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Upper Key stage 2

 

Term 1

 Yr A -8 weeks

Term 2

Yr A - 7 weeks

Term 3

Yr A -6 weeks

Term 4

Yr A -5 weeks

Term  5

Yr A – 6 weeks

Term 6

Yr A – 5 weeks

Year A-topics and notes for coverage

Horrible Histories – Savage Stone Age/ Vicious Vikings/ Terrible Tudors

  • History
  • Art
  • Geography

To Infinity and Beyond

  • Science
  • Art
  • History
  • Geography
  • DT

Natural Disasters

  • Geography
  • History
  • Science
  • DT

 

Science

How to carry out investigations – key skills needed.

Materials.

Physical Processes – Space & Explorer Dome Visit

Revision & Consolidation of all science covered

Sex Education

 

Literacy

Stig of the Dump

 

Horrible Histories Non- chronological report

Tudor persuasion

 

Christmas lottery (fiction)

El Caminante –  Persuasion & Narrative

Non – Chronological Reports

The Piano – Narrative

 

Biography/Autobiog linked to Tim Peake

Road’s End – Narrative

Discussion – School holidays

Wizard of Oz

 

Non-fiction – Natural Disasters

 

 

RE

The Nature of God

Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Judaism

Christmas

Pilgrimages

Islam & Christianity

Easter

Faith in a Global Village

 

Joseph

School’s Christian values

Thankfulness:

Origins of the harvest and early farmers.

Trust: The lack of trust shown by people in Tudor England. What is the effects of paranoia and mistrust? Trust shown in the Christmas security guard.

Courage:

The courageousness of the tightrope walker. How astronauts show courage.

Responsibility: What are the children’s rights and responsibilities?

Service: Service shown by different faiths to their global community.

Joseph’s service to his people, family and God.

Truthfulness: RE - Rules for living – ‘truth shall set you free’

Thruthfulness in the Wizard of Oz – true to yourself? Is the Wizard truthful?

British Values

 

School House captains voted

School council elections

Rule of Law – developed through the different ages (Prehistory, 1066, Tudor)

Democracy – Giving pupils a voice in discussion – Did people have democracy in the periods studied? What did they have?

Tolerance of other cultures - linked to RE – Mutual respect – International Space Centre.

Individual liberty – linked to RE (freedom to follow your religious beliefs) tightrope walker (free to risk his own life for entertainment) Space programme (freedom to spy on people?)

Tolerance of other cultures – linked to RE and different countries affected by disasters.

Democracy – Giving pupils a voice in discussion and looking at democracy in the countries we study.

Debate and voting. Rights of people around the world.

PE

Gym 

Travelling & Balancing

Symmetry /  Asymmetry

 

Games

Passing and receiving

Principals of defence and attack

Games

Passing and receiving

Principals of defence and attack

Apply in small sided games

 

Gym

Partner Work

Gym

Partner work. travelling actions

 

Dance

Balance

Games

Passing and receiving

Principals of defence and attack

Apply in small sided games

 

Dance

Traditional

Outdoor  and Adventurous Problem Solving

 

Athletics

Running, jumping, throwing

Athletics

(Sports Day Activities)

 

Games

Small sided games – rugby, football, netball, hockey, rounders