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Topic Overview Y5 and Y6 (two years)

Year One
Autumn-1 Rivers and a River Study

  • Rivers around the world
  • Key features of rivers
  • River processes
  • Field work
Autumn-1 Romans

  • The roman empire and impact on Britain
  • Legacy of Roman culture on the present day
Spring-1 Vikings

  • Viking struggle for the Kingdom of England.
  • Impact on Britain today
Spring-2 Around the World

  • Continents, countries, capital cities, rivers, mountain ranges, longitude, latitude, tropics of cancer and Capricorn and World time zones
Summer-1 Around the World

  • Repeat relevant map skills including mountain ranges
  • Volcanoes
  • Earthquakes
  • Tectonic plates
Summer-2 Transition Projects

  • Y6 – Survival Transition to Y7 topic
  • Y5 – The Titanic
Year Two
Autumn-1 King Arthur and Castle Conisborough Castle

  • A study of castles throughout history
Autumn-1 Extreme Water

  • Weather
  • Climate zones
  • Tornados
  • Hurricanes
  • Water cycle
  • Mapping skills
Spring-1 World War 2 Sheffield at War

  • Local history study
  • European Maps including Russia
Spring-2 World War 2 Sheffield at War

  • Local history study
  • European Maps including Russia
Summer-1 Edale Mapping skills, A to Z and OS maps

  • Four and six figure grid references
  • Symbols and keys
  • Human and physical features
  • Tectonic plates
  • Fieldwork Village study including land use.
Summer-2 Transition Projects

  • Y6 – Survival Transition to Y7 topic
  • Y5 – The Titanic