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Year 5 - Home Learning 

Monday 30.11.2020 

Todays introduction to learning: 

 

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We look forward to seeing you back in school tomorrow. 

 

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Summary Information on Lesson

Grammar-

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-and-apply-knowledge-of-suffixes-tion-cian-sion-ssion-6ngp4c

 

To practise and apply knowledge of suffixes: -tion, -cian, -sion, -ssion. In this lesson, you will practise and apply your knowledge of the suffixes -tion, -ssion, -sion and -cian.  You will do this by:

English-

 

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-a-section-of-narrative-free-write-cmt38c

To write a section of narrative (Free write).  In this lesson, we will review all the key skills that we have developed over our unit on Oliver Twist. Following this, we will think about some ideas for writing so that you can set to work and write your own creative narrative, using the characters in Oliver Twist as inspiration.

Reading –

 

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-a-setting-6rtp2e?activity=video&step=1 

 

Miss Smythe Story: https://youtu.be/ENHKB3X7xII  

Fiction: This is the last session on your unit on ‘The Giant’s Necklace’. In the lesson you will read the next part of the story and form an impression of the setting. You will also make a prediction of what is going to happen next. 

Maths-

 

 

 

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-10-number-multiplication-division/ 

 

 

Mrs Maskell: 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/week-5/ 

 

SEE BELOW FOR THE ACCOMPANYING QUESTION SHEETS.

Miss Smythe /Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly:  

Divide by 10, 100 and 1000 

Watch the video on dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down. 

 

Mrs Maskell: Add two 4-digit numbers - no exchange 

Watch the video on adding two 4 digit numbers. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down.

Science

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-makes-something-a-mixture-61j38e  

Mixtures: In this lesson, we will learn what makes a substance a mixture. We will also learn how to identify mixtures and the benefits of using an alloy over a pure metal. You will be asked to draw representations of solids, liquids and gasses. Finally, there is a fun experiment involving oil and water. 

Physical Activity-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BEPxPkQY6V8  

Cosmic Yoga: 

 

Enjoy a yoga session based on the epic film series, Star Wars! 

 

Friday 27.11.2020

For a full copy of todays plans, click here 

 

Web Link to Lesson

Summary Information on Lesson

Spelling-

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-suffixes-tion-cian-sion-ssion-c8up2c

To investigate suffixes: -tion, -cian, -sion, -ssion.  In this lesson, we will investigate the suffixes -tion, -ssion, -sion and -cian.

Picture 1

English-

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-edit-a-narrative-scene-cnj6ar

In this lesson, we will edit our writing from Lessons 6 and 8. We will practise the skills of searching for errors and improving vocabulary choices.

Reading –

 

 

 https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-read-a-text-and-make-inferences-part-2-c8rp4e?activity=video&step=1

 

The story continues: https://youtu.be/Z-nKvxcEAnk   

Fiction: In this lesson we will read the next part of the story. We will focus on exploring character and looking at language.  

There will be questions to answer on the text and you will also revisit synonyms. 

Maths-

 

 

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly 

 

 https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-10-number-multiplication-division/ 

 

 

Mrs Maskell: 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/week-5/ 

 

 

SEE BELOW FOR THE ACCOMPANYING QUESTION SHEETS.

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly:  

Divide by 100 

Watch the video on dividing by 100. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down. 

 

 

Mrs Maskell:  

Add two 3-digit numbers - not crossing 10 or 100 

Watch the video on adding without crossing 10 or 100. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down. 

History

https://youtu.be/w3rAfK7x7UU

 

The impact of Victorian railways. Find out how the growth of the railways during the Victorian times changed the UK and gave us fish and chips!

Physical Activity-

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zGzJdPB-1A&list=PLyCLoPd4VxBsXs1WmPcektsQyFbXTf9FO&index=15  

PE with Joe: 

 

Another fast paced session with The Bodycoach! 

 

 

Thursday 26.11.2020

For a full copy of todays plans, please click here 

 

Web Link to Lesson

Summary Information on Lesson

Grammar-

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-the-past-present-and-future-progressive-tense-6djk2c

Exploring the past, present and future progressive tenses.  In this lesson you will be revisiting the past, present and future progressive tenses.  The video will also demonstrate how regular and irregular verbs change in the past tense, for example;  run / ran, blow / blew, hold / held.

