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Year 5

Tread Softly

Stop Thief

Everybody wants some

Light Fingers

Secret Recipe

This is a horrible place to work

Up the Chimney

Hurry Quick Quick

Songs to listen to and learn at home.

Year 5 2019 - 2020


  Mrs Potts                                 Mr Newton                        Mrs Milne / Mrs Norbury 






Welcome to Year 5.

Our topics:


Autumn Term

Have you met the New Neighbours?

  • History - Britain's settlement by Anglo-Saxons (Enrichment activity: trip to Tatton Park)
  • Geography - Location of counties and cities, link to Anglo-Saxon kingdoms
  • Christmas production
  • Science - Properties of Materials



Spring Term

The Final Frontier:

  • Science spring 1 - Earth and Space (Enrichment activity: Wonderdome Planetarium)
  • Science spring 2 - Lifecycles and growth of human, development from baby to old age 
  • History - Mayan civilisation (contrast of non-European society with British history)


Summer Term

Force of Nature:

  • Geography - field work, compass points, human and physical features (Enrichment activity: Residential to Ambleside and class assembly)
  • Geography - North America focus
  • Science - Forces