Primary School - Year 5



  • Analysing and comparing structures of different fiction genres.
  • Writing non-fiction in the form of recount of events, instructions, explanations and factual presentations.
  • Developing an active attitude towards reading, seeking answers and empathising with characters.
  • Discussing, proof-reading and editing writing for clarity and correctness.
  • Studying and using the basic conventions of standard English, including spelling strategies, vocabulary extension and grammatical awareness


Maths / Numeracy


  • Reading and writing whole numbers.
  • Multiplying and dividing positive integers up to 10,000.
  • Estimating and approximating.
  • Using fraction and decimal notation to two decimal places.
  • Calculating mentally, using tables, doubling and halving.
  • Problem solving through calculating, investigating using all four operations and explaining methods and reasoning.
  • Organising and interpreting data in tables, charts and graphs, including computer generated tables.
  • Finding modes.
  • Using, reading and writing metric units including time.
  • Understanding area and formula, including calculating perimeters.
  • Recognising and classifying properties of 2D and 3D shapes, and lines of symmetry.
  • Recognising positions and directions, including co-ordinates.
  • Understanding and using angle measure in degrees.


Geography, the topic areas covered in Geography in Year 5 are:


  • Water
  • Coasts
  • Hurricanes
  • Tornadoes
  • Tropical Rain Forests


History, we concentrate on one period, The Tudors.


I.C.T. The topic areas covered in I.C.T in Year 5 are:


  • Developing presentational skills through word processing using a wide range of presentational tools.
  • Graphical modelling using a range of drawing software.
  • Collecting data using questionnaires
  • Designing branching databases.
  • Internet based research which is linked to a cross curricular theme.
  • Introduction to e-mails.


P.H.S.E. The topic areas covered in P.S.H.E. in Year 5 are:


  • Respecting other people
  • The environment
  • Diversity of cultures


Science, the topic areas covered in Science in Year 5 are:


  • Healthy Living
  • Life Cycles and Food Chains
  • Animal Classification
  • Solids, liquids and gases
  • The Solar System

St. Anthony's College

St Anthony´s College, Camino de Coin,

Km.  5,25 Mijas Costa – Málaga.