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Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School
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Year 5

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW YEAR 5

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

SURVIVAL

DISCOVERY

JOURNEYS

MATHEMATICS

Number: Place value

Addition and subtraction

Statistics

Number: Multiplication and division

Perimeter and area

Number: Multiplication and division

Fractions

Fractions

Decimals

Percentages

Decimals

Properties of shape

Position and direction

Converting units of measure

Volume

Consolidation

ENGLISH

Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

 

Reading Comprehension

Persuasive writing – adverts

Informal letters

 

Christmas Production

 

Science fiction

 

Narrative

 

 

Myths and Legends

 

Drama

 

Narrative

 

Performance poetry

Vicious Vikings: Horrible histories

 

Report writing/ Playscripts

 

Explanation text

The Pearl Diver

 

Diary writing

 

Recount

 

 

HUMANITIES

GEOGRAPHY FOCUS

 

Mapping skills

Climate and Biomes

 

 

HISTORY FOCUS

 

Ancient Greece

 

Comparing ancient and modern Olympics

GEOGRAPHY FOCUS

 

Viking Invasion: settlements

Compared to

the ancient civilisation of Baghdad

 

RE FOCUS

 

Christianity: symbolism and festivals

 

RE FOCUS

 

Islam: pilgrimage

 

SCIENCE

Basic skills

 

Life cycles

 

Living Things

 

 

 

Earth and Space

 

 

Forces

 

Properties of materials:

link to Viking longboats,  weapons, dwellings etc.

ART

 

The Lost Island

 

 

Myths and Legends of

Ancient Greece

 

 

Vikings

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

 

Food and Nutrition:

 Survival foods

 

Glider Challenge:

(Link to Ancient Greek design)

 

Viking Longboat:

The materials and techniques needed

FRENCH

 

Countries

 

 

Weather

 

Planets

 

Clothes

MUSIC

 

Singing

 

 

Notation

Christmas Production

 

Journey into Space

 

Ancient Greece

 

Song Cycles

PSHE

 

Getting to know you and friendships

 

Looking Forward: Managing a budget

 

Safety and coping with difficult situations

 

Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

 

Growing-up:

Physical and Emotional Changes – Y5 Sex and Relationship  Education

PE and GAMES

 

Gymnastics

Games for Understanding

Rugby

Hockey

 

 

Fitness

Football

Netball

 

Dance

Football

Netball

 

Swimming

Athletics

Tennis

Striking and Fielding

COMPUTING

E-Safety

Introduction to Office 365

& the HSMS network

Skills in Microsoft Word

E-Safety

Using research skills to create a multimedia Powerpoint

Scratch

 

TOPIC DAYS and VISITS

 

 

Christmas Play

Pantomime

 

We the Curious

 

Clive Pig Storyteller

 

 

 

Carymoor: Vikings

 

RNLI Day

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