Coverage Autumn 1

Curriculum coverage

Autumn 1

Writing

Year 1- Write stories with imaginary settings. Write narrative diaries

Year 2- Write poems that use pattern, rhyme and description

Year 3- Write stories of adventure

Year 4- Write in a journalistic style

Year 5- Write poems that convey an image

Year 6- Write poems that convey rhyme

Reading

Year 1- Learn poems by heart

Year 2- Discuss books in detail

Year 3- Take part in conversations about books

Year 4- Read and listen to whole books

Year 5- Use the school and community library

Year 6- Listen to and discuss a wide range of texts

Maths

Number and place value

Understanding Shape and Properties of Shape

Number and Statistics

Statistics and counting

Science

Year 1- Identify, classify and describe the basic structure of plants. Look at suitability of environments. Investigate difference

Year2- Identify, name, describe, classify, compare properties and changes in materials. Look at light sources and reflections. Look at sound sources.

Year 3- look at the function of parts of flowering plants, requirements of growth, water transportation in plants, life cycles and seed dispersal

Year 4- identify and names plants and animals. Look at classification of plants, animals and micro-organisms

Year 5- Compare and group rocks. Describe the formation of fossils

Year 6- Look at solubility and recovering dissolved substances. Look at sources, seeing, reflections and shadows.

Art and Design

Year 1- Share ideas using drawing

Year 2- Share ideas for painting and sculpture

Year 3- Use experiences, other subjects across the curriculum and ideas as inspiration for art work

Year 4- Develop and share ideas in a sketchbook and in finished products

Year 5- Improve the mastery of techniques

Year 6- Learn about the great artists, architects and designers in history

Computing

Year 1- Test simple programs

Year 2- Write and test simple programs

Year 3, 4, 5, 6- Select and combine a variety of software on a range of digital devices to accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information

Design and Technology

Year 1- Generate and develop their ideas through drawing and talking

Year 2- Model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing and ICT

Year 3- Generate an develop ideas

Year 4- Model and communicate ideas

Year 5- Apply understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce simple structures

Year 6- Apply their understanding of computing to programme, monitor and control their products

Geography

Year 1- Investigate the world’s oceans

Year 2- Explore weather and climate in the UK and around the world

Year 3- Locate the world’s countries, with a focus on Europe and countries of particular interests to pupils

Year 4- Use maps, atlases, globes and digital computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied

Year 5- Locate the world’s countries, with a focus on Europe and countries of particular interest to pupils

Year 6- Use maps, atlases, globes and digital computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied

History

Year 1- Look at the lives of significant individuals who have contributed to our nation’s achievements

Year 2- Look at the lives of significant individuals who have contributed to our nation’s achievements

Year 3- The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain

Year 4- The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain

Year 5- Ancient Greece

Year 6- Ancient Greece

Music

Year 1- Play tuned instruments musically

Year 2- Play tuned and un-tuned musical instruments musically

Year 3- Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts

Year 4- Use voice and play instruments with accuracy, control and expression

Year 5- Improvise and compose

Year 6- Listen to music with attention to detail

PSHE - Whole School

Seal Theme- New Beginnings

Keeping Safe: Public and private, assertiveness skills and actions, ie. how to say ‘no’. Private and public places and parts of the body.   Keeping safe using the internet, stranger danger.  

PE

Swimming and Water Safety is offered in Years 1 - 4 through PE and Sport Premium Funding.

PE and Sport Premium Funding also funds a Sports Coach to work with Years 5 and 6.

Year 1- Team games -  attacking and defending. Swimming and water safety

Year 2- Team games - attacking and defending. Swimming and water safety

Year 3- Dance. Swimming and water safety

Year 4- Gymnastics. Swimming and water safety

Year 5- Competitive games. Swimming and water safety

Year 6- Competitive games. Swimming and water safety.

Religious Education

All pupils will learn about Harvest

Study the beliefs, festivals and celebrations of Buddhism

Languages

KS2 pupils will learn about Spanish greetings