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Foundation Subjects

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Music

Term

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Autumn

Music and Me

Peter and the Wolf

The Great Fire of London

Rhythm and Pitch

Rhythm, Pitch and Intro to Harmony

iPad Composition

Christmas Nativity

Christmas Concert

Christmas Musical

Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert

Spring

Everyone!

Plants

I Wanna Play in a Band

Glockenspiel

Singing and Singing Project

Intro to Musical Theatre

Our World

Music and Nature

Intro to Glockenspiel

Recorder

Glockenspiel

Year 6 Musical

Summer

Big Bear Funk

Journeys

The Orchestra/ Composition Project

The Orchestra/ Composition Project

African Drumming/ Composition Project

Year 6 Musical

World Music/ Sports Day Opening

World Music/ Sports Day Opening

World Music/ Sports Day Opening

World Music/ Sports Day Opening

World Music/ Sports Day Opening

World Music/ Sports Day Opening

 

Art

Term

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

 

Autumn

Matisse and inspired Traction Man: use of colour and shape

Sketches of the Queen

Recording emotions through art: Paper Sculptures

Divali Lamps

Nicholas Hilliard: Sketching a portrait in the style of a Tudor artist.

   

Great Fire of London Silhouette paintings.

 

Roman Mosaics

 

Spring

Poetry/Clay animals

Hedgehog Sketching

Anglo-Saxon Ceramics

Ancient Greek Vases

Peter Thorpe inspired pastel artwork of rockets

   

Pavel Bondarenko inspired sculptures linked to Yuri Gargarin and Space

 

Summer

London Skyline

Clay Hedgehog Sculptures

The rainforest: Colour mixing

African Patterns and Designs

     

Sketching and Painting

 

 

 

 

Design and Technology

Term

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Autumn

Constructing children's toys Creating a working house Creating a working Roman catapult Creating a working Viking ship Baking a Victoria Sponge Creating an Egyptian Sarcophagus

Spring

Creating animal puppets Creating animal cushions Creating Anglo-Saxon jewellery Cooking Greek Souvlakis Creating a marionette puppet Creating a pencil case/bag

Summer

Preparing herbal tea and scones Cooking Stone Age stew Cooking South American Arepas Creating an African printed Gele/Kufi Constructing a working moon buggy Organising a Harry Potter themed picnic for Year 2 and Year 6

 

Geography

Term

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Autumn

Seasonal and daily weather patterns

Geographical Skills and Fieldwork: Maps and Aerial photographs of the school grounds.

Investigate Places: United Kingdom

Mount Vesuvius: An in-depth study of volcanoes.

Locational Knowledge: Europe with a focus on Scandinavia.

The Vicious Vikings: Who were they and why?

Locational knowledge: Europe linked to Sir Francis Drake's voyages and the Spanish Armada

Locational Knowledge: Africa with a focus on Ancient Egypt

Spring

Seasonal and daily weather patterns

Communicate Geographically

Using a compass

Devising simple maps

Anglo Saxon Settlements: How are towns made?

Using compass points, grid references and map work.

Topography of the United Kingdom and locational knowledge of cities.


Locational
Knowledge: Europe, with a focus on Ancient Greece.

Map work

Place knowledge 

Human and Physical features

Victorian London

Locational knowledge

Place Knowledge

World War II linked to Europe

Summer

Seasonal and daily weather patterns

Human and physical features of London

Investigate Patterns: Geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom

The Tropical Rainforest: An in-depth study of a biome.

Africa

An in-depth study of landscapes. 

Using maps to locate and identify human and physical features of Africa.

Locational knowledge

Place knowledge

Human and physical

North America linked to Space/NASA. The Earth from space

Eastern Europe linked to Russia.

 

 

History

Term

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Autumn

Toys from the past The Great Fire of London The Romans Vikings Tudors Ancient Egyptians

Spring

 

Significant People Anglo-Saxons Ancient Greeks Victorians WW2

Summer

Houses and Homes

Travel and transport

Stone Age  

African Apartheid

History of Benin

History of space travel  

 

Religious Education

Term

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Autumn

Religious Symbols

Religious Figureheads

Pilgrimages

Religious Leaders

Religious Figureheads

Pilgrimages

Spring

Religious Books

Festivals

 

Religious Symbols Rites of Passage Festivals Rites of Passage

Summer

Places of Worship

Worship and Prayer

Religious Teachings Places of Worship

.Worship and Prayer

Religious Teachings

 

Science

Term

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Autumn

All about me: Senses and body

Materials

Materials and their everyday use Rocks

Electricity

Forces: Buoyancy

Materials Animals including Humans

Spring

Plants

Animals

Living things and their habitats

Animals including humans

Magnets

Light

Sound

States of matter

Living things and their habitats

Animals including Humans

 

Summer

Materials Plants

Plants

Animals including Humans

Animals including humans

Living things and their habitats

Forces  

 

Computing

Term

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Autumn

Coding

Effective Searching

Making Music

Creating Pictures

Coding

Typing

Coding

Spreadsheets

Coding  

Spring

Animated Story Books

Questioning

Presenting Ideas

Simulations Online Safety

Typing

Creating Pictures

Databases and Spreadsheets  

Summer

Maze Explorers

Spreadsheets

Coding

Graphing Spreadsheets and Branching databases

Writing for Different Audiences

Animation

Creating a Game

3D modelling

 

 

 

Physical Education

Term

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Autumn

Multi-skills

Basic movement and awareness

Basic ball control and skills

Multi-skills

Basic movement and awareness

Basic ball control and skills

Hockey

Rugby

Hockey

Rugby

Hockey

Rugby

Hockey

Rugby

Spring

Multi-skills

Basic hand/eye coordination

Tagging, dodging and special awareness

Multi-skills

Basic hand/eye coordination

Tagging, dodging and special awareness

Health and fitness

Basketball

Health and fitness

Basketball

Health and fitness

Basketball

Health and fitness

Basketball

Summer

Athletics

Team games and skills

Athletics

Team games and skills

Tennis

Cricket

Athletics

Tennis

Cricket

Athletics

Tennis

Cricket

Athletics

Tennis

Cricket

Athletics