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Year Five Curriculum

Welcome to Year 5


Autumn Term Topic

The Great, The Bold and The Brave
How does an Empire Expand?

The history of western civilisation begins with the Greeks and the Romans. Their expanding empires helped to spread ideas about architecture, food, entertainment, literature, science, medicine and politics across the globe. As their empires ended, other cultures rose to prominence, absorbing and passing on their own ideas and cultures – creating the world we know today.  For our entry point we will be creating a replica of an ancient building.  What makes them so sturdy that they have lasted until today?  We will be looking at other structures that the Romans built that effects the way we live in the UK today. What do you think we will find?

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