KS1 and KS2 Curriclum Map

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Literacy

Seasons

Year 1 – Autumn 1

Narrative Transition Unit (7 weeks)

Science

Seasons

Year 1 – Autumn 1

Seasonal Changes/Light and Earth and Beyond (3 weeks)

Design and Technology

Seasons

Year 1 – Autumn 1

Skill Experiment using food (fruit and veg).

To think about where food grows and the differences of the food available around the world.  Explore seasonal change and the food available in the different seasons (science link).  Think about using the sense of taste/smell and touch (for texture) to describe different fruit and veg.  To plan/design and prepare and help make a seasonal soup using locally sourced veg? (4 weeks)

Music

Seasons

Year 1 – Autumn 1

Music (singing assembly)

Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes. Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music

Literacy

We Can Help

Year 1 – Autumn 2

Stories Based on a Theme  (3 weeks)
Poetry using the Senses (2 weeks)
Non-Fiction Information Texts (1) (2 weeks)

Science

We Can Help

Year 1 – Autumn 2

Animals including Humans (3 weeks)

History

We Can Help

Year 1 – Autumn 2

The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements e.g. Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole or Edith Cavell (4 weeks)

Music

We Can Help

Year 1 – Autumn 2

Music (singing assembly)

Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes. Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music

Literacy

On The Move

Year 1 – Spring 1

Traditional and Fairy Stories (3 weeks)
Non-Fiction Information Texts (2) (3 weeks)

Science

On The Move

Year 1 – Spring 1

Science Week: Movement (1 week)

Geography

On The Move

Year 1 – Spring 1

Understand geographical similarities and differences of a location in the UK and a contrasting non-European country (Place Knowledge)    (2 weeks)

Design and Technology

On The Move

Year 1 – Spring 1

Mechanisms
To research toys that have moving parts, Produce detailed sketches indicating how the parts move.  Think of ideas to create their own model, which includes moving parts.  Briefly begin to explain how it will move and indicate the direction of the movement.
(3 weeks)

Literacy

Plant Life

Year 1 – Spring 2

Instructions (2 weeks)
Narrative Stories with a Familiar Setting (3 weeks)

Science

Plant Life

Year 1 – Spring 2

Plants (2 weeks)

Geography

Plant Life

Year 1 – Spring 2

Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features; devise a simple map and construct basic symbols in a key.
Use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features. (3 weeks)

Literacy

Off We Go

Year 1 – Summer 1

Narrative Stories from a Range of Cultures (4 weeks)
Poetry: Poems from around the World (3 weeks)

Science

Off We Go

Year 1 – Summer 1

Everyday Materials/Classifying and Grouping (2 weeks)

History

Off We Go

Year 1 – Summer 1

Events that are beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally e.g. the first aeroplane flight. (3 weeks)

Art and Design

Off We Go

Year 1 – Summer 1

Investigating Materials
To explore a range of materials best suited to making an aeroplane. Think about how to attach two pieces of material together i.e. glue, sticky tape or string. To look at a range of materials and discuss properties of materials. To explore the design/colour of their design.  To evaluate their outcomes. (2 weeks)

Literacy

Plant Life

Year 1 – Summer 2

Poetry: Poems on a Theme (2 weeks)
Narrative Stories about Fantasy Worlds (4 weeks)
Non-Fiction: Digital Stories (1 week)

Science

Plant Life

Year 1 – Summer 2

Plants (2 weeks)

Art and Design

Plant Life

Year 1 – Summer 2

(Art Fortnight)

Study an artist who has worked with plants or imaginary settings, using sculpture.  To research the life and work of the artist.  Experiment with techniques and attempt to recreate a famous piece.  Final piece in the form of a sculpture. (2 weeks)

Music

Plant Life

Year 1 – Summer 2

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain-Creating a Sound Scape-Link with QCA Sounds Interesting Unit 2.
Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.
Play tuned and unturned instruments musically (3 weeks)

History

Great Fire Of London

Year 2 – Autumn 1

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally e.g. The Great Fire of London. (3 Weeks)

