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Year 5 Term 3

Curriculum overview for Term 3

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10 April 2024 at 05:49:44
Year 5 Term 3

Young Entrepreneurs



  • Understand and use degrees.

  • Classify angles.

  • Estimate angles.

  • Measure angles up to 180°.

  • Draw lines and angles accurately.

  • Calculate angles around a point.

  • Calculate angles on a straight line.

  • Lengths and angles in shapes.

  • Regular and irregular polygons.

  • 3-D shapes.

    Multiplication & Division

  • Multiply up to a 4-digit number by a 1-digit number.

  • Multiply a 2-digit number by a 2-digit number (area model).

  • Multiply a 2-digit number by a 2-digit number.

  • Multiply a 3-digit number by a 2-digit number.

  • Multiply a 4-digit number by a 2-digit number.

  • Solve problems with multiplication.

  • Short division.

  • Divide a 4-digit number by a 1-digit number.

  • Divide with remainders.

  • Efficient division.

  • Solve problems with multiplication and division.


  • Multiply a unit fraction by an integer.

  • Multiply a non-unit fraction by an integer.

  • Multiply a mixed number by an integer.

  • Calculate a fraction of a quantity.

  • Fraction of an amount.

  • Find the whole.

  • Use fractions as operators.

    Negative Numbers

  • Understand negative numbers.

  • Count through zero in 1s.

  • Count through zero in multiples.

  • Compare and order negative numbers.

  • Find the difference.

    Converting Units

  • Kilograms and kilometres.

  • Millimetres and millilitres.

  • Convert units of length.

  • Convert between metric and imperial units.

  • Convert units of time.

  • Calculate with timetables.

  • Volume

  • Cubic centimetres.

  • Compare volume.

  • Estimate volume.

  • Estimate capacity.


  • Apostrophes for single possession.

  • Biography - structure, purpose, content & audience.

  • Simple sentences.

  • Compound sentences.

  • Coordinating conjunctions.

  • Subordinating conjunctions.

  • Complex sentences.

  • Biographies.

  • Interview Questions.

  • Non Fiction Text.

  • Use modal verbs or adverbs to indicate possibility. 

  • Use rhetorical questions 

  • Alliteration, onomatopoeia, simile.

  • Persuasive Language.

  • Writing in the role of a character, character descriptions, character profiles, character study.

  • Pitching and Writing Presentation Skills.

  • Oration skills.

  • Story Writing.


  • Describe the life process of reproduction in plants & animals.

  • Properties & Changes of Materials: Compare and group everyday materials on the basis of their properties. Know some materials will dissolve.

  • Plan a scientific enquiry.

  • Reversible and Irreversible Changes.

  • Explain that some changes result in the formation of new materials.

  • Take measurements using a range of scientific equipment.

  • Record data & results.

  • Report & present findings and conclusions.

  • Global Warming.

  • Wind Turbines & Renewable Energy.

Across the Curriculum

  • Investigate the art form of printing.

  • Geometry Properties of Shape.

  • Design and Build.

  • Begin to research and develop design criteria to inform design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose. Start to understand how much products cost to make, how sustainable and innovative they are and the impact products have  Design and create a model.

  • Model and communicate ideas (discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional drawing, diagrams). Select appropriate materials & tools. Use construction to investigate & build systems that use gears, levers and pulleys. Cut and join accurately to ensure good-quality finish to product. Evaluate everyday products that use them. Make and achieve quality product.

  • Website Design.

  • Create a video using Green Screen.

Our PE curriculum is delivered by specialist PE staff. Throughout the year, students have access to a variety of curriculum areas, with the full schedules available below. 

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