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UKS2 Subject Coverage Year B

Year B 2019-2020 Autumn 1 Autumn 2   Spring 1 Spring 2   Summer 1 Summer 2  
Topic Mighty Middlesbrough   What would our lives be like in Middlesbrough 180 years ago?   Outcome: Whole School Middlesbrough Celebration Blue Planet   Is climate change fake news? Discuss.   Outcome: digital project to share with parents / write to local MP or Greenpeace Art Week Famous Artists Technology -Tomorrow’s World   The world was better before the Internet.   Outcome: a web page / a coded game   Invaders A Child’s War   Life is easier for children now than it was during WWII.   Outcome: VE Celebration       Art Week Digital Art Survival of the Fittest   How will humans continue to evolve in the future?   Outcome: a scientific presentation Road Trip Hola Mexico   How has the Mayan civilisation impacted modern life?   Outcome: Mexican evening Art Week Famous Artists
History Local history – Darlington to Stockton Railway A local history study   William Morris Focus on printing 1. Introduction to Mono Printing 2. Introduction to Block Printing 3. Introduction to Lino Printing 4. Introduction to Screen Printing 5. Introduction to Collagraph Printing History of Computing A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066   WWII Evacuation Propaganda The Blitz Compare the life of a British and a Jewish child A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066 Range of software to create images Photoshop Photography   Mayan Civilisation   The achievements of the earliest civilizations Freda Kahlo Focus on paint and pastels
Geography Our Local Area – a region of UK Fieldwork Looking after the environment / Climate Change     Alternative forms of electricity production and impact on the environment         South America Rainforests Human and physical geography  Describe and understand key aspects of: § physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains § human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water  
Science Forces – Let’s Get Moving Explain that unsupported objects fall towards the Earth because of the force of gravity acting between the Earth and the falling object. Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces. Recognise that some mechanisms, including levers, pulleys and gears, allow a smaller force to have a greater effect.  Classifying Critters Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including microorganisms, plants and animals. Give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics.   Electrifying Associate the brightness of a lamp or the volume of a buzzer with the number and voltage of cells used in the circuit. Compare and give reasons for variations in how components function, including the brightness of bulbs, the loudness of buzzers and the on/off position of switches. Use recognised symbols when representing a simple circuit in a diagram. ???   Evolution and Inheritance Recognise that living things have changed over time and that fossils provide information about living things that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago. Recognise that living things produce offspring of the same kind, but normally offspring vary and are not identical to their parents. Identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution.           Circle of Life Describe the differences in the life cycles of a mammal, an amphibian, an insect and a bird. Describe the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals.  
DT Design, Make and Evaluate   Textile project Design an environmental flag / banner     Design and construct something involving an electrical system??? And/ or computing to program, monitor and control ??? Understand and use electrical systems in their products [for example, series circuits incorporating switches, bulbs, buzzers and motors] Apply their understanding of computing to program, monitor and control their products. Anderson shelters Apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures.   Healthy dishes Understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet. Prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques.   Mexican fruit drinks and dishes Understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet. Prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques.    
Computing       Digital World Fibre optic cables Websites – can they be trusted Fake news Programming a robot Create a website   Photography      
PSHE Health and Well Being Unit 3 Aspirations Living In The Wider World Unit 4 Enterprise   Relationships Unit 1 Communications Living In The Wider World Unit 3 Economic Awareness   Relationships Unit 2 Collaboration Relationships Unit 3 Similarities and Differences   Living In The Wider World Unit 2 Diversity  
R.E.                  