Science

Great Fire Of London

Year 2 – Autumn 1

Animals including Humans (2 weeks)

Art and Technology

Great Fire Of London

Year 2 – Autumn 1

Skill: Pattern, texture using print making and sculpture
Children to use the theme of the great fire of London to explore silhouettes, patterns cast by light etc.  Children to use a variety of mediums to experiment and create a picture of the scene.  Final piece to make a sculpture 2D/3D (2 weeks)

Literacy

Great Fire Of London

Year 2 – Autumn 1

Literacy: Non-Fiction Explanation Texts( 3 weeks)
Non-Fiction Diary Entry (2 weeks)
Non-Fiction Instructions (2 weeks)

Music

Year 2 – Autumn 1

Music (singing assembly)

Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes. Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.

Literacy

Different climates, Different clothes

Year 2 – Autumn 2

Poetry Really Looking (3 weeks)
Narrative Stories with  a Setting (4 weeks)

Science

Different climates, Different clothes

Year 2 – Autumn 2

Classifying and Grouping Materials (2 weeks)

Geography

Different climates, Different clothes

Year 2 – Autumn 2

Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles (Human and Physical Geography) (2 weeks)

Music

Year 2 – Autumn 2

Music (singing assembly)

Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes. Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.

Literacy

We Can Make It!

Year 2 – Spring 1

Non-Fiction Non-Chronological Reports (3 weeks)
Narrative Different stories by the Same Author( 3 weeks)

History

We Can Make It!

Year 2 – Spring 1

Significant historical events, people and places in our locality e.g.
*James Watt/*Industrial revolution/*Making of the Spitfire. (3 weeks)

Design and Technology

We Can Make It!

Year 2 – Spring 1

Mechanisms
Looking at the industrial revolution and the first mass produced car (Ford Model T).  Look at the advantages we have gained from the use of the car.  Explore the history of the car and think about what the car of the future could look like.  Class could reproduce the Model T or their take on it.  Key skills to be covered how the car moves and the key components i.e. wheel, axle etc. (3 weeks)

Literacy

Where in the World?

Year 2 – Spring 2

Literacy: Poetry Patterns on a Page (3 weeks)
Non-Fiction Letters and Postcards (1 weeks)

Science

Where in the World?

Year 2 – Spring 2

Changing Materials (2 weeks)

Geography

Where in the World?

Year 2 – Spring 2

Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans.
Name and locate and identify the characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the united Kingdom and its surrounding seas (Locational knowledge). 
Use World Maps, atlases and globes to identify the UK and its countries (Geographical Skills). (3 weeks)

Literacy

It’s Alive!

Year 2 – Summer 1

Narrative Traditional Stories (4 weeks)
Non-Fiction Information Texts (2 weeks)

Science

It’s Alive!

Year 2 – Summer 1

Science Week
All Living Things, Variation & Classification (4 weeks)

Music

It’s Alive!

Year 2 – Summer 1

Exploring Pitch, Taking Off-Music Express Year 2
Play tuned and untuned instruments musically.
Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music-Fossils from Carnival Of The Animals, Saint Saens.
Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.  (2 weeks)

Literacy

Changes Around Us

Year 2 – Summer 2

Poetry Silly Stuff (2 weeks)
Narrative Extended Stories/Significant Authors (4 weeks)

Science

Changes Around Us

Year 2 – Summer 2

Plants (2 weeks)

Art and Design

Changes Around Us

Year 2 – Summer 2

(Art Fortnight)

Skill to explore line, shape, colour and texture in natural forms.
Use the natural environment to explore art i.e. symmetry in leaves/butterflies/flowers.  Think about the textures found around us and how they can be incorporated within art work i.e. bark rubbings. Create collages using natural and man-made materials.  Study artists who have worked on this theme. (2 weeks)

History

Changes Around Us

Year 2 – Summer 2

Changes within living memory e.g. ourselves, toys, homes. (These should be used to reveal aspects of change in National Life) (3 weeks)

