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Curriculum Overview

Year 5 Curriculum Overview 2020-21

 

Renewal Curriculum

Recharge Curriculum

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(8 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(5 weeks)

Summer 2

Topics

 

Water, Water Everywhere

(G)

Y4 curriculum

Scandinavia  (G)

 

Our Living Planet- how sustainable are we?

(G)

Who was the bravest, the boldest and the greatest? 

Vikings v’s Romans (H)

Would you rather be an Athenian or Spartan?

Ancient Greece (H)

What was the impact of the Victorians on Britain? (H)

Literacy: units

Narrative

Personal Correspondence

Traditional Tales – stories  from other cultures (Norway)

Recount: diary entries from Ayesha’s point of view

 

Explain – Complaints

Persuade: Debate

Narrative Poetry

Newspaper Reports (based on the Highwayman)

 

Entertain: Narrative

Persuade- Job Application

Shakespeare: Hamlet

Key texts (Literacy)

Journey to the River Sea

Tatterhood- Nordic myth

 

Oranges in No Man’s Land

The story of the blue planet

The Highwayman

The Adventures of Odysseus

 

The Iliad (children’s version)

Shakespeare: Hamlet

 

Street Child

Maths

Number: place value

Number: addition and subtraction

Statistics

Number: multiplication and division

Measurement: perimeter and area

Number: multiplication and division

Number: fractions

Number: fractions

Number: decimals and percentages

Number: decimals

Geometry: properties of shape

Geometry: position and direction

Measurement: converting units

Measurement: volume

Science

Changing State

Material: Properties

Forces

Earth & Space

Solids, liquids and gases

Food Chains (Y4 curriculum)

Life Cycle including humans

 

Computing

Using the  Internet: validity of data/ use info from internet in a presentation (copyright)

Digital Media: Video editing 

Communicating: emails / year group blog

Digital Media: photography 

Programming: create/ edit/ refine algorithms (create a game)

Creating/ publishing: Prezi

Using data : spreadsheets/ databases

Creative- Music 

Cyclic patterns: Exploring rhythm and pulse

Roundabout: Exploring rounds

Journey into space: exploring sound sources

Songwriter: Exploring lyrics and melody

Stars, hide your fires: performing together

Who Knows? Exploring music processes

Creative- Art

Drawing

Painting

Printmaking

Collage

Textiles

3D

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & sage Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing

RE Day

Places of worship: Christianity (Cathedrals and churches)

Festivals: Hanukah

Important stories in religion: Islam 

A day in the life...

Sikhism

RE through art

(symbols): Buddhism

Values through religion: Sikhism and Islam 

PE

Basic Movements

Net Games

Team Games

Gymnastics

Dance

Strike and Field Games

Home Learning Projects

 

3D model the water cycle and an explanation text on how it works

Travel brochure of Scandinavia (or one of its countries)

Sustainability Project

3D model of a Viking ship. Written account on Viking invasion.

Research a Greek god/goddess, draw their portrait and write an account

The Great Exhibition- make a model of a Victorian invention and write on its importance

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