Mrs Cooper introducing the class Author
Welcome to Year 5 at St Maria Goretti
Year 5 Staff: Mr Bateman-Price, Mrs Bedson & Miss Woolley.
50 Recommended Reads
We love 'Reading for Pleasure'
Here are the 50 recommended book titles for your class.
How many of these books will you read by the end of the term?
Mrs Lamb, our English lead, can't wait to find out!
Please click on the image below to tick off the books you have read
Class Author: Michael Morpurgo
Our Learning - Spring Term 2021/2022
Driver texts: Holes by Louis Sachar
Non-Fiction: The Maya by Richard Platt
Reading Diaries should be signed by an adult at least 3 times per week.
Pupil led narrative
Pupil-led narrative (Places they have been)
Multiplication and Division
Multiply and divide numbers mentally drawing upon known facts
Multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a one or two-digit number using a formal method, including long multiplication for two-digit numbers
Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using the formal written method of short division; interpret remainders appropriately for the context
Solve problems involving + - x ÷ and a combination of these, including understanding meaning of = sign
Compare and order fractions whose denominators are multiples of the same number. Identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given fraction, represented visually including tenths and hundredths.
Recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements >1 as a mixed number [for example 2 5 + 4 5 = 6 5 = 1 1 5]
Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator and denominators that are multiples of the same number.
Multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers, supported by materials and diagrams.
Read and write decimal numbers as fractions [ for example 0.71 = 71 100 ]
Solve problems involving multiplication and division, including scaling by simple fractions and problems involving simple rates.
Decimals & Percentages
Read, write, order and compare numbers with up to three decimal places.
Recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents.
Round decimals with two decimal places to the nearest whole number and to one decimal place.
Solve problems involving number up to three decimal places. Recognise the percent symbol (%) and understand that per cent relates to ‘number of parts per hundred’, and write percentages as a fraction with denominator 100, and as a decimal.
Solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal equivalents of 1 2 , 1 4 , 1 5 , 2 5 , 4 5 and those fractions with a denominator of a multiple of 10 or 25
Enquiry types- Research, pattern seeking, fair and comparison testing, identify and classify, observe over time
Career Link: Wildlife Biologist, naturist
Key Scientist-David Attenborough
Key Scientist-George Schaller
Science Text: Where do Babies come from?
Hair in Funny Places By Babette Cole!
Living things in their habitats – is there a relationship between a mammal’s size and its gestation period?
Animals including humans – Are the oldest children in our school that tallest?
Curriculum: Across the Atlantic
Driver Question: How are the human and physical features different in North and South America?
Name and locate the countries of North and South America and identify their main physical and human characteristics.
Create maps of locations identifying patterns such as, climate zones
Describe and understand key aspects of Physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes and the water cycle
Make comparisons between Spain, UK and North America.
Develop a chronologically secure understanding of world history
Use sources of information to deduce information about the past
Describe characteristic features of the past.
To communicate historically – cause and consequence (Mayans)
Jackson Pollock – North American Artist – Expressionism
Sharon Cummings – South American Artist – Abstract
To take inspiration from a modern artist
To develop Ideas
To develop ideas using painting techniques
Combine colours, tones and tints
DT: Building Structures
Bridges - Building structure and Electronics
Series and parallel circuits
Culture and places around the world
Hobbies and sport
Rhymes and poems
Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact
Pupils can create a formula in a spreadsheet to convert m to cm. • Pupils can apply this to creating a spreadsheet that converts miles to km and vice versa.
Music: City Music Service
Strings - Year 5 will continue to play a string instrument to learn to play.
ASM-Gymnastics, Tag Rugby (Thursday pm)
ASM-Lacrosse, Dance (Thursday pm)
PHSC - Jigsaw:
Dreams and Goals
Individual Liberty and Respect
Year 5 and Year 6 Prayers