Year 5

Year 5

Junior School Curriculum

Continuing from the foundation laid in Year 4, the Year 5 curriculum at Eltham College Junior School delves deeper into core subjects like English, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography , offering a richer and more intricate learning experience across various disciplines.

Expanding upon the fundamental subjects of English, Mathematics, and Science, Year 5 introduces a more comprehensive approach to learning, encompassing a broader spectrum of knowledge in core subjects such as History, Geography, Art and Design, Music, PE, Personal, Social, Health and Economic Education, Information and Communication Technology, and Modern Foreign Languages.

Year 5 serves as a crucial transitional phase, aiming to further challenge and prepare students for the demands of Year 6. The curriculum is tailored to offer a more sophisticated and engaging learning environment, fostering critical thinking, analytical skills, and a deeper understanding of diverse subjects. It lays the groundwork for students to progress confidently towards the more advanced levels of their education at Eltham College.

At Eltham College, Year 5 represents a pivotal stage where students are nurtured to expand their intellectual horizons, preparing them for a successful transition to higher academic challenges in their educational journey.

Curriculum Guide - Year 5


Latest News

We are delighted to announce that the biennial Junior School Art Exhibition, Together on eARTh, was displayed at the Gerald Moore Gallery this week.
On Monday, 20th May, our school community gathered for the final Very Informal Strings Concert of the year, an event that showcased the talent of our pupils.
Over the weekend, several Eltham College students participated in the Kent Ski Championship held at Chatham Ski Centre.
We are delighted to share the outstanding achievements of our Year 6, 7, and 8 students in the recent UK Maths Trust Junior Mathematical Challenge.
We are proud to celebrate all of our Junior School entries for the Royal Academy of Arts Young Artists’ Summer Show 2024.