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St Pancras Catholic Primary

St Pancras
Catholic Primary School

Class 5

The Year 5 team

Class Teacher: Mr Grimwood

Teaching Assistant: Miss Georgia Tooke


We currently do PE on a Tuesday and Friday. Please ensure your child comes to school on these days dressed in their PE kit. As we will be doing PE outside, tracksuit bottoms and trainers are recommended. Please ensure earrings are removed/ taped before school on these days.

This half-term we will be learning about:

English: Our Power of Reading text is Cosmic by Frank Cottrell-Boyce which is linked to our work in Science. We will also be writing biographies, poetry that explores form and 3rd person stories from other cultures.

In separate reading lessons, we shall be exploring reading skills, such as retrieval, inference, summarising, predicting and commenting on vocabulary choices.  Within spelling lessons, we shall be revising our Y3/4 and Y5/6 spelling lists and consolidating some of these spelling rules.

As always, please support with these areas at home.

Maths: We follow the White Rose Maths methodology and shall be looking at place value, rounding and negative numbers. Please refer to our calculation policy for help with supporting work at home.

Science: The Earth and space, including the solar system.

PSHE: Health and wellbeing. RSE TenTen Module 1 Calming the Storm and Module 2 Is God Calling You?

Geography: We will be looking at the features and processes of rivers.

Computing: We shall be looking at Internet Safety, Purple mash Unit 5.2.

Music: Charanga scheme (Livin' On A Prayer).

PE:  We are developing our invasion game skills through basketball, We will also be exploring dance.

RE: The Way, The Truth and The Life Unit 5.1 Creation.

Art: We will be looking at formal elements, Architecture.

French: We are learning names of animals, as well as sorting nouns by their gender.

Year 5 Curriculum overview 2021-22