Y5 Autumn Term Connected Curriculum Overviews

  Year 5 - Autumn 1  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

What did the Victorians do for us?

                                A screenshot of a cell phone

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Quarry Bank Mill

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

History and Art

William Morris Exhibition

Key Learning

History

Key Learning

Art

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • Local history study on the impact of the industrial revolution on Manchester.
  • William Morris textiles and digital media.

 

Is it right that children were paid less than adults for doing the same work in factories?

Key Vocabulary

impact, sustain, capacity, abundant, crucial, pivotal, verify, inform, perspective, prior, subsequent, legacy, print, 3D, arts & crafts, repatriation, large scale manufacturer, versus, craftsman

How to Help at Home

Talk to the children about what Manchester used to be like. Visit Whitworth Art Gallery and look at the wallpaper exhibits

     

 

  Year 5 - Autumn 2  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

Why does the world need great inventions?

            

Bridge Engineer

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

Geography and DT

Bridge Exhibition

Key Learning

Geography

Key Learning

DT

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • How has the human geography in Manchester been used to promote trade links between regions of the UK and beyond.
  • Use of canals and rivers linking to bridges
  • Structures – building an opening bridge
  • Understand and use cams and levers.
  • Use cross sectional and exploded diagrams

 

 

Do all inventions have a positive impact?

Key Vocabulary

trade links, raw materials, labour, docks, ports, waterways, canals, legacy, dominate, enduring, cams, levers, linkages, prototype, cross section, exploded diagram.

How to Help at Home

Research the different types of bridges to find out how many different types of bridges there are. Look at bridges in the local area; bridge at the Etihad campus.

     

 

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