English-

 

 

 

https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/to-write-the-second-part-of-the-opening-6cv62d

To plan the second part of the opening. Today you will continue your work on planning a piece of writing.  You will be writing descriptions that focus on 'Show not tell'.

Reading –

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-read-a-text-and-make-inferences-part-1-6mr3gr

 

Todays story chapter: https://youtu.be/DNdRQLcHdwo

Fiction: In this lesson we will read the opening part of The Giant's Necklace. We will look to understand the main character's personality by analysing language and a conversation between the main character and her mother.  

Maths-

 

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-10-number-multiplication-division/ 

 

 

Mrs Maskell: 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-4/week-5/ 

 

 

SEE BELOW FOR THE ACCOMPANYING QUESTION SHEETS.

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly:  

Divide by 10 

Watch the video on dividing by 10. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down. 

 

 Mrs Maskell:  

Add and subtract 1s 10s 100s and 1000s 

Watch the video on adding and subtracting. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down. 

Geography

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-the-geography-of-wales-61jpar  

Geography of Wales: 

You will start the lesson with a quiz based on previous learning of geography of the United Kingdom.  

Then the lesson focuses on the capital city, Cardiff, the human and physical features of Wales and the land use in Wales.  

After you will be comparing the features of Wales, Scotland and Southend. 

Physical Activity-

 

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-BS87NTV5I  

Cosmic Yoga: 

A yoga workout based on Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 

 

 

 

Wednesday 25.11.2020 

 

Web Link to Lesson

Summary Information

Grammar-

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-using-the-simple-past-present-and-future-tense-c5h32d

Using the past, present and future tenses. In this lesson you will look at the different tenses (past, present and future).  You will investigate how verbs change when they are in the simple past and if they are regular or irregular verbs.

English-

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-plan-the-first-part-of-an-opening-scene-60rkjt

To plan the first part of an opening scene.  At the end of this lesson you have had the opportunity to plan the first part of an opening scene. This is what will be covered today:  Picture 1

 

You will also explore personification.  Which will help add extra detail and description to your writing.

Picture 1

Reading –

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-engage-with-the-text-cmwkjr?activity=video&step=1

 

Story session: https://youtu.be/jh-3rBJOjuo

 

Fiction: You will now start a unit of work on fiction books. The book we will be looking at is called ‘The Giant’s Necklace’. You will find out about the author, make predictions and learn some key vocabulary. 

Maths-

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-9-number-multiplication-division/ 

 

Mrs Maskell: 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-1/ 

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly:  

Multiply by 10, 100 and 1000 

Watch the video on multiplying by 10, 100 and 1000. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down. 

 

 Mrs Maskell:  

Round to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000 

Watch the video on rounding to the nearest 100. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down.

Art

https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/drawing-still-life-c5h34c?from_query=Primary+Art+still+life

 

 

Lesson from Ms Mark: https://youtu.be/laIyPDHKaAI

Still Life Pictures.  Watch the powerpoint for an explanation of still life images.  The  video will provide some top tips for creating your own image.  Then collect some objects from around your home and create your own still life picture.  You could just draw your image or draw it and use colour pencils or paints.  You could use a computer to create the picture.  Send us photographs of your pictures.

Physical Activity-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8&list=PLyCLoPd4VxBsXs1WmPcektsQyFbXTf9FO&index=1  

PE with Joe: 

One of the infamous Joe Wicks workouts! 

30 minutes with breaks. Go for it! 

 

Tuesday 24.11.2020

For a full copy of todays plans, including Maths worksheets, please click here

 

Web Link to Lesson

Summary Information

Spelling-

https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-and-apply-knowledge-of-homophones-including-test-6xk36d

Homophones:  In this second session you investigate homophones in more detail.  This will include a strategy to help you to spell homophones accurately.  Complete the tasks the teacher asks you to do. Then could you please start a list of homophones.  Write down those you find as you read them in your reading books or hear them being spoken.  There are a lot of homophones in English, how many can you find?

English-

 

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-a-rich-understanding-of-words-associated-with-meals-6mw68d

Oliver Twist:

Today you will be focusing on words that describe the food Oliver is given.  You will be asked to use the words you explore to create some very descriptive sentences.

