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Year 5

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Autumn 1

 

Keep Calm and Carry On – WW2

In History and Geography we will be learning all about World War II. We will learn when and why World War II began and find out about the key individuals and countries involved. In addition to this, we will discover all about evacuation; learn what it was like to live with food rationing and explore the contribution made by women to the war effort. Furthermore, we will learn important facts about the holocaust and investigate events that were key turning points in the war, such as the Battle of Britain and the German invasion of Russia.

In Geography we will focus on human and physical geography of European (including Russia) countries. We will investigate why was World War II called a ‘World’ war? On a world map locate countries on German and British sides. Use colour coded key to distinguish between Allied and Axis powers.

In PE, this half terms focus will be dance and orienteering where we are very fortunate to have the expertise of coaches for both sports.

In DT, we will look at ration amounts available in WW2. We will then research recipes that we could make using these ingredients. We will create a menu to feed a family during WW2 and create one of the dishes from our menu.

 

In French we will be revising our French greetings and personal details such as our name, age, favourite colour and hobbies. We will then progress onto introducing members of our family.

In RE we will explore the special journeys that people make. It will include pilgrimages and spiritual journeys as well as metaphorical journeys through faith. We will also look at where these journeys are to and why and what people learn from them.

 

In Computing we will use software and digital devices for recording sound based around the theme of a Radio Station. It will be interviewing, making adverts and using jingles as well as writing scripts and designing additional advertising for our Radio Station

 

Autumn 2

Keep Calm and Carry On – WW2

In History and Geography we continue learning all about World War II. We will investigate what it would have been like to be a child during the war, in particular, we will discover all about evacuation and the effects of the blitz on children’s lives. Furthermore, we will learn important facts about the holocaust and investigate events that were key turning points in the war, such as the Battle of Britain and the German invasion of Russia.

In Geography we will focus on human and physical geography of European (including Russia) countries. We will investigate the D-Day landings and locating key places in France/Beaches and think about what would military have had to consider? Finally we will explore how the war affected Europe and what other places in the world were affected by the war?

 

This half term we will be developing our taking off and landing, throwing with accuracy and combining running and jumping in athletics. We will also be developing our racket skills through badminton and tennis.

 

In PSHE we will learn about stereotyping, including gender stereotyping. We will also learn about prejudice and discrimination and how this can make people feel

 

In computing, we will build on our coding knowledge to create our own Minecraft games.

 

In art, we will think about how WW2 makes us feel and we will produce a piece of artwork to reflect the feelings and emotions about a particular aspect of WW2.

 

In music, we will learn to sing a song in 3 parts, perform the C Jam Blues which was written during the Second World War and learn about the types of music people were listening to during the 1940's.

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