Curriculum Overview

Art and Design (LKS2)

-Use sketchbooks to collect, record and evaluate ideas.
-Improve mastery of techniques such as drawing, painting, weaving and sculpture with varied materials.
-Evaluating and analysing their work and work of others
-Learn about great artists, architects and designers e.g. Kuffyn Williams

Computing (KS1)

-Design and write programs to achieve specific goals, including solving problems.
-Use logical reasoning
-Understand computer networks
-Use internet saftey and appropriately
-Collect and present data appropriately.

 

Design and Technology (LKS2) 

Use research & criteria to develop products which are fit for purpose
-Use annotated sketches and prototypes to explain ideas.
-Evaluate existing products and improve own work
-Use mechanical systems in own work
-Understand seasonality; prepare and cook mainly savory dishes

Geography (KS1)

-Locate world's countries, focussing on Europe & Americas focus on key physical & human features

-Study a region of the UK (not local area)
-Use 8 points of compass, symbols & keys
-Describe & understand climate and mountains environments
-Use fieldwork to observe, measure & record

Modern Languages (LKS2)

Learning Spanish by:
Listening & engaging
Asking & answering questions
Speaking in sentences using familiar vocabulary
Developing appropriate pronounciation
Showing understanding of words and phrases
Appreciating stories, songs, poems and rhymes
Broadening vocabulary.

Music (LKS2)

-Use voice & intruments with increasing accuracy, control and expression
-Improvise & compose music
-Listen with attention to detail
-Appreciate wide range of live and recorded music
-Begin to develop understanding of history

Physical Education (LKS2)

-Use running, jumping, catching and throwing in isolation and in combination.
-Play competitive games, modified as appropriate
-Develop flexibility & control in gym, dance and athletics.
-Compare performances to achieve personal bests.

 

Religious Education 

Explore Christianity by learning about:
The importance of the Bible
Incarnation
Importance of God in daily life


Explore Hinduism by learning about:
God and Diwali
Worship

English 

Reading 

- Use knowledge to read 'exception' words
- Read a range of fiction & non-fiction
- Use dictionaires to check meaning
-Prepare poems & plays to perform
- Check own understanding of reading
- Draw inferences & make predictions
-Retrieve & record information from non-fiction books
- Discuss reading with others

Writing 

-Use prefixes & suffixes in spelling
- Use dictionary to confirm spellings
-Write simple dictated sentences
- Use handwriting joins appropriately 
- PLan to write based on familiar forms
-Rehearse snetnecs orally for writing
-Use varied rich vocabulary
- Create simple settings & plot
-Assess effectiveness of own and others' writing

Grammar

-Use a range of conjunctions
- Use perfect tense
- Use a range of nouns and pronouns
- Use time connectives
- Introduce speech punctuation
- Know language of clauses

 

Speaking & Listening

- Give structured descriptions
- Participate actively in conversation
- Consider & evaluate different viewpoints

Mathematics 

Number/Calculation

--Learn 3, 4 & 8 xtables
-Secure place value to 100
-Mentaly add & subtract units, tens or hundreds to numbers of up to 3 digits
-Written column addition & subtraction
-Solve number problems, including multiplication & simple division & missing number problems
-Use commutativity to help calculations.

Geometry / Measures

-Measure & calculate with metric measures
-Measure simple perimeter
-Add/Subract using money in context
-Use Roman numerals up to XII; tell time
-Calculate using simple time problems
-Draw 2d/Make 3d shapes
-Identify & use right angles
-Identify horizontal, vertical, perpendicular and parallel lines

 

Fractions

-Use & count in tenths
-Recognise, find & write fractions
-Recognise some equivalent fractions
-Add/Subtract fractions up to <1
-Order fractions with common denominator

Data

-Interpret bar charts & pictograms

Science

Biology

-Explain the function of plants inlcuding the
lifecycle and requirements for life
-Find out about animals and human skeletons

 

Chemistry

- Classification of rocks
- Simple understanding of fossilisation

 

Physics

-Sources of light; shadows & reflections
-Simple forces, including magentism

 

Scientists

Find out about:
-Issac Newton
-Mary Anning

History

Learning about key events in History inlcuding:

Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron age (inlcuding the bronze age)

Celtic Culture


The Ancient Egyptians

 

 

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