Headteacher: Mr P Cowley

Year 5


Peasants, Princes and Pestilence

This history based topic focuses on 14th century Britain. We learn about social classes and the difference between peasants and kings. We also investigate the spread of the Black Death and how that¬†changed people’s lives.


This science based topic involves an exploration of the Solar System. We investigate all 8 planets – Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. Are we alone or is there other life out there?

Gods and Mortals

History is the focus of the topic as we zone in on the Ancient Greeks. We learn about the mythical creatures and all powerful Gods who ruled this ancient world.

Beast Creator

This science topic delves into the undergrowth to investigate the lives of creepy crawlies. We learn how to classify these bugs and create detailed drawings. Where in the world will you find the deadliest beasts?

Time Traveller

This art and design topic focuses on us! How do we change over time? Has your face changed since you were a baby and how will it keep changing? What happens next as time ticks on?

Scream Machine

In this topic, we learn about the science behind a rollercoaster – the mechanisms, pendulums and pulleys. Can you build your own rollercoaster?