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We will be using the text ICE TRAP by Meredith Hooper to explore Shakleton’s incredible expedition to the Antarctic, along with a variety of non-fiction texts.


- 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 through the use of powerful vocabulary

- the full range of punctuation, including colons between two clauses and dashes


- physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle - 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

- 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)


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

- to recognise the changes that we go through and will experience

- how to cope with new changes in a positive way

- what makes an effective citizen and what right and responsibilities do we have?

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


- describe the changes as humans develop to old age.

- identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system,

- recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function describe the ways nutrients and water are transported

- 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

Extreme Survivors

Year 5 and 6 Terms 5 and 6



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

- understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration

- use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output



- Jesus and authority

- Healing

- Taxes

- Sabbath

- World-wide religion


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

- Play competitive games, modified where appropriate [for example, badminton, basketball, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rounders and tennis], and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending

Design Technology

- generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, prototypes, pattern pieces and computer-aided design

- select from and use a wider range of materials and , including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities