This term our main topic focus is based on science learning. Through the course of their topic learning, children in Year 5 should be able to:
- describe the movement of the Earth, and other planets, relative to the Sun in the solar system
- describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth
- describe the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies
- use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night, and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.