Upper School - Year 5 & 6

  • English: Following the National Curriculum: Spoken Language, Reading (word reading and comprehension), Writing (transciption (including spelling, handwriting and presentation) and composition (including vocabulary, grammar and punctuation).
  • Maths Year 5: Following the National Curriculum: Number (number & place value, addition & subtraction, multiplication & division, fractions including decimals and percentages), Measurement, Geometry (properties of shapes & position & direction), StatisticsTeaching children to use and apply their mathematical skills, knowledge and understanding and solve problems runs throughout each programme of study.
  • Maths Year 6: Following the National Curriculum: Number (number & place value, addition & subtraction, multiplication & division, fractions including decimals and percentages), Ratio & Proportion, Algebra, Measurement, Geometry (properties of shapes & position & direction), Statistics.  Teaching children to use and apply their mathematical skills, knowledge and understanding and solve problems runs throughout each programme of study.
  • Science (year 1 of a 2 year cycle): Animals, inlcuding humans - stages of growth, Earth, Sun & Moon, Light, Electricity, Dissolving & Melting, Conductors & Insulators, Properties and Changes of Materials, Weather Types, Rocks & Soils. 
  • Science (year 2 of a 2 year cycle): Light, Forces, Living Things and their Habitats, Animals, including Humans, Evolution and Inheritance. 
  • R.E. (taught over a 2 year cycle): Christianity, Buddhism, Religious Leaders, Religious Celebrations, Creation, Christmas, Rules for living, Light as a symbol, Ideas about God, Suffering.
  • P.E.: Dance, Games, Gymnastics, Athletics, Outdoor and Adventurous Activities.
  • PSHE: SEAL.
  • PMFL: French / Spanish.
  • IPC (year 1 of a 2 year cycle 18/19): Go with the flow, Space Scientists, Switched On, They See the World Like This, Making New Materials, The Great, The Bold and The Brave.
  • IPC (year 2 of a 2 year cycle 19/20): 3D Designers, ICT and Computing, Earth as an Island, AD900, Being Human, Out of Africa, Moving People, Making the News.

Click here to view the IPC Curriculum Plan