P5 Term 2 Overview

Please click on the attached file termly organiser for parents 17 Term 2 for your copy and overview of learning for this term.

Class: Primary 5            Term: 2    Jan-March 2018                   Teacher: Miss Aylward

Curricular Areas / Main Focus

Languages & Literacy:


Imaginative – Script writing; Functional – Persuasive writing, Report


Skimming and scanning for information

Higher Order Think questioning for comprehension

Creating questions for texts

Modern Languages: Spanish and Gaelic

Mathematics & Numeracy:

Fractions; Times tables, multiplication and division strategies; Time; Information Handling; Algebraic Thinking

Health & Wellbeing:

‘Building Resilience’ programme

Healthy eating, sugar misuse, vegetarianism

Religious & Moral Education:

New year – new intentions; The Journey of life: special times, special places moral behaviour, parables and fables; personal passport

 Sciences:   The water cycle

Social Studies:

The Georgians

Edinburgh monuments work and research

Mapping – Great Britain


ICT – ICT to enhance learning

Internet safety

Technological changes in society

Expressive Arts:

Drama – scripting and plays

Music – Scottish Music, musical styles, music appreciation

Art – Art Gallery work and preparation

 PE – Ball skills, Gymnastics, Dance, Fitness


Interdisciplinary Projects and Studies – Cross Cutting Themes

  •  Edinburgh Monuments research (Social Studies/ICT)
  •  The Georgians (Social Studies)


Contribution to the Ethos and Life of the School as a Community

  • Trip to Pizza Express
  • Nursery Buddies
  • ‘Monument’ visit
  • Virgin Money work
  • Dynamites
  • Preparing for learning events – Showcase Assembly, Art gallery, Class Monument work

Opportunities for Personal Achievement

  • Star of the Week
  • Class Representatives
  • Art Gallery
  • Dynamites
  • School and after-school clubs
  • Presentations
  • Virgin Money work
  • Competitions