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New Bradwell School

Inspiring the learner in you

Year 5

This term Year 5 will be reading the range of books listed below, which covers all the subjects in this year's curriculum:

  • Aesop's Funky Fables
  • The White Giraffe
  • Drawbridge
  • The Secret Diary of John Medieval Knight
  • Cautionary Verses
  • The Twits
  • Grimm Tales
  • Window
  • Anglo-Saxon Times
  • Artemis Fowl
  • Explore!
  • After the Fall
  • Everest Adventures!

The topics we will be covering this term are:

English - 'Medieval Knights in training' by Philip Ardagh and 'Cautionary verses' by Hiliare Belloc.

Maths - Power Maths. Addition, subtraction, rounding, place numbers to 100,000, value, inverse operations, division, multiplication.

Science - forces, gravity and friction.

History - middle ages and Anglo-Saxon life.

Geography - physical (global) geography. Human geography (local).

Technology - building castles, trebuchet investigation.

ICT - computer skills.

Art - Mona Lisa, Da Vinci, perspective.

Music - rhythm and song writing.

PE - cross country, fitness testing.

RE - Islam: pillars of Islam.

PHSE - teamwork.


1.  Grow something from seeds

2.  Cook something you have grown

3.  Bake a ckae

4.  Host a party for visitors

5.  Cook a meal on a bbq or open fire

6.  Watch the night sky and identify stars

7.  Pond dipping

8.  Get dirty in the mud

9.  Visit a museum

10. Make a plan to get from one place to another

11. Watch something grow

12. Visit several places of worship

13. Learn to tie their shoelaces

14. Send a postcard

15. Use an app

16. Skype with someone from a different country

17. Organise an event to raise money

18. Sing in public

19. Go on a bus/train/stream train

20. Visit the London museums

21. Eat in a restaurant

22. Go to the theatre

23. Jackson Pollock finger painting

24. Record music they have written

25. Plan a day out

 26. Walk above sea level

27. Learn a new sport

28. Learn to sew

29. Make a tree house

30. Work with a visiting artist

31. Read to a younger child

32. Attend a sporting event as a spectator

33. Learn to knit

34. Design a make a sell-able product

35. Visit a stately home

36. Visit a planetarium

37. Visit an environmental project

38. Visit a reservoir

39. See where your rubbish goes

40. Make something from things people no longer need

41. Read a compass

42. Tell the time

43. Read a map

44. Experience food from another culture

45. Try a new musical instrument

46. Learn to ride a bike

47. Learn a dance from another culture

48. Run a mile

49. Learn basic first aid

50. Climb a mountain

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