History

Going back to prehistoric times: Stone age to Bronze Age

Year 3 – Autumn 1

Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age
Stone Age & Bronze Age
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/content/imported-docs/education/hl38traw.pdf
(2 weeks)

Science

Going back to prehistoric times: Stone age to Bronze Age

Year 3 – Autumn 1

Rocks (2 weeks)

Art and Technology

Going back to prehistoric times: Stone age to Bronze Age

Year 3 – Autumn 1

Skill: Sculpture
To study sculpture over the Bronze age period.  To look at a variety of artists who have worked within this medium.  To think about a piece of art linked to history/literacy, which they would like to produce using clay.  To make detailed sketches of their ideas, writing down ideas for thinking of the design i.e. why have they chosen this piece and what does it mean? To think of the scale and the finish to replicate the bronze effect (this could be done by using bronze effect paint). (3 weeks)

Literacy

Going back to prehistoric times: Stone age to Bronze Age

Year 3 – Autumn 1

Non-Fiction Information Texts ( 4 weeks)
Narrative, Plays and Scripts Stories with Familiar Settings ( 3 weeks)

Literacy

Going back to prehistoric times: The Iron Age

Year 3 – Autumn 2

Poetry Shape Poetry and Calligrams ( 3 weeks)
Non-Fiction Reports (4 weeks)

Science

Going back to prehistoric times: The Iron Age

Year 3 – Autumn 2

Forces and Magnets (2 weeks)

History

Going back to prehistoric times: The Iron Age

Year 3 – Autumn 2

Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age
Iron Age (2 weeks)

Design and Technology

Going back to prehistoric times: The Iron Age

Year 3 – Autumn 2

Skill: Food technology/ bread making
Look at bread making over the years, focusing on the traditional and process and the process used from our past i.e. the stone age.  To think about the changes and how they have benefited people.  Look at different cultures and their take on it.  To experiment with other food groups as an accompaniment or as a meal. (3 weeks)

Literacy

Ancient Egypt

Year 3 – Spring 1

Narrative, Plays and Scripts Adventure and Mystery(4 weeks)
Poetry: Poems to Perform (2 weeks)

History

Ancient Egypt

Year 3 – Spring 1

The achievements of the earliest civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and a depth study of Ancient Egypt. Compare with StoneàBronze Age
Link to QCA KS2 history unit 10 (3 weeks)

Design and Technology

Ancient Egypt

Year 3 – Spring 1

Skill: Structures
Look in detail at the construction of pyramids, the purpose they served and thought behind the design.  Focus on how the construction would have taken place.  To make mock up models and use these to finalise their design.  To give reasons for their choices.  Evaluate how well their design works.  Use CAD (computer aided design) via Purple Mash (3 weeks)

Literacy

Amazing Animals

Year 3 – Spring 2

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Dialogue and Plays (4 weeks)
Poetry: Language Play (1week)

Science

Amazing Animals

Year 3 – Spring 2

Animals including Humans (4 weeks)

Music

Amazing Animals

Year 3 – Spring 2

Animals and Zoos. Animal Magic –Exploring Descriptive Sounds Music Express Y3. 
Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music.
Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory. (1 week)

Literacy

Travelling Around the World

Year 3 – Summer 1

Narrative, Plays and Scripts Authors and Letters (4 weeks)
Poetry: Language Play(2 weeks)

Science

Travelling Around the World

Year 3 – Summer 1

Light(2 weeks)

Geography

Travelling Around the World

Year 3 – Summer 1

(Locational Knowledge) – Locate the world’s countries using aps to focus on Europe, North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries and major cities.  (4 weeks)

Literacy

Colouring Nature

Year 3 – Summer 2

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Myths and Legends ( 4 weeks)
Non-Fiction  Instructions(3 weeks)

Science

Colouring Nature

Year 3 – Summer 2

Plants (2 weeks)

Art and Design

Colouring Nature

Year 3 – Summer 2

(Art Fortnight)

