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Year 5

Life in Year 5

In Year 5, we seek to provide your children with many unique and unforgettable experiences as well as ensuring that they learn and develop of a range of skills through some exciting and inspiring topics!

As with all learning at Glebe, our aim is to make it ‘irresistible’ and Year 5 is certainly no exception! We hope to inspire your lovely children with learning opportunities such as our Roman Day supported by a workshop delivered by the fabulous Rainbow Theatre. In the Autumn Term, as part of our Invaders and Settlers topic, we also enjoy a trip to Bignor Roman Villa to see first-hand what daily life was like in Roman Britain.

A change of time period for the Spring Term as we come bang up to date with a study of Europe and the Wider World in our One World topic. The learning at this time involves a close look at many topical global issues such as the growing threat of plastic in our oceans, poaching animals such as the rhino to extinction and the various issues surrounding the refugee crisis.

Then, in the Summer Term, we say a fond farewell to beautiful planet Earth as we blast off into the stratosphere with our Lost in Space topic! The children will enjoy a fact-packed, fun-filled Space Day and a truly exciting visit to a mobile planetarium – which is, quite simply, out of this world!

So much to look forward to in the year ahead – therefore, tighten your seatbelts, children and get ready for the ride! 

Meet the team

  • Alli Godfrey (Phase Leader) 
  • 5 Biddulph Christina Lockhart, Pauline Davies and Becca Rose 
  • 5 Litchfield Anne Ballard 
  • Teaching Assistants: Sue Harris and Fab Lowry (HLTA)

Spring Term Topic 2020: 'One World'

Our topic this term will be ‘One World’ – a geography-led topic that will look first at our near neighbours in Europe during Spring 1 and then, cast our eyes further afield in Spring 2, as we examine some of the most important global issues of our time. As part of this topic, the children will be looking at similarities and differences between the lives of children in other countries. We will also focus on some stories about a child’s experience of life as a refugee.  Please see topic web for more detail.

Click here for our Year 5 Spring topic letter 

Spring Term Topic Overview 2020

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How we teach English and Maths at Glebe Primary School

Please click here for further information on our English curriculum 

Please click here for further information on our Maths curriculum

For all other subjects please see our curriculum section on the home page. 

Some of our WOW moments from this year

Our Year 5 Curriculum Overview 

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