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Year 5/6

Year A

 

2021-

2022

Autumn

Topic: Victorians

Spring

Topic: Rainforests

Summer

Topic: Ancient Greece

English

'Street Child' book: 

- Historical /Adventure narrative

- Letter

Explanation - circulatory system

'A Christmas Carol' - literary heritage

 

Take one book - 'Winter's Child'

'The Explorer' book:

- Adventure narrative

- Diary

Non-chronological report - rainforest creature

Persuasive - deforestation

The Lighthouse (animation)

- narrative

Instructions

Explanation

Take one poet

Maths

Herts 

Herts 

Herts 

Science

Electricity

Light

Living things and their habitats - Y5 & 6

Properties and changes of materials

Working scientifically - on going across the year

Computing

(NUBEly)

Purple Mash

- coding

- online safety

- spreadsheets

Purple Mash

- databases

- game creator

Online safety

 

Purple Mash

- 3D modelling

- concept maps

Online safety

Geography

Local area changes since Victorian times

Land use

Impact of tropics on climate

 

Impact of position, hemispheres, longitude/ latitude on climate 

Geographical skills and fieldwork - on going across the year

History

Victorians

- Samuel Lucas 

- Change of local area

- Visit to British Schools Museum

 

Ancient Greece – a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world

D.T.

Textiles & sewing - rag rug cushion

Textiles & Sewing - making their own reusable shopping bag from recycled materials

Food- Greek recipes 

Levers - Trojan horse

KNex challenge

Art and Design

Take one picture - whole school art

William Morris watercolours

Fabric printing / painting (bag)

Romero Britto 

Ancient Greek style art - clay pots 

Music 

Christmas carols

 

Ks2 play

P.E. 

Team games

- hockey

basketball

Gymnastics 

Athletics

Yoga sessions

Athletics

Outdoor sports/ orienteering

Yoga sessions

R.E. 

Judaism

Hinduism

Christianity 

Belief and Practices

Symbols and Actions

Identity and Belonging

Prayer, Worship and Reflection

Sources of Wisdom

Ultimate Questions

Human Responsibility and values

Justice and Fairness

PSHE (Y5 units)

Being me in the world

Celebrating difference

Dreams & Goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Changing Me

French

Tout le Monde

Level 3 Module 1 - Ma Ville

Level 3 Module 3 - 

Le lievre et le tortue

Tout le Monde

Level 3 Module 4 - Le montre magique

Level 4 Module 2 - 

Bienvenue en Camargue

Spanish 

 

Year B

 

2020-21

Autumn

 

Topic - World War 2

Spring

 

Topic - Space

Summer

 

Topic - Animal Kingdom

English

Narrative - Carrie’s war

Free verse & cinquain poetry - Flanders Fields

Biography

Persuasion 

Newspaper report - Titanium

Narrative - Alma

Non-chronological report

Shakespeare (poetry link)

Narrative

Non-chronological report - imaginary animal

Letter

Maths

HfL essentials

Science

Animals including humans - Y5 & 6 (humans & health, human life cycles)

Earth and Space - Y5

Forces 

Evolution and inheritance 

Darwin

Working scientifically - on going across the year

 

Computing


 

Make cities happy

Our life connected

Grow local, feed local

Geography

Locational knowledge of countries involved in WW2

Migration of people

Day and night

Time zones

Range of environments for animals 

Geographical skills and fieldwork - on going across the year

 

History

WW2

Space race

 

D.T.

Anderson shelters - holiday homework

 

Moving vehicles - moon buggies - science link

Levers & gears - science link (forces)

Cooking

Art and Design

Clay - poppies

Pastels - harvest link

Observational drawing & watercolour - take one artist

3D planets


 

Surrealism - Paul Klee

Music 

WW2 songs 

Christmas carols

Topic
 

African music 

P.E. 

Tag rugby

Hockey

Hockey

Basketball

Athletics

Dance

Team games

R.E.

Buddhism

Christianity  

Human Responsibility and Values

Symbols and Actions

Sources of Wisdom

Identity and Belonging

Ultimate Questions

PSHE (Y6 units)

JigsawJigsawJigsaw

French

Tout le Monde

Level 3 Module 2 -Le carnaval des Animaux

Level 3 Module 5 - 

Mangez bien

Tout le Monde

Level 4 Module 5 - On fait des courses

Spanish


 

 

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