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Please visit 'Year Specific Curriculum' tab (link below) for detailed curriculum objectives for each of our subject areas.

FURZE PLATT JUNIOR SCHOOL

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

 

 

YEAR 5

 

 

TERM 1

 

TERM 2

 

TERM 3

 

TERM 4

 

TERM 5

TERM 6

 

 

THEME

Is anyone out there?

Shang Dynasty

Land of the free?

 

WOW EVENTS

Planetarium

Space Day

Kew Gardens

Native American Day

Birds of Prey

 

ENGLISH

Cross curricular links

 

Poetry

Cloudbusting by Malorie Blackman

Balanced argument

Explanation

Narrative Joker

Passive voice/Reports The Lighthouse

Macbeth

Tuck Everlasting

Instructions

The Highwayman/The Raven

1st person narrative

Biography

 

MATHS

 

All maths groups are taught the relevant maths curriculum. Maths is taught with a view to allowing children to develop their skills and understanding. Real-life

scenarios are linked to most concepts so using and applying and depth become a reality to all

 

SCIENCE

Space

Forces

Materials and their properties

Plants

Animals/ Humans

Living things and their habitats

 

DESIGN & TECH

Moving Sledge

 

Cushions

Food

 

ART

3D techniques/Planets

Dragonflies

Stephen Wiltshire and Van Gogh

 

HISTORY

Space Race

Shang Dynasty

Native American history

 

GEOG

 

Location of dark skies parks

Observatory places

 

Location and Map reading

Countries of N America

Climates

Landscapes and usage

Compare to local area

 

 

 

MUSIC

Singing and 10 pieces

Soundtracks

American music

 

PE/GAMES

Tag rugby

Gymnastics

Rounders

Soundtracks

Dance

Netball

Football

Athletics

Fitness

Athletics

Cricket

Tennis

 

RE

 

Is faith important to a religious person?

Is the Christmas story true? Is it important?

How can Brahman be everywhere and in everything?

Did God intend Jesus to be crucified and if so was Jesus aware of this?

Can faith be expressed through the arts?

What is the best way for a Christian to show commitment to God?

 

COMPUTING

 

Powerpoint/Word

Internet research

 

We are website developers/bloggers

We are coders

We are artists

 

Creating a virtual space – We are Architects

 

MFL

French to be taught throughout the year

 

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