Primary 5 Scheme of Work

The Primary School 5 (Basic 5)  Unified Scheme of Work in Nigeria Schools serves as a guideline for educators to plan and execute teaching activities according to the Nigerian standard

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The scheme of work for Primary 5 is obtained from The Lagos State Government Ministry of Education’s Unified Scheme of Work for Primary School. This scheme outlines the curriculum for students in their fifth year.

This scheme of work is structured in detail about what subject will be covered throughout the academic year. This will ensure that the pupils are taught what is suitable for their age and class. This scheme will make what is being taught in all the schools in Lagos state to align with each other.

Primary School 5 Subjects

There are thirteen subjects in the Lagos State Unified Scheme of Work for Upper Basic (Primary 5). Three broad subjects comprise these 13 subjects: Prevocational Studies (home economics and agriculture), National Values Education (social studies, civic education, and security education), and Basic Science and Technology (basic science, information technology, and physical and health education).

These are separate subjects that have been combined to create one. Essentially, Primary 5 covers 21 topics in all, including Arabic, which is an elective. The following is a list of the topics taught in Upper Basic Primary Class 5:

  • English Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Basic Science and Technology(Basic Science, Information Technology and Physical and Health Education)
  • National Values Education(Social Studies, Civic and Security Education)
  • Prevocational Studies(Agriculture and Home Economics)
  • Yoruba
  • Hausa
  • Igbo
  • Christian Religious Studies
  • Islamic Religious Studies
  • Arabic (Optional)
  • History
  • Cultural and Creative Arts

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does this scheme of work prepare the pupils for the next class?

The Primary 5 scheme of work will build upon what the pupils learned in previous grades and introduce them to more complex concepts. This prepares them for the challenges and expectations of primary 6.

How does the scheme of work ensure consistency in education across different schools?

The scheme of work provides detailed guidelines, lesson plans, activities, and assessments to ensure all students receive the same quality education.

How can parents support their children’s learning at home with this scheme of work?

Parents can support their children by providing a conducive learning environment, assisting with homework, encouraging reading, and engaging in educational activities that complement the school curriculum.


Yes, the scheme of work includes recommendations for textbooks, workbooks, and other learning materials that align with the curriculum objectives for each subject.


How are students assessed under the Primary 5 scheme of work?

Students are assessed through a combination of continuous assessments, like quizzes, classwork, and homework, as well as end-of-term examinations to evaluate their understanding and progress


What measures are in place to ensure that the scheme of work is up-to-date and relevant?

The Ministry of Education updates the scheme of work to reflect current educational standards, best practices, and emerging trends in education, ensuring it remains relevant and effective.


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