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Topic and foundation subjects

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 1

ALL ABOUT ME!

 

Animals, including humans (6)

 

Changes within living memory (5)

 

Food – Healthy sandwich or wrap (5)

 

Locational knowledge – where we are from (5)

 

Drawing (3)

 

 

DINOSAURS

 

Animals, including humans (7)

 

Significant people – Mary Anning (5)

 

Physical features (5)

 

Sculpture (Junk Modelling)  & Printing (5)

THE GREAT FIRE OF LONDON

 

Everyday Materials (6)

 

Events beyond living memory (5)

Mechanisms (wheels and axels – cars) (7)

 

Aerial photos and maps (3)

 

SEASONS

 

 

Seasonal changes (5)

 

Plants (5)

 

Human and physical geography – seasonal and weather patterns  (6)

 

Collage, Photography & Sculpture (Fruit) (5)

TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT

 

Everyday Materials (13)

 

Significant people – Christopher Columbus, Neil Armstrong, Amelia Earhart (10)

 

Structure – Rockets/Bridge (12)

 

Maps/compasses/globes (6)

 

Drawing & Painting (4)

Year 2

MATERIAL WORLD

 

Uses of everyday materials (6)

 

Seasons and weather (6)

 

Sculpture (Cardboard) (6)

 

 

 

FAMOUS PEOPLE

 

Animals, including humans (7)

 

Significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements.  (7)

 

 

 

TOWERS, TUNNELS AND TURRETS

 

Uses of everyday materials (6)

 

Structure – castles (8)

 

Drawing & Painting (6)

 

LET’S GET HEALTHY!

 

Living things and their habitats (5)

 

Plants (5)

 

Food – fruit smoothies/fruit kebab (5)

 

Geographical skills and fieldwork (5)

 

Collage (3)

BEACHCOMBERS

 

Living things and their habitats (7)

 

Animals, including humans (7)

 

Physical features (6)

 

Drawing & Printing (5)

RIO DE VIDA!

 

Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality (6)

 

Textiles – masks for carnival (7)

 

Map work

Comparing contrasting locations – Brazil

Locational knowledge – where we are from (6)

 

 

Year 3

HOLA AMIGO!

 

Animals, including humans – nutrition and diet (6)

 

Food – Healthy salad (8)

 

Europe study (6)

 

Sculpture (Clay) & Printing (3)

ANCIENT EGYPTIANS

Light (6)

 

The achievements of the earliest civilizations – Ancient Egypt (8)

 

Textiles – Amulets (4)

 

Rivers (4)

 

 

TREMORS

 

Rocks (6)

 

Human/physical geography – mountains/volcanoes and earthquakes (6)

 

Drawing & Painting (8)

CAPTAIN CAVEMAN!

Forces and magnets (6)

 

Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age (8)

 

Mechanism – wheels and axels (6)

 

RAINFORESTS

 

Plants (7)

 

South America study – comparing to UK (6)

 

Human and physical features (6)

 

Collage (5)

PREDATORS

 

Animals, including humans (7)

 

Locational knowledge – countries across the world  (6)

 

Design (Fashion) (8)

 

 

Year 4

ANCIENT GREECE

 

Sound (6)

 

Ancient Greece – a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world (8)

 

Greece study – compare to UK (6)

 

Design & Drawing (3)

SAVE THE PLANET!

 

States of matter – the water cycle and condensation (6)

 

Water cycle/Energy/use of land (6)

 

Printing (Stencilling) (7)

 

CHAIN REACTION!

 

States of matter (7)

 

Food – making bread (7)

 

Drawing & Painting (6)

BRIGHT LIGHTS, BIG CITY

Electricity (6)

 

Electrical systems (6)

 

North America study compared UK (6)

 

Collage & Sculpture (Architecture) (6)

INVADERS AND SETTLERS

 

The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain (6)

 

Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots (6)

 

The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor (6)

 

Animals, including humans – food chains/teeth/digestive system (6)

 

Mechanisms – levers/gears (6)

 

Day and night

Time zones

Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references (6)

 

Year 5

STARGAZERS

 

Earth and Space (6)

 

 

Food – Space food (6)

 

Locational knowledge - equator/hemisphere/tropics/time zones (4)

 

Drawing, Painting, Printing & Collage (7)

 

WATER

 

Properties and changes of materials (7)

 

Rivers/trade/energy

Map work – ordnance survey (7)

 

Drawing & Painting (7)

EARLY ISLAMIC CIVILASATION

 

Properties and changes of materials (4)

 

A non-European society that provides contrasts with British history – Early Islamic civilisation (8)

 

Textiles – tapestry (6)

 

Map work (4)

 

Drawing (Graphic Design) (3)

 

TIME TRAVELLERS

 

Animals, including humans – changes to old age (6)

 

Living things and their habitats (6)

 

Counties and cities of UK – Human and physical features and change over time (7)

 

 

OFF WITH HER HEAD!

 

Forces

 

A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066 (10)

 

Structure/Mechanism – punishment (6)

 

Sculpture (Clay), Drawing & Collage (7)

Year 6

THE VICTORIANS

A local history study (8)

 

Living things and their habitats (6)

 

Fieldwork

Human and physical (6)

 

Drawing (Perspective & Proportion) (3)

 

BLOOD HEART

 

Animals including humans (6)

 

Food – heart healthy meal

structure – packaging (7)

 

Drawing & Painting (7)

 

FROZEN KINGDOM

 

Light (7)

 

Climate Zones, Biomes and vegetation belts (6)

 

Drawing (Pastels) (3)

 

ID

 

Evolution and Inheritance (7)

Knowledge of the wider world (7)

 

Drawing & Design (4)

A CHILD’S WAR

Electricity (8)

 

A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066 (10)

 

Electrical system – Air raid warning (10)

 

Drawing, Painting, Printing & Collage (7)