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Year 5 Curriculum

 

Year 5

Our Topics

Autumn Term: Life in Ancient Greece

Spring Term: The Mayans

Summer Term: Rivers

Art

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Sculpture

Collage

Painting and Drawing

DT

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Food

Textiles

Construction and materials

Science

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Living Things and their environments, Animals including humans

Properties and changes of materials

Forces, Earth and Space

Computing

 

Computer Science / Programming

Digital Literacy (e safety)

IT

All 3 key areas are covered during each term to develop our computing skills

Geography

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

An in depth study of Greece

An in depth study of Mexico

The geographical features of rivers

History

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Significant people - The Ancient Greeks and Alexander the Great

 

Significant people – David Attenborough and his research

Music

Autumn Term


Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Don’t stop believing

Five gold rings

Classroom Jazz 1

A Tragic Story

Ukulele

PSHCE

Autumn Term


Spring Term

Summer Term

Health and Wellbeing – taking risks, Bikeability, becoming more independent, emergency first aid

Relationships – anti bullying - childline sessions, discrimination, prejudices, getting help

Living in the Wider World – jobs in our community, financial awareness, resources around the world

PE

Autumn Term

 

Spring Term

 

Summer Term

 

Games (Calling the Shots)

Gymnastics (Acrobatics)

Dance (What’s so Funny?)
Swimming

Athletics (Distance Challenge)

Games (What a Racket)

We also have opportunities to work with sports coaches as part of our involvement in the Durham School Sports Partnership.

We take part in events and competitions throughout the year.

MFL (French)

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Le Carnaval des animaux

Raconte-moi une histoire!

En route pour l’ecole

RE

Autumn Term

 

Spring Term

 

Summer Term

The Bible, Sacred books and texts

Christmas – The Gospels of Matthew and Luke

Daniel

Easter – Victory

Pentecost – what happened next?

Jesus – a teacher

Why do Christians sing in worship?


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