Home » Our School » Curriculum » Year 5 Matrix

Year 5 Matrix

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

ENGLISH 

 

Mystery Story(kidnapped!)

 

Persuasion

(linked to mystery?)

Defeating the monster(Theseus and the Minotaur)

Newspaper report linked to defeating the monster

Finding/Losing Tale(Finding Nemo and Cinderella)

 

Instructions

Time Slip Suspense story (The door) 

Auto/biography (Roald Dahl)

Assessment 

 

Poetry

Warning story 

(The Canal) 

Discussion

(Linked to warnings)

MATHEMATICS 

 

Place valueAdd and subtract

Multiply and divide

measurement

FractionsProperties of shape

Position and direction

Statistics

Place valueAdd and subtract

Multiply and divide

Multiply and divideMeasurement

(assessment)

Properties of shapes.Position and direction.

Add and subtract

Multiply and divide

MeasurementFractions

Statistics

Investigations

SCIENCE

 

 

Changing StateCompare and group materials based on properties

Dissolving things in liquid

Separating substances (filtering, sieving, evaporating)

Reversible and irreversible changes.

Living things and their habitatsLife cycles of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird

Life process of reproduction in some plants and animals.

Animals including humansDescribe the changes as we develop to old age.

School Nurse

Gravity and ForcesGravity – reason why things fall

Air resistance, water resistance and friction

Some mechanisms, including levers, pulleys and gears, allow a smaller force to have a greater effect.

Earth and SpaceDescribe the movement of Earth

Describe movements of the moon

Explain day and night and the sun’s “movement” across the sky.

The Astrodome is to be booked.

InvestigationsLinked to learning throughout the year.

ICT

 

Internet Safety and GraphicsSaving images

Graphic skills

Being safe online.

TextFormatting text. MultimediaCapturing sound, image and video. DatabasesSearch and create

Create graphs and tables

WebsitesSearch

Copy and paste extracts

EmailsVideo chat

Email with attachments

R.E.

 

 

MarriageLooking at marriage across a range of religions. How did it all start?Creation stories from different religions and myths. IslamThe five pillars of Islam, The Qur’an. ChristianityBeliefs. Teaching seen in lives of the Saints and Martyrs. SikhismIntroduction into the beliefs and traditions. What do we believe in our town?Use the census to investigate locally held beliefs – compare with previous censuses.
GEOGRAPHY 

 

Mountains and Climate ZonesHuman and physical geography RainforestsHuman and physical geography, changes over time, latitude and longitude, tropics of Capricorn and cancer, equator, biomes, climate zones FairtradeBrazil

(Land use, human and physical geography, economic activity, trade links and distribution of natural resources)

HISTORY  Ancient Greece(a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world)

Visit to Maidstone Museum Ancient Greek artefacts – come to school

The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for England to Edward the confessor A study of an aspect or theme of British history that extends past 1066.(The changing Power of Monarchs using case studies ie John, Anne and Victoria)

Victorian School day.

ART

 

Painting and Mixed MediaPainting skills incorporating a range of media. British ArtistWilliam Morris Rainforest artProduce a range of rainforest art using a range of media
MUSIC  Young VoicesAnimal Rhythms

Singing, performance, composition, prepare for young voices, staff notation in rhythm form

Young voicesChristmas

Singing, performance, composition, prepare for young voices

Rhythm GridsNotation, using complex rhythms, composition, small group performances, appraising Small group singingPart singing using rounds and ostinato

Small group work to arrange their own performances and show the class.

Appraising

Instruments of the OrchestraListening and music vocabulary StompRhythm composition, using what’s around us, create a class performance, small group performances, appraising

P.E.

 

Tag rugby Gym / Dance Netball Cricket Football Athletics

DT

 

Ancient Greek Vases(design, make and evaluate a vase) Felt Decorations(design, make and evaluate a decoration to be sold at the Christmas Fair) Fair-trade – cooking(produce a product to sell at the summer fair with packaging)

PSHCE

 

SEALNew Beginnings SEALGetting on and Falling out SEAL Going for Goals SEALGood to be me SEALRelationships SEALChanges