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Year 5

The Year 5 team is Mrs Horswill, Mrs Moment, and Miss Sheriden.

Spring Term 2018

Welcome back and Happy New Year.

Our IPC unit for the start of this term is Weather. This will cover many of our Geography objectives, finding out about many aspects of our world and how weather and climate affect all of us. We will build instruments to measure and log the weather. We will study differing localities to see how weather effects the lives of people today and how it may change in the future. Following on from this we will be designing and baking bread and finding out about breads around the world. In Science we will be looking at Materials and their properties and Forces. Finally in English, we look at the lives of great aviators and explorers and find out through Literature about the lives of children growing up within the apartheid regime in South Africa.

Curriculum overview

We started using the International Primary Curriculum in September 2016. You can find more details of it on the Curriculum and Subject pages on the menu to the left. At the beginning of every unit of study we will be sending out a letter to parents that explains the sort of things that are being covered in the unit. Copies of these letters are available from the links below, as well as an overview for this year group.

Year 5 IPC Overview 2017