Curriculum Overview 2015

 

AUTUMN 1 AUTUMN 2 SPRING 1 SPRING 2 SUMMER 1 SUMMER 2
Learning Goals should be taught explicitly and applied across all of the curriculum. Assemblies, PATHS, SEAL and RE are opportunities where these can and should be taught.
Learning Tools

ASPIRATIONS

EMOTIONAL WELLBEING

SOCIAL SKILLS

VALUE AND RESPECT

HAVING RESILIENCE

COMMUNICATION

INVESTIGATION

RESOURCEFULNESS

EVALUATION

Reception

All About Me/Superheroes

PSED-similarities and differences

Working with others

Celebrations

People and Communities-similarities and differences-cultures and beliefs

The World Around us – school/local environment

Build it!

World- Materials and their properties.

World – Hot and Cold Countries

Growth and Change

Science-sorting animals

Life cycles

Journeys

Transition

Aspirations for year One

Reflections on Rec

Year 1

MYSTERIES

Science – Seasons/

Using our senses

CHILDHOOD

Humanities – history Greenholm School

Focus: Changes within our own lives/ before we were born

POLES APART

Science- materials

Humanities –Geography

Focus: Contrasting localities around the world

IN THE JUNGLE

Science – Animals including humans

FIRE

Humanities – Geog/History

Focus: Historical national event(The Great Fire of London)/ Key historical figures/contrasting localities within UK

PLANT IT!

Science –plants

Year 2

WHO ARE THE HEROES?

Humanities-History Focus: Significant figures/people in the past.

BUILD IT!

Science - Use of Everyday Materials

OUR WORLD

Humanities –geography

Focus: Contrasting localities around the world and in the UK

Science - Animals inc humans

Living things/habitats

HOLIDAYS

Humanities – Geog/Hist Focus: Significant events in history/World geography

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

Science – Plants

Year 3

THE LAND BEFORE TIME

Science –

Rocks

Forces and magnets

Humanities History Focus: British History

(Stone Age to Iron age)

WHATEVER THE WEATHER

Humanities – Geog

Focus: Contrasting localities around the world

Science - light

TRAVELLERS

Humanities – Geog/hist

Focus: Romans/Technology and travel/contrasting localities

Science -Animals including humans

Science - Plants

Year 4

GADGETS AND GISMOS!

Science-Electricity

Sound

FEED ME!

Science – Animals inc. humans

BIRMINGHAM-LIVE IT! LOVE IT!

Humanities – History

Focus: Local history study

ECO-WARRIORS!

Humanities – Geography Focus: Study of local area/ Contrast to other UK locality

Science-

Living things and their habitats

CHOCOLATE

Humanities – Geog/Hist

Focus: Aztecs/Global geography

Science –

States of Matter

Year 5

VILLAINS

Humanities-

History

Focus: Vikings

CHANGES

Science-

Properties and changes of materials

Science-lifecycles

AFRICA

Humanities – geography

Focus: World geog.

Science – Living things and habitats

LIFECYCLES

Science – lifecycles (only plants and animals)

EARTH AND BEYOND

Science - Earth and Space

Humanities- Geog/Hist

Focus: Ancient Greeks

Science-Forces

Year 6

BATTLES

Humanities – History

Focus: World War 1/2

Science-

light

Electricity

SURVIVAL OF THE FITEST!

Science-

Evolution and inheritance

Science-

Animals including humans Science-

Living things and their habitats

Moving On!

Science-

Human reproduction and relationships