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English texts/video stimulus:
Possible class author focus: Lewis
Carroll/Anna Sewell/Charles
Dickens/ Berlie Doherty
Street Child Child-Berlie Doherty
Chimney Child-Laurie Sheehan
Oliver Twist-Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol-Charles Dickens
Diary Extracts (Victorian Child)
English Writing Opportunities:
Diary Writing-Victorian Child (jobs/poor
education)
Persuasion – advert for Victorian invention
(Street Child) – rights of the child –
persuasive letter, persuasive speech - debate
Explanation – how an invention works e.g.
telephone
Setting – linked to trip / Victorian streets
in London
Poetry – Jabberwocky / Alice in
Wonderland (Lewis Carroll)
Science:
Victorian inventions/inventors – Alexander BellTelephone – 1876
Karl Benz – motor car-1885
Penny Farthing Bicycle – James Starley
Electric light bulb – Thomas Edison 1879
Food Safety – Louis Pasteur 1856
Health Care – improvements – diseases during period –
Cholera Epidemic
Computing:
Research - Census
data
PE:
Gymnastics- warm up etc
‘Victorian Style’ Drill
and Practise
Dance – LCP – In
The Playground
Victorian Style
Music:
BBC learning
Zone – Victorian
Music, Bandstands
Languages:
2Simple / C.C.
Social, Moral, Spiritual and cultural
links:
Experiences of poor working chn in Vict
times – empathise with experiences.
Discuss chn’s rights – how they were
treated in the past – debate moral issues
– right/wrong.
Health care in the past –
debate/compare modern day – link to
fund raising, work of charities, third
world countries.
Education and how it impacts upon life
chances. School life – wider context,
other countries/ Victorian life.
Ongoing PHSE within class
RE scheme of work
Art and Design:
Digital media (trip link) – ipods
to take photos – Victorian Scene
– use photos edit/create
presentation using sound/photos
Painting-watercolours –
portrait/landscapes B.P link
Drawing – sketches of scenes
(trip) Portraits - monarchy
Scenic Painting – Beatrix Potter
Mathematics:
Statistics – Census work- averages, types
Theme: British History
of jobs etc
Carroll Diagrams (Lewis Carrolls Square) for
categorising info
Penny Black Vs 1st Class % increase over time –
postage times
Rail Travel – compare cost of journeys in
Victorian times to now- Timetable work – journey
times
Distances – British Empire - Conversions
Termly Theme: Victorian History
Term: Autumn
Year Group:5
Famous People: Thomas
Edison, Alexander Bell,
Robert Louis Stevenson,
Lewis Carroll, Queen
Victoria/Albert,
Florence Nightingale,
Mary Seacole
Visits:
Blists Hill
Acton Scott
Bantock House
Theatre Trip – Horrible
Histories, Oliver, Barmy
Britain
Design and
Technology:
Design/make
Victorian toy
Victorian Inventions
Christmas market –
Victorian
• Cooking
• Decorations
Geography:
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Compare aerial photos –
now and then since
growth in industry –
Local (human)
Statistics work
Physical – River Severn –
How it was used in
Victorian Times (the
museum/Tar pit)
UK map – other large
industry sites during the
period
World map – locate
extent of British Empire
during Victorian Times –
Indian Trading Links etc.
History:
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Life in the workhouse
Jobs for children
Education
Health/Hygiene
Monarchy – Victoria & Albert
Census data – analysis – What does it tell uss
about family life/work etc Compare with
modern census data.

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