Class Teacher

Class Teacher

Mrs Scholey

Class Teacher

Class Teacher

Mrs Irving

Class ETA

Class ETA

Mrs Halloran

Class 5SI curriculum

Winter term

Art – As artists we will study:

  • Use paint to respond to the work of Chris Ofili.
  • Compare ideas, methods and approaches in Fauvism.
  • Produce a reduction print block using Print Press.

Computing – We will:

  • Debug, improve and create games using coding.
  • Understand the importance of online safety and how to remain safe online.

Design Technology – As designers we will:

  • Develop our knowledge in nutrition and cooking skills.
  • Enhance our knowledge in how baking has changed and enhanced over the years as well as building on our recipe skills.

Frenchas linguists we will be learning about:

  • ‘Bon appétit, bonne santé’ meaning healthy eating.
  • ‘je suis le musician’ meaning I am the Music Man.

English – As writers and communicators we will:

  • Understand and compare character’s personalities and intentions.
  • Write a character description.
  • Describe a setting.
  • Write a diary entry from Karl’s perspective.
  • Use drama to demonstrate our understanding of the text.

Geography: We will:

  • Identify, describe and locate some of the world’s highest mountains.
  • Know what a mountain is and how it is formed.
  • Explore some famous people who have climbed mountains.
  • Learn about endangered animal and plant species that live on a mountain.
  • Compare mountain ranges across the world.

HistoryAs historians we will study the struggle between the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons for the Kingdom of England:

  • Who were the Anglo-Saxons and how did they influence our lives today?
  • What evidence do we have today that the Anglo-Saxons were here in the first place?
  • Which Anglo-Saxon Christian symbols remain with us today?
  • How did the Anglo-Saxons bring law and order to Britain?
  • Who were the famous Anglo-Saxons and why was Alfred ‘so great’?

Mathematics – As mathematicians we will:

  • Read, write, order and compare numbers up to one million. Round numbers to the nearest multiple of powers of ten. Read Roman numerals up to M.
  • Use a range of mental calculation strategies to add and subtract integers. Illustrate and explain the written method of column addition and subtraction. Select efficient calculation strategies.
  • Complete, read and interpret data presented in line graphs. Read and interpret timetables including calculating intervals.
  • Identify multiples and factors. Investigate prime numbers. Multiply and divide by 10, 100 and 1000. Illustrate and explain formal multiplication and division strategies.
  • Investigate area and perimeter of rectilinear shapes. Estimate area of nonrectilinear shapes.

Music – This term our music is focused around ‘How does music bring us together?’

  • In this unit, we ask ‘How Does Music Bring Us Together?’ as an entry point for the broad Social Theme of ‘Music Is a Peacebuilder and Friendmaker’. Aside from peace and friendship, this theme is relevant to learning topics such as kindness, responsibility, charity and diplomacy.

P.E. – As athletes we will:

  • Develop our balance, coordination, agility and stamina as gymnasts.
  • Develop our passing and dribbling skills in hockey.
  • Develop our water confidence and be aware of how to be safe in the water.

R.E. – As theologians we will:

  • Know the story of Creation and the Fall in Genesis and think about its meaning.
  • Know why God made us.
  • Know that God calls us for care of creation.
  • Know about individuals who inspire us to respect creation.
  • Know and appreciate the purpose of the Ten Commandments.
  • Understand that the Commandments are a gift from God to help us.
  • Reflect on the birth of Jesus.

RPSHEAs we are continuing to develop we will:

  • Look at crime, how to recognise it and what to do if we see it happening.
  • Discuss identities and what makes our identity.

Science – As scientists we will study living things and their habitats. This will include :

  • Describing the differences in the life cycles of a mammal, amphibian, insect and a bird.
  • Describing plant sexual and asexual reproduction.
  • Comparing life cycles of plants and animals from around the world.
  • Investigate the role of naturalists.

Our Class Blog

What happens in our class? have a look at all the blog post direct from the classroom. 

Jack Et Les Haricots Magiques

As part of their French lesson, year 5 children have practiced retelling the story by enacting it. Jack et sa maman habitent une maison. Ils sont pauvres. La maman de Jack avait une vache et  a demander à son filsd'aller vendre au marché. En chemin Jack rencontre...

Christmas at St. Paulinus 2019

As the calendar year for 2019 draws to an end we hope you have a happy and holy Christmas. Here are the Christmas production highlights for 2019 . https://vimeo.com/380447129   Key Stage One sing us out with their carol service  ........... see you next year. ....

Our new Library

On the 15th of November, our local MP came and led an assembly where she shared with the children her love of reading. Her favourite book was the MagicFaraway Tree by Enid Blyton. The children were enthused by her and asked many questions. She then officially opened...

Topics Displays

Throughout school we have some fantastic topics that we are looking into. Our topic displays are eye catching and show a variety of learning skills through History, Geography, Art and DT. After each lesson children’s work is displayed under the question that they have...

Our New Library

St Paulinus Primary School has launched its new library! The children enjoy their moment of escapism and take advantage to choose their own book and read or share a book with their friends. .     

Keep up to date with events at
St Paulinus

Events Calendar

Think before you print, if you need all the calendar events to hand, why not use our School App.

School Term Dates

Think before you print, if you need all the term dates to hand, why not use our School App.

Need more information?

Get in touch, contact the school office.

Class Timetable

Any Questions Please just ask.

Get in touch with school admin to create an appointment.