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Curriculum

At Millbrook we are committed to teaching a broad and balanced curriculum that challenges all of our pupils and enriches their life experience. As of September 2014 in line with Government initiative Millbrook is delivering the New Curriculum.

Term 1 The Great, the Brave and the Bold Part 1
Term 2 The Great, The Brave and the Bold Part 2
Term 3 Building a Village
Term 4 What Price Progress
Term 5 Fairgrounds
Term 6 The Holiday Show

 

The Great, the Brave and the Bold

 Maths

  • Use common factors to simplify fractions
  • Add and subtract fractions with different denonminatotrs
  • Multiply and divide simple fractions
  • Classify shapes
  • Circles – diameter and radius
  • Decimal fraction equivalence

 


 Literacy

Writing Opportunities

  • Boudica – write a version of a battle
  • Explanation of the fall of the Roman Empire
  • Diary writing from different points of view
  • Job description for a great King
  • Compare Anglo Saxons and Vikings and create accounts of raids
  • Non fiction writing on battles

Grammar

  • Passive and active sentances
  • Verb/subject agreement
  • Modal verbs
  • Relative clauses
  • Homophones

Spelling

Word lists to learn at home

Reading

  • Life in Roman Britain and the Roman Army
  • Diaries
  • Biographies

Guided reading – Text structure and retrieval

 Humanities

History

      • Expansion of the Roman Empire
      • Julius Ceasar
      • Fall of the Roman Empire
      • Saxons and Kingdoms of Britain
      • Vikings
      • The Battle of Hastings and the Bayeux tapestry

Geography

      • Locate Scansinavia
      • Compare climates

RE

  • Islam

 French

Scheme :Jolie Ronde


 Science

  • Classify animals into groups
  • Micro organisms
  • Compare classification of trees
  • Classifying plants

 PE

  • Rugby
  • Dance

 ICT

Scheme – Rising Stars Switched onto Computing

  • Transmitting information in semaphore
  • Using Morse
  • Using the Caesar Cipher to create and creak codes
  • Web and password security

 Creative Arts

  • Year 5 – Drumming
  • Year 6 – Charanga music scheme – “A New Year Carol”
  • Making working models

 PSHE

  • Celebrating Differences

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