Year 5

Subject

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Science

Variation & Evolution

Understand lifecycles differences  in a mammals, amphibians, insects & birds. Know that some organisms reproduce sexually where offspring inherit information from both parents.

Describe reproduction in some plants & animals. Know that organisms best adapted to reproduce are more likely to do so. Competition exists for resources & mates.

Describe changes as humans develop & age. Know that animals mature at different rates & live to different ages.

 

 

Materials

Classify materials according to various properties. Give reasons for particular uses of everyday materials. All matter (including gases) has mass.

Know that some materials dissolve in water to form a solution. Separate mixtures of materials.

Explore reversible & irreversible changes.  Explain that changes form new materials, some are difficult to reverse. 

 

 

Earth & Space

Describe the movement of Earth and other planets relative to the sun, and of the moon relative to Earth.

Describe the Sun, moon, Earth (spherical).

Use earth’s rotation to explain day and night.

Forces

Explain that objects fall towards the Earth because of gravity. 

Explore the effects  of gravity & friction (including air and water resistance). 

Air & water resistance are forces against motion caused by objects having to move air and water out of the way. 

Know that friction is a force against motion caused by two surfaces rubbing against each other.

 

Investigate how mechanisms (pulleys, levers, gears),  affect force needed to make things move. Know that some mechanisms magnify forces (so that less force is required to make things move). 

 

DT

Electrical Car

Develop products fit for purpose.

Communicate design  in a variety  of ways.

Use a wider range of materials and tools.

Use electrical systems in own products.

 

 

Boat

Evaluate existing products and improve own products.

Communicate design  in a variety  of ways.

Use a wider range of materials and tools.

Build and strengthen more complex structures.

 

Cookery

Understand and apply principles of a healthy diet.

Prepare and cook mainly savoury dishes.

Understand seasonality.

 

PE

Tag Rugby

Use running, catching and throwing in combination. Develop the idea of running, tackling, avoiding, scoring.

Play modified competitive games

Netball

Use running, catching, jumping and throwing in combination. Develop

Play modified competitive games

 

Gym

 

 

 Basketball

Use running, catching, jumping and throwing in combination.

Play modified competitive games

 

Hockey

Play modified competitive games

 

 

Dance

Mars - tell the story  of the Music

 

Cricket

Play modified competitive games

 

 

Athletics

 

Gym

 

 

Geography

IOW– environmental impact of tourism

Name and locate counties of the UK focusing on the IOW, identifying human and physical characteristics, land use patterns and how they have changed over time

Describe and understand key aspects of land use, economic activity including tourism

Use maps  and digital computer mapping to locate features

Use field work to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features  in the local area

Rivers in North and South America

Locate the worlds countries

Use maps to focus on North and South America concentrating on countries and rivers

Position equator, poles, tropics and time zones

Describe and understand key aspects of rivers

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital maps

Use 6 figure grid references

London– The River Thames

Name and locate London and areas within it

Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of rivers in North and South America and the River Thames

Use field work to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features  in the local area

History

WW2 On the home front

To find out what we already know about WWII Make the distinction that it is not a ‘civilisation’ What makes it different from all the other areas of history that they’ve studied. What type of civilisation did Hitler want to create?

Use a timeline to show the period of history it covered.  Using terms AD BC and chronology.

What was the cause of WW2?

Using a map and globes identify the other

countries involved in the conflict. Put into context following on from WW1.

What was life like in WW2?

Lives of children who were evacuated/ Not evacuated.

Using primary and secondary sources children research the lives of adults and children during the war. Children can interview relatives involved in the war. Children make a hypothesis.

Reliability of sources

Children look at war propaganda. Look at

primary and secondary sources and discuss the reliability of sources.  Children look at first hypothesis made.

What was the impact of the Blitz on Britain ?

Look at the effects of the Blitz on Britain. 

 

 

Egyptians

Why do Civilisations rise up?

Using a globe identify what part of the world Egypt is in, discuss why that may have allowed them to form a society. Compare to the climate and life in Britain.

Identify Egyptian era on time line in relation to previous topics studied in years 3 and 4

Where will we find the treasures of Ancient Egypt?

Pupils will be able to Locate Egypt, and the Nile valley using atlas skills. They predict that these buildings were

close to the Nile Valley and can explain why, explaining desert, flooding and irrigation. They grasp that there are still monuments such as pyramids that tell of an ancient civilization there.

What sources of evidence have survived and how were they discovered?

Reconstruction relay - As Howard Carters assistants    discovering Tutankhamun’s Tomb. (See resource file)

Pose questions to ask the curator of the museum.

Relate the Egyptian’s to  Britain during this time  and the technology and social structure.

