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Curriculum Information

 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Nursery

All about me

Let’s Celebrate

Black and Asian History

Identifying and sorting   materials

Moving things

Light and sound

Come outside

 

 

 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Reception

Ourselves

Festivals and Celebrations

Black and Asian History

Sorting and changing   materials. Construction site

Push, pull, twist and turn

Light, sound and colour

Plants and Growth

Mini beasts

 

Year 1

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

English

Man on the Moon (a day in the life of Bob) by Simon Bartram (contemporary fantasy narrative, retelling narratives from another point of view)

Non-fiction texts based on space

Traditional Fairy Tales

Instruction

Non-chronological report

List poetry

Poems on a theme

Stories from other cultures

Stories by the same author

Patterns and rhyme

Maths

Using place value and number facts to solve problems

Solve problems involving addition and subtraction 

Properties of shapes

Practical Fractions

Identify, represent and use numbers in real-life contexts.

Solving problems using multiplication and division

Using place value to record, compare and solve practical problems with measures.

Recognising and finding quarters

Science

Animals, including humans   (naming animals and body parts)

Plants

(growing conditions for   seeds and bulbs)

Everyday materials (names   and properties of simple materials)

Seasonal changes

(changes and weather-   taught throughout the year)

History

Black and Asian History

My history and my family.

Key figures and events.

Victorian School life. Comparing school today to a Victorian School.

The Tudors-Kings and Queens of England

Local History

-School

-Church

-Area

Holidays in the past (Focus on Seaside to link with whole school trip)

Geography

Have you ever been lost?

Up, up and away!

Polar Bears or penguins?

Sun hats or umbrella?

What if I live in..? (part   1)

What if I live in..? (part   2)

PE-   Indoor

Gym

Fundamental movement skills   - stability

Gym
  Fundamental movement skills - stability

Dance
  Fundamental movement skills - stability

PE-   Outdoor

Fundamental movement skills   - stability

Locomotion (running, skipping)

Fundamental movement skills   - stability
  Object control (throwing, catching)

Athletics

RE

Being thankful

Exercising self discipline

Living by rules

Caring for the environment and animals

Sharing & being generous

Expressing joy

Computing

e-safety

multi-media & word  processing

programming

Digital media

Communication and  collaboration

e-safety

Programming

Data

e-safety

 

Year 2

 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

English

Traditional Tales

Poems on a theme

Instructions

Traditional fairy tales with a twist

Recount

Non-chronological report

Adventure

Non-chronological report

Recount

Classic poetry

Maths

Using place value and number facts to solve problems

Understanding addition and subtraction

Reasoning about addition and subtraction

Solving problems using geometry and measurement

Solving problems involving multiplication and division

Fractions of lengths, shapes, sets or quantities

Understanding and reasoning about time

Solving geometrical problems

Reasoning About Sequences and Patterns

Reasoning About Sequences and Patterns

Science

Living things and their   habitats (suitable habitats/simple food chains)

Plants (growing conditions   for seeds and bulbs)

Animals, including Humans   (Health and growth)

Use of everyday materials

(suitability and changing   shapes)

History

Black and Asian History

Peaceful protests and their impact today.
 

World War Two, particular focus on evacuation

Victorian life. Famous Victorians and their impact today.

Chimney Sweeps

Match stick girls

Dr Barnado

Great fire of London   (including life in Stuart Britain)

Exploration (e.g Columbus   ,cook, space race)

Geography

What is there around me?

Is it really round?

A visit to China

Which way shall I go?

Where in the world?

Where shall we go on   safari?

PE-   Indoor

Gym

Fundamental movement skills   - stability

Gym

Fundamental movement   skills - stability

Dance Fundamental movement skills - stability

PE-   Outdoor

Fundamental movement skills - stability

Locomotion (running, skipping)

Fundamental movement skills - stability

Object control

(throwing, catching)

Athletics

RE

Praise, worship &   thanks

Showing courage

Modern heroes

People who give

Easter Story

A good friend

Places of  expression

Computing

e-safety

multi-media & word processing

programming

Digital media

Communication and collaboration

e-safety

Programming

Data

e-safety


Year 3

 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

English

Black Dog by Levi Pinfold (contemporary adventure narrative/ recount)

The Iron Man by Ted Hughes, illustrated by Laura Carlin (Classic adventure, recounts, instructions, persuasion)

Traditionsal (myth/legend/fable)

Non-chronological report

Fantasy

Performance poetry

form

Play scripts

Author Study

Discussion (balanced argument/debate)

Poems on a theme

Classic poetry

Maths

Solving practical place value problems

Using mental & written methods to solve problems (+/-)

Problem solving using measures and fractions 

Using multiplication and division to solve statistical questions

Geometrical reasoning

Using written methods to solve problems (x/÷)

Solving practical measurement problems

Developing proportional reasoning

Geometrical problem solving

Science

Plants

Rocks

Animals, including humans

Light

Forces and magnets

History

Black and Asian History

Triumph over adversity

Inventors

Roman Empire with a focus  on the Romanisation of Britain

Ancient China (Shang   Dynasty)

Anglo Saxons

The Indus Valley – Ancient India

Geography

Where does our lunch come from? Around the world in a school lunch!

Investigating our local area(focused enquiry)

What on Earth? Our world from the International Space Station

What’s in a region? Comparing the north-west of England with East Anglia

Where and why does the world rumble?

What is special about Malopolska, Poland?

