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Year 5 - Spring


Read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 1 000 000 and

determine the value of each digit;  count forwards or backwards in steps of powers of 10 for any given number up to 1 000 000; interpret negative numbers in context, including through zero; round any number up to 1 000 000 to the nearest 10, 100, 1000, 10 000 and 100 000; subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits, including decimals (columnar subtraction); subtract numbers mentally with increasingly large numbers;  use rounding to check answers to calculations; know angles are measured in degrees: estimate and compare acute, obtuse and reflex angles; draw, measure and identify angles; divide numbers up to four digits by a one-digit number using short division and interpret remainders; compare, order, add and subtract fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number; recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths and hundredths; convert between different units of metric measure;  understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units; including scaling;  read and write decimal numbers as fractions; recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents; round decimals with two decimal places to the nearest whole number and to one decimal place;  read, write, order and compare numbers with up to three decimal places; mentally add and subtract tenths, and one-digit whole numbers and tenths; practise adding and subtracting decimals, including a mix of whole; numbers and decimals, decimals with different numbers of decimal; places, and complements of 1; solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in a line graph; complete, read and interpret information in tables, including timetables; multiply numbers up to four digits by a one- or two-digit number; using a formal written method; recognise the per cent symbol (%) and understand that per cent relates to ‘number of parts per hundred’, and write percentages as a fraction with denominator 100, and as a decimal; solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal; equivalents of 12, 14, 15, 25, 45 and those fractions with a denominator of a multiple of 10 and 25; make connections between percentages, fractions and decimals; measure and calculate the perimeter of composite rectilinear shapes in centimetres and metres; calculate and compare the area of rectangles (including squares), and including using standard units, square centimetres (cm2) and square metres (m2), and estimate the area of irregular shapes; solve number problems and practical problems that involve all of the above.


Narrative poems.  Persuasive writing. Stories from other Cultures. Traditional stories, fables, myths and legends; Newspaper reports.


Earth and beyond. Forces.

Design and Technology

Design and make a hat.


Mayan Civilization.


Human and Physical aspects for a region in South America – The Amazon Basin.


Democracy. The role of MP’s.  How our country is run; how Europe is run; Internet Safety.


We are Web Developers. We are architects.

Internet Safety.


Mayan Art and Sculpture.


Exploring sound sources – The Planets; Exploring lyrics and melody.

P.E. & Games

Development of games skills.

Gymnastic – Flight.  Dance – Formation in Historical Dance.

Swimming:(class 5A/5OS Spring 1 – class 5Fi/5Fe Spring 2).

Religious Education

Inspirational People


Lent and Easter.


Pets, Direction; Numbers; Mardi Gras; Easter.

St. George’s Catholic Primary School
Gordon Road, Enfield EN2 0QA

Tel: 0208 363 3729
Fax: 0208 367 2275