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Year 5 - Topic Overview


      Jet Class      

Teacher: Miss Dowling

HLTA: Mrs Barlow

      Indigo Class

Teacher: Miss Leishman

TA: Mrs Randal

HLTA: Mrs Taylor




TERM 1 - Pharaohs

Let’s travel back 5000 years to the dusty realms of ancient Egypt. Cruise along the Nile, entering a world of mysteries and curses, mummies and kings. Find out about life on the river’s fertile banks, discovering Egypt and its fascinating culture. Unravel the secrets of ancient tombs, using historical sources and age-old artefacts. Find out about powerful pharaohs and grandiose gods! Make yourself a nemes and you’ll really look the part! Become an apprentice and work for Ramose; he’s the chief embalmer and the Beautiful House. Help him prepare a body for its journey into the afterlife. Now open the door way to ancient Egypt- who knows what treasures you will find?

Subjects covered in this topic.

Maths- Place Value; Decimals and Negative Numbers; Multiplication and Division.

English– Chronological Reports; Fact Files; Research Skills/ Travel Brochures; Stories; Poetry. 

Science- Human Development.

History- Ancient Egypt.

Art & Design- Drawing Artefacts; Hieroglyphic Amulets; Silhouettes and Reflections.

D&T-Working with Clay.

Geography- The River Nile; Rivers.

PE- Circuits and Swimming.


Curriculum Overview

Curriculum Overview 1