Year 5

Autumn Term Topic: "The Romans"

work includes........

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South America Fairtrade Paddington Bear

Also included in this topic....

  • Understanding key aspects of physical geography. Using a map and compass and then orienteering in Wedover Woods.
  • Researching a country in South America and making comparisons with life in the U.K.
  • Understanding how Fairtrade supports farmers and their communities. Learning about the bear who came from Peru and writing our own narrative stories


Spring Term Topic: "Crime and Punishment"

work includes........

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 The Great Train Robbery  "Holes" by Louis Sachar


Also included in this topic....

  • Local history through the story of The Great Train Robbery
  • How language is used to enrich writing through "The Highwayman" by Alfred Noyes
  • Learning how characters and settings are developed in story writing - "Holes"
  • How the use of drama can help us bring a story alive - "Holes"

Summer Term Topic: "Invaders and Settlers"

work includes........

 Alfred the Great                           

                                                           Lindisfarne gospels                 BayeuxTapestry 2398754b Medium
Alfred the Great Spread of Christianity The Bayeux Tapestry

Also included in this topic....

  • Who were the Anglo-Saxons? Why did they invade Britain and how did they live?
  • The spread of Christianity
  • The invasion of the Vikings and their impact on the Anglo-Saxons
  • Alfred the Great and his lasting legacy
  • The Battle of Hastings 1066
  • Bayeux Tapestry

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