Reading –

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-complete-an-activity-on-a-non-fiction-text-c8vp6d

 

Storytime: https://youtu.be/Q3qdiLq1k7U

Non Fiction: This is the final lesson on your unit on non fiction texts. There will be different questions types such as define and explain for you to answer.  

Then you need to use the facts you have learnt about rivers to create a poster to encourage people to look after rivers. 

Maths-

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-9-number-multiplication-division/ 

 

 

 

 

Mrs Maskell: 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-1/ 

 

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly:  

Multiply by 100 

Watch the video on multiplying by 100. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down. 

 

 

Mrs Maskell:  

Round to the nearest 100 

Watch the video on rounding to the nearest 100. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answer

down.

Music

https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/understanding-pulse-and-rhythm-chj3cr

 

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/tv/tenpieces/secondary/music/wagner_ride_of_the_valkyries.mp3

Understanding pulse and rhythm In this exciting lesson you will be finding the pulse clapping a rhythm and learning a chant.  There is also a clip of a piece of music to listen.  Can you find its rhythm?

Physical Activity-

 

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIB2SJnBHBQ&list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k&index=3     

Active Workout with The Body Coach and Izzy: 

35 seconds work | 25 seconds rest 

 

Run on the spot 

Running punches 

Front kicks 

Crab kicks 

Squats 

Press ups 

Lateral lunges 

Walkout touch your toe

 

Monday 23.11.2020

For a full copy of todays plans, please click here 

 

Web Link to Lesson

Summary Information 

Spelling-

https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-homophones-69jk0r

Homophones:  In this session you will investigate homophones (possibly Ms Mark's favourite type of words).  These are words that have the same sound but a different meaning and a different spelling.  They can be tricky, but this lesson will help make them easier for you to spot and spell.

English-

 

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-analyse-a-film-clip-and-generate-vocabulary-6nh3gr

Oliver Twist: In this lesson, we will watch and analyse the opening clip to a film version of Oliver Twist. We will generate nouns and adjectives to describe the setting and characters and verbs and adverbs to describe the action. Finally, we will use our new vocabulary to help us write sentences.

Reading –

 

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-questions-on-a-non-fiction-text-part-2-ctj30t?activity=video&step=1

 

Story time: https://youtu.be/ax9pUvp2VjI

Non Fiction: In this lesson you will be answering retrieval questions based on ‘Rushing Rivers’. You will also be practising summarising a text. Retrieval questions are one type of the VIPER reading questions.

Maths-

 

 

 

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-9-number-multiplication-division/

 

 

 

Mrs Maskell:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-1/

 

(please see following pages for questions related to today’s lessons)

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly:

Multiply by 10

Watch the video on multiplying by 10. Pause the video when necessary and answer the questions.

 

Mrs Maskell:

Round to the nearest 10

Watch the video on rounding to the nearest 10. Pause the video when necessary and answer the questions.

Science:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-makes-something-pure-crv3ge

Materials:  In this lesson, we will learn what makes a substance pure or impure.  We will also learn to draw diagrams to represent the particles in pure and impure substances.  There will also be a really easy investigation for you to carry out.

Physical Activity-

 

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ybPwuaGoa9E

Cosmic Yoga:

A fast-paced yoga-based workout for kids. Get the wiggles out and build your knowledge of all the kids yoga poses.

 

 

Friday 20.11.2020

For a full copy of todays plans please click here

 

Web Link to Lesson

Summary Information 

Spelling-

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-and-apply-knowledge-of-silent-letters-including-test-6mw6cd?activity=video&step=1

 

Silent Letters:

This session will take you through the next lesson on silent letters.  Now look at your spellings for this week.

English-

 

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-word-class-68tkjc?activity=video&step=1

 

TASK - confident poster explain all 5

if less confident explain 3

less describe what a noun is

Word Classes:

This is a grammar lesson that will look at word classes.  So you will learn about types of sentences and word classes. 

Reading –

 

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-answer-questions-on-a-non-fiction-text-part-1-c9gp4d

 

Story: https://youtu.be/Ov7xmn_6eE0

 

Non Fiction: This lesson will look at answering questions based on the text ‘Rushing Rivers’. You will be focusing on the meaning of the vocabulary used.

Maths-

 

 

 

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly’s Sets -

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-9-number-multiplication-division/

 

Mrs Maskell Set:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-1/

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly:

Cubed Numbers

Watch the video on cubed numbers. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down.

