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School Curriculum Overview

Our Lady of Grace Whole School Curriculum Long Term Overview

EYFS

Year A

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Creation

 

Special Celebrations

Baptism

 

Advent

Multi-Faith: Hinduism: Diwali

God our Father Cares for us

 

 

Lent

 

Holy Week

 

Easter

 

Pentecost

God’s Family

Book

Brown Bear Brown Bear

(Bill Martin jr

Fiction)

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

(Michael Rosen

Fiction)

 

The Gruffalo

(Julia Donaldson

Fiction)

 

Jack Frost

(Kazuno Kohara

Fiction)
 

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
(Campbell First Books

Fiction)

Handa’s Surprise
(Eileen Brown

Fiction)

 

Ugly Duckling

(ladybird first

Fiction)

 

The Train Ride
(June Crebbin

Fiction)

 

Big Yellow Digger
(Julia Jarman

Fiction)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
(Eric Carle

Fiction)

 

Mr Gumpy’s Outing
(John Burningham

Fiction)

Phonics

Phase 1 Aspect 1-7 

A Wet Walk 

Library Books

Phase 1 Aspect 1- 7 

All sorts of Art

 

Library Books

 

 Phase 1 Aspect 1-7 

Natural Shapes 

Library book / picture book 

 Phase 1 Aspect 1-7 

The Missing button 

Library book / picture book

 Phase 1 Aspect 1-7 

From seed to sandwich 

Library book / picture book

Phase 1 Aspect 1-7 

A day at the beach 

Library book / picture book 

Maths

Colours

 

Matching

 

Sorting

 

Number 1

 

Number 2

 

Subitising to 2

 

Patterns

Number 3

 

Number 4

 

Subitising to 4

 

Number 5

 

Composition

Number 6

 

Height and Length

 

Mass

 

Capacity

Sequencing

 

Positional Language

 

More/Fewer than

 

2D/3D Shapes

Number Composition

 

What comes before/after?

 

Numbers to 5

Understanding the World

Families and Memories

 

Chatterboxes: Differences in People

 

Autumn – Changes around me

 

Harvest

Seasons – Autumn

 

Using our senses

 

Celebrations: Diwali and Christmas

 

Talking about Baptism

Chinese New Year

 

Winter

 

Freezing and Melting

Discussing Family Photographs

 

Easter – why do people celebrate?

 

Holi Festival

 

Seasons: Spring

Recycling

 

Caring for living things

 

Life Cycles – animals and plants

 

 

Looking at different places in our world

 

Holiday Photos

 

Seasons - Summer

Expressive Arts

Colour mixing

 

Joining different materials

 

Kandinsky

 

Playdoh

Using art to represent sound and movement

Autumn collages

Painting, drawing and mixed media: bonfire

Explore and join different materials

 

 Using recycled materials to create igloo’s

Colour mixing

 

 Still life art – flowers and spring

Draw with increasing complexity and detail – drawing butterflies, flowers, mini beasts, animals

 

 Junk Modelling – vehicles

Create closed shapes with continuous lines and begin to use these shapes to represent objects

 

 

Communicational Language

Chatterboxes

 

Focus vocab, rhyme and story

 

SSO Assessment

 

Christmas production

Talk for writing

 

Sharing news: Christmas holiday

Talk for writing

 

Easter bonnet parade

Class Assembly

 

 Talk for writing

Focus vocab, rhyme and story

 

 SSO Assessment

PHSE / RSE

Being me in my world

Life to the full

 

Celebrating Difference

 

Anti-Bullying Week

Life to the Full

 

Celebrating Differences/

 

Safer Internet Day/Children’s mental health week

Spring 2: Life to the Full

 

 Healthy me

 

Summer 1: Life to the Full

 

 Healthy Me

 

Summer 2: Life to the Full

 

Dream and Goals

 

Physical

Dough Disco – Squiggle while you wiggle

 

Jumping and Balancing – using one leg

 

Dough Disco – Squiggle while you wiggle

 

 

Ball Skills – kick, throw, catch

Dough Disco – Squiggle while you wiggle

 

 

Movement and music – dance

Dough Disco – Squiggle while you wiggle

 

Climbing apparatus – using alternative feet indoor and out

Dough Disco – Squiggle while you wiggle

 


