Meriden C of E Primary School, Fillongley Road, Meriden CV7 7LW  

Tel: 01676 522488 Email: office@meriden.solihull.sch.uk

Headteacher: Mrs Lucy Anderton

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Friends, Faith and Lifelong Learning

Maths

By the end of the second week, we will have covered all of the areas in the Maths curriculum. We will use the remainder of the term to

This term, Year 5 are learning about a very exciting (but gory!) period of British history. We will be learning about the Tudors.

English

We will be reading fictional diaries based on real historical events and try to create our own versions of these.

Later in the term, we will be reading mystery stories set in Tudor times. We will try to solve the mystery and will analyse

History

Our history learning will follow a chronological order. We will learn about the Tudor monarchs, including Henry VIII and his infamous marriages. The main


Meriden C of E Primary School, Fillongley Road, Meriden CV7 7LW  

Tel: 01676 522488 Email: office@meriden.solihull.sch.uk

Headteacher: Mrs Lucy Anderton

focus for our studies will be the reasons for the major changes that took place during this time, and thinking about how the Reformation would have affected the lives of the ordinary people. Later in the term, when we look at the Elizabethan Age, we will learn more about British trade and exploration at the time.

We do PE on

Thursdays!

House List

Our Prayers

how the writer drops in clues and constructs the mystery before writing our own mystery.

revisit the areas the class found the most challenging, such as fractions, decimals and percentages, written methods for calculating division and multiplication and rounding.

clothing in Tudor times—which materials are better thermal insulators? Who would have

In our Animals including Humans topic, we will learn about the changes that occur during the human life cycle. We will be learning about the different changes that happen during puberty, to boys and to girls. We will also learn about changes that occur in old age.

Science

Our two Science topic areas this term are Properties of Materials and Animals including Humans. We will be comparing the materials used for rich and poor people’s

been warmer—rich or poor people?  We will be trying to separate salt from water to see how Tudor people may have obtained the salt they needed to preserve food.


P.E.

The summer term features lots of sporting events. We will be taking part in a tag rugby competition and house competitions within class.

In summer 1, we will be learning tennis skills and following our Real PE unit for our indoor P.E. In summer 2, we will be improving our skills in athletics. In indoor PE, we will try out some self defence skills.

Year 5 Topic overview.pdf

Homework

Year 5 Topic overview.pdf

YEAR 5 CURRICULUM OVERVIEW