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Year 5 Whole Curriculum Overview 2023-24

YEAR 5 CURRICULUM – 2023 - 24

SUBJECT

AUTUMN

SPRING

SUMMER

SCIENCE

 Physics - Forces

Physics - Space

Sustainability - Global warming

 

Chemistry - Properties of materials

Biology - Animals including humans 

Biology - Life cycles 

 

Biology - Reproduction 

Chemistry - Reversible and irreversible changes

Sustainability - Plastic pollution

 

HISTORY

How did the Second World War impact families & life in our area?

Journeys to Birmingham

What was the legacy of the Ancient Greek Civilisation?

GEOGRAPHY

How is land used in Bournville & how has it changed?

What are the main threats to our environment? The human impact on our planet

What are some of the key geographical features of North America & how do they compare with a UK and European locality?

COMPUTING

‘Switched On’

Rising Stars Scheme

V3

Developing an interactive game using sequence, selection, repetition and variables

 

Code-breaking - using semaphore and Morse code understanding encryption

 

Creating a virtual space developing familiarity with a simple CAD tool & exploring a

 3-D environment

 

Developing a website

 

 

Creating an interactive, multimedia adventure game

 

Experimenting with virtual and augmented reality

 

MUSIC

Charanga Scheme

Livin' On A Prayer

Style: Rock

Topic and cross-curricular links: How Rock music developed from the Beatles onwards. Analysing performance.

Classroom Jazz 1

Style: Jazz

Topic and cross-curricular links: History of music - Jazz in its historical context.

Make You Feel My Love

Style: Pop Ballads

Topic and cross-curricular links: Historical context for ballads.

 

Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air

Style: Hip Hop

Topic and cross-curricular links: Option to make up (compose) own rap or words to the existing rap, that could link to any topic in school, graffiti art, literacy, breakdancing and 80s Hip Hop culture in general. Historical context of musical styles.

Dancing In The Street

Style: Motown

Topic and cross-curricular links: The history of Motown and its importance in the development of Popular music. Civil rights.

 

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

Style: Western Classical music and your choice from Year 5

Topic and cross-curricular links: Think about the history of music in context, listen to some Western Classical music and place the music from the units you have worked through, in their correct time and space. Consolidate the foundations of the language of music.

P.E.

Complete P.E resource Scheme

 

Gymnastics - Counter balance and counter tension

Invasion Games - Football

 

Invasion Games - Netball

Health related exercise

Games – Invasion games: Tag Rugby & Hockey

 

Net Games - Badminton

O.A.A – Orienteering

 

 

Athletics – Running

Games – Striking & fielding: Rounders and cricket

Dance - Greeks

 

 

R.H.E/PATHS

Getting Started and Introduction

 

Managing feelings and anger

Goals and identity

 

Making and keeping friends

Being responsible and caring for others

MFL – Spanish

La Jolie Ronde Scheme

The High street-Appreciate similarities and differences between Spanish and English high streets.

Directions- Memorise and present two or three sentences describing a high street.

The High Street: Asking for places and understanding basic direction

Lessons 8- 14

Members of the family- present a short role play

introducing family members, asking

and answering questions

Ask and answer questions about family members- acquire cultural knowledge about family life in Spain/re-order words to form a short, simple sentence

Pets- understand simple rules for converting singular nouns into plurals

Revision- read some familiar words and

phrases aloud with accurate

pronunciation/ write simple sentences, adapting

a model

Easter theme- write simple words and phrases using a model and some words from memory

Lessons 15-20

Become familiar with the layout of

a simple bilingual dictionary

Hobbies- Identify a common sound in a list of verbs/ read and understand a short paragraph with familiar vocabulary and structures

Follow and understand an interview between two speakers talking about hobbies

Transport- know the names of some major airports and ports in Spain/ see images from Spanish cities

Weather expressions- understand different possibilities for travelling abroad

Clothes items for packing a suitcase- pack an imaginary suitcase for a holiday, labelling a drawing

ART & DESIGN

Painting – Still life and composition

Surrealism Collage - creating collage with a variety of media, e.g. paper and magazines - using varied techniques, e.g. overlapping, tessellation, mosaic and montage.

Sculpture – Greek sculpture

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

Structures - Bridges

Food technology – ingredient sourcing

Mechanisms - Gears, levers & pulleys

R.E

Birmingham Agreed Syllabus

Creativity – Expressing Joy

 

Creativity – Being Thankful

 

Contemplation – Being respectful & Self-Critical

 

Contemplation – Being Curious & Valuing Knowledge

Community – Being Modest & Listening to Others

 

Community – Cultivating Inclusion, Identity & Belonging

 

Compassion – Being Merciful & Forgiving

 

Compassion – Being Regardful of Suffering

Choices – Living by Rules

 

Choices – Being Temperate,

Cultivating Self- Discipline & Contentment

 

Creativity – Being Imaginative & Explorative/Appreciating Beauty