What was Egyptian daily life like?

Using resources children ask and answer questions about Egyptian living.

What do these infer about Egyptian society? What does the evidence tell us about life for men, women and

children in Ancient Egypt?

 

 

Impact on the Isle of Wight

 

 

Computing

 We are Game Developers

Design, write and debug programs with specific goals.

Use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs.

Use logical reasoning  to explain how algorithms work.

We are Cryptogrophers

Use logical reasoning  to explain how algorithms work.

Understand computer networks, including the internet.

Use technology safely, respectfully, and responsibly.

 

 We are Artists

Use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs.

Use logical reasoning  to explain how algorithms work.

Select , use and combine a variety of software on a range of devices.

 

We are web developers

Understand computer networks, including the internet.

Use search technologies safely and effectively.

Select , use and combine a variety of software on a range of devices.

 

 We are bloggers

Understand computer networks, including the internet.

Select , use and combine a variety of software on a range of devices.

Use search technologies safely and effectively.

We are architects

Use search technologies safely and effectively.

Select , use and combine a variety of software on a range of devices.

 

Art

Tea Towel Design

Explore historical/cultural and religious reasons for the use of printing.

Ask and answer questions about the historical,/cultural purpose of using screen printing.

Investigate the different techniques to screen print fabric.

 Apply techniques to develop their use of screen printing and ideas for a purpose.

 Design and screen print for a purpose ( to be decided by class/ class teacher)

 

 

 Constable Landscape

Record different ideas from Constable and explore different ideas and examples of his paintings.

Question and make thoughtful observations about Constable style and paintings.

Develop ideas and collect information about Constable in the form of sketches and keep in a sketchbook.

Investigate the colour shape to represent the images I have observed in Constable’s paintings.

Select the appropriate brushes and pencils to recreate Constable’s techniques.

Design and make their own piece of art using Constable’s techniques which can be communicated through different colours and moods.

 

Make comments on the ideas, methods and approaches used in my own and others’ work, relating these to Constable’s style work saying how they think and feel.

 

Egyptian Art

Record ideas and collect evidence of Egyptian art from imagination and exploring the different patterns and techniques.

Ask and respond to questions and make observations about Egyptian art.

Collect examples of Egyptian art and compare them including a design of their own using colour and patterns.

Design and make their own piece of aboriginal art based on their own ideas and observations.

From their evaluation adapt their final piece of work and describe how they would develop their piece further.

 

 

French

Understand and respond to spoken and written language from a variety of authentic sources

Speak with increasing confidence, fluency and spontaneity, finding ways of communicating what they want to say, including through discussion and asking questions, and continually improving the accuracy of their pronunciation and intonation 

Can write at varying length, for different purposes and audiences, using the variety of grammatical structures that they have learnt

Discover and develop an appreciation of a range of writing in the language studied.

Music

Can I appreciate a range of live and recorded music?

Can I listen with attention to detail?

 

Can I  use instruments and voice with increasing accuracy and control?

Can I develop understanding of musical history?

Can I listen with attention to detail?

 

Can I  use instruments and voice with increasing accuracy and control?

Can I improvise and compose my own music?

Can I develop understanding  of musical notation?

 

RE/PSHE/RRR

Read different versions of creations stories from a variety of religions and indigenous people. What things do they have in common? How are they different?

Understand advent and the symbolism that goes with it.

Look at Christingle, Advent ring.  Calendars.

Focus on the idea of preparing for an event, birth . Relate to the reason we celebrate Christmas.

Understand the emotional and physical changes occurring in puberty.

Understand what is deducted from earnings and why.

 

 

Understand and retell the story of Muhammed.

Understand the word prophet and their role within religion. Make links to other people who have similar roles in other religions.

Understand the idea of prayer and religious reading within Islam.

Read stories from Quran—what are they teaching the reader? Are there any similar stories in other religions? What are their purposes?

Read different versions of Good Friday story.  Why are they different?

What is the significance of Good Friday? Identify the symbolism within the story. Children to relate to how we celebrate now.

Understand male and female puberty changes in more detail.

 

To understand the risks associated with un manageable dept 

Understand what is meant by the word Holy—what does this word mean to them?

Look at art work from various religions, how do they show the idea of holiness? Children to create own versions of ‘Holy’ art.

Understand the meaning of Pentecost. When and why is celebrated.

What are the symbols of Pentecost and how do they relate to the festival?

Understand the relationship with Shavout. Discuss with children why religions are so closely linked.

Understand the impact of puberty on the body and the importance of physical hygiene.

Understand places for support.

Understand about Fair  trade and what it means.

 

 

 

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