Skill investigating pattern
To use colour, pattern shape, space, textiles, digital media and printing.  To look at native American culture and art.  Explore the meanings behind the drawings/painting/sculpture and the symbolism.  To reproduce their own artwork using the ideas and to give explanations and reasons for choices they have made. (3 weeks)

Music

Colouring Nature

Year 3 – Summer 2

Painting with Sound-Exploring sound colours linked to famous artwork involving plants and the plant life cycle-QCA Link Unit 13
Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music.
Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians.  (2 weeks)

Geography

Our habitats, Our Homes

Year 4 – Autumn 1

(place knowledge) Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the UK, a region in a European country and region within North and South America. (2 weeks)

Science

Our habitats, Our Homes

Year 4 – Autumn 1

Humans Digestive System and Teeth (2 weeks)

Design and Technology

Our habitats, Our Homes

Year 4 – Autumn 1

Skill: Structures.  To create a moving parts book which provides information about animals and their habitats.  To ensure they have an understanding of the linkages and direction in which they move.  To demonstrate knowledge through detailed drawings and labels. (3 Weeks)

Literacy

Our habitats, Our Homes

Year 4 – Autumn 1

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Stories that Raise Issues and Dilemmas
(4 weeks)
Poetry: Exploring Form (3 weeks)

Music

Year 4 – All Year

Music Service
Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Use and understand staff and other musical notations.

Literacy

Ancient Greece

Year 4 – Autumn 2

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Plays (3 weeks)
Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Stories Set in Imaginary Worlds (4 weeks)

Science

Ancient Greece

Year 4 – Autumn 2

Sound (2 weeks)

History

Ancient Greece

Year 4 – Autumn 2

Ancient Greece-a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the Western World. Link to QCA KS2 history units 14 and 15 (3 Weeks)

Art and Technology

Ancient Greece

Year 4 – Autumn 2

skills: Tone & colour, space & shape, digital media and print making. To explore what life would have been like in ancient Greece.  To retell this as a story using digital media.  To think about their ideas and develop these using detailed sketches and annotation. (2 weeks)

Music

Year 4 – All Year

Music Service
Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Use and understand staff and other musical notations.

Literacy

The Impact of the Roman Empire

Year 4 – Spring 1

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Stories from Other Cultures (3 weeks)
Poetry: Creating Images (2 weeks)

Science

The Impact of the Roman Empire

Year 4 – Spring 1

Electricity (2 weeks)

Art and Technology

The Impact of the Roman Empire

Year 4 – Spring 1

skills: Line, colour, pattern, shape and printing:  To look at art from another culture and recreate a design using pattern and colours.  To work through a series of designs using a variety of mediums. (3 weeks)

Music

Year 4 – All Year

Music Service
Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Use and understand staff and other musical notations.

Literacy

Printing a Pattern

Year 4 – Spring 2

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Stories from Other Cultures (3 weeks)
Poetry: Creating Images (2 weeks)

Science

Printing a Pattern

Year 4 – Spring 2

Electricity (2 weeks)

Art and Design

Printing a Pattern

Year 4 – Spring 2

skills: Line, colour, pattern, shape and printing:  To look at art from another culture and recreate a design using pattern and colours.  To work through a series of designs using a variety of mediums. (3 weeks)

Music

Year 4 – All Year

Music Service
Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Use and understand staff and other musical notations.

Literacy

A Peek at the past: What was it like?

Year 4 – Summer 1

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Stories with Historical Settings (3 weeks)
Non-Fiction: Recount Newspapers and Magazines (3 weeks)

Science

A Peek at the past: What was it like?

Year 4 – Summer 1

 Science Week  States of Matter (3 weeks)

History

A Peek at the past: What was it like?

Year 4 – Summer 1

Local History Study (3 weeks)

Music

Year 4 – All Year

Music Service
Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Use and understand staff and other musical notations.

