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Year 5 project outline

This resource provides a brief overview of a STEM project which supports Year 5 pupils working in groups to set up a farm shop business and design, make and market a new food product using ingredients they have grown themselves. This project provides a range of opportunities to enhance Year 5 National Curriculum for:

  • Science; focusing on Plants, Animals, including humans
  • Maths; looking specifically at survey design, calculation methods to solve multi-step problems, calculating money, measuring using fractions and scales.
  • Design Technology; allowing pupils the opportunity to design and make packaging and produce food using food technology skills.

 This resource is produced by the NFU (National Farming Union).

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