GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Our Schools

Banbury Region

Banstead Region

Berkshire & Hampshire Region

Caterham Region

Crawley Region

Didcot Region

Epsom Region

London Boroughs

Redhill Region

Sunbury & Camberley Region

Year 5

Welcome to Year 5 at Lime Tree Primary School

Teachers Role Class

Mrs M Dunne

Class Teacher (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday) Simmonds
Mrs S MacBrayne Class Teacher (Wednesday, Thursday & Friday) Simmonds
Mr C Pryke Class Teacher  Farah
Learning Support Assistants
Mrs S Woosnam

Year 5 Long Term Plan 2023/4

Autumn 1


All volcanic eruptions are equal: Support or Challenge?

Children will gain knowledge and understanding of the features of a volcano and how they are formed.

The children will research a volcano within the world and create a model using an armature.

Children will observe different reversible and irreversible reactions and use this knowledge to simulate an eruption for their model volcano.


Project outcomes:

  • Design & make a working model of a volcano
  • Present investigations showing works

Autumn 2


How have Ancient Egyptians impacted on how we live today?

Children will make a mechanical device which will move water, or a heavy load inspired by the Ancient Egyptians.

Spring 1


Design and construct a product which allows you to look over/around something without moving

Spring 2


Create Greek inspired clay pots constructed to represent one of the areas of Ancient Greek achievement.

Summer 1


Children will design and bake their own cakes, adapting a basic recipe to use ingredients of their choice

Summer 2

Performance Art 

A recording of children performing a piece of music inspired by the festival Día de los Muertos- Central American Day of the Dead.

An art gallery honouring each child’s culture and ancestors inspired by Central American artists/artwork.


Year 5 Subject Overview - Autumn 2