Year 5 & 6 Curriculum Map 2018/19

Subject Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Topic Focus Living Things Ancient Greece Empire / WW2
English Botanicum

Just So stories

A Christmas Carol

The Odyssey

Percy Jackson

Debate and persuasive writing

 

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Coram Boy

Formal letters

Science The human body

Classification of living things, plants and microorganisms

Life cycles, including the human life cycle

How we see

Electricity

Forces

 
History   Ancient Greece British History beyond 1066
Geography Land use in the local area

Map reading

Rivers and Mountains

 

European local study

Economic links and natural resources

Computing Scratch coding

Website design

Geometric art

Sketchup for architecture

Cryptography

Blogging

Art painting and textiles Clay sculpture
Design and Technology Cooking a healthy meal

Preserving food

Earthquake-proof structures

Electronic quiz games

Play props
P.E.

 

swimming

invasion games

Gym

handball

Cricket

biking

R.E. Walk through the Bible

Christmas in the different gospels

Islam (Five Pillars/ Holy Places) Sikhism – Gurdwara

Christianity in the local community and beyond

Music Singing Musical theatre Ukulele

For maths we teach the Programmes of Study from the National Curriculum relevant to each year group. We also follow the Inspire Maths scheme which is based on the Singapore Maths Approach.