resistance and friction, with children exploring their effects. They learn about mechanisms, their uses and how they allow a smaller effort to have a greater effect.



Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton

Earth and space - Curriculum Maestro

This project teaches children about our Solar System and its spherical celestial bodies. They describe the movements of the Earth and the other planets relative to the Sun, the Moon relative to Earth, and the Earth's rotation to explain day and night.


Ptolemy, Alhazen and Copernicus

Katherine Johnson

Properties and Changes of materials - Curriculum Maestro

This project teaches children about the wider properties of materials and their uses. They learn about mixtures and how they can be separated using sieving, filtration and evaporation. They study reversible and irreversible changes, and use common indicators to identify irreversible changes.

Scientist: Spencer silver

Ruth Benerito


Human Reproduction and Ageing - Curriculum Maestro

This project teaches children about animal life cycles, including the human life cycle. They explore human growth and development to old age, including the changes experienced during puberty and human reproduction.


Scientist: David Attenborough

Jane Goodall



Buddhism - Dharma Day - curriculum Maestro


Dharma Day, or Asalha Puja, is celebrated in July by Buddhists around the world. The word Dharma means teaching and Dharma Day commemorates Buddha's first sermon in the Deer Park in Varanasi, India, over 2500 years ago.


Hinduism - Holi - curriculum Maestro


Holi is celebrated throughout India and beyond. Bonfires are lit on the first day of Holi to remind Hindus of the story of Holika and Prahlad.

Islam - Ramadam and Eid al Fitr - Curriculum Maestro


Muslims fast from dawn to dusk during the holy month of Ramadan.Eid al-Fitr comes at the end of the fast and is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide.

Judiaism - Passover - Curriculum Maestro


Passover is one of the most important Jewish festivals. It commemorates the time Moses led the Israelite slaves to freedom over 3000 years ago.

Christianity Pentecost - Curriculum Maestro


Pentecost is celebrated 50 days after Easter. According to the Bible, Jesus had ascended into heaven 10 days earlier and the disciples were waiting to receive power from God to help them spread Jesus' message.


Sikhism - Guru Arjan Gurpurab  - Curriculum Maestro


Gurpurabs are special celebration days that commemorate the lives of the Sikh Gurus.


Being Me in My World


Planning the forthcoming year 

Being a citizen Rights and responsibilities Rewards and consequences How behaviour affects groups Democracy, having a voice, participating


Celebrating Differences


Cultural differences and how they can cause conflict Racism Rumours and name-calling Types of bullying Material wealth and happiness Enjoying and respecting other cultures

Dreams and Goals


Future dreams The importance of money Jobs and careers Dream job and how to get there Goals in different cultures Supporting others (charity) Motivation

Healthy Me


Smoking, including vaping Alcohol Alcohol and anti-social behaviour Emergency aid

First Aid

Body image Relationships with food Healthy choices Motivation and behaviour



Self-recognition and self-worth Building self-esteem Safer online communities Rights and responsibilities online Online gaming and gambling Reducing screen time Dangers of online grooming SMARRT internet safety rules

Changing Me


Self- and body image Influence of online and media on body image Puberty for girls Puberty for boys Conception (including IVF) Growing responsibility Coping with change Preparing for transition


Dynamic Dynasties - Curriculum Maestro


This project teaches children about the history of ancient China, focusing primarily on the Shang Dynasty, and explores the lasting legacy of the first five Chinese dynasties, some of which can still be seen in the world today.


Groundbreaking Greeks - Curriculum Maestro


This project teaches children about developments and changes over six periods of ancient Greek history, focusing on the city state of Athens in the Classical age, and exploring the lasting legacy of ancient Greece.


Investigating Our World - Curriculum Maestro

This essential skills and knowledge project teaches children about locating map features using a range of methods. They learn about the Prime Meridian, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), and worldwide time zones and study interconnected climate zones, vegetation belts and biomes. Children learn about human geography and capital cities worldwide before looking at the UK motorway network and settlements. They carry out an enquiry to identify local settlement types.

Sow, Grow and Farm - Curriculum Meastro

This project teaches children about the features and characteristics of land use in agricultural regions across the world, including a detailed exploration of significant environmental areas.



Tints Tone and Shades  - Curriculum Maestro - Art week


This project teaches children about colour theory by studying the colour wheel and exploring mixing tints, shades and tones. They learn about significant landscape artworks and features of landscapes before using this knowledge to create landscape paintings.


Taotie - Curriculum Maestro


This project teaches children about the significance and art of the taotie motif, including ancient and contemporary casting methods.


Nature’s Art - Curriculum Maestro


This project teaches children about the genre of land art. They work outdoors to sketch natural forms and explore the sculptural potential of natural materials before working collaboratively to create land art installations.


Mixed Media Collage - Curriculum Maestro


This project teaches children about paper crafts, papermaking and collage techniques, including paper, fabric, mixed media and photo collage. They use their learning to create a final piece of small-scale, mixed media collage.


Moving Mechanisms - Curriculum Maestro


This project teaches children about pneumatic systems. They experiment with pneumatics before designing, making and evaluating a pneumatic machine that performs a useful function.




Eat the Seasons - Curriculum Maestro


This project teaches children about the meaning and benefits of seasonal eating, including food preparation and cooking techniques.


Architecture - Curriculum Maestro


This project teaches children about how architectural style and technology has developed over time and then use this knowledge to design a building with specific features..





Glockenspiel Stage 1:


Learning to read a musical stave.

Livin’ on a Prayer:


Implementing glockenspiel skills to a singing performance

Make You Feel My Love:


Implementing glockenspiel skills to a singing performance

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air:


Improvisation to a backing track, singing in a group performance.

Dancing In The Street:


Glockenspiel skills, singing solo, duet and as a group.

Three Little Birds


Using instruments to sing and perform Three Little Birds










Volleyball Y5/6











Computing systems and networks - systems and searching 

Creating media - video production 

Creating media - introduction to vector graphics


Internet safety day 07.02.22

Data and information - flat-file database

Programming B - Selection in quizzes

Programming A - Selection in physical computing


Months (C)

Do You Have a Pet? (I)


The Weather (I)

Clothes (I)


Enhanced Curriculum - visits, extra curricula...

Faith Tour (3rd October 2023)

Whole School Cinema visit

Learn to Ride scheme