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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 Being Human
Term 2 Express Yourself
Term 3 Champions for Change
Term 4 900AD
Term 5 Space Explorers
Term 6 What a Wonderful World

 

Being Human

 Maths

    Year 5

  • Multiplication
  • Time zones
  • Money & decimals
  • Fraction investigations
    Year 6

  • Times zones
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Understanding measurements
  • Understanding number
  • Investigation

 


 Literacy

Writing Opportunities

    Leon and the Place Beyond

  • Poetry
  • Information sheet about North America
  • Planning a trip to Yosemite National Park

Grammar

  • Speech – setting out correctly
  • Commas to clarify meaning
  • Formal tone
  • Passive voice

Spelling

Word lists to learn at home

Reading

  • Leon and the Place Beyond

Guided reading -

  • Nelson

 

 Humanities

History

Geography

  • Continents & countries
  • Comparing landscapes
  • Comparing climates
  • Comparing places

RE

    • Death – Different perceptions, different religions

 French

Scheme :Jolie Ronde


 Science

  • Life expectancy graph
  • Charming worms
  • Classifying liquids
  • The brain and memory

 PE

  • Principles of cricket and rounders -
  • Striking and fielding
  • Throwing and catching under pressure
  • Bat and ball techniques

 ICT

Scheme – Rising Stars Switched onto Computing

  • Email
  • Branching/databses
  • Simulations

 Creative Arts

  • Learn about great artists, architects and designers in history in the context of American artists John Singer Sargent, Helen Frankenthaler and Mary Cassatt
  • Modelling – Building Block Houses
  • Landscapes

 PSHE

  • Changing Me


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