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Year 5

Curriculum Overview 2019-20

Year 5

 

Topic 1

Amazon Adventure

Topic 2

Stargazers

Topic 3

Off with her Head!

Topic 4

Inventors and Inventions

Topic 5

Food Glorious Food

Topic 6

Traders and Raiders and 1066

Class novel

Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson

Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Treason by Berlie Doherty

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

The Last Viking by Terry Deary

Science

Life cycle changes in animals and plants; naturalists (e.g. David Attenborough)

Earth and space

 

Forces and falling objects

Materials - reversible and irreversible changes

Animals, including humans

History

 

 

The Tudors

Early Islamic civilization - Baghdad c AD900

 

Vikings

1066 – The Norman Conquest

Geography

Contrasting region - Amazon Basin, rainforest, biomes

 

Historic Maps

 

World food - where does food come from?

Using maps, settlement, Europe. Human and Physical feature in the local area

Art

Painting developed into printmaking/collage and digital art

Drawing and painting developed into abstract textured paintings

 

 

 

The Bayeux Tapestry

Drawing

Technology

3D Textiles - using gussets, using patterns, joining with seam allowance, combining fabrics

 

 

Mechanical systems - cams, pulleys and gears

Food - food from another culture, variety of cooking techniques

Jewellery Making,

Designing drawbridges and castles

Music

Charanga

Livin’ On A Prayer

Charanga

Classroom Jazz 1

Charanga

Make You Feel My Love

Charanga

The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Charanga

Dancing In The Street

Charanga

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

P.E.

NRG Outdoor Learning

Athletics

Gymnastics

Dance

Cricket

Games

Computing

Information Technology - multimedia

Information Technology - modelling

Research, data handling and presentation

Computer Science - programming / computational thinking

Digital Literacy / Computer Science - collaboration / networking

Computer Science - programming

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