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We will be using War Horse and Rose Blanche to act as a stimuli for our writing, focussing on sentence structure and ambitious vocabulary.


- modal verbs, determiners, subordinating and coordinating conjunctions, passive and active voice, relative clauses, object versus subject

- determining the correct level of formality and style within our writing, based on the genre

- building a suitable and effective atmosphere to engage with the reader


- use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied

- identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, the Prime/Greenwich Meridian and time zones (including day and night)

- a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066


- to talk and write about their opinions, and explain their views, on issues that affect themselves and society

- to recognise their worth as individuals by identifying positive things about themselves and their achievements, seeing their mistakes, making amends and setting personal goals;

to recognise the role of voluntary, community and pressure groups

- to appreciate the range of national, regional, religious and ethnic identities in the United Kingdom;


- 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.



Hidden Heroes

Year 5 and 6 – Term 3 and 4


- use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.

- select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information



- Jesus and authority

- Healing

- Taxes

- Sabbath

- World-wide religion


- Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance

- Use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination


- to improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay]

- about great artists, architects and designers in history.