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Park Hill Primary

Year  5  Curriculum - Topics

SCIENCE

Solids, liquids & gases, reversible & irreversible changes

 

Properties of materials: insulators & conductors

Life cycles: plants & humans

 

Earth & Space

Gravity, air resistance & friction

 

Pulleys, gears & levers

HISTORY

Historical links to topic

Identifying time/chronology of the rise of the Cadbury business in Bournville, Birmingham

The impact of The Second World War on British & Local Life

A study of a significant turning point in British history, beyond 1066, including a local study

 

 Ancient Greece

A study of Greek life, achievements and

their influence on the Western World

GEOGRAPHY

The Chocolate Factory—A Study of Cadbury’s at Bournville

Human geography study, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links

 

Geographical links to topic

Identifying parts of Europe, Britain & Moseley

The Environment, Energy Use and Conservation

A study of human geography, including: land use, economic activity, the distribution of natural resources including: energy, food, minerals and water

Geographical links to topic

Identifying Greece, Greek cities, surrounding waters & bordering countries on a map of Europe

COMPUTING

(Following Rising Stars Switched On scheme)

We are artists

Fusing geometry and art to create a design

Creativity

 

We are Cryptographers

Cracking codes – Computational thinking

We are bloggers

Sharing experiences & opinions

Communication/collaboration

We are architects

Creating a virtual space

Productivity

We are game developers

Developing an interactive game

Programming

We are web developers

Creating a web page about cyber safety

Computer Networks

MUSIC

(Following Music Express Scheme)

Cyclic patterns

Exploring rhythm & pulse

Roundabout

Exploring rounds

Songwriter

Exploring protest songs

Journey to space

Exploring sound sources

Stars, hide your fires

Performing together

 

Who Knows?

Exploring music processes

P.E.

Invasion Games Basketball

 

Gym

 

Invasion Games Rugby

Dance

 

Invasion Games Netball

 

Net Games Volleyball

Athletics

 

Striking & fielding

 

GamesCricket

 

PATHS

Getting Started & Introduction

 

Problem Solving

Goals & Identity

Making & Keeping friends

Making & Keeping friends / Being

 

Responsible & Caring for Others

 

Being Responsible & Caring for Others

ART AND DESIGN

Packaging design

Using given criteria to design product packaging for chocolate bars

Building model Anderson shelters

Model-making: Exploring sculpture techniques with a range of materials.

 

Clay

Exploring sculpture techniques, form of pot structure & design; coil pots & handles – links to Ancient Greeks

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

 

Food technology & the Environment

Understanding seasonality, and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed

Programming & building robots

Linked with computing & science

 

R.E

Compassion/choice: Caring for Others, Animals and the Environment /

Being Accountable and Living with Integrity

 

Compassion: Sharing and Being Generous

 

Commitment: Being Loyal & Steadfast

 

Commitment: Being Hopeful & Visionary

Contemplation: Being Open, Honest & Truthful

 

Contemplation: Being Silent & Attentive, Cultivating a Sense for the Sacred & Transcendence

 

Community: Participation & Willing to Lead

 

Community: Being modest & Listening to Others

Choice: Being Temperate, Exercising Self-Discipline & Cultivating Serene Contentment

 

Choice: Being accountable & Living with Integrity

 

Creativity: Being Thankful

 

Creativity: Being Imaginative & Explorative