Shortbrook Nursery & Primary School
Shortbrook Nursery & Primary School

Years 5 & 6 Curriculum

Curriculum Leaflet
Curriculum Leaflet - Autumn 2018 Yr 5 [...]
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  • Listening Skills

  • Speaking confidently in a small group and whole class situation

  • Searching for information in a text

  • Deducing and inferring information from texts

  • Enjoying a range of books

  • Using our joined handwriting

  • Children will be writing a newspaper article about evacuation and an imaginative story based on WW2

  • We will also be looking at poetry based around WW2



Personal, Social, Citizenship and Health Education

  • Children will be looking at feelings and how they express their feelings.
  • They will be looking at how different situations and experiences make you feel and how best to manage those feelings.
  • Big focus on respecting  themselves and others.



  • Both the year 5 and 6s will be looking at mathematical problems and how to solve them using their previous knowledge and reasoning skills.

  • Also, there will be a recap of the four operations (add, subtract, divide and multiply) and other topics taught previously in the year.  By doing this, it will give the children the opportunity to secure knowledge around previous topics.



  • Using different painting techniques
  • Looking at paintings by the famous painter Lowry.




  • This term the Y5/6 topic will be WW2.
  • The children will be learning about the countries involved and causes of WW2, along with the impact that it had on Britain.
  • We will be looking at significant events during WW2 and the people that were affected.
  • The children will use their computing skills to create a podcast about evacuation.




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