Literacy

Home and Away

Year 4 – Summer 2

Literacy: Non-Fiction Persuasive Texts ( 4 weeks)
Non-Fiction Explanation ( 3 weeks)

Science

Home and Away

Year 4 – Summer 2

All Living things & Habitats (2 weeks)

Geography

Home and Away

Year 4 – Summer 2

(Art Fortnight)

(Human and physical)-human geography including types of settlement and land use, economic activity, including trade links and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water. (3 weeks)

Art and Design

Home and Away

Year 4 – Summer 2

(Art Fortnight)  (2 weeks)

Music

Year 4 – All Year

Music Service
Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

Use and understand staff and other musical notations.

Literacy

Anglo Saxon Invaders

Year 5 – Autumn 1

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Novels and Stories by Significant Children’s Authors (4 weeks)

Non-Fiction Persuasive Writing (3 weeks)

History

Anglo Saxon Invaders

Year 5 – Autumn 1

Britain’s settlement by Anglo Saxons and Scots

Link to QCA KS2 history unit 6B (2 weeks)

Science

Anglo Saxon Invaders

Year 5 – Autumn 1

Living things and their Habitats (2 weeks)

Design and Technology

Anglo Saxon Invaders

Year 5 – Autumn 1

Skill: Mechanisms.  To look at how Saxon weapons were used and the way they moved.  To understand how cam mechanisms work and to use this to create Saxon weaponry.  To explain movement using detailed diagrams and labels. (3 weeks)

Literacy

Our Island, Our home

Year 5 – Autumn 2

Poetry: Poetic Style (word play, rhyme, metaphor, word choice)
(3 weeks)
Non-Fiction Persuasive Writing (3 weeks)
Poetry: Choral and Performance (1 week)

Science

Our Island, Our home

Year 5 – Autumn 2

Animals including Humans (2 weeks)

Geography

Our Island, Our home

Year 5 – Autumn 2

 (Locational knowledge): Name and locate counties and cities of the UK, regions and the human and physical characteristics, topographical features and land use patterns.  How have these aspects changed over time? (3 Weeks)

Art and Technology

Our Island, Our home

Year 5 – Autumn 2

skills: Tone & colour, space & shape, digital media and print making. To explore what life would have been like in ancient Greece.  To retell this as a story using digital media.  To think about their ideas and develop these using detailed sketches and annotation. (2 weeks)

Music

Year 5 – Autumn 2

Songwriter-Exploring Music and Melody –Link QCA Music unit 19
Explores social influences and how music affects the way people feel and act. It also links to history in exploring changing times and social interests and conditions.
Children will create melodies with an understanding of the relationship between lyrics and melody in song writing, create their own simple songs and perform songs in a way that reflects their meaning.

Develop an understanding of the history of music.
Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music.  (2 weeks)

Literacy

The struggle between the Vikings and the Anglo Saxons

Year 5 – Spring 1

Literacy:  Poetry: Classic/narrative poems (3 weeks)
Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Older Literature( 3 weeks)

Art and Technology

The struggle between the Vikings and the Anglo Saxons

Year 5 – Spring 1

Skill: Colour, texture, shape, form and textiles.  To research the story of the Vikings during history and create a tapestry which retells part of the story.  To think about the composition, type of stitching, colour and line. (3 weeks)

History

The struggle between the Vikings and the Anglo Saxons

Year 5 – Spring 1

The Viking and Anglo Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor

Link to QCA KS2 history unit 6C (3 weeks)

Literacy

Our Planet Earth

Year 5 – Spring 2

Literacy: Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Stories from Other Cultures( 3 weeks)
Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Film Narrative ( 2 weeks)

Science

Our Planet Earth

Year 5 – Spring 2

Earth and Space (2 weeks)

Geography

Our Planet Earth

Year 5 – Spring 2

(Locational knowledge): Identify the significance of latitude, longitude, equator, northern hemisphere, southern hemisphere, cancer, Capricorn, arctic and Antarctic circle and time zones including day and night. (3 weeks)

Literacy

Earth’s Diversity

Year 5 – Summer 1

Non-Fiction Reports/Explanations (4 weeks)
Non-Fiction Instructions (2 weeks)

