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Welcome to Easterside Academy

"Giving the Chance to Shine"

Year 5/6

Long Term Curriculum Map Cycle 1 (2014 – 2015)

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Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

ILP (Imaginative Learning Project)  Peasants, Princes and Pestilence Time Traveler Frozen Kingdom Revolution (Victorian) ID. CSI. Beast Creator
Focus (Subject) History Art & Design Geography History Science Science
Memorable experience Visitor from the time – 14th century “pestilence” Visitors from different generations – Older person, Teenager, etc Make a giant iceberg
Fire pit in the snow
Teesside Uni – forensic visit?
Visits Ormsby Hall Victorian school day / Visitor from Skinningrove. Local Area – mapping Fairy Dell / Stewarts park – Bug hunt
Outdoor Learning Wild area – diary writing. Create a battle vow. Writing speeches. Use printing blocks. Create a knight’s armor and weaponry. Use map of GB.
Understand human and physical characteristics.
Taking swabs – bacteria.
Exploring sensory properties of herbs.
Make a time machine Orienteering and rescue mission – hidden clues.
Fire pit.
Re-enactment of trek – barriers.
Shelter and den building.
School walkie talkies – restore calm to passengers
Drill (PE) Local area – mapping
Footprints – can you find the shoe?
Cast of footprint.
Scrap of material on a tree – DNA
Symmetrical butterfly using leaves etc.
Bug hunt – Stewarts park.
Bug hotel
Make beast using mod rock.
Innovate Stage  Scientific / historical Excavations Create a time machine! Devise a rescue plan! Investigate a crime scene. Create a superbeast to control or exterminate the outbreak.
War of the worlds.


Long Term Curriculum Map Cycle 2 (2015 – 2016)

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  Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 2 Summer 1

(Imaginative Learning Project)

Blood heart



Off with her head






Darwin’s delights



Hola Mexico



Gallery rebels









History Science Science Music Art + Design
Memorable experience Dissect a heart (lamb’s)! Meet Elizabeth I


Camp fire and star gazing at night Environmental City


Exploring plant and wildlife in the local area.

Ready Steady Cook-Mexican style! Inventors and creators at work!

Making giant installations.

Visits James Cook Hospital



Blood transfusions service

British heart foundation


Tudor Lodge visit Visit to planetarium or observatory. Dorman Museum



Chiquitos MIMA/other art gallery
Outdoor Learning Set up PE circuits in the school grounds.

Investigate the effects of different physical exercise on the heart rate/pulse.


Tudor Banquet

Track the movements of the sun link this to light/shadow, day and night. Drama relating to planet movement Environmental City-weekly sessions.



Preparation  for carnival- dancing,


Use the playground as a giant art canvas. .




Innovate Stage Organise a heart awareness day. Town Hall

To take part in the ‘trial’ of ‘villians’ living in this  historical period.

Design a rocket for the UK space agency. Evolution-Create Super Humans of the Future! Carnival through the estate Make a ‘suspended treasures’ exhibition.


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Upcoming Events

Staff Professional Development Day
Sep 1 all-day

No children in school.

Staff Professional Development Day
Sep 4 all-day

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Start of the Autumn Term @ Easterside Academy
Sep 5 all-day

Children are back in school for the start of the new school year.

Break Up for Half Term @ Easterside Academy
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Last day of the first half of the Autumn Term.

Start Back – 2nd Half of the Autumn Term @ Easterside Academy
Oct 30 @ 8:45 am
Break Up – End of the Autumn Term
Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm

Last day of term.

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