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Curriculum Overview

Year 5 Curriculum Overview 2022-2023

 

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(7 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(6weeks)

Summer 2

(7 weeks)

English 1

Entertain: Narrative Myths and Legends

The Adventures of Odysseus

 

Entertain: Playscript

 

 Entertain: Narrative Poetry

The Highwayman

 

Socialise:

Letter Writing

 Entertain: Narrative

Dilemma (Novel study)

 

Oranges in No Man’s Land

Entertain: Narrative

Classic Literature

Shakespeare

 

Hamlet

 

Entertain: Narrative

Fairy Tales

Tatterhood- Nordic myth

Grimms Fairy Tales

Alternative versions

 

 

English 2

Describe

Non-chronological Historical Report

Ancient Greece

Persuade

Speech writing

 

Own choice of topic

Entertain:

 Visual Literacy

Recount

Journalistic Writing 

High diving Giraffes – sports’ commentary

Persuade

Job Application (incl prefect application)

 

Entertain: Narrative

The Story of the Blue Planet

 

Novel Study

Explain

Complaints

 

 

Persuade:

Debate

Maths

Number: place value

Number: addition and subtraction

Number: multiplication and division

Number: multiplication and division

Number: fractions

Number: multiplication and division

Number: fractions

Number: decimals and percentages

Number: decimals and percentages

Measurement: perimeter and area

Statistics

Geometry: shape

Geometry: position and direction

Number: decimals

Number: decimals

Number: negative numbers

Measurement: converting units

Measurement: volume

Science

Materials: Properties and changes of materials

Materials: Properties and changes of materials

Earth and Space

Forces

Climate Change and Sustainability

(Geography/Inter-disciplinary links)

Living things and their habitats: Life cycles – including humans (changes as they grow)

 

History

 

Islamic Civilisations

Baghdad Depth Study

Anglo Saxons and Scots

Vikings

Kingdom of Benin

 

 

Geography

Our Living Planet

(Biomes)

Positional concepts (tropics, latitude, longitude, hemisphere); physical geography-climate zones, biomes 

 

 

 

 

Climate Change and Sustainability

(Science/Inter-disciplinary links)

Scandinavia

Mapping, key environmental regions, physical and human characteristics; compare UK with another region

Computing

Computing and Networks

Sharing Information

Creating Media

Video editing

Programming A

Selection in physical computing

Data and Information

Flat-file databases

Creating Media

Vector drawing

Programming B

Selection in quizzes

Design and Technology

Structures

Frame Structures

Project: Bird box

Structures

Frame Structures

Project: Bird box

Electrical Systems

Complex switches and circuits

Project: alarm

Electrical Systems

Complex switches and circuits

Project: Electrical board game

Food

Celebrating culture and seasonality

Project: Soup

Food

Celebrating culture and seasonality

Project: biscuit

Music 

Getting Started with Music Tech

How does music bring us together?

 

Emotions and Musical Styles

How does music connect us with our past?

 

Exploring key and time signatures

How Does Music Make the World a Better Place?

Introducing chords

How Does Music Teach Us About our Community?

Words, meaning and expression

How Does Music Shape our Way of Life?

Identifying important musical elements

How Does Music connect us with the Environment?

Art

Drawing

Investigate and collect visual information

Enlarge and layer

Use natural form

Use variety of mark makers

Working in the negative

Key artists: Hundertwasser, Frank Auerbach

Painting

Multi surface images

Develop control of tools and techniques

Use artists work as a  starting point

Key artists: Chris Ofili, Fauvist painters

Printmaking

Reduction block press print

Combining printmaking processes

Responding to the work of printmakers

Key artists: Michael Rothenstein, Dale Devereux-Barker, John Brunsdon, Belinda King

 

Collage

Combine visual and tactile materials

Develop control of tools and techniques

Respond to artist’s work

Key artists: Dale Devereux-Barker

Textiles

Construction and destruction processes

Constructed hangings

Fabric relief panels

Batik

 

Key artist: Jean Davywinter

3-D/Sculpture

Respond to artists work

Produce sculptural forms

-modroc

-tissue and PVA

-clay slab forms

 

Key artists: Alberto Giacometti

 

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & safe Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing  (RHE day)

RE

Why do some people think God exists? 

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today? (part 1)

What matters most to Christians and Humanists?

What would Jesus do? (Can we live by the values of Jesus in the twenty-first century?)

If God is everywhere, why go to a place of worship? Possible RE week or fortnight with a focus on a visit to the church and the mandir

PE

Invasion Games

Basketball

Invasion Games Hockey

Gymnastics

 

Dance

Strike and Field Games

Rounders

Net and Wall Games

Table Tennis

French

Half-term 1: Describing me and others

Half-term 2: Saying what I and others have

Phonics: the SSC (sound-symbol correspondences) revisited and/or introduced this term are:

 

Silent Final Consonant [SFC] |Silent Final E SFe] [a ] [an/am/en/em] [i] [in/im] [qu]

[u] [ou] [on] [au/eau/o/ô] open and closed [eu] We also revisit liaison.

 

Vocabulary: greetings, adjectives to describe

mood and character, months, numbers 13-31,

dates, nouns and adjectives for places, festivals, physical description, interrogatives qui ? quell ? quelle ?

 

Grammar: être (plural) regular plural adjective agreement (-s) avoir (plural), singular and plural indefinite articles (un, une, des), intonation questions (including with quoi, où, qui, quand, comment)

Half-term 1: Saying what I and others do

Half-term 2: Saying how many and describing

things

Phonics: the SSC (sound-symbol

correspondences) revisited and/or taught this

term are: [é/et/ez/er] [è/ê] [oi] [(a)in] [ai]

We also revisit liaison.

 

Vocabulary: verbs and nouns to describe

activities in school, at the weekend, life in the city and country, journeys

 

Grammar: -ER present tense (singular) and 1st person plural (we), JOUER + à + sports, ALLER (singular), definite articles (le, la, les), regular plural marking on nouns (-s), indefinite articles (un, une, des), il y a, Est-ce que questions (including with WH-words), negation (ne ... pas)

Half-term 1: Describing things and people

Half-term 2: Expressing likes and saying what I and others do

Phonics: the SSC (sound-symbol

correspondences) revisited and/or taught this

term are: [SFC] |Silent Final E [SFe] soft [c/ç] [ch] [-ien] [qu] [j/soft g] [-tion] We also revisit liaison.

 

Vocabulary: verbs and nouns to describe

sports, playing instruments, activities in

different countries, life at home, home town,

requesting food and drink

 

Grammar: FAIRE (singular), weather

expressions with faire, faire vs. jouer with

sports, jouer + de + instruments, pronoun on

meaning you (general) and we, 2-verb

structures (aimer, detester, devoir, vouloir,

pouvoir - singular)

School Events

Class Charters

Black History Month

Anti Bullying Week

Children in Need

Winter Festivals

 

Red Nose Day

 

 

 

 

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