Curriculum Overview

Art and Design (UKS2)

-Use sketchbooks to collect, record, review, revisit and evaluate ideas

-Improve mastery of techniques such as drawing, painting and sculpture with varied materials

-Learn about great artists, architects & designers such as Henri Rousseau

Computing (UKS2)

-Design and write programs to solve problems
-Use sequences, repetition, inputs, variables and outputs in programs
-Detect & correct errors in programs
-Understand uses of networks for collaboration & communication
-Be discerning in evaluating digital content

 

Design and Technology (UKS2) 

Learning Spanish, children will:
-Listen & engage
-Engage in conversation, expressing opinions
-Speak in simple language & be understood
-Develop appropriate pronounciation
-Present ideas & information orally
-Show understanding in simple reading
-Adapt known language to create new ideas
-Describe people, places & things
-Understand basic grammar

Geography (UKS2)

-Name and locate countries, cities, regions and features of UK
-Understand latitude, longitutde, Equator, hemispheres, tropics, polar circles & time zones
-Study our own town and the Amazon
-Understand biomes, vegetation belts, land use, economic activity & distribution of resources
-Use 4 and 6 figure grid references on OS maps
-Use fieldwork to record & explain areas

Modern Languages (LKS2)

Learning Spanish, children will:
-Listen & engage
-Engage in conversation, expressing opinions
-Speak in simple language & be understood
-Develop appropriate pronounciation
-Present ideas & information orally
-Show understanding in simple reading
-Adapt known language to create new ideas
-Describe people, places & things
-Understand basic grammar

Music (LKS2)

-Perform with control & expression as a soloist or in an ensemble
-Improvise & compose using dimensions of music
-Listen to detail and recall aurally
-Use & understand basics of staff notation
-Develop an understanding of the history of music, including great musicians & composer

Physical Education (LKS2)

-Use running, jumping, catching and throwing in isolation and in combination
-Play competitive games, applying basic principles
-Develop flexibility & control in gym, dance & athletics
-Take part in Outdoor & Adventurous activities
-Compare performances to achieve personal bests
-Swimming proficiency to 25m

 

Religious Education 

Explore Christianity by learning about:
The Old and New testements
Baptism, confirmation and eucharist (conmmunion)

Explore Islam by Learning about:
Five pillars
Special Events
Concepts and values

English 

Reading 

-Apply knowledge of morphology & etymology when reading new words
-Read & discuss a broad range of genres & texts
-Identify & discuss themes
-Make recommendations to others 
-Learn poetry by heart
-Draw inference and make predictions
- Discuss authors' use of language
Retrieve & present information from non-fiction texts
-Formal presentation & debates

Writing 

-Secure spelling including homophones, prefixes, silent letters
-Use a thesaurus
-Legible, fluent handwriting
-Plan writing to suit audience & purpose
-Develop character, setting and atmosphere in narrative
-Use organisational & presentational features
-Use consistent appropriate tense
-Proof-reading
-Perform own compositions

Grammar

-Use expanded noun phrases
-Use modal & passive verbs
-Use relative clauses
-Use commas for clauses
-Use brackets, dashes & commas for parenthesis

Speaking & Listening

-Give well-structured explanations
-Command of Standard English
-Consider & evaluate different viewpoints

Mathematics 

Number/Calculation

-Secure place value to 1,000,000
-Use negative whole numbers in context
-Use Roman numerals to 1000
-Use standard written methods for all four operations
-Confidently add & subtract mentally
- Use vocabularly of prime, factor & multiple
-Mulitply & divide by powers of ten
-Use square & cube numbers

Geometry / Measures

-Convert between different units
-Calculate perimeter of composite shapes & areas of rectangles
-Estimate volume & capacity
-Identify 3d shapes
-Measure & identify angles
- Understand regular polygons
-Reflect & translate shapes

 

Fractions & Decimals

-Compare & order fractions
-Add & subtract fractions with common denominators, with mixed numbers
-Multiply fractions by units
-Write decimals as fractions
-Order & round decimal numbers
-Link percentages to fractions and decimals

Data

-Interpret tables & line graphs
Solve questions about line graphs

Science

Biology

-Living things and their habitats including life cycles
-Describe changes as humans and animals develop and mature

Chemistry

-Classify materials according to a variety of properties
-Understand mixtures & solutions
-Know about reversible changes; identify irreversible

Physics

-Understand location and interaction of Sun, Earth & Moon
- Introduce gravity, resistance & mechanical forces
Find out about Edmond Halley

History

Learning about key events in History inlcuding:


Britain's settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots


Crime and punishment from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day


The Maya civilisation

 

 

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