FUNdamentals  - skip, hop, jump

Dough Disco – Squiggle while you wiggle

 

Working together to carry items

 

Sports Day practice

EYFS

Year B

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Creation

 

People who care for us

Baptism

 

Advent

 

Multi-Faith: Hinduism: Diwali

People who help us

Lent

 

Holy Week

Easter

 

Pentecost

Prayer

Book

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

(ladybird first

Fiction)

 

The Gingerbread Man

(Mara Alperin

Fiction)

Owl Babies

(Martin Waddell

Fiction)

 

Stick Man

(Julia Donaldson

Fiction)

The Snowman

(Raymond Briggs

Fiction)


Ridiculous

(Michael Coleman

Fiction)

 

Supertato

(Sue Hendra

Fiction)

 

The Growing Story
(Ruth Krauss

Fiction)

 

What the ladybird heard

(Julia Donaldson

Fiction)


Farmer Duck

(Martin Waddell

Fiction)

Rainbow Fish

(Marcus Pfister

Fiction)


Pirates love Underpants

(Claire Freedman

Fiction)

Phonics

Phase 2 

s,a,t,p,i,n,m,d

 

Phase 2 

  

g,o,c,k,ck,e,u,r,h,b

 

Sight words: to, no, go, the

Phase 3 

 

f,ff,l,ll, s,ss,j,v,w,x,y,z,zz,qu
 

Sight words: I, into, he, me  be, he, my, by she

Phase 3 

 

ch,sh,th,ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (long), oo (short)

 

Sight words: they, we, are

Phase 3 

 

ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er

Sight words: you, all,  was,  give,  live

Phase 4 

 

Adjacent Consonants: ccvc/ ccvcc/ cccvc/ cccvcc

Maths

Numbers to 5

 

Comparing Groups within 5

 

Shape: 2D and 3D

 

Change within 5

 

Number Bonds within 5

 

Space: Spatial Awareness

Numbers to 10

 

Comparing Numbers within 10

 

Addition to 10

 

Measure: Length/Height/Weight

 

Number Bonds to 10

 

Subtraction

 

Exploring Patterns

Counting on and Counting back

 

Numbers to 20

 

Numerical Patterns

 

Shape: Composing and Decomposing Shapes

 

Measure: Volume and Capacity

 

Sorting

 

Time

Understanding the World

Science – Autumn investigation

 

Traditional Tales - Three little pigs: houses and homes. Where do you live?

 

Harvest Festival – why do we give to others? Link CST principles

Science – Autumn investigation

 

History - Guy Fawkes / Bonfire Night

 

Multicultural – Diwali (Hinduism)

Science – freezing and melting

 

Multicultural – Chinese new year
(10th Feb 2024)

Science – environment/recycling/ healthy and unhealthy

 

Multicultural – Holi Festival (Hinduism)/ science colour mixing

My family/my community

Science – life cycles – frog, butterfly

Growing

Healthy/ unhealthy foods – Handa’s Surprise - cultural

My country compared to others around the world – hot countries/ summer

 

Science – floating and sinking

Expressive Arts

Drawing a body – face, arm, legs

 

Explore colour and collage materials to create autumnal pictures

 

Kandinsky

 

Play-dough – moulding and manipulating

Georgia O’Keefe – Poppy Art

 

Colour Mixing

 

Knowing how to hold and use scissors safely

Exploring junk modelling

 

Chinese New Year Art

 

Cold Colours to represent Winter

 

Vincent Van Gogh – Starry Night

Combining media – superhero masks

 

Colour through Spring time

 

Still life art – spring walk

Observational drawings

String painting: mehndi patterns

 

Drawing in detail

 

Using recycled materials to create 3d art

 

Art in the style of Klimt – tree of life - nature

Seaside art – soil, sand, rocks, shells

 

Lowry – seaside landscapes

 

Using different materials to express themselves

Communicational Language

Chatterboxes

 

Sit and listen carefully to a story

Christmas Production

 

Developing listening and attention skills

 

Using new vocabulary throughout the day.

 

Using vocabulary in different contexts.

