Year 5 Summer Term 1 Curriculum

Summer Term 1 – Great Greeks

Successful Learners

Areas of learning

  • As writers, we will produce balanced arguments, persuasive recounts, play scripts and stories.
  • As historians, we will be studying Ancient Greece through artefacts and stories. We will investigate lifestyle, beliefs, achievements and democracy.
  • As geographers, we will learn about the modern-day country of Greece.
  • In science, we will learn about life cycles and deliver Sex and Relationships workshops through Kingston Schools’ nurses.
  • In RE, we will be learning about Buddhism.

Confident Individuals


  • We will explore how our feelings and emotions change in response to what is happening to us and around us.

Responsible Citizens


  • We will look at Greece and its local environment. We will discuss its climate, terrain and the culture found there.

Spiritual & Moral

  • We will recognise and discover our worth as an individual by identifying positive things about ourselves, seeing our mistakes, making amends and setting personal goals.


  • We will share our learning with our peers, our buddies and our parents.

Summer 1 Overview

Summer Term Newsletter April 2019