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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. To facilitate this we use modules from the International Primary Curriculum and this year will be using the following modules:

Term 1 The Great, the Brave and the Bold
Term 2 Vikings and Saxons
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

Year 5

  • Fractions, decimals, percentages
  • Multiplication and division
  • Area and perimeter
  • Multi step addition and subtraction problems
  • Converting between metric and imperial units
  • My Maths – online homework

Year 6

  • Fractions, decimals, percentages
  • Scales, divisibility
  • Daily maths quiz
  • My Maths – online homework

 


 Literacy

Writing Opportunities

  • Diary writing – The Martian 2015 film
  • Plan a story, Escape from Mars
  • Newspaper reports
  • Producing fact sheets

Grammar

  • Prepositional phrase
  • Expanded noun phrases
  • Changes in the use of formal speech
  • Parenthsis

Spelling

Word lists to learn at home

Reading

  • Class book to read aloud

Guided reading – Increase familiarity with a range of books

 Humanities

History

    • Space travel in the future
    • Ancient civilisations beliefs
    • Galileo

Geography

RE

  • Hinduism

 French

Scheme :Jolie Ronde


 Science

  • Solar system
  • Day and night

 PE

  • Basketball
  • Netball

 ICT

Scheme – Rising Stars Switched onto Computing

  • Data logging
  • Developing a mobile app

 Creative Arts

  • Year 5 – Drumming
  • Year 6 – Charanga music scheme
  • Design, make and evaluate a Mars Rover

 PSHE

  • Relationships


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