Talk for writing

 

Engage with, listen to and talk about selected non-fiction

 

Chinese New Year / Winter topic discussion

Using talk to problem solve and make connections: healthy eating, growing

 

Story retelling through role play and Art

Know and talk about the different factors that support their overall health and wellbeing

Children can connect one idea or action to another using a range of connectives.

PHSE / RSE

Being Me in My World

Life to the full

 

Celebrating Differences

 

Anti-Bullying Week

Life to the full

 

Dreams and Goals

 

Safer Internet

 

Children’s Mental Health

Life To the full

 

Healthy Me

 

 

Life to the full

 

Healthy Me

Life to the full

 

Dreams and Goals

Physical

Dough Disco &

Squiggle Programme

 

Write from the start

 

FUNdamental Skills – Gross motor

 

Tuesday – Music and movement

Dough Disco &

Squiggle Programme

 

 

Write from the start

 

FUNdamental Skills – Gross motor

 

 

Gymnastics

Dough Disco &

Squiggle Programme

 

Write from the start

 

Music and movement

 

Gymnastics

Dough Disco &

Squiggle Programme

 

Write from the start

 

Music and

movement

 

Balancing

Dough Disco &

Squiggle Programme

 

Athletics –fundamental skills

 

Ball skills

Dough Disco &

Squiggle Programme

 

Athletics – practicing skills

 

Sports Day practice

 

Our Lady of Grace Whole School Curriculum Long Term Overview

Year 1 & 2

Year A

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Creation

 

Families and Celebrations

Prayer

 

Advent

Christmas

 

Jesus Teacher and Healer

Forgiveness

 

Lent and Holy Week

Easter

Pentecost

 

Sharing Jesus’ life

Following Jesus today

Book

Little Red Riding Hood

 

Cinderella

 

Jack and the Beanstalk

 

Who’s afraid of the Big Bad Book?

The true story of the three little pigs

The Flower

Lost and Found

The Snail and the Whale

How to wash a woolly mammoth

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Monkey Puzzle

The Tiger who came to tea

Vlad and Florence Nightingale

 

English genres

Traditional Tales

Traditional tales with a twist

Fiction/recounts

Non-fiction- Read, retrieve, write

Understand, read, follow and write instructions

Description/ recounts

Poetry

Information texts

Letters

History

Geography

Seasons (geography): How does the weather affect our lives?

Local Area Study

(Yr 1 & 2)

 

Local area in the past (Yr2)

Polar regions (Yr1)

Significant person from the past (local) – Josiah Wedgewood (Yr1)

Food from around the world

Significant person from the past (global)

 

Art

D & T

Colours

Pottery

 

Design a model and make it stronger

Famous portraits

Create a dish from around the world

 

Design, make and evaluate functionality of necessary products

 

 

Science

Animals including humans (humans) (Yr1)

Animals including Humans (animals) (Yr1)

 

 

Materials (Yr1)

Uses of everyday Materials (Yr2)

Animals including humans (humans) (Yr2)

Animals including Humans (animals) (Yr2)

 

 

PHSE

Being me in my World

Celebrating Difference

 

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Changing Me

PE

HRE ‘Exercise & our body’

 

Y1 will begin to learn about how they body changes when they exercise whilst getting fitter!

Gymnastics

 

Children will begin to refine movements into actions showing control, extension and a degree of fluency.

Swimming

 

 

Dance

 

Children will start to explore how change their dance moves with relation to a stimulus (Happy/Sad, Fast/Slow)

Athletics

 

In Y1 children will develop their sprinting technique, their throwing technique and how to run a relay race!

 

FUNdamentals of movement

 

Children will become competent in the FUNdamentals of movement (Agility, Balance, Co-ordination) and begin to apply these skills in conditioned games

Year 1 & 2

Year B

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Old Testament Stories

 

Sharing in the Life of Jesus

Advent

Christmas

Miracles and Parables

Special Celebrations

Lent and Holy Week

Easter

Pentecost

 

Our Church

The Mass

Book

Stick Man

Jack and the Beanstalk

Goldilocks and the three bears

Gingerbread Man

Elmer

Night Monkey, Day Monkey

Meerkat Mail

The Enormous Crocodile

Fantastic Mr Fox

Gorilla

 