PE-   Indoor

Dance

Gymnastics

Dance
 
 Gymnastics

Dance

Gymnastics

PE-   Outdoor

Games

Small team games

Games

Small team games

Games

Small team games

RE

Festivals & celebrations

Signs and symbols

Rules

Place of worship

Prayer


Signs & symbols

Computing

Digital photography

Introduction to
  multimedia

Introduction to

databases
  Exploring simulations

Writing for different

audiences
  Developing images
  using repeating patterns


Year 4

 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

English

The Lost Happy Endings by Carol Ann Duffy and Jane Ray (Adventure)

Poems on a Theme- Environmental poems, responding to poems

Traditional (myths/legends)

Fantasy

Recount

Persuasion

Performance poetry

Contempary

Science Fiction

Playscripts

Non- chronological report

Imagery and description

Maths

Solving Number and Practical Problems Involving Place Value

Using Formal Written Methods to Solve Problems

Problem Solving Using Measures and Fractions 

Solving Number and Practical Problems

Problem Solving in the Context of 2 D (& 3D) Shape

Interpreting, presenting and comparing data

Solve Problems involving Position and Direction

Solve Measure and Money Problems involving Fractions and decimals

Mathematical investigations (sports day)

Science

Living things and their   habitats

Animals, including humans

States of matter

Sound

Electricity

History

Black and Asian History

Important historical moments in sport.

Music, literature and poetry

Stone Age to Iron Age- hunter gathers and first farmers.

Bronze Age- religion, technology and travel

In depth study of St Mary’s   school and church

Ancient Egypt

Geography

Where on Earth?

Why different weather?   Weather around the world.

Who are the global caretakers?   We are!

What can we discover about   our local area? (A framed enquiry)

How do I impact on children   and families far away?

Catalonia here we come!

PE-   Indoor

Dance

Gymnastics

Dance
 
Gymnastics

Dance

Gymnastics

PE-   Outdoor

Games

Small team games

Games

Small team games

Games

Small team games

RE

Creation Story from
  other faiths


  10 Commandments

Stories about Jesus


  The Last Supper


  Communion

The Sikh way of life


  Signs & symbols

Computing

Digital photography

Introduction to
  multimedia

Introduction to

databases
Exploring simulations

Writing for different audiences

Developing images
  using repeating patterns


Year 5

 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

English

The Viewer by Gary Crew and Shaun Tan (contemporary horror; recounts; evaluation; summaries)

The Visitor by Ian Serraillier (classic)

Historical

Explanation

Discussion/Debate

Scripts

Form, Poems on a theme, Poet study

Instruction

Non chronological report

Persuasion

Adventure

Author Study

Maths

Solving problems using place value and decimals

Solving problems using written & mental calculation and conversions

Developing fluency in fractional equivalence

Geometric problem solving and reasoning

Reasoning about data

Using written methods involving fractions to solve problems

Revision & consolidation

Investigating and problem solving through real life Maths

Science

Properties and changes

Animals, including humans

Living things and habitats

Evolution and Inheritance

Light

Forces

Earth and Space

Electricity

Geography

Investigating our local area

(A framed enquiry)

Why on Earth?

How is Alaska changing?

Where does our water come from and go to? Water’s never-ending journey!

Rivers

Sustainable tourism around the world

History

Black and Asian History

Windrush, Lascars and Family History

The Kingdom of Benin

Vikings

Ancient Greece

Birmingham during the war

Extended chronological study- Industrial Revolution

PE-   Indoor

Gymnastics

Dance

Gymnastics

Dance

Gymnastics

Dance

PE-   Outdoor

Orienteering
  Striking and fielding
  games

Team games

Striking and fielding
  games

RE

Being thankful


  Being open honest
  and truthful

Living by rules


  Participating and willing to
  lead

Being reflective and self-critical


  Remembering roots

Computing

Using the internet to search large   databases and to interpret information

Multimedia presentation

3D design


Creating pictures using advanced graphics

Graphical modelling


Spreadsheets

Year 6

 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

English

Alice in Wonderland

The Visitor by Ian Serraillier (classic)

Historical

Explanation

Discussion/Debate

Scripts

Form, Poems on a theme, Poet study

Instruction

Non chronological report

Persuasion

Adventure

Author Study

Maths

Solving problems using place value and decimals

Solving problems using written & mental calculation and conversions

Developing fluency in fractional equivalence

Geometric problem solving and reasoning

Reasoning about data

Using written methods involving fractions to solve problems

Revision & consolidation

Investigating and problem solving through real life Maths

Science

Animals, including humans

Living things and habitats

Evolution and Inheritance

Light

Forces

Earth and Space

Electricity

Geography

How do I find out about our local area? (A facilitated enquiry)

What a state!  California

How on earth? Our world from the International Space Station

How do we impact on our landscape?

Our challenging world

Croeso i Ariannin

History

Black and Asian History

Windrush, Lascars and Family History

The Kingdom of Benin

Vikings

Ancient Greece

Birmingham during the war

Extended chronological study- Industrial Revolution

PE-   Indoor

Gymnastics

Dance

Gymnastics

Dance

Gymnastics

Dance

PE-   Outdoor

Orienteering
  Striking and fielding
  games

Team games

Striking and fielding
  games

RE

Being thankful


  Being open honest
  and truthful

Living by rules


 Participating and willing to
  lead

Being reflective and self-critical


  Remembering roots

Computing

Online safety

Digital literacy and ICT

Computer science

Digital literacy and ICT

Digital literacy and ICT