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Year 5

Year 5 Summer Term Overview 20.21

The following table gives a brief overview of the themes and content for the Summer Term.

 

Summer 1

Summer 2

Theme

Victorians

Past, Present, Future

Visits

Victorian school day

Essex Police Museum

Chelmsford Museum – Local History

English

Highwayman

Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens

Story mapping – ordering and sequencing events

Character Descriptions

Informal and formal Letters

Charles Dickens Biography

Play scripts.

Piano

Monkey Symphony

Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom

Narrative

Morals and Dilemmas

Camera and Composition

Maths

Number – Revision of 4 operations, fractions and problem solving.

Number – Decimals

Begin Geometry – Properties of shape.

Number – Revision of 4 operations, fractions and problem solving.

Complete Geometry – Properties Shape

Geometry – position and direction

Measurement: converting units

Measurement: Volume

Science

Animal lifecycles Butterflies

Plant Asexual reproduction

Animal gestation and sexual reproduction

Animals including Humans

Growing Up and Growing Old.

Changes in scientific discovery

Finger printing.

History

Victorians

School Life

Work life

Rich and Poor

Inventors – industrial revolution, railways.

Children – Lord Shaftesbury.

The Great Exhibition

Local History Study

History of Chelmsford

Chelmsford Museum visit (possibly virtual)

How land use has changed over time.

How life has changed over time for people living in Chelmsford.

Link back to Victorians and other periods of history studied.

Geography

Distribution of natural resources focussing on energy

Coal Mining.

Other sources of energy.

Distribution of natural resources.

Linking with History, compare land use maps of UK from past with the present, focusing on land use.

Art

William Morris

Information about the Artist

Appreciate and Evaluate his work

Replicate a floral design

Design own wallpaper

Using the computer to make repeating patterns.

Claude Monet.

History of Art – how styles and processes have changed.

What will the future of art be?

DT

Victorian Sweets

Make a container

Music

Oliver Songs

Fresh Prince of Bel Air – create a rap

Drumming – Had to miss due to lockdown so will complete this unit of work.(Spring 1)

How has music changed over time – music appreciation.

PE

Cricket

Tag Rugby

Netball

Athletics

Computing

Spreadsheets – linked with Victorian Money

Word processing skills using purple mash scheme of work.

MFL

Unit N - Seasons

Unit O – The Environment

RE

Holy Places in Islam

City of Mecca and Ka’aba in the life of Muhammad

Five Pillars of Islam

Living as a Hindu

Reincarnation

Concepts of Moksha Dharma and Karma

 

PSHE

Dimensions Curriculum

Basic First-Aid- First Aid

Responding – Scrabble

Shared Goals – It’s All Go!

Community Spirit – All Join In

Community Event – We’re Cultured!

 

Dimensions Curriculum

Drugs – Just Say No!

Alcohol – Drink Aware

Tobacco – Up in Smoke

Substance Abuse – Let’s be Frank

Physical, Emotional and Mental- 3-Dimensional

Physical, Emotional and Mental- What’s Puberty?

Healthy Lifestyles – You Choose!

 

Year 5 Spring Term Overview 20.21

The following table gives a brief overview of the themes and content for the Spring Term.

 

 

Spring 1

Spring 2

Theme

Africa

Saxons/Vikings - Settlers

Visits

 

Viking Day – History off the page

English

Narrative paired write – The Flood

Story Mapping – ordering and sequencing events

Hot seating

1st person narrative – with dialogue

Rosa Parks – Personal letter

 

Saga – poetry

Description of Grendel

Grendel’s point of view

Instruction writing

Review of the Viking Day

 

Maths

Number – Multiplication and Division

Fractions

 

Decimals and percentages

Fractions

Science

Forces

 

  • Explain that unsupported objects fall towards the Earth because of the force of gravity acting between the Earth and the falling object
  • Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces

 

  • Recognise that some mechanisms, including levers, pulleys and gears, allow a smaller force to have a greater effect.

 

  • Find out how scientists, for example, Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton helped to develop the theory of gravitation.

