EXPLORE theme

A Child’s War

A Child’s War

Revolution

Tomorrow’s World

ID

Darwin’s Delight

 

           

Subject

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

ENGLISH

Modern fiction

The Kingdom by the Sea by Robert Westall

Persuasive writing – evacuation leaflet

Recount – diary entry

Narrative – writing in role

Propaganda poster, persuasive speech.

SPaG

Revision of year five objectives, verb tenses, types of noun, pronouns, apostrophes, subjunctive mood.

Classic Literature

Extracts from: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, The Jungle Book, Frankenstein

Reading comprehension including questions testing literal understanding, inference and deduction, recognition of authorial intent.

SPaG

Determiners, types of pronoun, active and passive voice.

Non Fiction

The ‘successful failure’ of Apollo 13

 

Non-fiction writing – non-chronological report

Space narrative

SPaG

Revision of all KS2 SPAG objectives in time for SATs.

Modern fiction

Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

 

Narrative – descriptive writing, message in a bottle, diary entry.

SATs revision (up to May 2018)

MATHS

Place value to 10,000,000

Ordering and rounding

Calculating with negative numbers

Four operations: fluency in calculations, multi-step problem solving

Order of operations

Common multiples, factors and prime numbers

Identifying parts of a circle and calculating missing angles

Fractions: simplifying, ordering, fraction sequences, adding and subtracting, multiplying, dividing, working with mixed numbers

Four operations with decimals and calculating with percentages

Measurement: perimeter and area including triangles and parallelograms

Converting units of measurement including miles and km

Volume of cubes and cuboids

Algebra: linear sequences, use of formulae, equations and variables

Ratio and proportion including scale factor

Statistics: interpreting and constructing pie charts and line graphs

Calculating the mean as an average

Angles and coordinates in all four quadrants: finding missing coordinates (reasoning)

Geometry: translating shapes, describing properties and working with nets

Preparation for End of Key Stage Assessments

Key Stage 2 SATs (MAY)

Perimeter and area: functional skills project

Measures and statistics: interpreting and constructing scatter graphs

Design a new board game: team project

Problem solving, reasoning and investigative mathematics: preparing for maths in Key Stage 3

SCIENCE

Animals including humans

The main body parts and internal organs (skeletal, muscular and digestive system.)

How the circulatory system works.

How to keep our bodies healthy.

Light

 

Exploring the way in which light behaves, including light sources, reflection and shadows.

Electricity

Constructing simple series circuits.

Represent a simple circuit in a diagram using recognised symbols.

Light/Electricity

Combining skills and knowledge of light and electricity.

Classification

Classification of animals into commonly found invertebrates and vertebrates.

The Linnaean classification system.

Evolution

Evolution.

Selective and cross breeding.

Adaptations.

EXPLORE

 A Child’s War

 

The life of an evacuee

The Second World War:

key dates

Rationing

The geography of Europe

The coastline of Britain

The Blitz

A Child’s War

Rebuilding Britain: Cities of the UK

The story of Anne Frank the Holocaust

An introduction to German

Revolution

Victorian Britain

Victorian Schooling

Changemakers of Victorian Times

Cities and transport

French – towns, homes and furniture

Tomorrow’s World

 

Baghdad – Ancient Islam

Development of Dubai

The history of computing

French – countries and nationalities

ID

 

Local geography

Social reformers

The history of Science

French – avoir and etre

Darwin’s Delight

 

Study of the life and work of Charles Darwin.

 

Introduction to Japanese

ART

Clay

Understanding form.

Introduction to working as a sculptor.

Joins in clay.

Firing and glazing ceramics.

Creating a creature model.

Texture

Observational drawin.g

Creating texture through rubbings and material overlays.

Experimenting with ‘found’ materials to create imagery.

Creating large scale mobiles based on drawings.

COMPUTING

Interactive Stories

Scratch: Animated Stories

Spreadsheets

Construction and manipulation of spreadsheets.

KODU

Using Kodu to understand visual programming and how to use the Kodu programming language.

Creating your own Game

Game designing and problem solving skills.

Using and Applying Skills

A combined project utilising a range of different software linking with the Explore topic.

E Safety

Talking Safely Online

Super Digital Citizen

Privacy Rules

What's Cyberbullying?

Selling Stereotypes

DT & FT

Food Technology

Cooking a variety of complex dishes.

The importance of fibre in our diet.

How ingredients are sourced and produced.

Seasonality and sensory analysis of selected produce.

Design Technology

Environmental Design and Structures

Using the school environment as a design context for pupils to explore, develop a masterplan and create a prototype model of a structure that will be value and benefit to the school community.

MUSIC

Keyboard skills

Keyboard skills course to advance keyboard skills to include rhythmic accompaniment and chords.

Composition and performance

Listening, theory and skills tests.

Sequences

Compose using sequences (musical patterns).

Using pitch, tempo, dynamics, texture, timbre.

Extended compositional ideas

Final performance

Modern

Compose a modern piece using sequences.

Time keeping

Exploring musical timings e.g. 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 6/8.

Composition of individual melodies.

Conducting

How to conduct music in a variety of timings. Musical composition in 3/4 time.

Music notation

 

Written melodies using music notation.

PE

Invasion games 1

Football

Rugby

Run4Fun

Dance

Gymnastics

Invasion Games 2

Rugby

Hockey

Cultural games

Lacrosse

Aussie Rules Football

Gaelic Football

Handball

Orienteering

Athletics

Striking and fielding

Cricket

Rounders

Golf

RE

What is Judaism?

What does it mean to be Jewish?

What does it mean to be a Hindu?

Hindu Gods

Caste System

Rama & Sita

What is the importance of prayer in religious faith?

The Lord’s Prayer

Common prayer

Prayers from other world religions

Salah

Buddhist prayer flags

 

What does it mean to be a Muslim?

Allah

Five Pillars

Ramadan

Prophets

Qur’an

Mosque

Living faith

Charity

Poverty

Social Justice

Humanitarianism and aid organisations

What does it mean to be part of a community?

What is a community?

Community cohesion.

Racism

Discrimination