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Curriculum Overview

Year 5 Curriculum Overview 2021-2022

 

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(7 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(6weeks)

Summer 2

(7 weeks)

English: units

1Entertain:Narrative Myths and Legends

 

2 Describe

Non-chronological Report

1 Explain

Complaints

 

 

2 Persuade:

Debate

 1 Entertain:Narrative Poetry

 

 

2 Socialise:

Letter Writing

1 Entertain:

 Visual Literacy

 

 

2 Recount

Journalistic Writing  

 

1 Entertain:Narrative

Playscript

Shakespeare

 

2 Recount: Indirect

Biography

(History link)

1 Entertain:Narrative

Fairy Tales

 

 

2.Persuade

Job Application

 

Key texts (English)

The Adventures of Odysseus

 

The Iliad (children’s version)

The Story of the Blue Planet

The Highwayman

Oranges in No Man’s Land

Hamlet

Tatterhood- Nordic myth

Grimms Fairy Tales

 

 

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

Materials: Properties and changes of materials

Materials: Properties and changes of materials

Earth and Space

Forces

Climate Change and Sustainability

(Geography/Inter-disciplinary links)

Living things and their habitats: Life cycles – including humans (changes as they grow)

 

History

Ancient Greece

 

Anglo Saxons and Scots

Vikings

Monarchy

Queen Elizabeth II

Aethelflaed

 

 

 

Geography

 

Our Living Planet

Positional concepts (tropics, latitude, longitude, hemisphere); physical geography-climate zones, biomes 

 

 

 

 

Scandinavia

Mapping, key environmental regions, physical and human characteristics; compare UK with another region

Computing

Online Safety

 

Computing and Networks

Programming

Creating Media

Video editing

Data and Information

Fact file database

Creating Media

Vector Drawing

Programming B

Selection in quizzes

Design and Technology

Structures

Frame Structures

Project: Bird box

Structures

Frame Structures

Project: Bird box

Electrical Systems

Complex switches and circuits

Project: alarm

Electrical Systems

Complex switches and circuits

Project: Electrical board game

Food

Celebrating culture and seasonality

Project: Soup

Food

Celebrating culture and seasonality

Project: biscuit

Music 

How does music bring us together?

Getting Started with Music Tech

 

How does music connect us with our past?

Emotions and Musical Styles

How Does Music Make the World a Better Place?

How Does Music Teach Us About our Community?

How Does Music Shape our Way of Life?

How Does Music connect Us with the Environment?

Art

Drawing

Painting

Printmaking

Collage

Textiles

3D Sculpture

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & safe Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing

RE

Why do some people think God exists? 

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today? (part 1)

What matters most to Christians and Humanists?

What would Jesus do? (Can we live by the values of Jesus in the twenty-first century?)

Who is a Sikh and what do they believe?

If God is everywhere, why go to a place of worship? Possible RE week or fortnight with a focus on a visit to the church and the mandir

PE

Invasion Games

Football /Basketball/

 

Invasion Games Hockey/Tag Rugby

Gymnastics/

Dance

Mindfulness

Athletics

Strike and Field Games

Cricket

Net and Wall Games

Tennis

French

Vocabulary

Meet and Greet

Numbers to 60

Date

Seasons

Grammar

Quelle est la date aujourd’hui?

Compound sentences

adverbs

Vocabulary

Sports/hobbies

Physical activity

Toys and household items

Grammar

Numbers in games

Culture

Petanque

Christmas traditions

Carol singing

Vocabulary

The high street

Grammar

Sentence building

 

Vocabulary

Food

Ordering food

Grammar

Pronunciation

Connectives -mais/aussi

Culture

Food in France

Vocabulary

Time

clothing

location

weather

Grammar

Quelle heure est-il ?

Adjectives

J’habite….

 

Vocabulary

Transport and journey planning Culture

Stereotypes and misconceptions

Learning another language

Where is French spoken ?

Tour de France

Bastille Day

School Events

Class Charters

Black History Month

Anti Bullying Week

Children in Need

Winter Festivals

 

Red Nose Day

QEII Platinum Jubilee

 

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