Welcome to Year 5The penultimate year group at St John'sIn Year 5, we are focused on achieving our daily goals and building ourselves for our futures. We work hard to keep our class agreements whilst reflecting on our successes and our …
Our Year 5 class topics will be:
Journey with us as we venture back into Ancient history. We will discover why the Shang dynasty was a very prolific dynasty within ancient China. We will explore the lasting legacy of the first five Chinese dynasties, some of which can still be seen in the world today. Our class book for this topic will be “Dragon Mountain” written by Kevin Tsang.
-Sow, Grow and Farm
Together, we will explore the features and characteristics of land use in agricultural regions across the world, including a detailed exploration of significant environmental areas. We will learn about will learn about allotments in the United Kingdom, food webs, world farming, importing food and how climate zones affect food production. Our class book for this topic will be much-loved children’s text, ‘Charlotte’s Web’ by E.B. White.
Venture with us back to 776BC to the first ever olympic games and beyond. We will learn about about developments and changes over six periods of ancient Greek history, focusing on the city state of Athens in the Classical age, and exploring the lasting legacy of ancient Greece.