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Welcome to Easterside Academy

"Giving the Chance to Shine"

Year 5/6

Long Term Curriculum Map Cycle 1 (2014 – 2015)

To Download Long Term Curriculum Map Cycle 1 (2014 – 2015) click here

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.


Latest News

Learning Outside the Classroom is Fun!

Last week Mr Elliott our Vice Chair of Governors came into school to speak to children from Reception to Year 6 about their learning outside the classroom at Easterside Academy. ...

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KS1 Open Morning – Moon Zoom!

On Tuesday this week nearly forty parents and family members came to work with their children for the morning in our hall.

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KS1 Open Morning

This morning we have had the second open morning of the week! This time for our Key Stage 1 parents and families. It has been so nice to see so ...

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Upcoming Events

Start Back – 2nd half of the Spring Term
Feb 19 @ 8:45 am
Early Years Stay and Play @ Easterside Academy
Feb 22 all-day

Early Years (Nursery and Reception) parents and family are invited to stay on Thursday’s to join in themed activities with their child in the setting.

For morning nursery and reception this is at 8.45am and for afternoon nursery this is at 12. The sessions last for approx 30 – 45 mins. Everyone welcome!

Yoga Bugs @ Easterside Academy
Feb 22 all-day

Reception children will take part in Yoga Bugs every Thursday. Please ensure they have their PE kit with them on these days and earrings are taken out if they have them.

KS1 Cultural Day – France @ Easterside Academy
Feb 23 all-day

Children in Year 1 and 2 will learn about the French culture today.

Year 3 and 4 Culture Day
Feb 23 all-day

Children in Year 3 and 4 will learn about the Norwegian Culture.

Year 5 and 6 Cultural day – Mexico
Feb 23 all-day

Children in Year 5 and 6 will learn about the Mexican Culture.