Hurst Park Primary School

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Hurst Park Primary School

Hurst Park Primary School

Hurst Road, Molesey, West Molesey KT8 1QS

Year 5

Welcome to the Year 5 Class Page

Autumn Term 1


  • Introduction to a range of poetry
  • Pandora (mythical story)
  • The Trojan Horse (factual)
  • Comic strips
  • The Boy who cried Horse – Aesop (diary/letter)
  • Medusa (descriptive)



  • Place value – investigating numbers to 1 million
  • Addition and subtraction to 1 million (column method, Grid method)
  • Interpret negative numbers in context, including through 0
  • Read Roman numerals
  • Multiplication and division (Grid method, bus stop method, expanded method)
  • Problem solving (worded)



Earth & Space

  • Learn different aspects about the Earth, Sun, planets and Moon as part of our Solar system.



New Beginnings

  • Manage feelings
  • Make choices
  • Rights and responsibilities



Ancient Greece

  • The achievements of the earliest civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and in depth study




  • Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features



The Golden Rule

  • Consider why the ‘Golden Rule’ is common to so many religions
  • Own golden Rules
  • Importance globally



  • Students are exposed to the skills needed to develop computer applications.



Greek Art

  • Clay horses
  • Sculpture
  • Columns – Architecture
  • Pantheon
  • Monet – Water lilies



  • Musical notation
  • Appreciate a range of high quality music



  • Listen attentively to spoken language and join in with simple conversations



  • INDOOR- Dance (Latin American)
  • OUTDOOR – Sports and games (e .g running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination) with coach.


Please ensure your child has their PE kit in school from Monday to Friday; this may be taken home at the weekend for laundering.

Presentations from Meet the Teacher Evenings can be found here: 5C / 5H