French Bon Appetit – Enjoy Your Meal (Y5) Notre Ecole – Our School (Y6)   Je suis le musicien – I am the musician (Y5)   Notre Monde – Our World (Y6)   Un route pour l’ecole – on the way to school (Y5)   Monter un cafe – Creating a Café (Y6) Scene de Plage – Beach Scene (Y5)   Le passé et le present – Then and Now (6)   Les Quatre Saisons _ The Four Seasons (Y5)   Au Parc D’attractions – At The Theme Park (Y6) Les Planetes – The Planets (Y5)   Quoi de neuf? – What’s in the news? (Y6)  
P.E. Gymnastics; Invasion; Cross Country and Fitness (Y5)   Invasion (Tag Rugby); Sports Hall Athletics (Y6)   Cross Country and Fitness; Invasion (Basketball); Striking and Fielding (Cricket) (Y5)   Invasion (Basketball) ; Cross Country and Fitness; Striking and Fielding (Cricket) (Y6)   Athletics; Net and Wall (Tennis); Tri-Golf (Y5)   Athletics; Tri-Golf; Net and Wall (Tennis) (Y6)  
Year B 2020-2021 Autumn 1 Autumn 2   Spring 1 Spring 2   Summer 1 Summer 2  
Topic Pioneers History of Marton   Who changed Marton? How and why did it happen?   Outcome: whole school pioneers assembly Extreme World Frozen Kingdom   What do you need to survive in one of the world’s most hostile environments?   Outcome: plan and carry out an expedition to Antarctica Art Week Local Sculpture Infinity and Beyond Stargazers   Is exploring space the greatest adventure mankind has ever undertaken?   Outcome: live debate   Peasants, Princes and Pestilence   Was the 14th century Britain the most dangerous time in history to be alive?   Outcome: motivational speech with green screen Art Week Gallery Rebels   Can you change the world with a paintbrush, a thought or an idea?   Outcome: gallery for parents Baffling Bodies Bloodheart   How do your life choices affect your life span?     Outcome: healthy heart event   Pharaohs   Would you want to be a pharaoh?   Outcome: a museum for parents   Art Week
History History of Marton Bolckow etc. A local history study   Sculpture: Temenos, Bottle of Notes, Mackenzie Thorpe’s “Me and Me Dad” Architecture in Middlesbrough’s Middlehaven   Clay and Modroc   1960s Space Race Galileo and Newton – significant individuals A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066   The Black Death Flagellants Hierarchy of Medieval Britain Knights Peasants Revolt A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066 Two week topic Focus on: impressionism, surrealism and expressionism Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso, Edvard Munch, Damien Hirst, Dali, Miro, Cassatt   Paint, sculpture   Ancient Egypt Tutankhamun’s Tomb Role of the pharaoh Mummification Everyday life Contributions to world history The achievements of the earliest civilizations   Still life: drawing   Pencil and charcoal
Geography   Human and physical geography  Describe and understand key aspects of: § physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains § human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water   Climate Change / Environmental concerns Similarities and differences of Arctic and Antarctica Local area fieldwork – Guisborough Woods           Africa Importance of The River Nile   Human and physical geography  Describe and understand key aspects of: § physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers § human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water    
Science Light – Let It Shine Recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines. Use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye. Explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes. Use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.     Identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution.   Out Of This World Describe the movement of the Earth, and other planets, relative to the Sun in the solar system Describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth  Describe the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies Use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky. Material World Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties, including their hardness, solubility, transparency, conductivity (electrical and thermal), and response to magnets Know that some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution, and describe how to recover a substance from a solution Use knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to decide how mixtures might be separated, including through filtering, sieving and evaporating Give reasons, based on evidence from comparative and fair tests, for the particular uses of everyday materials, including metals, wood and plastic Demonstrate that dissolving, mixing and changes of state are reversible changes Explain that some changes result in the formation of new materials, and that this kind of change is not usually reversible, including changes associated with burning and the action of acid on bicarbonate of soda.   Staying Alive Drugs and Alcohol Effect of drugs on the body Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood. Recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function. Describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans. Growing up and Growing Old Gestation periods Puberty/ adolescence Old age Impact of living longer Describe the changes as humans develop to old age.  
DT Moving Toys Understand and use mechanical systems in their products [for example, gears, pulleys, cams, levers and linkages]     Pencil Cases       Healthy eating Burgers Understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet. Prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques.  Understand seasonality, and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed.    
PSHE Relationships Unit 4 Healthy Relationships Health and Well Being Unit 4 Emotions   Living In The Wider World Unit 4 Enterprise   Relationships Unit 1 and 2 Communications and Collaboration ( as needed) Living In The Wider World Unit 1 Rights and Responsibilities   Health and Well Being Unit 2 Nutrition and Food Unit 5 Safety Health and Well Being Unit 1 Health  
Computing                  
R.E.                  
French Bon Appetit – Enjoy Your Meal (Y5) Notre Ecole – Our School (Y6)   Je suis le musicien – I am the musician (Y5)   Notre Monde – Our World (Y6)   Un route pour l’ecole – on the way to school (Y5)   Monter un cafe – Creating a Café (Y6) Scene de Plage – Beach Scene (Y5)   Le passé et le present – Then and Now (6)   Les Quatre Saisons _ The Four Seasons (Y5)   Au Parc D’attractions – At The Theme Park (Y6) Les Planetes – The Planets (Y5)   Quoi de neuf? – What’s in the news? (Y6)  
P.E. Gymnastics; Invasion; Cross Country and Fitness (Y5)   Invasion (Tag Rugby); Gymnastics  Dance (Y6)   Cross Country and Fitness; Invasion (Basketball); Striking and Fielding (Cricket) (Y5)   Invasion (Basketball) ; Cross Country and Fitness; Striking and Fielding (Cricket) (Y6)   Athletics; Net and Wall (Tennis); Tri-Golf (Y5)   Athletics; Tri-Golf; Net and Wall (Tennis) (Y6)  

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