Curriculum information – Year 5

Each year group has a curriculum overview detailing content and coverage across all subject areas. Parents can refer to our curriculum overviews to keep up to date with what children are learning each term.

Curriculum overviews:

Our curriculum plans build on prior learning and set out expectations and pace for each subject/aspect in terms of:

  • What the children should know
  • What the children should be able to do
  • What the children should understand

Further information:

    ‘Pupils could talk about rainfall and temperature graphs, as well as the impact of the River Nile on Egyptian settlements.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Teachers have strong subject
    knowledge and use geographical vocabulary with precision.’

    Ofsted

    ‘ Subject leaders benefit from meeting staff in
    other trust schools to exchange ideas and good practice.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Pupils discuss and analyse texts during their
    ‘reading mastery’ lessons.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Children in early years learn phonics as soon as they start school.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Pupils are very positive about their
    mathematics work.’

    Ofsted

    ‘All
    adults have high expectations of pupils’ behaviour.’

    Ofsted

    ‘All pupils know the school rules.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Pupils talk with pride about the ‘leading learner’ badges
    they get for reading regularly, arriving on time and trying hard.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Staff are happy, and morale
    is high.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Classrooms are oases of calm. As a
    result, pupils are happy. They feel safe at school.’

    Ofsted

    ‘In Reception, phonics is taught every day.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Reception children get opportunities to explore numbers all the time.
    Daily mathematics lessons help them to count with speed and confidence.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Teachers use ‘pinny time’ to revisit the sounds that children have been
    taught, as they learn through play.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Leaders
    have provided teachers with the phonics training they need.’

    Ofsted

    ‘In mathematics, teachers make daily checks on pupils’ understanding. This ensures that the work pupils do is suitably challenging.’

    Ofsted

    ‘The reading curriculum is well organised.’

    Ofsted

    ‘The governing body challenges leaders on the actions they are taking to improve the school.’

    Ofsted

    ‘One pupil told the
    inspector that, ‘school is amazing because teachers include everyone.’

    Ofsted

    ‘The geography curriculum is a strength of the school.
    Leaders have carefully set out what they want pupils to know by the end of each year.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Teachers say that leaders listen to their views and help them to manage their workload.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Pupils enjoy the books their teacher reads to them.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Leaders’ relationships and sex education and health education
    curriculums give pupils an age-appropriate understanding of healthy relationships.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Pupils who are falling behind in their phonics get extra help to catch up.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Pupils thrive at this inclusive school.’

    Ofsted

    ‘Teachers model language and sounds accurately. This means that Reception children get off to a strong start with their reading.’

    Ofsted