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Overview

The table below demonstrates the curriculum design for this year group. It is important to note that changes are inevitable as our curriculum is an ever-changing evolving model based upon the interests of the children and the context of the community:

Subject

Aut 1

Aut 2

Spr 1

Spr 2

Sum 1

Sum 2

Topic

Muck, Mess & Mixtures

Towers, Tunnels & Turrets

Wriggle & Crawl

Street Detectives

  The Scented Garden

Land Ahoy!

Engage activity

Designing and Making Potions

Windsor Castle Visit

Zoolab 

Minibeast Visit

Curve Library Visit

Planting Session

Pirate Party

Writing

Text Foci

George’s Marvellous Medicine

Non-chronological report on the Royal Family

The Bumblebear

The Jolly Postman

The Secret Garden

Pirate's Love Underpants

Pumpkin Soup

Rapunzel

Non-chronological report on the Manchester Ridgeback

Poetry: TBC

As above

The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

Maths

Number, addition subtraction, partitioning and place value, multiplication and sharing.

Fractions, time, exploring measures, money.

Number and place value, all operations (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication), time.

Measures, length and money, fractions, graphing.

Numbers within 1000, measures: capacity, volume, mass, calculation strategies (and revision).

Multiplication and division.

Science

Humans

Uses of Everyday Materials

All Living Things and Their Habitats

Animals

Plants

Consolidation

Computing

- Coding

- On-line safety

- Spreadsheets

- Questioning

- Effective Searching

- Creating Pictures

- Making music

- Presenting Ideas

RE

Special Places and Harvest

Special Words and Stories

Special Ways of Living

PSHE

New Beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Going for Goals

Good to be Me

Relationships

Changes

PE

Personal Cog

-Co-ordination – footwork

-Static balance – 1 leg

Social Cog

-Dynamic balance to agility – jumping and landing

-Static balance - seated

Cognitive Cog

-Dynamic balance on a line

-Static balance - seated

Creative Cog

-Co-ordination – ball skills

-Counter balance – with a partner

Physical Cog

-Co-ordination – sending and receiving

-Agility – reaction and response

Health and Fitness Cog

-Agility – ball chasing

-Static balance – floor work