 

Mrs Maskell:

Numbers to 10,000

Watch the video on numbers to 10,000. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down.

History:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOmrCi-mh_k

 

Follow Up with Ms Mark: https://youtu.be/_Pq7z5ziO4Y

Victorian Schools

Today you are going to investigate what school was like for a Victorian child.  Watch this video clip and then run the Powerpoint. While you are watching these, think about what is the same and what is difference compared to your life in school.  There is a task for you to do.  All the information is in the powerpoint.

Physical Activity-

 

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDC-plCTBbc&list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k&index=13

Active Workout with The Body Coach:

35 seconds work | 25 seconds rest

Running Punches

Sit Down Toe Touch

Star Jumps

Basketball Throws

Mummy Kicks

Lunge Lunge Squat

Mountain Climbers

Sprint On The Spot

 

 

 

 

Thursday - 19.11.2020 

 

Web Link to Lesson

Summary Information

Spelling-

https://classroom.thenational.academy/ lessons/to-investigate-silent-letters-75hk0d?activity=video&step=1

 

follow up session with Ms Mark: https://youtu.be/3ik8e85DINk

Silent Letters: This lesson will investigate words that contain silent letters.  It will give you some top tips for remembering how to spell them and create some rules to help understand their meanings.  When you have watched it, look at your spellings for this week.  Can you spot the silent letters?  Will the rules help you to remember their spelling?

English-

 

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/ lessons/to-understand-the-historical-context-of-oliver-twist-75jkgd?activity=video&step=1

Oliver Twist: This lesson is the start of investigating a very famous story written during Queen Victoria's reign.  The title is Oliver Twist.  It is about a poor boy who lives in a workhouse.  Does that sound familiar?

Reading

 

 

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/ lessons/to-identify-features-of-a-non-fiction-text-c8v32d?activity=video&step=1

Non Fiction Reading:

Watch the video to enable you to identify the features of a non fiction text. The text you will be analysing is called ‘Rushing Rivers’. This is the start of a 5 lesson unit on non fiction texts.

Maths-

 

 

 

Squared Numbers:

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning /year-5/week-9-number-multiplication-division/

 

 

 

1000’s, 100’s, 10’s and 1’s:

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning /year-5/week-1/

Miss Smythe/Ms Mark/Mr Mattingly: Squared Numbers

Watch the video on squared numbers. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down. A squared number is a number times itself, 2x2, 8x8.

 

Mrs Maskell: 1000’s, 100’s, 10’s and 1’s Watch the video on place value. As the video plays, pause when the questions appear and write your answers down.

Geography:

https://classroom.thenational.academy/ lessons/what-is-the-geography-of-scotland-70vk4t?activity=video&step=1

The geography of the UK:

In this lesson you will be learning about the human and physical features of Scotland. The activity asks you to compare the human and physical features of Scotland to the area where you live, Southend-On-Sea.

Physical Activity-

 

 

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqLNxJe4L2I&list= PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k&index=7

Active workout with The Bodycoach: 35 seconds work 25 seconds rest

 

Squats

Running On The Spot

Lunge Floor Touches

Climb The Rope

Knees To Elbow

Frog Jumps

Slow Motion Burpee

Squat Hold Punches

 

Wednesday - 18.11.2020

For a full version of the letter and plans for today, please click here

Remember, you all also have a range of online learning tasks that can be completed every day

 

Web Link to Lesson

Summary Information on Lesson

Spelling-

 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-investigate-more-prefixes-6nj3cr

You will learn about the prefixes 'il', 'im', 'in', 'ir' meaning 'not' and learn about the prefix contained in the word 'prefix'.

English-

 

 

 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zjbny9q

Fronted adverbials are adverbs or adverbial phrases that go at the beginning of a sentence and describe the verb (action) that follows.

Watch the videos and complete the three activities.

Reading –

 

 

 

 

https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/to-develop-reading-for-pleasure-70tket

In this lesson, we explore how reading builds empathy. Look at sharing recommended reads and explore character traits in order to describe a favourite character.

Maths-

 

 

 

 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-5/week-4/

Add two 4-digit numbers (one exchange)

Watch the video on Add two 4-digit numbers (one exchange).

Answer the questions on the video.