Science

Earth’s Diversity

Year 5 – Summer 1

Science Week Properties and Changes of Materials (1 week)

Geography

Earth’s Diversity

Year 5 – Summer 1

(Human and Physical): Describe and understand aspects of physical geography-climate zones, vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and water cycle (4 weeks)

Design and Technology

Earth’s Diversity

Year 5 – All Year

Skill: Food technology. To research a national dish and use the ingredients from that country to plan and create a meal/part of a meal. To write a set of instruction to explain how the dish will be made. To think about what the dish will accommodate. (1 week )

Literacy

The Mayans

Year 5 – Summer 2

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Traditional Stories, Fables, Myths, Legends
(4 weeks)
Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Dramatic Conventions (3 weeks)

Science

The Mayans

Year 5 – Summer 2

Forces (2 weeks)

History

The Mayans

Year 5 – Summer 2

a non-European society that provides contrast with British History
Mayan Civilisation AD 900 (3 weeks)

Art and Design

The Mayans

Year 5 – Summer 2

(Art Fortnight): skill: Composition objects and meaning using paint.  To look at landscapes (linked with Geography) and use a variety of paint mediums.  Experiment with different brush strokes and study artists who have painted landscapes. (2 weeks)

Literacy

A turning point:  World War Two and the Battle of Britain

Year 6 – Autumn 1

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Fiction genres( 4 weeks)
Reading and Writing Narrative (and plays) (3 weeks)

Science

A turning point:  World War Two and the Battle of Britain

Year 6 – Autumn 1

Living things and their Habitats.
Animals Including Humans  (4 weeks)

History

A turning point:  World War Two and the Battle of Britain

Year 6 – Autumn 1

British history beyond 1066
A significant turning point in British History (The Battle of Britain) (3 weeks)

Literacy

Greek and Roman Legacies

Year 6 – Autumn 2

Non-Fiction Biography and Autobiography (3 weeks)
Poetry: The Power of Imagery (4 weeks)

Science

Greek and Roman Legacies

Year 6 – Autumn 2

Evolution  and Inheritance
Electricity & Light (4 weeks)

History

Greek and Roman Legacies

Year 6 – Autumn 2

British history beyond 1066
The Legacy of Greek or Roman Culture (3 weeks)

Literacy

Creating an Ambience:  Light and Landscape

Year 6 – Spring 1

Non-Fiction Journalistic Writing(3 weeks)
Non-Fiction Argument(3 weeks)

Art and Technology

Creating an Ambience:  Light and Landscape

Year 6 – Spring 1

Skill: exploring colour using paint. To explore colour by developing paintings that show views of the local area in different kinds of weather. This work could be linked with use a variety of paint mediums.  Experiment with different brush strokes and study artists who have painted landscapes/explored colour within their work (3 weeks)

Science

Creating an Ambience:  Light and Landscape

Year 6 – Spring 1

Light& Sound (3 Weeks)

Literacy

Fun with Physics

Year 6 – Spring 2

Finding a Voice(2 weeks)

Non-Fiction: Formal/Impersonal Writing (3 weeks)

Science

Fun with Physics

Year 6 – Spring 2

Properties and Changes of Materials (3 weeks)
Forces in Action (2 weeks)

Science

Shelters around the World

Year 6 – Summer 1

Earth & Space (2 Weeks)

Design and Technology

Shelters around the World

Year 6 – Summer 1

Skill: Structures.  To look at shelters around the world.  Think about what a shelter within the rainforest would like and the materials that these shelters could be made from. (3 Weeks)

Literacy

The Rainforest

Year 6 – Summer 2

Narrative, Plays and Scripts: Fiction genres( 4 weeks)
Reading and Writing Narrative (and plays) (3 weeks)

Music

The Rainforest

Year 6 – Summer 2

End of year production Link-
Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory.

Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

Geography

The Rainforest

Year 6 – Summer 2

(Human and Physical) – describe and understand aspects of physical geography-climate zones, vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and water cycle. – Rainforests (4 Weeks)

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