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Year 5

Curriculum Overview 2020-21

Year 5

 

Topic 1

Faster, Higher, Stronger

Topic 2

Stargazers

Topic 3

Inventors and Inventions

Topic 4

Amazon Adventure

Topic 5

Traders and Raiders and 1066

Topic 6

Food Glorious Food

Class novel

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson

The Last Viking by Terry Deary

Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Science

States of Matter (Y4 missed unit)

Earth and space

Forces and falling objects

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

Animals, including humans

Materials - reversible and irreversible changes

History

Ancient Greece

Minoan civilisation – classical age

 

Early Islamic civilization - Baghdad c AD900

 

Vikings

1066 – The Norman Conquest

 

Geography

 

 

 

Contrasting region - Amazon Basin, rainforest, biomes

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

World food - where does food come from?

Art

Drawing human form and then challenged to create 3D sculpture

Drawing and painting developed into abstract textured paintings

 

Painting developed into printmaking/collage and digital art

The Bayeux Tapestry

Drawing

 

Technology

 

 

Mechanical systems - cams, pulleys and gears

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

Jewellery Making,

Designing drawbridges and castles

Food - food from another culture, variety of cooking techniques

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

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