Tom and Lucy and the Seaside

Tiddler

Commotion in the ocean

Vlad and the Great Fire of London

The Owl who was afraid of the dark

English genres

Traditional Tales

Recounts

Using description

Narrative

Descriptive poetry

Non Chronological Reports

Instructions

Poetry- rhyme

Non Fiction

 

History

Geography

Climate

Toys from the past

 

Non-European Comparison study

 

Great explorers

Seaside in the present

The Great Fire of London

 

Art

D & T

Environmental art

Andy Goldsworthy

Design and make a product that moves

 

Patterns, printing, IT package

Design, make and evaluate functionality of necessary products

 

Design and make a picnic

Portraits/    landscape

Science

Living things and their habitats (Yr2)

Plants (Yr1)

Plants (Yr1)

 

Plants (Year 2)

Seasons (on-going observation over time)

PHSE

Being me in my World

Celebrating Difference

 

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Changing Me

PE

FUNdamentals of movement

 

Children will become increasingly competent in the FUNdamentals of movement (Agility, Balance, Co-ordination) and will apply these skills in a variety of sports and activities

Gymnastics

 

Children will begin to refine movements into actions showing control, extension and a degree of fluency. They will use these movements when creating routines with guidance

Swimming

Dance

 

In Year 2 children will develop their ability to learn a dance routine with guidance from a member of Staff. The class will split into two and have a dance off!

Athletics

 

Children will develop their sprinting technique, their throwing technique, the technique of a long jump, hurdles and how to run a relay race!

Invasion games

Year  1 & 2

Music Year 1

Explore sounds around us, use our voices.

(Harvest Songs)

Changes in music:

Tempo Dynamic

Timbre

(Christmas Production)

Take turns – echo/respond. Adding sound effects to a picture.

Create musical patterns to express the meaning of known nursery rhymes

(Mothers’ Day Songs)

Create a song- 2/3 note melody and rhythmic accompaniment

Performance skills- posture, memory, vocal control

(Summer Concert)

Music Year 2

Sing together, following a conductor.

The effect of musical changes.

Distinguish beat from rhythm.

Instrumental timbre groups

Musical contrasts and ternary form.

Musical story telling; Creating expressive contrasts.

Performance Skills: Accurate pitch in songs, Basic song structure

(Summer Concert)

Year 1 & 2

Computing Year 1

Word Processing Skills

Computer Skills

Painting

 

Programming Toys

Online Safety

 

Scratch Junior Programming

 

Using and Applying

 

Recap

‘Sticky Knowledge & skills’ ALL units

Computing Year 2

Presentation skills

Computer Art

Online Safety

Using the internet

Preparing for turtle logo

Programming Turtle Logo and Scratch

Year 3 & 4

Year A

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Belonging

We Listen to God’s word at Mass

 

Prayer

Advent

 

Christmas

Reconciliation

 

Lent

Holy Week

 

Easter

Pentecost

 

The Eucharist is a thanksgiving to God

 

Book

Hansel and Gretel

Anthony Browne

The Iron Man

Ted Hughes

The Abominables

Eva Ibbotson

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C. S. Lewis

 

The Battle of Bubble and Squeak

Philippa Pearce

Cat Tales

Linda Newbery

English genres

Narrative – Traditional Tales

Diary

Instruction writing

 

Report writing

Letters – Formal

Poetry

Biographies

Non-chronological reports

Narrative - Stories set in imaginary worlds

 

Play-scripts

 

Non-chronological reports

 

Poetry

Recounts

 

Explanation text

History

Geography

Stone age – iron age

Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Ancient Ancients

- Egypt

Rivers – The River Nile

Ancient Greece

Mediterranean  country study

Art

D & T

Stone age wall art

 

Design, technology and evaluate (electrical)

Digital art –

Digital images

Photographs

Design/ product

that floats

Pottery (Greek)

Food from farm to fork (harvesting, combing, creating, comparing)

Science

Animals including humans (Yr 3)

Rocks (Yr 3)

Animals including humans (Yr 4)

Living things and their habitats (Yr 4)

 

 

Plants (Yr 3)

Plants (Yr 4)

 

PHSE

Being me in my World

Celebrating Difference

 

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Changing Me

PE

Invasion Games (Football/Hockey)

 

Children will begin to learn the basic rules, skills and techniques in  Invasion Games (Passing, Receiving, Dribbling, Shooting)

Health Related Exercise

 

Y3 will begin to learn about how their body changes when they exercise and the different types of physical fitness!

