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KS2 Curriculum

Y3 Y4 Y5 Y6
Science Plants – life cycleAnimals – nutrition, skeleton, movementRocks

Light

Forces and magnets

Living things and their habitatsAnimals – digestive system, teeth, food chainsStates of matter

Sound

Electricity

Living things – life cyclesHuman development to old ageProperties and changes of materials

Earth and Space

Forces

Living things – classificationHuman – circulatory system, impact of diet, drugs etcEvolution & inheritance

Light

Electricity

Computing Coding & ProgrammingUsing networksSearching and using data Coding & ProgrammingUsing networksSearching and using data Coding & ProgrammingUsing networksSearching and using data e-SafetyCoding & ProgrammingUsing networks

Searching and using data

Geography Locations knowledgeMountains, volcanoes, earthquakesSettlements Locations knowledgeEconomic Activity – chocolate, Fair Trade Locations knowledgeRivers + contrasting –Amazon / UK /RhineWater Cycle

 

Locations knowledgeRainforests -+ contrasting – South America, Europe, UKCoasts
History Changes in Britain from Stone Age to Iron AgeSettlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots

 

Vikings

Roman Empire and impact on BritainAncient Egypt Local HistoryAncient Greeks VictoriansNon-European society (early Islam, Maya or Benin)
Topics All topic planning will be based on skills objectives. Science/Geography and History topics may be discrete, but may/are more likely to be part of a broader title. All topic planning will have input from the children.
RE What makes Jesus an inspiration to some people?Why do people love their sacred places?Advent and Christmas Around the World.

Easter

The Bible

Christian Life and Witness.

Does a beautiful world mean there is a wonderful God?How and why do Hindus, Muslims and Christians see life like a journey?A Celebration: The Christmas Story

Easter

Values: What matters most to Christians, to Humanists and to me?Christian Aid and Islamic Relief: Can they change the world?Sacred Texts: Christmas

What do Christians believe about the meaning of Jesus’s resurrection?

What will make our community more tolerant and respectful?Why are there now over 50 mosques in Yorkshire?
PSCHE
Music Music Express 3

sing in tune, with expressionperform rhythmically simple parts that use a limited range of notes
improvise repeated patterns and combine several layers of sound with awareness of the combined effect
use symbols to recall, plan, and explore sounds
recognise how the different musical elements are combined and used expressively
make improvements to their own work, commenting on the intended effect

 

 

Music Express 4

sing in tune, with expressionperform rhythmically simple parts that use a limited range of notes
improvise repeated patterns and combine several layers of sound with awareness of the combined effect
use symbols to recall, plan, and explore sounds
recognise how the different musical elements are combined and used expressively
make improvements to their own work, commenting on the intended effect

 

 

Music Express 5

maintain their own part with awareness of how the different parts fit together and the need to achieve an overall effect
improvise melodic and rhythmic phrases as part of a group performancecompose by developing ideas within musical structures
perform by ear and from simple notations
describe, compare and evaluate different kinds of music using an appropriate musical vocabulary
suggest improvements to their own and others’ work, commenting on how intentions have been achieved
Music Express 6

maintain their own part with awareness of how the different parts fit together and the need to achieve an overall effect
improvise melodic and rhythmic phrases as part of a group performancecompose by developing ideas within musical structures
perform by ear and from simple notations
describe, compare and evaluate different kinds of music using an appropriate musical vocabulary
suggest improvements to their own and others’ work, commenting on how intentions have been achieved
Art SketchbookPencil tones and shadesColour mixing

3D sculptures

Clay tiles

Mono-printing making and using a stencil

Weaving

Dyed fabric

Mixed media work

 

SketchbookPencil – light/dark; foreground/backgroundColour wheel – contrasts

Wire models

Mobiles

Clay coil pot

Print with blocks & 2 colours

Textiles: Bayeux tapestry

Fabric print – blocks and stencils

Knit

Mixed media work

Digital photography

SketchbookDraw – still life, using mirrors / magnifiersWatercolours

Colours wheel – complimentary colours

Models – modroc, paper, glue

Print – lino blocks + 2 colours

Knit

Applique – padded – quilting

Digital photography

 

SketchbookLine drawings showing movementModels – modroc, paper, glue

Clay: slab pots, models that include detail

Screen print

Weave / knit / quilt

Mixed media work

Digital photography

 

PEUnits may be modified to teach games appropriate to inter-school fixtures GymnasticsAthleticsFitness

 

GymnasticsAthleticsSwimming

Basketball

Football

Tag Rugby

Dance

Hockey

Rounders

Cricket

GymnasticsDanceHockey

Basketball

Tag Rugby

Cricket

Rounders

Lacrosse

 

HockeyTag RugbyRounders

Gymnastics

Circuit Training

Swimming

Cricket

Robinwood

High 5 Netball

DT FoodTechno LegoMaterials FoodTechnic LegoElectrical + Pulleys FoodTechnic LegoTextiles

Cams

FoodElectrical/Technic LegoMouldable Materials
Maths We follow guidance in the Revised National Framework adapted to include Curriculum 2014, ensuring that we teach calculations in line with our MATHS CALCULATION BOOKLET 2014 to meet the expectations of the National Curriculum.
Writing Text types to be included 2/3 times per year:·         Description·         Story- 1 short, 1 extended

·         Poem

·         Persuasive

·         Non – Chronological Report

·         Play ( 1 per year)

·         Recount/ diary

·         Biography

·         Instruction

·         Letter

·         Explanation

Spelling NC Spelling Curriculum – age appropriate (supported by NY curriculum)
Phonics Letters and Sounds
Language French French German German