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Overview

 Maths
 

Year

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

At all times use rich contexts and problems which ask students to use a range of numeric and other strand knowledge areas and strategies.

Odd Year

Number knowledge, strategies and algebraic thinking

Problem solving

Measurement

Temperature and Time

Statistical Investigation and literacy

 

Algebra

Patterns and relationships

Geometry

Position and orientation

Transformation

 

Even Year

Number knowledge, strategies and algebraic thinking

Problem solving

Measurement

Length, Area, Volume and Capacity, Weight (mass)

 

Statistics

Probability

Algebra

Equations and expressions

Geometry

Shape

 

Science

Year

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Odd Year

Nature of science  - all, related to science fair

Planet Earth – Earth Systems  (integrated as part of social science local history unit)

Science Fair - the five science capabilities: Gather and interpret data, Use evidence, Critique evidence, Interpret representations and Engage with science.)

 

Living World – Life Processes/Planet Earth Interacting Systems - water cycle

Specialist rotation – Physical World - light, heat and waves.

Even Year

Nature of science (Include in ‘Investigating in Science’ the five science capabilities: Gather and interpret data, Use evidence, Critique evidence, Interpret representations and Engage with science.)

Living World – Ecology, Evolution

 

Physical World – Forces, Energy, Movement (Kinetics)

 

Specialist rotation - Material World – properties and changes of matter, the structure of matter