Dance

 

In KS2 children will begin to develop their choreography skills as they begin to contribute their own ideas to the formation of dance routines.

Gymnastics/Parkour

 

In Year 3 children will learn how to control their bodies and link movements together with fluency. In Gymnastics children will begin to experiment with mirror & match whilst working in pairs.

Invasion Games (Basketball/netball)

 

Children will begin to learn the basic skills and techniques in  Invasion Games (Passing, Receiving, Dribbling, Shooting)

 

Athletics

 

Children will continue to develop their ability to sprint, jump and throw. They will also begin to develop their ability to run middle to long distances.

French

French greetings with puppets

French adjectives of colour, size and shape

Playground games - numbers

and age

In a French classroom

Food and drink

Bon Appetit

 

Shopping for French food

Year 3 & 4

Year B

French adjectives of colour, size and shape

(5 lessons)

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Playground games - numbers

and age

(5 lessons)

Advent

Christmas

Jesus: Light of the World and Beloved Son

Old Testament: Moses - King David

Lent: Living as Followers of Jesus

Holy Week

Easter

Pentecost

Sharing in the Life of Christ:

The Church as a Community

Special Roles and Responsibilities

Book

In a French classroom

(5 lessons)

Voices in the Park (Anthony Browne)

Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White)

The Firework Maker’s Daughter- (Philip Pullman)

 

Why the Whales Came (Michael Morpurgo)

The Snow Walker’s Son (Catherine Fisher)

English genres

Food and drink

Bon Appetit

(5 lessons)

Narrative- Autobiographies, Letters

Non-fiction: Formal letter from the point of view of an integral character petitioning for a job.

Narrative- stories: based on the themes of CW.

Non-fiction non-chronological reports

Poetry

Non-fiction: Persuasive Writing

Poetry: create vivid images using language techniques such as metaphors and similes

Narrative-Setting Description inspired by the island of Bryher.

Non-fiction- debates/arguments inspired by the environment al impact on Whale’s habitats.

Poetry.

Non-fiction- play scripts based off the narrative.

Poetry: Construct an image poem based off a setting from the narrative.

History

Shopping for French food

(5 lessons)

Stone age – iron age

The UK

 

 

Romans

Maps

Where in the world

Shang Dynasty

Mountains

Art

D & T

Design, make and evaluate (mechanical)

UK Artist

Mosaic

Creative cooking

Ceramist study (artist & clay)

Design, make and evaluate

Science

Electricity (Yr 4)

Sound (Yr4 )

States of matter

                    (Yr 4)

 

 

Forces (Yr 3)

 

Light (Yr 3)

PHSE

Being me in my World

Celebrating Difference

 

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Changing Me

PE

Gymnastics/Parkour

 

Children will continue to develop their ability to express their ideas through movement. In Gymnastics specifically they will learn to use Unison & Canon whilst working independently in medium sized groups.

Invasion Games (Basketball/Hockey)

 

Children will begin to learn the basic rules, skills, tactics and techniques in  Invasion Games (Passing, Receiving, Dribbling, Shooting)

 

Swimming

Invasion Games (Football)

 

Children will begin to learn the basic rules, skills, tactics and techniques in  Invasion Games (Passing, Receiving, Dribbling, Shooting)

Dance

 

Children will begin to develop their understanding of Canon and Unison in dance. They will also consider their use of space and dance terminology.

Athletics

 

In Y4 Children will continue to develop their ability to sprint, jump and throw. They will also begin to develop their ability to run middle to long distances. They will also begin to learn the Triple Jump.

French

This is me

School days

Birthday Celebrations

Colourful creatures- animals colours and size

Fabulous French Food

 

Gourmet tour of France

 

 

Year 3 & 4

Music Year 3

Music expressing nature – Weather and animals

 

Instrument Consorts and Early Music – Time signatures

Samba - semiquavers

 

Notes of the treble stave.

Boomwhackers.

Pentatonic Melodies

Performance Skills: Class Singing (Summer Concert)

Year 3 Recorders

Notes B, A & G

 

Lower notes E, D

Upper notes C, D and F sharp

 

Recorder

Festival pieces

 

Reading pitch notes unaided

Improving fluency and expression;

(Summer Concert)

Music Year 4

Vivaldi vs. Williams Changes in the orchestra over time.

