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Year 5

Year 5

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

New beginnings – including class charters

Uncomfortable situations – moral dilemmas and issues that affect us.

Risk taking and dealing with pressure

Anti-bullying week

Children In Need

Rules and laws

Speed Watch

Support networks: friendships and relationships

Internet safety week

Day for Change (Unicef)

Comic Relief


What’s in the news? Viewpoints versus opinion

Changes – feelings and worries in preparation for Year 5 camp


Key concepts and skills

Health and well-being

-To deepen their understanding of risk by recognising, predicting and assessing risks in different situations. and deciding how to manage them responsibly (including sensible road use and risks in their local environment) and to use this as an opportunity to build resilience.

-To recognise when and how to ask for help and use basic techniques for resisting pressure to do something dangerous, unhealthy, that makes them uncomfortable, anxious or that they believe to be wrong.

-To recognise that they may experience conflicting emotions and when they might need to listen to their emotions or overcome them.

-To be safe online, understanding the importance of protecting personal information, including passwords, addresses and the distribution of images of themselves and others.


-To listen and respond respectfully to a wide range of people, to feel confident to raise their own concerns, to recognise and care about other people's feelings and to try to see, respect and if necessary constructively challenge their points of view.

-To recognise what constitutes a positive, healthy relationship and develop the skills to form and maintain positive and healthy relationships.

-To realise the nature and consequences of discrimination, teasing, bullying and aggressive behaviours.

Living in the wider world- Economic well-being and being a responsible citizen

-To understand why and how rules and laws that protect themselves and others are made and enforced.

-To learn what being part of a community means, and about the varied institutions that support communities locally and nationally.

-To research, discuss and debate topical issues, problems and events.

-To recognise the role of voluntary, community and pressure groups, especially in relation to health and well-being.

-To understand that everyone has human rights and that children have their own special rights set out in the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of the Child.