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Year 5/6:

 

The new National Curriculum will run on a two year cycle due to our split year group classes. The links below give an overview of the coverage of the New National Curriculum.

 

Enquiry based learning is the basis for how many areas of the curriculum are taught and many subjects are linked through a range of cross curricular opportunities. Termly topic areas are planned for and these enable the cross curricular links to take place so that pupils do not see subjects in isolation

 

Find out about our Year 5/6 curriculum:

 

Year 5 / 6 Cycle A

 

Year 5 / 6 Cycle B

 

 

 

September  2017

We had fun making a news bulletin as part of our  Beowulf book study!

September 2017

In science today we dissected plants as part of our ‘Lifecycles’ topic.

October 2017

Having fun doing Archery at Layer Marney!

October 2017

We had a great time exploding our Volcano homework.

November 2017

Excellent recorder playing in assembly.

November 2017

We read out our remembrance poems to the school.

November 2017

Today we had a great PE lesson with all of KS2.

November 2017

We were fascinated looking at pieces of volcanic rock and ash today.

November 2017

Today we showed our guided reading learning to all of the teachers - they were very impressed!

November 2017

We learnt all about Aristotle in our cross-curricular English and science lesson.

November 2017

We looked at speeding in our local area.

November 2017

As part of our Shanghai maths curriculum, the Y6 children taught out class all about prime numbers.

November 2017

In guided reading we are reading ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’ so we tasted real Turkish Delight, just like a character in the book!

December 2017

Today we researched what birds like to eat in winter. We then made bird food to take home and put in our garden!

January 2018

Today we completed observational drawings and learnt how to draw objects from different perspectives.

January 2018

Today we enjoyed our first lesson with Dance East!

January 2018

We were able to look at real Greek artefacts in order to find out more about the past.

January 2018

Yummy! Maths homework never tasted so good!

January 2018

We loved acting in role as part of our English learning!

January 2018

In DT we enjoyed working with clay to make Ancient Greek style pots.

February 2018

What an amazing Greek Day we had! It inspired us for our class assembly.

February 2018

We enjoyed measuring, making and sampling ‘cocktails’ as part of our mathematics learning on ratio and proportion.

March 2018

We made shadow puppets in order to investigate the size of shadows as part of our ‘Light’ unit.

March 2018

We had a great time learning about Easter at our ‘Easter Cracked’ workshop.

March 2018

We are really enjoying learning all about electricity! We even looked at real life electrical components.

April 2018

Today we researched the human and physical geography of a region in North America and then presented our findings to the class.

May 2018

We had some lovely piano music during assembly!

May 2018

Our maths homework this week was super yummy!

May 2018

We have also managed to have some fun during SATs week!

May 2018

We had a lovely time outside building Native American homes.

June 2018

Would you survive on a desert island? We were put to the test to find out. We made our water as clean as possible.

June 2018

We had great fun celebrating World Book Day! We completed English and drama activities.

June 2018

Year 6 had a great time preparing for secondary school in our ‘It’s Your Move’ workshop.