 

Music inspired by water – improvise a recorder melody over an ostinato accompaniment

Scales, sharps and flats – Indian music

Music for dance -

Characteristic Rhythms

Balance in Classical music – phrase and form

 

Performance skills (Summer Concert)

Year 4 First Access Instrument lessons

Posture, initial sounds and first pitch note in various rhythmic patterns

Second and third pitch notes and greater control over longer notes

Fourth and fifth pitch notes. Increased control of shorter notes

Clearer articulation and more complex music using 3-5 pitches in the same piece

Rehearsing for a large scale performance, learning music off by heart

Perform at concerts.

Year 3 & 4

Computing Year 3

Word processing

Internet Research and communication

Online Safety

Using and Applying

Programming Turtle Logo and Scratch

Drawing and DTP

Presentation skills

Computing

Year 4

Online Safety

Word Processing

Scratch: Questions and Quizzes

 

Programming Turtle Logo

 

Animation

 

Using and Applying

Year 5 & 6

Year A

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Unit A: Creation

Unit B: Miracles & The Sacrament of the Sick

Unit L: Marriage

 

Unit F: Parables & The Sayings of Jesus

Unit C: Advent

Unit D: Christmas

Unit E: Baptism

Unit G: Lent

 

Unit H: Holy Week

 

 

Unit I: Easter

 

Unit J: Pentecost

 

 

Unit K: The Work of the Apostles

 

 

Book

Running on the Rooftop of the World

Varjak Paw

Oranges in No Man’s Land

Trash

The Girl of Ink & Stars

Journey To The River Sea

English genres

Narrative: Suspense & Atmosphere

 

Narrative: tales with a historical setting.

 

Poetry- poems that convey an image.

 

Narrative: Stories from other cultures

Non-fiction: formal letter

 

Non-fiction: non- chronological report.

 

Narrative: use imaginative description- Interweave descriptions of characters, settings and atmosphere with dialogue.

Narrative: Issues/ dilemma.

 

Non -fiction: newspaper article.

 

Poetry: Create vivid images by using alliteration, similes, metaphors and personification.

Narrative: Adventure story.

 

Narrative: Stories from other cultures.

 

Non- fiction: biography

[Greta Thunnberg]

Narrative: Legends

 

Non-Fiction: Explanation Text

Non- fiction:

Persuasive piece.

 

Narrative: adventure.

 

Poetry: look at Rudyard Kipling poems.

History

Geography

Mayans

 

Mexico

(north/south America)

Anglo Saxons

 

Climate change and sustainability

 

Vikings

 

Fair trade

Art

D & T

Design a product – Pulleys or gears

 

Observational Art

E resources to create art

 

Make product with electrical component – alternative energy.

 

Norse Mythology Artist study

 

Come dine with me (fair trade episode) – create within a budget.

Science

Animals including humans (Yr 5)

Forces (Yr 5)

Materials (Yr 5)

 

Earth and Space (Yr 5)

Animals including humans (Yr 6)

PHSE

Being me in my World

Celebrating Difference

 

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Being me in my World

PE

Swimming

Health Related Exercise

 

Y5 will continue to learn about the different types of physical fitness and how to train/exercise to ensure progress in each type of fitness. They will also learn how to assess their own physical performance so that they successfully evaluate areas to develop.

Dance

 

In Year 5 the class will begin to learn the difference in various dance styles. Whilst applying this knowledge to create routines considering both style and stimulus.

Gymnastics/Parkour

 

In Year 5 our pupils will develop their ability to travel and balance on apparatus through both Parkour and Gymnastics. In Gymnastics they will also develop their ability to use their knowledge to lead larger groups when planning group routines.

Invasion Games (Basketball)

 

In Y5 the children will begin to learn activity specific skills and activity specific tactics (Full/Half Court Press, Set Pick, Lay Up, Bounce Pass)

Athletics

 

Children will develop their technique when: Sprinting, Jumping (Long/High/Triple), Throwing (Javelin & Discus), Hurdles and Relay.

