Year 5 Long Term Plan 2019-2020


Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Literacy Character Descriptions, Stories, Non-Chronological Reports Myths and Legends, Newspaper Reports, Leaflets Diaries, Setting Descriptions, Narrative Stories Persuasive letters, Balanced Arguments, Non-Fiction Comprehension Play Scripts, Poetry, Grammar Instructions, Biographies, Letters
Maths Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, Statistics Multiplication and Division, Perimeter and Area, Fractions Fractions, Decimals and Percentages Geometry, Measurements Measurement, Consolidation
Science Forces Earth and Space Properties and Changes of Materials Scientists and Inventors Living Things and Their Habitats Animals, Including Humans (SRE)
Healthy Minds Values: Unity, Tolerance

RE: Domestic Church, Judaism, Prayer

Big Question: Who am I?

Caritas in Action:

Option for the Poor and Vulnerable

Values: Peace, Charity

RE: Baptism and Confirmation, Advent/Christmas

Big Questions: Is commitment important?, What does it mean to live in hope?

Caritas in Action:

Stewardship, The Dignity of Work

Values: Respect, Love

RE: Local Church, Eucharist

Big Questions: Do we all have a mission in life?, Why do we need memories?

Caritas in Action:

Dignity of the Human Person

Values: Honesty, Forgiveness

RE: Islam, Lent and Easter, Prayer, Holy Week

Big Question: Why do we need to make sacrifices?

Caritas in Action:

Family and Community

Values: Democracy, Freedom

RE: Reconciliation/ Anointing of the Sick, Hinduism

Big Question: How do rules bring freedom?

Caritas in Action:

Solidarity and the Common Good

Values: Resilience, Aspiration

RE: Pentecost, Universal Church

Big Questions: How can energy transform?

How can I be a steward of creation?

Caritas in Action:

Rights and Responsibilities

History Ancient Greece Stone Age to the Iron Age The Shang Dynasty
Geography Magnificent Mountains Enough for Everyone Marvellous Maps
Art North American Artists Stone Age Art Plants and Flowers
DT Felt Phone Cases Super Seasonal Cooking Automata Animals
Music Our community


Solar System Keeping healthy At the movies Life cycles Celebration
Computing Scratch 3.0 – Developing Games Internet Research and Web Design Online Safety Flowol 3D Modelling – SketchUp Radio Station
PE Gymnastics – Matching, Mirroring & Contrast


Dance – Space Race

Tag Rugby, Dodgeball

Gymnastics – Partner Work – Under & Over

Football, Lacrosse

Dance – The Haka




PSHE Diversity: Identities, Culture – The Roma, Jealousy – The Green-Eyed Monster



Famous Philanthropists


The Right to Education



Bereavement: Treasured memories

Sustainable Development

Keeping Safe in Cyber Space

Martin Luther King: Sacrificing all for the dream

Mary Seacole and Florence Nightingale: Pioneering Nurses

For and against: Where do you stand?

Rights and Responsibilities: Getting the Balance Right

Magna Carta

Rights and Responsibilities: Freedom!

Mind Maze

Dizzy Dilemmas

Homophobia: Respecting our Differences