Curriculum Overview


Art and Design

Use a range of materials
Use drawing, painting and sculpture
Develop techniques of colour, pattern,
exture, line, shape, form and space
Learn about a range of artists,
craftsmakers and designers

Computing (KS1)

Understand use of algorithms
Write and test simple programs
Use logical reasoning to amke predictions
Organise, store, retrieve & manipulate data
Communicate online safely and respectfully
Recognise uses of IT outside of school


Design and Technology (KS1) 

-Design purposeful, functional and appealing products
- Generate, model and communicate ideas
- Use a range of tools and materials to complete practical tasks
- Evaluate products and own ideas
- Build and improve structure and mechanisms
- Understand where food comes from

Geography (KS1)

- Name and locate the four countries
and capital cities of the UK using atlases and globes.
- Identify seasonal/daily weather
patterns in the UK and the location of hot and cold areas of the world
- Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to local and familiar features
- Use four compass directions and related vocabulary

Modern Languages (KS1)

- Listen and engage in speaking activities
- Learn songs in Spanish
- Answering questions in Spanish
- Begin to develop appropriate pronunciation

Music (KS1)

- Sing songs
- Play tuned and untuned music instruments musically
- Listen and understand live and recorded music
- Make and combine sounds musically


Physical Education (KS1)

- Master basic movements e.g. running, jumping, throwing, catching, balance, agility and coordination
- Participate in team games
- Perform dances using simple moves


Religious Education 

- explore Christianity including
-Christian symbols
-The Church as a place of belonging
-God as a creator
-A range of viewpoints about Jesus at the time of his death and resurrection



- Match graphemes for all phonemes
- read accurately by blending sounds
- read words with very common suffixes
- read contractions and understand purpose
- read phonics books aloud
- links reading to own experiences
- join in with predicatble phrases
- discuss significance of title and events
- make simple predictions


- Name letters of the alphabet
- Spell very common words
- Spell days of the week
- Use very common prefixes and suffixes
- form lower case letters correctly
- form capital letters and digits
- compose sentences orally before writing
- read own writing to peers or teachers


- Leave spaces between words
- Use basic punctuation: . ? !
- Use capital letters for proper nouns
- Use common plural and verb suffixes

Speaking & Listening

- Listen and respond appropriately
- Ask relevant questions
- Maintain attention and participate



- Count to/across 100
- Count in 1s, 2s, 5s, and 10s
- Identify 1 more and 1 less
- Read and write numbers to 20
- Use language of more than and most
- Use , - and =
- Know number bonds to 20
- Add and subtract 1 digit and 2 digit numbers to 20 inlcuding zero
- Solve 1 step problems including simple arrays

Geometry / Measures

- Use common vocabulary for comparison e.g. heavier, taller, full
- Begin to measure length, capacity and weight
- Recognise coins and notes
- Use time and ordering vocabulary
- Tell the time to the hour/half hour
- Use language of days, weeks, months and years
- Recognise and name common 2D and 3D shapes
- Order and arrange objects
- Describe position & movement




Recognise and use ½ and ¼


-Identify basic plants and their parts ( roots, leaves, flowers etc)
-Identify and compare common animals
-Identify and name basic body parts
-Distinguish between objects and materials
-Describe simple properties of some materials
-Identify and name common materials
-Compare and classify materials
-Observe weather associated with changes of season


-Changes in living memory (linked to aspects of National life where appropriate)

- Lives of significant historical figures, including comparisons of those from different periods

-Significant local people

-Learning about key events in History

-Events of local importance





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