Geography:

https://teachers.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-the-united-kingdom-71k32c?from_query=United+Kingdom

In this lesson you will learn about the geographical location of the UK, and the countries within the UK. You will draw a map of the countries within the UK and label with seas surrounding it.

Physical Activity-

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000jycy

Manchester United and England superstar, Marcus Rashford delivers a stretch and warm up activity designed to get people ready for a game. Perhaps you could play a game of football in the garden after warming up?

 

 

Year 5 Yearly Subject Overview 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

1

2

1

2

1

2

After a Storm…

Victorian World

Earth & Space

Earth & Space

Time Travel

Along the shore

English

Recovery Curriculum

Street  Child

Lady of Shallot

Suggestions:

Cosmic – Frank Cottrell Boyce

The War of the Worlds HG Wells retold by Eric Brown

Sputniks Guide to Life on Earth – Frank Cottrell Boyce

Here we Are

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and The Space Race – Simon Bartram

Ask an Astronaut – Tim Peake.

How to be an Astronaut and other Space Jobs – Dr Sheila Canani

The Time Travelling cat and the Egyptian Goddess

The Mystery of the Egyptian Temple

Flotsam

Writing

Plan his/her writing of narratives by considering how authors have developed characters and settings in what the class have read, listened to or seen performed.

Draft and write by selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary.

 

Proof-read for punctuation errors, including use of brackets, dashes or commas to indicate parenthesis; use of commas to clarify meaning or avoid ambiguity.

 

Draft and write by selecting appropriate grammar and vocabulary.

Draft and write by linking ideas across paragraphs using adverbials of time e.g. later, place e.g. nearby and number e.g. secondly or tense choices e.g. he had seen her before.

Use different verb forms mostly accurately with consideration for audience and purpose.

Evaluate and edit by ensuring mostly consistent and correct use of tense throughout a piece of writing.

Plan his/her writing by identifying the audience for and purpose of the writing, using other similar writing as models for his/her own.

 

Draft and write by using further organisational and presentational devices to structure text and to guide the reader e.g. headings, bullet points, underlining.

Evaluate and edit by ensuring correct subject and verb agreement.

Mathematics

Number: Number and Place Value. Addition and Subtraction

Statistics multiplication & division; perimeter and area

Number: multiplication & division; fractions; decimals and percentages

White Rose scheme

Number: decimals; geometry: properties of shape, position and direction; measurement – converting units & volume

White Rose scheme

Science

 

Properties of materials

Forces

Earth and Space

Animals including humans

 

Living Things - life cycles

History

 

Victorians

Research skills – space exploration in the past

Research skills – space exploration in the past

Ancient Civilisations - Egyptians

 

Geography

 

 

UK & Europe

Mapping

World maps – continents & countries

World maps – continents & countries

Different Locations

(North French coast – compared to Southend coastline)

RE

 

Why do some people think God exists?

If God is everywhere, why go to a place of worship?

 

What would Jesus do?

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?

ICT

 

Excel

Coding

E-Safety

Databases

3D Modelling

Concept Maps

PE

Basketball

Games

Basketball

Swimming /

Basketball

Athletics

Basketball

Tennis

French

En route pour l’école

Bon appétit

 

The planets

The Four Seasons

Beach scene

Art

 

Street Child/ Monet poppy/ William Morris**

Mixing colours

Mixing colours

Egyptian  hieroglyphs – explaining choices for materials used.

 

Clay

Sea creatures and shells

D & T

 

 Victorian Samplers

Lady of Shallott Castle

(Prototypes)

Building 3d structures

Memo Boards

Prototypes

Ancient Egyption

Temples or Sarcophagus  

Food -

Beach picnic

Music

 

Cyclic Patterns – Exploring Rhythm and Pulse

 

Journey Into Space – Exploring Sound Sources

 

Songwriter – Exploring Lyrics and Melody

PSHE

Physical health and wellbeing

Identity, society and equality:

Stereotypes, discrimination and prejudice

(including tackling homophobia)

 

Keeping safe and managing risk:

When things go wrong

 

Mental health and emotional wellbeing:

Dealing with feelings

 

Drug, alcohol and tobacco education: Different

influences

 

Careers, financial capability and economic

wellbeing: Borrowing and earning money

 

Trips

 

None due to C-19

None due to C-19

 

 

Beach Visit

 

 

Year 6 Subject Overview 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

1

2

1

2

1

2

After A Storm…

Secrets and Soldiers

Exploration and Invention

Exploration and Invention

Man vs Nature

Man vs Nature

English – Text

Recovery Curriculum

Letters from the Lighthouse

When We Were Warriors

D-Day Dog

The Arrival

How Does a Lighthouse Work?

