Upper Key Stage 2
Topic: Poppies, Peace and Power
Question: Did anybody win the war?
Focus: World War 2 – King George
Book: My Secret War Diary by Marcia Williams
The story of the Second World War by Peter Chrisp
Topic: Natural Disasters
Question: What consequences were caused by earthquakes?
Book: Tsunamis and other natural disasters by Mary Pope Osborne
Question: Do we achieve more working as one team?
Focus: Space Race – Yuri Gagrin, Tim Peake
Liberty, patriotism, justice
Hidden figues by Margot Shetterly
The space race by Sarah Cuddas
Question: Does being rich make us powerful?
Focus: Alfred the Great, first King of England
Edward the Confessor
Book: Viking Boy by Tony Bradman
Question: Is the River Nile a gift? Howard Carter: Discoverer or Tomb Raider?
Focus: Ancient Civilisation and Non European Society (Egypt)
Era, Monarch, civilization,
Tutankhamun by Patricia Cleveland-Peck
Geography based topic
In addition to this, UKS2 will also study a topic about Mayans.