Year 5 - Cononley Community Primary School

Non fiction- Report
We will write a report independently, based on notes
gathered from several sources with cross curricular links to
our work on Vikings.
Instructions and Explanation- Changing technology
Poetry- Structure- Riddles. Vocabulary building- read , write
and perform free verse.
Fiction- ‘Take One Book’- ‘A Christmas Carol’ By Charles
Dickens. We will do a book study of this classic Christmas
story and watch the film ‘Scrooge’
Handwriting- We will learn the diagonal and horizontal
strokes that are needed to join letters.
Grammar and Spelling- We will distinguish between homophones,
i.e. words with common pronunciations but different spellings, e.g.
eight,ate. Look at root words and the use of the hyphen to join a
prefix to a root. Spell words containing unstressed vowels. Spell
unstressed vowels in polysyllabic words, e.g. company, portable,
Reading- I will develop positive attitudes to reading by: Listening to
and discussing fiction. Discussing words and phrases that capture my
interest and imagination. I will participate in guided reading and
literature circles.
Maths- I can recall multiplication and division facts up to 12x12. I
can read and write time in both analogue and digital 12 and 24 hour
clocks. I can establish whether a number up to 100 is prime and
recall prime numbers up to 19. I know and can use the vocabulary of
prime numbers, prime factors and composite (non-prime numbers). I
can multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using a
formal written method.
I can divide numbers up to 2 digits by a one-digit number using the
formal written method of short division and interpret remainders
appropriately for the context.
I can multiply and divide whole numbers and those involving decimals
by 10, 100 and 1000.
I can identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given
fraction, represented visually.
I can make the connection between finding a ‘fraction of’ and
multiplying by a fraction. I can read and interpret information
presented in bar charts, pictograms and tables.
Cononley Primary School
The Conquerors
Curriculum Overview Autumn term 2
Year 5
Anglo Saxons and Vikings.
We will study the Vikings and Anglo-Saxon
struggle for the Kingdom of England to the
time of Edward the Confessor, Looking at
Viking raids and invasions.
We aim to understand where the Vikings
came from. How some kings in Britain dealt
with the Viking invaders. Understand how
Vikings lived and worked. What happened
during the Viking invasions and know what
Viking warriors were like. Identify and
describe Viking artefacts.
Geography-Why do 8 million people live in
Growth of a settlement over time, industry,
employment, city travel, pros and cons.
Comparing maps, graphs and charts.
Computing-‘Progression in technology in our lives’.
Understand computer networks including the
internet and the opportunities they offer for
communication and collaboration.
French-We will be learning the days of the week.
We will be able to use French greetings and tell
someone our name and age.
PE- Gymnastics and Netball/ tag rugby
Gymnastics- Moving in and out of balances.
Invasion games skills -Passing a ball to another
player with control. Moving quickly away from
defenders, passing away from defenders using
different kinds of passes.
PSHCE -Say No to bullying! Tying our learning with
Anti-bullying week.
RE We will be looking at some of the religious
festivals that are happening. I will find out about
Diwali and later in the termI will be re-looking at
the Christmas story, using artwork as our starting
Science-I will be looking at forces and magnets. I
will be finding out which materials are magnetic and
how magnets attract and repel each other,
depending on which poles are facing.
Art-Make models of Viking weapons
Textiles -( continuous project)We will explore
how stories have been represented in textiles. We will
work together to make a work based on Bayeux tapestry,
We will investigate and use a range of materials,
techniques and textile processes to create surface
patterns, textures and other visual effects.
Christmas arts and crafts.
Music- History of music- We will be doing a Person
Study of Greig and his music (Victorian 1843-1907
We will learn Christmas carols and perform in front
of an audience.