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Religious Education Overview

 

 

A programme of units for RE at Key Stages 1 & 2

 

These Units of Learning offer a ready-made scheme of work with built-in progression and coverage of all statutory aspects of the agreed syllabus.

Teachers may choose to take Units of Learning in a different order to fit with other curriculum planning.

 

 

KEY STAGE 1

KEY STAGE 2

KEY STAGE 2B

Y1

Y2

Y3

Y4

Y5

Y6

AUTUMN

supplement ideas from Christmas

overview

1.1 Looking at me, looking at you

 

What makes us special?

 

2.1 Belonging

 

What does it mean to belong?

 

3.1 Remembering

 

Why remember?

4.1 Belief in the community

 

What does it mean to belong to a faith?

5.1 Expressions of faith

 

How do people express their faith?

6.1 Justice and freedom

 

Is it fair?

SPRING

supplement ideas from Easter

overview

1.2 Caring for the world

 

How can we keep the world special?

2.2 Believing

 

How do people demonstrate their beliefs?

3.2 Faith founders

 

Who are the faith founders and what did they teach?

4.2 Saints and heroes

 

What makes a hero?

 

5.2 Faith in action

 

What inspires people to follow a faith and what is the cost?

 

6.2 Living a faith

 

What gives a sense of identity and belonging?

SUMMER

1.3 Worship and festivals

 

What is worship?

2.3 Questions, questions

 

What are the Big Questions?

3.3 Encounters

 

What makes a place sacred?

4.3 Our world

 

What do religions teach about caring for our world?

5.3 Pilgrimage

 

Why do people of faith make a pilgrimage?

6.3 Hopes and visions

 

What is life about?

 

 

 

 Year 5 Topics 2018/2019

Autumn Term

Stargazers

(Science focus)

Journey through space, the final frontier…Navigate beyond the Sun, the magnificent, blazing star at the centre of our solar system! Investigate the eight planets and take a look at the Moon, a celestial body that orbits Earth.

Programme a ‘rover’ to traverse a lunar landscape and work scientifically to investigate gravity…and what happens when there is none. Compare the time of day at different places on the Earth and use GPS satellite navigation systems to track hidden treasure.

Then it’s three, two, one …BLAST OFF! Build and launch a rocket for an important test mission.

Peasants Princes and Pestilence

(History focus)

Flee your fields, close your doors and pull up the drawbridge: the dreaded and deathly ‘Great Pestilence’ is here! Mount your steed and gallop through the dark and deadly world of 14th century Britain, sword and shield at the ready, pledging allegiance to kind and country!

Rouse your troops with promises of bloody battle and violent jousts. Read and write historical accounts. Poems and tales and discover the grotesque effects of bugs and bacteria on the human body.

And if you smell a rat – get out of there!

Spring Term

Pharaohs

(History Focus)

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 fantastic culture. Unravel the secrets of ancient tombs, using historical sources and age-old artefacts. Find out about powerful pharaohs and grandiose gods. Help the chief embalmer prepare a body for its journey into the afterlife. 

Allotment

(Science focus)

Dig deep and make your own tubs and planters and nurture your greens. Harvest your crops and make soups and dishes of seasonal foods that taste delicious. Learn about farms and where food comes from, writing reports on worldwide produce. Establish your own farmers market, harvest your crops and work out your prices, making sure your make a profit not a loss!

Summer Term

Beast Creator

(Science Focus)

Arachnids, invertebrates, molluscs and myriapods, hiding in nooks and beneath darkened rocks…Search for these minibeasts, and let’s sort them out! How many legs? How many wings? Who does it eat and who eats it? Can you classify it? Can you draw it or make it?

Discover where in the world you’ll find the deadliest beasts – scorpions, ants and venomous spiders.

Become a beast creator! Selectively breed a killer predator that saves the world from the super strong aphid!

Alchemy Island

(Science focus)

Suspend your disbelief and open your mind as we go on a magical journey to Alchemy Island.

Find the gold hidden deep in the island’s mysterious landscape, study the map and unravel the riddle.

Learn about gold and master the ancient art of alchemy, create a video soundtrack to bring this mysterious landscape to life.

 

An 'out of this world' project homework by Levi- absolutely amazing! (And he can even fit it on his head!)

An 'out of this world' project homework by Levi- absolutely amazing! (And he can even fit it on his head!)  1
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A fantastic piece of project work from Joey- well done!

A fantastic piece of project work from Joey- well done!  1

Another brilliant piece of project homework from Tilly. You have worked really hard, well done :-)

Another brilliant piece of project homework from Tilly. You have worked really hard, well done :-) 1

Well done Hattie, a fantastic piece of project work. We have it hanging in our classroom :-)

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Well done Hattie, a fantastic piece of project work. We have it hanging in our classroom :-)  2

A very informative piece of project homework- well done Harry. Very interesting facts and it sounds like you had a fantastic time!

A very informative piece of project homework- well done Harry. Very interesting facts and it sounds like you had a fantastic time! 1

Well done Sasha for your delicious homework project- we though it was very tasty. Excellent effort :-)

Well done Sasha for your delicious homework project- we though it was very tasty. Excellent effort :-)  1

A fantastic (and very technical) piece of project homework by Jay- well done! :-)

A fantastic (and very technical) piece of project homework by Jay- well done! :-) 1

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Spelling Bee Sounds and Patterns - Autumn

 

Year 5

ough e.g tough, enough, thorough, breakthrough,

ible/able e.g. reversible, dependable,

ibly/ably e.g. incredibly, noticeably

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