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Christ The King Catholic Primary School Learning, growing and praying together with Christ Our King

Class 11

Curriculum information

Year group: 5

Term: Summer


Dear Parents,


Please find below a summary of what we are covering this term:


If you have any questions or wish to have a chat about any aspect of year 5 please get in touch.  We are always happy to help.


Many thanks for your continued support.



Spelling lessons focused on spelling targets.

Writing in a range of forms which will enable children to achieve writing targets.

Grammar lessons which link to the extended writing tasks.

Comprehension work and extended writing tasks based on ‘Journey to Jo'Burg' by Beverley Naidoo.

Writing will be linked to the Mayan topic and work on the apartheid.

Writing information, discussion and argument texts.


Number: roman numerals, half way between, estimation.

Addition and subtraction: difference, rounding to check.

Multiplication and division: formal written methods, scaling.

Fractions, decimals and percentages: percentages, multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers.

Geometry-properties of shape: 3-D/2-D representations, regular and irregular, angles at a point.

Geometry - direction and movement: translation

Statistics: line graphs

Measures: time conversions and volume


Living things and their habitats

Animals including Humans




The work of the Apostles

Marriage and Holy Orders


Multimedia gold award

WWW gold award


Mayan civilization & Benin (West Africa) comparison

Art/Design and technology

Mayan civilization - clay and mod rock

Food and nutrition

Sketch books

Great artists


Steel Pans


Basic phrases used in everyday life




Homework is to be handed in every Tuesday.

Weekly Spelling Test every Wednesday.

The children will be asked to revise a range of times tables.

Your child will have to complete some written homework (in a maths book) or interactive maths games on Mathletics – each week the homework set will alternate between written and interactive. 

If your child is unable to access the internet at home please contact your child’s class teacher so alternative homework can be set or provisions made in school for your child to access the Mathletics homework. 

Please see the timetable on the maths curriculum page stating which week written homework will be set.


We will miss you Niamh! Good luck in Australia! 🐨

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