Welcome to Year 5
In Year 5, our curriculum is based on the National Curriculum.
For more information about the what we are learning in Year 5, click on the links below.
Welcome to Year 5. We have a really exciting year ahead with lots of new topics to discover.
Autumn 1: Would you survive a game of Pokatok?
This is a history based unit all about Ancient Maya in what is now central America.
We will be using our geography skills to find out more about where it is, we will also be learning different skills in PE to learn how to play Pokatok a game similar to basketball, we will use our art skills to create an Ancient Maya mask and in design technology we will be making tortillas ready for our end of unit celebration day. We are working closely with Year 6 and will be competing for the best Pokatok players in Upper Key Stage 2.
In English we will be studying Ancient Maya myths. We are using the graphic novel, Hero Twins, to bring the unit alive and into the modern day.
In maths, as well as following the maths curriculum, we will learn more about using symbols as we learn about the Maya number system.
Why not have a go at one of the homework challenges to share with the class so that you can become a Maya expert!!!