YEAR Five

End of Year Expectations for Year Five

In this page you'll find information on the end of year expectations for children in Year Five of our school.

 

The National Curriculum outlines these expectations as being the minimum requirements your child must meet in order to ensure continued progress.

All the objectives will be worked on throughout the year and will be the focus of direct teaching.

 

Any extra support you can provide in helping your children with maths, reading and writing will be greatly beneficial and valued.

If you would like to discuss how best to support your child in maths, reading and writing, please talk to their teacher or get in touch via our contact form, by emailing office@shieldrow.co.uk or by calling us on 01207 239 661.

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Mathematics

By the end of Year Five, your child will be able to:

  • Count forwards and backward with positive and negative numbers through zero.

  • Count forwards/backwards in steps of powers of 10 for any given number up to 1,000,000.

  • Compare and order numbers up to 1,000,000.

  • Compare and order numbers with 3 decimal places. 

  • Read Roman numerals to 1,000.

  • Identify all multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs. 

  • Use known tables to derive other number facts.

  • Recall prime numbers up to 19.

  • Recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers.

  • Recognise place value of any number up to 1,000,000. 

  • Round any number up to 1,000,000 to the nearest 10, 100, 1000, 10,000 or 100,000.

  • Round decimals with 2 decimal places to nearest whole number and 1 decimal place.

  • Add and subtract numbers with more than 4-digits using formal written method.

  • Use rounding to check answers.

  • Multiply 4-digits by 1-digit/ 2-digit

  • Divide up to 4-digits by 1-digit

  • Multiply & divide whole numbers & decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000

  • Recognise and use thousandths.

  • Recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one to another.

  • Multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers.

  • Identify and write equivalent fractions. 

  • Solve time problems using timetables and converting between different units of time. 

Reading

By the end of Year Five, your child will be able to:

  • Summarise main points of an argument or discussion within their reading and make up own mind about issue/s.

  • Compare between two texts

  • Appreciate that people use bias in persuasive writing.

  • Appreciate how two people may have a different view on the same event. 

  • Draw inferences and justify with evidence from the text.

  • Vary voice for direct or indirect speech. 

  • Recognise clauses within sentences.

  • Explain how and why a writer has used clauses to add information to a sentence.

  • Use more than one source when carrying out research.

  • Create a set of notes to summarise what has been read.

Writing​

By the end of Year Five, your child will be able to:

  • Add phrases to make sentences more precise and detailed.

  • Use range of sentence openers – judging the impact or effect needed.

  • Begin to adapt sentence structure to text type.

  • Use pronouns to avoid repetition. 

  • Indicate degrees of possibility using adverbs (e.g. perhaps, surely) or modal verbs (e.g. might, should, will).

  • Use the following to indicate parenthesis:
    brackets
    dashes
    comma

  • Use commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity. 

  • Link clauses in sentences using a range of subordinating and coordinating conjunctions.

  • Use verb phrases to create subtle differences (e.g. she began to run).

  • Consistently organize into paragraphs. 

  • Link ideas across paragraphs using adverbials of time (e.g. later), place (e.g. nearby) and number (e.g. secondly).

  • Write legibly, fluently and with increasing speed.  

Curriculum Overview​

Download the Curriculum Overview for all subjects in Years 1-6 here.

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Shield Row Primary School

Head Teacher

Ms. Jill Cooke

Deputy Headteacher
Mrs. C
Henderson

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Ms. Caroline Shield

Chair of Governors

Mr. Wayne Thompson 

Office Manager

Ms. H Bainbridge

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