Introduction to Year 5 (Key Stage 2)
Children in Year 5 are usually aged nine and ten years old. They follow a curriculum which contains increasingly complex problem-solving activities. Students are encouraged to begin to edit, self evaluate and improve their own work independently and with peer partners before collaborating with the teacher. Further detail can be viewed in the Medium Term planning.
Here is a sample of the type of the Literacy and Science topics covered in Year 5.
- Narrative writing
- Persuasive Writing/letters
- Journalistic writing
- Film Narrative
- Report Writing
- Poet Study (E.g. Benjamin Zepharia
- Older Literature such as The Wind In the Willow
- Earth Sun and Moon
- Keeping Health
- Gases Around Us
- Life Cycles
- Changing Sounds