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Year 5 Curriculum Planning

Year 5 Curriculum Coverage

Toy R Us Autumn –Y5TRU

 

Science

Sc4 2 Forces and Motion pupils should be taught:

 

Sc4 2a about the forces of attraction and repulsion between magnets, and about the forces of attraction between magnets and magnetic materials

 

Sc4 2c about friction including air resistance, as a force that slows moving objects and may prevent objects from starting to move

 

Sc4 2d that when objects (for example, a spring, a table) are pushed or pulled, an opposing pull or push can be felt

 

Sc4 2e how to measure forces and identify the direction in which they act

 

Sc1 2 Investigative skills

Sc1 2a ask questions that can be investigated scientifically and decide how to find answers

 

Sc1 2e use simple equipment and materials appropriately and take action to control risks

 

Sc1 2 g check observations and measurements by repeating them when appropriate

 

Sc1 2l use their scientific knowledge and understanding to explain observations, measurements or other data or conclusions

 

Design Technology

4b how materials can be combined and mixed to create more useful properties (for example, using cardboard triangles on the corners of a wooden frame to strengthen it)

 

5c designing and make assignments using a range of materials including electrical mechanical components, mouldable materials, stiff and flexible sheet materials (card and wood), and textiles

 

History

8b aspects of the histories of England, Scotland and Wales, where appropriate, and about the history of Britain in its European and wider world context, in these periods

R.E.

RQ4 How should I live my life?

RQ13 Where do peoples beliefs come from?

SEAL New beginnings

 

I.C.T.

  • Focus on forces related to making toys
  • Using simulations of CAMs (internet based)

Strand

  • Research
  • Simulations

 

Frozen Planet Y5IA

 

Geography

1d identify and explain different views that people, including themselves, hold about topical geographical issues(for example, views about plans to build a hotel in an overseas locality) Y5IA

 

Science

Sc2 5d to use food chains to show feeding relationships in a habitat Y5IA

 

History

2b about the social, cultural, religious and ethnic diversity of the societies studied, in Britain and the wider world  Link to R.E as also covered in Y6.

 

R.E.

RQ6 How do we relate to others and the natural world and environmental issues

 

I.C.T

  • Environmental issues
  • Discovering Arctic and Antarctic
  • Temperature data logging

Strand

  • Control and sensing

 

Spring Term -Murder, Mystery and Mayhem – Y5MMM

 

 

Design Technology

Evaluating processes and products

3Pupils should be taught to:

3a. reflect on the progress of their work as they design and make, identifying ways they could improve their products

 

Art

3a compare ideas, methods and approaches in their own and others’ work and say what they think and feel about them

 

R.E.

Islam

Journeys and Pilgrimages

SEAL Getting on and Falling out

 

I.C.T.

  • Castle research
  • Internet
  • Microsoft Encarta

Strand

  • Research

 

From Bean to Bar Spring Term – Y5BtB

 

Global links -  Ghana and Fairtrade

Cooking skills – linked to Fairtrade

Local link to the Local to Ludlow Market

 

 

Science

Sc3 2g that burning materials (for example, wood wax, natural gas) results in the formation of new materials and that this change is not usually reversible

 

Sc31e to recognise differences between solids, liquids and gases, in terms of ease of flow and maintenance of shape and volume

 

Sc3 2b to describe changes that occur when materials (for example, water, clay, dough) are heated or cooled)

 

Design Technology

1c. plan what they have to do, suggesting a sequence of actions and alternatives, if needed

1d. communicate design ideas in different ways as these develop, bearing in mind aesthetic qualities, and the uses and purposes for which these products are intended. Link to cookery

 

Geography

1a ask geographical questions (for example, ‘What is this landscape like?’, ‘What do I think about it?’)

 

3a to identify and describe what places are like (for example, in terms of weather, jobs)

 

3g to recognise how places fit within a wider geographical context (for example, as part of a bigger region or country) and are interdependent(for example, through the supply of goods, movements of people) Y5BtB

 

R.E.

RQ3 Who is my neighbour? (diversity and belonging)

 

I.C.T.

  • Broadcast on Ghana

Software

  • Easispeak mikes
  • Photo story
  • Primary Design

Strand

  • communication

 

Chariots of Fire – Y5CoF

 

Science

Sc2 2b about the need for food for activity and growth, and about the importance of an adequate and varied diet for health

 

Sc2 2d about the effect of exercise and rest on pulse rate

 

Sc2 2h about the importance of exercise for good health

 

History

1a. place events, people and changes into correct periods of time

 

A European history study

12 A study of the way of life, beliefs and achievements of the people living in Ancient Greece and the influence of their civilisation on the world today.

 

R.E

RQ5 Where do I belong?

 

I.C.T.

  • Filming
  • Editing

Software

  • Movie Maker

Strand

  • communication

 

 

Walk on the Wild Side - Y5WWS

 

Summer Term – The Garden

 

Science

Sc2 1b that life processes common to plants include growth, nutrition and reproduction

 

Sc2 3b the role of the leaf in producing new material for growth

 

Sc2 3c  that the root anchors the plant, and that the water and minerals are taken in through the root and transported through the stem to other parts of the plant.

 

Sc2 5e about how nearly all food chains start with a green plant

 

Sc2 3d about parts of the flower (for example, stigma, stamen, petal, sepal) and their role in the life cycle of flowering plants, including pollination, seed formation, seed dispersal and germination.

 

Art

1a. record from experience and imagination, to select and record from first -hand observation and to explore ideas for different purposes

 

1b. question and make thoughtful observations about starting points and select ideas to use in their work

 

I.C.T

  • Research
  • Flip cams
  • Filming and composing shots

Strand

  • Research
  • Communication

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