 

Brightstorm

Visual text – Pobble 365

Literacy Shed films

N.F. texts on the Maya

 

 

Shackleton’s Journey,

Children of the Corn,

N.F. texts on Antarctica

 

Malamander

 Boy in the Tower

Malamander

 Boy in the Tower

Mathematics

Number: Number and Place Value. Addition and Subtraction

 

 

Number and Place Value. Addition and Subtraction. Multiplication/

division

 

Number - fractions; geometry – position and direction

Decimals, percentages, algebra,

Perimeter, area, volume, converting units.

Geometry – properties of shape; problem solving; statistics; investigations; ratio

Transition to KS3 maths

Writing

Diary writing / recounts / letters / drama

NPP / narrative / poetry / explanation

Diary writing / recounts / letters / narrative/drama

narrative / poetry / explanation

Drama / spoken word

Transition writing

Science

 

Light/ Electricity

Animals including humans

Link to Thought Wolves in Brightstorm and Sled dogs in Shackleton

Working scientifically – scientific enquiry and skills

Living Things

 

Evolution and Inheritance

History

 

Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world 1901 to the present day

 

A study of the Maya

Central America – Comparing to Anglo Saxon Britain

 

 

Local study

Gunners Park and Garrison development

 

 

 

Geography

Locational and place knowledge

Investigating and locating major world cities / locations from WW2

Geographical Skills and Field Work

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital media to locate countries (Europe)

Use four and six figure grid references

Compass points

Is Fairtrade Fair?

Locational Knowledge

World Rivers

Human and physical geography

Rivers: trade links, natural resources including energy, food, minerals & water. Compare geographical areas

Geographical Skills and Field Work

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital media to locate countries

Use four and six figure grid references

Interpret OS Maps

RE

 

What matters most to Christians and Humanists?

 

What do religions say to us when life gets hard?

Is it better to express your religion in arts and architecture or in charity and generosity?

 

ICT

Researching on the web, emailing and blogging; e-safety

e-safety

Stop frame animation,

spreadsheet modelling; e-safety

Writing algorithms,

debugging programs; e-safety

PE

Games

Basketball

Gym

Games

Basketball

Athletics

Games

 

French

Conversation

Days, months, calendar

Ordinal numbers

How old are you?

Classroom equipment

Seasonal language

Singular and Plurals

 

Time and Travel

The school day

More school day

Animals

Family

Rhymes and songs

Male and Female

 

Weather

Art

Create Sketch books to record observations

Sketching

Portraits/self portraits

Posters and flags

Collage

Using different mediums

Wartime posters

Art History/Artist

Study a war-time artist Henry Moore

 

Create Sketch books to record observations

Sketching – ice caps and snow

Sculpture – Thought wolves - modroc

 

Art History/Artist

Study of Stefan Smith (Insta Craftworks)

Architecture (Citadel – Brightstorm – Gaudi)

Create Sketch books to record observations

Sketching – action portraits

Photography – sporting events

Painting & printing - pop art subject based on Bluchers

Art History/Artist

Study of Darwin

D & T

Cooking and nutrition

Savoury recipes using rations

Research, plan and cook a savoury dish

 

Mechanism

Research, design and make a moving cam model.

 

 

Music

Music for relaxation and mental well being

Roundabout – Exploring Rounds

Music of WW2

Composers linked to explorers’ topic – John Adams

 

Composers linked to explorers’ topic - Dvorak

 

Performing – year 6 production

Who Knows? – Exploring Musical Processes

PSHE

Mental Health & wellbeing

Relationship and Sex education:

Healthy relationships

 

Drug, alcohol and tobacco education:

Weighing up risk

 

Identity, society and equality:

Human rights

 

Mental health and emotional wellbeing: Healthy

minds

 

Keeping safe and managing risk:

Keeping safe - out and about

 

FGM

Trips

None due to C-19

None due to C-19

 

 

 

Beach visit