Topic Webs

Below are the class topic webs for each term of 2020-21:

Autumn Terms 1 and 2 – 2020-21

Spring Terms 3 and 4 – 2020-21

Summer Terms 5 and 6 – 2020-21

  • The curriculum for Terms 5 and 6 is under review and will be updated shortly.  

 

 

Banksey Class Curriculum Map

These are the areas of learning that will be covered during the academic year 2020/21.

Click where you see Knowledge Organiser for more information about the skills and knowledge covered in each unit. Knowledge organisers also act as a tool to support children in retaining and retrieving knowledge for life-long learning.

 

Term 1 and 2

Autumn Term 

Is it ever OK to fight?

Term 3 and 4

Spring Term

How can we feed 10 Billion?

Term 5 and 6

Summer Term

What is the most important law?

The curriculum for Terms 5 and 6 is under review and will be updated shortly.  

Science Fight for survival – evolution. Inheritance, adaptation Fight or flight – the impact of adrenalin on the heart. Circulatory system.

Magnetic forces (recap)– attract and repel.

Investigation: How does exercise/adrenalin affect pulse rate?

Knowledge Organiser

Living things and their habitats

Nutrients and water transportation within a human Classification of plant and animals

Adaptation leading to evolution. Grow food in space?

Story – The Broad street Pump

Investigation: What affects how quickly salt dissolves in water?

Study: David Attenborough

Recap properties and changes of materials (Year 5)

 

 

Rocks and soils

Forces

Art and Design Creating Artwork in the style of Picasso’s Guernica, futurism and Richard Hook’s Anglo-Saxon art to represent reactions to war. Use of colours and mark making (dashes, blocks of colour, strokes, points and fine brush strokes) to portray meaning. Artist study – Picasso

Knowledge Organiser

Food inspired flour paste batik/collage Designing scenery for the end of year play – using screen printing and sculpture techniques.
Computing  

E-Safety

Sphero link with D and T

Knowledge Organiser

 

E-safety – Scratch programming

 

Research Stone Age to Iron Age

Design and technology  

 

Design, make and evaluate: Create a ‘robot wars’ style game using a sphero/computer program to control the movement.

Technical knowledge: programming

Knowledge Organiser

 

Design, make and evaluate: Create a dish by substituting ingredients for more sustainable options.

Skills: cutting, slicing, grating, spreading, tasting, blending, mashing.

Up-cycling T shirt to a bag.
Geography Physical geography locational knowledge Fighting for survival – mountaineering/extreme sports. Mountain regions.

Knowledge Organiser

 

 

Human geography Land use – farming/insect farms. Place Knowledge Comparison study looking at insect farming in Canada – Lacia Visit a working farm

Draw map with symbols and a key.

 

 

Maping skills.

History  

 

Anglo-Saxons Invaders and settlers Needing somewhere to live

Non – European society Benin Kingdom – Becoming part of the British empire.

Knowledge Organiser

Beyond 1066 Food timeline from Tudors to present day. Sir Walter Raleigh Stone Age to Iron Age.
Music Listen and appreciate + History of music. Musicals – West side story

Ruckus short film https://vimeo.com/68344409?lite=1

Knowledge Organiser

Charanga – Music scheme.
Physical Education
Religious Education
Relationships Education

(SRE)

Working together Being assertive Acting appropriately Class contract – look at peace and conflict.
British Values and Global links  

British value – to understand the consequence of your actions.

Goal 16 – Peace, justice and strong institutions.

Goal 10 – reduce inequalities.

Literacy Links Quality texts chosen to enhance understanding of the theme and to build vocabulary/comprehension skills.

E-safety Poster design

Writing a survival guide

Balanced argument – it is/isn’t OK to fight

Letter writing

Quality texts chosen to enhance understanding of the theme and to build vocabulary/comprehension skills.

 

Explanation Writing – how water transports around a plant.

Writing up investigation -Science

Recipe writing

Quality texts chosen to enhance understanding of the theme and to build vocabulary/comprehension skills.

 

Persuasive letter writing – I believe xxxx is the most important law because…

Persuading people to build houses in certain areas

Maths Links Data collection – pulse rate.  Finding averages of results. Weighing and measuring ingredients

Budgeting and money – buying ingredients

10 Billion – number system

Time and seasons

Scale drawing

 

 

Topic Webs

You will find an outline of our termly topics on our Class Information Page