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Foundation Subjects

Year 5 - Overview of the Curriculum

 

 

  Autumn Spring Summer
 
Science
 Properties & changing of materials
 Forces

 
 All living things & their habitat
 Animals including humans
 Earth & Space
 
History
 Ancient Greeks
 
 Changing power of monarchy
 (Henry VIII/Victoria
 Turning point in British History - 1870
 Education Act
 
 

 Turning point in British History - 1870
 Education Act
 
Geography
 Continents/mapping skills
 
   Rivers
 
Art
 Still Life - pencil charcoal (African
 instruments)
 Greek Pottery - clay

 
 Portraits - paint (Henry VIII)
 Artist - Holbein
 Landscapes/Seascapes - pastel &
 collage
 Artist - Turner
 
Music
 Singing (ongoing skill)
 Recorders
 Musical Periods - Ancient music  (Greek)
 Singing (ongoing skill)
 Recorders
 Medieval Music - musician Tallis
 (incl Tudor Dance)

 
 Singing (ongoing skill)
 Recorders
 Composition - romantic - Holst
 Planets
 
Design & Technology
 Pulleys/Levers - based on Greek Catapult
 Food Tech: Savoury Dips (Greek)/Breads
 (chapati, pitta)

 
 Architecture (Victorian) - create a bridge  
 
Computing
 Research - Greek Pottery
 Programming - Developing Interactive game
 - We are game developers

 
 Research - Holbein & Bridges
 Creativity - Fusing Geometry and art
 - We are artists
 Research - Turner
 Productivity - Creating a virtual Space
 - We are architects
 
P.E.
 Swimming
 Gymnastics
 Dance

 
 Swimming
 Gymnastics
 Dance
 Swimming
 Striking & fielding


All KS2 classes will also receive a weekly one hour lesson of French for one and a half terms
following the Wakefield ('La Jolie Ronde') Scheme of Work

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