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Curriculum

TopicOverview2022/2023

AUTUMN

SPRING

SUMMER

What weValue

(Wholeschoolenrichment – subject tochange)

St Francis’Day BlackHistory

KiVA (Anti-bullying) Well-being mindfulness

Moneymatters Health/sports

High FiveValues(Birthday) STEM,Scienceweek

Riverside – dramaproject

Enterprise Careers – aspiration

Anti-racistRE NoOutsiders

Spirited Arts

 

 

EYFS

topicweeks

TOPIC 1

TOPIC 2

TOPIC 3

TOPIC4

TOPIC5

TOPIC 6

YN

Topic

Me and MyCommunity

Once upon a Time

Starry Night

DangerousDinosaurs

Sunshine andFlowers

Big Wide World

Mini Topic

Exploring Autumn

Sparkle and shine

WinterWonderland

Ready SteadyGrow

Shadowsand Reflections

Splash!

Memorable

Experience

Our school community.  [Exploring Autumn] - Woodland walk

Fairy tale magic.[Sparkle and Shine] - Celebrations

Day and night walk. [WinterWonderland] - Wonderful winter

Museum visit. [Puddles and Rainbows] - Welly  walk

Outsideexplorers. [Shadows and Reflections] - Reflections!

Fantastic journeys.  [Splash!] - Splish splash!

YR

Topic

Let’s Explore

MarvellousMachines

Long Ago

Ready SteadyGrow

Animal Safari

On the Beach

Mini Topic

Build it Up

Puppets and PopUps

Stories andRhythms

Signs of Spring

Creep, Crawl and

Wriggle

Move it

Movingon

Memorable Experience

Let's explore! Build it

up!

Marvellousmachines.

[Puppets and PopUps] -  Puppet shows

Long ago. [Storiesand

Rhymes] -Storytellers

Food and farming.

[Signs of Spring] - Looking for signs of spring

Meet the animals.

[Creep, Crawl and Wriggle] - Minibeast safari

Exotic animal visit

What can you do atthe

beach?. [Move It] - Sports session. [Moving On] -Moving  on

KS1 and KS2topic

weeks

Term1

Term2

Term3

Y1

Main Project

Childhood

History

Bright Lights,Big City

Geography

SchoolDays

History

M

Science

Everyday Materials

Human Senses

Seasonal Changes

PlantParts

Animal Parts

             

 

 

 

A&D

Mix it (Y1)

Funny Facesand FabulousFeatures

Rain and Sunrays

Street View

D&T

Shade and Shelter

Taxi!

Chop, Slice and Mash

Geography

Our Wonderful World

Geography covered in the mainproject

Geography revision and retrievalpractice

Memorable

Experience

Childhood past and present. Investigating  shelters. Exploring portraits

Royal role play. Investigatingwheels, axles and  chassis. Weather motifs

Our school’s history. Exploring street views.  Investigating sources of food

Y2

Main Project

Movers andShakers

History

Coastline

Geography

MagnificentMonarchs

History

MiniProjects

Science

HumanSurvival

Habitats

Uses ofMaterials

Plant Survival

AnimalSurvival

A&D

Mix it (Y2)

Still Life

FlowerHead

Portraits and Poses

D&T

Remarkable Recipes

BeachHut

Cut, Stich andJoin

Push and Pull

Geography

Let’s Explore the World

Geography covered in the mainproject

Geography revision and retrievalpractice

Memorable

Experience

Nativity Production

 

Christian Aid week

Y3

Main Project

Throughthe Ages

History

Rocks, Relics andRumbles

Geography

Emperors andEmpires

History

MiniProjects

Science

Skeletal and MuscularSystems

Forces and Magnets

Plant Nutritionand Reproduction

Light andShadows

A&D

Contrast and

Complement(Y3)

PrehistoricPots

Ammonite

People andPlaces

BeautifulBotanicals

MosaicMasters

D&T

Cook Well, Eat Well

Makingit Move

Greenhouse

Geography

One Planet, Our World

Geography covered in the mainproject

Geography revision and retrievalpractice

Memorable

Experience

Harvest Class Assembly ProfessorMcGinty

Exploring the Sikh religion at the Gurdwara. Visiting the LapworthMuseum of Geology

Visiting Birmingham Botanical gardens and  glasshouses.

Y4

Main Project

Invasion

History

Misty Mountain,Winding River

Geography

Ancient Civilisations

History

Mi

Science

DigestiveSystem

Sound

States ofMatter

Groupingand Classifying

Electrical Circuits and Conductors

 

 

 

 

A&D

Contrastand Complement(Y4)

Warpand Weft

Vista

Animal

Statues, Statuettesand Figurines

Islamic Art

D&T

Fresh Food, GoodFood

Functional and FancyFabrics

TombBuilders

Geography

Interconnected World

Geography covered in the mainproject

Geography revision and retrievalproject

Memorable

Experience

Viking and Anglo-Saxon workshop- Professor McGinty

Orienteering in school

Visit to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery – Egyptians

Visit to a Hindu Temple

Y5

Main Project

DynamicDynasties

History

Sow, Grow and Farm

Geography

GroundbreakingGreeks

History

MiniProjects

Science

Forces and

Mechanisms

EarthandSpace

Human Reproduction andAgeing

Properties and Changes ofMaterials

A&D

Tints, Tonesand Shades (5)

Taotie

Line, Light andShadows

Nature’s Art

Mixed Media

Expression

D&T

Moving Mechanisms

Eat theSeasons

Architecture

Geography

Investigating OurWorld

Geography covered in the mainproject

Geography revision and retrievalproject

Memorable

Experience

Professor McGinty

Think Tank visit Space andengineering

Pagoda and Church Visit Allotment visit

BMAG – AncientGreece Mini Olympics

Y6

Main Project

Maafa

History

Frozen Kingdoms

Geography

Britain at War

History

MiniProjects

Science

Circulatory System

Electrical Circuits andComponents

Light Theory

Evolution and Inheritance

A&D

Tints, Tonesand Shades(Y6)

Trailblazers,Barrier Breakers

Inuit

EnvironmentalArtists

Distortion and Abstraction

Bees, Beetlesand Butterflies

D&T

Food for Life

Engineer

Make Do and Mend

Geography

Our Changing World

Geography covered in the mainproject

Geography revision and retrievalpractice

Memorable Experience

Snowdonia - residential Professor McGinty

Civil Engineer Visit

Bletchley Park

End of Year Production

 

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