French

Portraits- describing in French

Meet my French family

Clothes- getting dressed in

France

French weather

(adapted)

French speaking world

Planning a French holiday

Year 5 & 6

Year B

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Unit A: The Story of the People of God

 

Unit B: Followers of Christ

Unit K: Belonging to the Church community

 

Unit G: Prayers in the lives of the followers of Christ

 

Unit C: Advent

Unit D: Christmas

 

Unit E: Baptism and Confirmation

Unit F: Lent

 

Unit H: Holy Week

 

 

Unit I: Easter

 

Unit J: Pentecost

 

 

Unit L: Celebrating the life of St Mary’s and the saints

 

 

Book

Street Child

River Boy

Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone

Skellig

The Nowhere Emporium

FaRther

The Arrival

English genres

 

Narrative: tales with a historical setting.

 

Poetry- poems that convey an image.

 

Narrative: Stories from other cultures

Non-fiction: formal letter

[Deforestation]

 

Non-fiction: non- chronological report.

 

Narrative: use imaginative description- Interweave descriptions of characters, settings and atmosphere with dialogue.

Narrative: Issues/ dilemma.

 

Non -fiction: newspaper article.

 

Narrative: Adventure story.

 

Narrative: Suspense & Atmosphere

 

Narrative: Stories from other cultures.

 

Non- fiction: biography

 

Narrative: Legends

 

Non-Fiction: Explanation

Poetry: Create vivid images by using Text, alliteration, similes, metaphors and personification.

Non- fiction:

Persuasive piece.

 

Narrative: adventure.

Inferettial and Atmospheric Writing

History

Geography

The British Empire

Jungles and Deserts

World war II

European Study

Mega Cities

 

Local History Study

 

OS maps/Google Earth

 

Art

D & T

Mood, feeling & emotions in Art

Design a product using scientific knowledge to design

Design & make replica product -Anderson shelter

European City

Artist Study

 

Source, track, combine ingredients (lobby)

Getting from A to B

Science

Living Things and their Habitats

(Yr 5)

 

Electricity (Yr 6)

Living Things and their Habitats

(Yr 6)

 

Light (Yr 6)

 

Evolution (Yr 6)

PHSE

Being me in my World

Celebrating Difference

 

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Changing Me

PE

Swimming

Health Related Exercise

 

In Year 6 our pupils will take on the role of a Personal Trainer! Using their knowledge they will design a personal training programme for their peers!

 

Dance

 

In Year 6 the class will continue to learn different dance styles. They will apply this knowledge by creating dance routines independently.

Gymnastics/Parkour

 

In Year 6 children will develop their core strength through their work on apparatus and working with partners. In Gymnastics children will develop their partner balances and incorporate them into routines created independently with large groups.

Invasion Games (Basketball)

 

In Y6 the children will continue to refine activity specific skills and activity specific tactics. They will be able to use the knowledge gained to make tactical decisions independently and explain why they have selected these tactics.

Athletics

 

In Y6 children will develop their technique when: Sprinting, Jumping (Long/High/Triple), Throwing (Javelin & Discus), Hurdles and Relay. Children will also develop their ability to evaluate and improve their peers’ performance using the knowledge and understanding.

French

French Transport

 

In my French house

Music in France

French verbs in a week (adapted)

Visiting a town in France

French Sport and the Olympics

Year 5 & 6

Music Year 5

Texture in Music-

Melody and accompaniment

Ukuleles- chords

Ukuleles-

Melodies using tablature

Ukuleles – Minor chords

Explore other strummed instruments

Major, minor and chromatic tonality: Dramatic Effects in

19th century music

Story telling in song: Lieder to Musicals

 

Score reading:

Graphic scores / duets /trios

Music Year 6

Gospel Songs and Blues

Swing Music (1930s-40s):

 

Early Rock ‘n’ Roll (1950s-60s)

 

Performance skills : Summer Concert preparation

Contemporary commercial music  - Garageband basics

 

Year 5 & 6

Computing Year 5

Online Safety

Scratch: Developing Games

Controlling Devices: Flowol

Radio Station

3D Modellling: Sketch Up

Online Safety

Computing Year 6

Unit 1: Scratch: Animated Stories

Unit 2: Spreadsheets

Unit 4: Online Safety

Unit 3: Kodu Programming

Unit 5: Film Making