Curriculum Overview – Year 1

Autumn 1 – Rosie’s Walk

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Literacy

Recount - Summer holiday news

Innovated story - Rosie’s day at school

Instructions – How to make bread

Recount – Walk to Brickfields

Sentence dictation

 

Science

Identification and classification - Deciduous and coniferous trees

Longitudinal study - Seasonal change and weather

Geography

Weather

Seasonal change

Mapping – Human and physical features

Field work study of local area – School grounds and Brickfields

PSHE

Theme – Working well together

 

Trip

Brickfields

 

Grammar

Sentence construction

Capital letters

Full stops

Conjunction - and

Verbs

 

 

DT – Cookery

Food preparation - Bread making

Music

Duration – Rosie’s Walk and Harvest

Singing - Harvest

Computing

E safety

Programming – Floor robots

Algorithms

Mouse skills

 

Handwriting

Cursive – curly caterpillar letters

 

 

Phonics

Phase 3 recap

 

RE

Concept – Thankfulness

Harvest

Art

Range of media – Harvest artwork

Colour -Paint mixing

Artist – Andy Goldsworthy Sculpture

PE

Games – Invasion games (basketball)

Dance – Autumn

Gym

 

 

Spelling

Phase 3 and 4 common exception words

 

 

 

Autumn 2 – Rusty Robot

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Literacy

Poetry – Fireworks

Adjectives – Descriptive robot ‘and’ sentences

Letter – Letter to Santa

Sentence dictation

 

Design Technology

Design, make and evaluate - Moving parts and attachment methods - Robot making

Technical knowledge – Explore and use mechanisms

History

Historical event – Gunpowder Plot

Past and present - Toys

PSHE

Theme – Other people are special too

Grammar

Nouns and proper nouns

Sentence construction

Punctuation

Sentence starters

 

RE

Concept – Light

Advent

Christingle

 

 

Music

Rhythm – Toys

Singing - Christmas

Computing

E safety

Mouse and typing skills

Programming – Floor robots

Algorithms

Debugging

 

Handwriting

Number formation

Cursive – one armed robot letters

 

Cultural Awareness

Diwali

Science

Longitudinal study - Seasonal change

Phonics

Phase 4 and Phase 5

 

Geography

Field work study of local area – School

Mapping

Art

Local artist visit

Sketching – Robots

Diwali lanterns

Sculpture – Paper and paste  Nativity figures

PE

Dance – Toys

Gym

Spelling

Phase 4 and 5 common exception words

 

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Texts – Robot Rumpus

The Little Reindeer

No-bot

Related imageSpring 1 – Long Long Ago – Castles

 

 

 

 

 

Literacy

Innovated story – Rapunzel’s rescue

Adjectives

Non-fiction – Information text on castles

Sentence dictation

 

Design Technology

Make and evaluate – Castles

Moving parts and attachment methods

Technical knowledge – Build structure (strong and stable)

 

History

Compare aspects of life in different periods

Significant individuals - Elizabeth I and Elizabeth II

PSHE

Theme – Caring for yourself

Balanced diet

Grammar

Punctuation

Sentence construction

Pronoun I

Nouns and proper nouns

Plurals – s/es

RE

Special books

The Bible

 

Music

Pulse and rhythm

Singing

Computing

E safety

Mouse and typing skills

Programming – Floor robots

Algorithms

Debugging

 

Handwriting

Cursive – ladder letters

 

DT – Cookery

Healthy stew (vegetables)

Science

Identify and name – Materials

Describe physical properties - Materials

Phonics

Phase 5

 

Geography

Name, locate and identify - Countries and capital cities of the UK

Art

Artist – Paul Klee

Sketching – The Queen

PE

Dance – Knights/ Jack and the Beanstalk

Gym

Spelling

Phase 5 and additional common exception words

Days of the week

 

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Texts – George and the Dragon

Sir Laughalot

 

 

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Literacy

Innovated traditional tale – The Three Little ____

Character description – Warning poster

Questions

Recount – Walk to Brickfields – Spring new life

Science

Longitudinal study - Seasonal change and weather

Identify and name – Materials

Describe physical properties – Materials

Distinguish between object and material

Testing, observing and recording - Roof experiment

New life – Life cycles – chicks/ butterflies

 

Music

Tuned and untuned instruments –

The Three Little Pigs

Singing

PSHE

Theme – Caring for others

 

Grammar

Punctuation – question marks

Plurals – s/es

Suffix - ed endings

RE

New Life

Easter

Computing

E safety

Mouse and typing skills

Programming – Floor robots

Algorithms

Debugging

 

Handwriting

Cursive – zigzag monster letters

 

Phonics

Phase 5

 

Geography

Weather

Seasonal change

Mapping – Human and physical features - key

Field work study of local area –Brickfields

Art

Range of media - Clay tiles

Chalk and charcoal – Wolves

Easter cards

 

PE

Games – Invasion games (hockey)

Dance – Three Little Pigs

Gym

Spelling

Phase 5 and additional common exception words

Days of the week

 

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Texts – The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Superpigs

 

Trip

Look Out

 

 

Image result for the rainbow fish bookImage result for under the sea bookSummer 1 – Amazing Adventures – Under the Sea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Literacy

Innovated story – Underwater Adventure

Poetry – Underwater repetitive poem

Non-fiction – Fish facts and information text on sharks

Sentence dictation

 

Science

Describe and compare the structure of animals – Fish, sharks

History

Significant individuals and events - Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong

PSHE

Theme – Keeping safe

 

 

Grammar

Punctuation – question and exclamation marks

Plurals – s/es

Prefix – un__

Suffix – ed, ing, er, est endings

Use of ‘who’

RE

Precious (Water)

Hinduism

 

Geography

Name and locate - Oceans

Computing

E safety

Mouse and typing skills

Programming – Floor robots

Algorithms

Debugging

2Publish

 

Handwriting

Cursive – words

 

Cultural Awareness

Buddhism

DT – Cookery

Fish

 

Phonics

Phase 5

 

Music

Listening

Tuned and untuned instruments

 

Art

Artist - Henri Matisse

Collage

PE

Games – Net/ Wall games (tennis)

Dance – Rainbow Fish

Gym

 

 

Spelling

Phase 5 and additional common exception words

Days of the week

Numbers to ten

 

 

Trip

Brickfields

 

Read Aloud, Think Aloud

Texts – to be confirmed

 

 

 

Summer 2 – Animal Magic

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Literacy

Poetry – animal riddles

Similes

Adjectives – descriptive sentences

Comparative sentences – er/est

Letter / Postcard

Sentence dictation

Science

Describe and compare the structure of animals – Body parts

Identify and name a variety of common animals – Fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals

Herbivore, carnivore and omnivores

PSHE

Theme – Looking forward

 

Grammar

Punctuation – question and exclamation marks

Nouns and proper nouns

Plurals – s/es

Prefix – un__

Suffix – ed, ing, er, est endings

Use of ‘who’

RE

Celebration

Holi

Geography

Name and locate – Continents and oceans

Computing

E safety

Programming – Floor robots

Algorithms

Debugging

2Publish

Internet - favourites

Handwriting

Cursive – words

Trip

Birdworld

Phonics

Phase 5

Music

Singing

Tempo

Tuned and untuned instruments

 

Art

Collage – made up animals

Sketching - birds

 

PE

Games – Athletics

Dance – Magic carpet ride

Gym

 

Sports day

Spelling

Phase 5 and additional common exception words

Days of the week

Numbers to twenty

Read Aloud, Think Aloud

Texts – to be confirmed

 

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