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Welcome Back!

The Year 5 team are very excited about the start of term and all of the fantastic learning experiences which are ahead in the new school year.

The Year 5 team from L-R Mrs Warren, Mrs Luckhurst, Mrs Langford, Mrs Thomas, Mrs Element, Mrs Dale & Mrs Cockburn
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We have some brilliant topics in Year 5 which we hope will engage, enthuse and inspire pupils. Here is a brief overview of the topics; we will post more detailed topic trackers at the start of each term.


Autumn Term

Here, There and Everywhere

The Anglo-Saxons & Vikings

Spring Term



Summer Term

Shakespeare study and performance

Ancient Greece

Year 5 Autumn Term 1


Take a look at the exciting things Year 5 will be delving into this Autumn term! Our topic this half term is Here, There and Everywhere! We hope to develop our understanding of maps and map symbols before our trip to the Clopton Hills! More information about the trip date will be sent in due course.


Week English Maths Science Topic
Week 1 Descriptive narratives based on a journey on a magic carpet Investigation games    
Week 2 Non Chronological reports based on China Place Value Human development Continents, countries and capital cities
Week 3 Traditional tales from other cultures Class mapping
Week 4 The Vitruvian Man Grid references and ordnance survey symbols
Week 5 Narrative poetry: The Highwayman Addition and subtraction Human development investigation
Week 6 Clopton Hills visit
Week 7 Maps and aerial photographs