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Bridgetown Primary School

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Year 5

WELCOME!

Welcome to year 5! 

Your teachers this year are:

Swans - Teacher: Miss Thijssen     Teaching Assistant: Mrs Biles

Herons - Teacher: Miss Woodcock      Teaching Assistant: Mrs Hewlett

P.E: UPDATED FOR AUTUMN 2

This half term, Swans will be swimming on a Monday afternoon and Herons will have handball on a Thursday afternoon. All children please to come into school in their P.E kit on those days and if you're swimming, bring a drawstring bag with your swimming kit and a towel in.

Autumn 2 overview

Autumn 2 Space Topic Organiser

04.10 - 'A day in the life of a tourist trip' around Stratford. We went to discover what sites tourists would visit in Stratford including the information centre, Shakespeare's birthplace, the RSC and many more (including an ice cream!).

Here's what we're doing in English, Maths and Topic for this half term:

Week

Maths

English

Science

Topic

Topic: Stratford-upon-Avon: What is it like to live in a tourist town?

 

1

Growth Mind Set activities and challenges.

 

Place value

Numbers to 10,000

Non-chronological report

Swans or herons.

 

 

 

Forces

Introduction to forces and key vocabulary.

 

Force, gravity, friction, air resistance, upthrust, water resistance, weight, mass, newton, newton metre

Introduction to topic.

 

KWL and prior knowledge discussion.

 

 

2

Place value

Rounding to the nearest 10,100 and 1000

 

Forces

Air resistance and gravity

Topic vocabulary focus

 

county, town, city, capital, country, continent

local, environment, pollution, settlement

 

 

 

Narrative poetry

The Highwayman

 

 

3

Place value

Using a number line to 100,000

 

Ordering and comparing to 100,000

 

Rounding to 100,000

 

Roman numerals

Forces

Air resistance – planning a parachute investigation.

Ordinance Survey map symbols

 

 

4

Place value

Using a number line to 1,000,000

 

Ordering and comparing to 1,000,000

 

Rounding to 1,000,000

 

ROAR Project

Forces

Air resistance – conducting parachute investigation.

Potential off site trip:

 

Using a map in the local area and conducting a traffic count.

 

5

Place value

 

Negative numbers

 

Counting in 10’s, 100’s, 1000’s

 

Number sequences

By Ask, Oak and Thorne

Introduction of the book

 

Key vocabulary

 

Short burst writing on Autumnal images

Forces

Water resistance

What is tourism?

 

Why is Stratford-upon-Avon a tourist town?

 

6

Addition and subtraction

Adding and subtracting numbers with more than 4 digits.

Using direct speech

 

 

Forces

Upthrust – boat experiment

River Avon – its purpose and comparisons between then and now.

 

7

Addition and subtraction

Mental addition and subtraction techniques and strategies

Planning and writing a descriptive paragraph

Forces

Friction – James Bond investigation

Impacts of tourism

 

Our first topic:

Here is our Year 5 KIRF (Key Instant Recall of Facts) focus for this half term. We are learning about how to find factor pairs of a number.

 

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