Y5 Summer Term Connected Curriculum Overviews

  Year 5 - Summer 1  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

What’s in an Astronaut’s suitcase?

                             

Jodrell Bank Observatory

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

History, Art and DT

Making a space burrito for parents

Key Learning

History

Key Learning

Art & DT

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • Changes in Social History: From Victorian travel and transport to current day including space travel
  • Role of Kathyrn Johnson in the USA ‘Space Race’
  • Collage: Alien Collage
  • Nutrition: Designing a lunch for an Astronaut

Is there something bigger than the universe?

Key Vocabulary

legacy, complex, capacity, crucial, pivotal, perspective, epoch, nutrition, balanced diet, food groups

How to Help at Home

Visit the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester.

     

 

  Year 5 - Summer 2  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

Would you want to go to Spain on holiday?

A cow standing next to a sign

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Parent visitors

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

Geography and Art

Picasso Exhibition

Key Learning

Geography

Key Learning

Art

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • Compare human and physical geography of the Spanish coastline with the UK coast (Blackpool)
  • Spanish coastal study – and how it changes over time.
  • Painting: Spanish Artists and Architects; Picasso, Gaudi, Dali

Should bullfighting be banned?

Key Vocabulary

statistics, mode, range, maximum, minimum, domestic product, abstract, surrealism, architect

How to Help at Home

Take a day trip to the seaside and talk about what it’s like

     

 

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Tartan Street
Clayton
M11 4EG

Tel: 0161 223 0370
Fax: 0161 231 9595

Email: admin@ravensbury.manchester.sch.uk

Contact:  Maureen Hughes - Headteacher

Contact:  Jo Wendt - SENCO

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