 

Living Things and their Habitats

  • Describe the differences in the life cycles of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird
  • Describe the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals.
  • Raise questions about their local environment throughout the year.
  • Find out about the work of naturalists and animal behaviourists, for example, David Attenborough and Jane Goodall.

 

 

History

Apartheid – during and resolution

BBC True Stories video on Rosa Parks

Nelson Mandela Comprehension

Life of Anglo Saxons and Vikings.

Battle of Maldon

Geography

Locating on an Atlas – Africa - Annotating maps as a class.

Mapping skills – looking rivers/mountains/deserts/population in Africa

David Attenborough - Africa

Water use – links to water aid

Comparing Localities

Settling

Art

African masks – papier mache – assorted decoration.

African Silhouette Savannah.

Viking patterns and knots

Printing - string

DT

 

Designing a village

Music

Djembe – Charanga unit

Cumbrian Music Service

BBC Viking Sagas - PPA

PE

Hockey

Dance

Tennis

Gymnastics

Computing

Purple Mash Unit 5.1 Coding

 

Creating own game Unit 5.5

MFL

Unit L: Hobbies

Unit M: School Trip

RE

The Bible

The content of the Bible, including the fact that the Old Testament corresponds to the Jewish Tenakh.

The importance of The Bible for Christians and how it is interpreted.

Creation Story and Genesis 1.

Christianity

Events recalled during Holy week: pg74 of Explore – Essex agreed syllabus March 2015 for more detail

 

PSHE

Our Rights

Online Safety

Confidentiality

Listening

Responding

Year 5 Autumn Term Curriculum Map

 

The following table gives a brief overview of the themes and content for the Autumn Term.

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Theme

EARTH and SPACE

SURVIVAL

Visits

 

 

English

Non Chronological report

Newspaper report

Poetry – performance

Biography of a scientist.

Description of characters

Additional chapter

Discussion text  – travelling pros and cons

Diary Entry – Michael – 1st person

Maths

Number – Place Value, addition and subtraction.

Statistics

Number – Multiplication and division

Measurement – Perimeter and area

Consolidation

Science

Earth and Space

  • Planets, moon
  • History of space. – big bang theory.
  • Aristotle/Copernicus/Galileo
  • Factual information about our solar system.
  • Day/Night – time 24 hour
  • Shadows – comparative testing.

Rockets

Properties and Changes in Material.

  • Compare properties of a range of materials
  • Dissolving to make solutions
  • Separating
  • Reversible and irreversible changes

Chemical reactions

History

History of space understanding and exploration.

Moon Landing

Famous scientists – Copernicus etc.

Big Bang Theory

 

Geography

Length of day/night in different locations and reasons for this.

  • Planetary

Location of where the boat travels – map work – compass points.

  • Location of Palm Oil – effect on physical and human geography.

Art

Space themed painting based on the work of Peter Thorpe.

Hokusai Discuss sources of inspiration in Hokusai’s Japanese landscapes: Mount Fuji, seascapes & tsunami, waterfalls

Using the colour mixing techniques

Japanese Writing & ink drawing.

DT

Design and make a space badge.

 

Music

Holst – The Planets – explore the theme of each movement – use this as inspiration for their own composition.

Christmas songs for performance

Treasure Island songs 

(If gov allows singing in classes)

PE

PPA – Outdoor/Adventurous

Rounders

PPA – basketball

Design a game

Computing

Purple Mash – 5.4 - Data bases – Alien identification.

Data from science rocket experiments

Purple Mash – 5.6 – 3D Modelling – design a shelter and a vehicle to escape in.

MFL

 Holidays

Eating Out

RE

Buddhism – Buddha’s early life.

His quest to find an answer to suffering.

The Middle Way.

Enlightenment.

Nirvana.

Buddhism – Living as a Buddhist.

The Noble Eightfold Path

The Buddha image and Buddhist shrines

Buddhist devotional practices, including meditation

 

PSHE

Growth Mind-set

Self Esteem

Staying Positive

Family Changes

Loss

Remembrance

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