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Key Stage 1 & 2 Curriculum

Our new Glebelands curriculum is starting to take shape. Below is the overview of the first year of a two year rolling programme. Then there is a link to each half terms topics broken down into more detail.

  Glebelands Primary School – 2 Year Curriculum Map

Cycle 1 – 2016-17

Years 1 – 6 English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, French, Art, Design Technology, Music, PE, Computing, Religious Education, Personal Social &Health Education (Whole School Circle Time)

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 1 & 2

Once Upon a Time

Seasonal Changes

Whatever the weather

Painting – trees

Inter-related dimensions of music

New beginnings

Anti-bullying week

Games/dance – into the woods

Songs, chants and rhymes

E-safety and keyboard skills

 

 

Colour Magic

Light  and dark

Investigations

Great Fire of London

Samuel Pepys diary

Road Safety – bright colours

Light and dark colours – colour magic

Christmas art

Christmas play – using voices expressively

Listening to inspiring music

Using technology purposefully / Publisher cards

Getting on and falling out

Autumn Festivals

Dodgeball / gymnastics

Exploring Mexico

Investigations

Contrasting Mexico and the UK

Maps of the school

Comparing our schools and theirs

 

Collage – lentil masks

Changes

Outdoor and Adventurous PE / Athletics

Research

 

The Mighty Jungle

Animals

Where in the World is Barnaby Bear?

Tuned & untuned instruments

Good to be me

Puppets

Powerpoint

Gymnastics / Tag Rugby

 

What’s in the Toy Box?

Materials

Victorian toys

Collage

3D & 2D shapes

Music making with natural materials (link with science)

Relationships

Dance – toys / Athletics

Programmable toys

 

Green Fingers

Plant bulbs – what do they need to grow?

Sculptures – print making

Going for Goals

Songs – rhythms and pitch

Algorithms

Games / Dance

Explorers – Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong

Year 3 & 4

On the Move

Forces & magnets

Vikings

Railways

Holidays – UK regions

Travel posters

Sandwiches

Holiday songs-Create a musical journey

Places in France – travel verbs En y va?

Dance / swimming

E safety

Word processing

The deeper meaning of celebrations

New beginnings

Anti-bullying week

Celebrations

Electricity

History of English celebrations

Chembakoli

Lighting up Christmas decorations

Celebration songs

World musics

Different houses - Architecture  sculpture

Pere Noel – On fait la fete

Games / swimming

Control – programming

The deeper meaning of celebrations – Diwali assembly

Getting on and falling out

Survival

Instruction writing

Keeping warm

Stone age, bronze age, iron age

Polar regions

Cave painting

Polar animals

Moving pictures – levers

Weather songs

Weather composition

Quel temps fait t’il?

Gymnastics / swimming

Multi-media presentations

Values – what matters most?

Going for Goals

Who are we?

Healthy diet

Romans in Leicester

Local history

Local area

Mosaics – local landmarks

Local Leicester produce  - cooking, curries, chapattis

Leicester musicians

Weather songs continued

Food – French

Gymnastics / swimming

Control – programming

Who is my neighbour?

Good to be me

 

Rainforests

Plants & growing / Habitats

Mayans

South America

Henry Rousseau – jungle

Georgia O’Keife

Sewing – leaves / applique

Songs for the KS2 play

C’appouse

Dance / athletics / swimming

Sound based multi-media / Control – programming

What does it mean to be a Sikh?

Vaisakhi  assembly

Relationships / changes

 

Year 5 & 6

Asia (Mongolia, terracotta warriors, wall of china)

Traditional tales from Asia (narrative)

Poetry (Japan)

Plants *

E safety

Variety of cultural music

Outdoor and Adventurous  *

Asian cooking

Samurai, Ink painting art

New beginnings

Anti-bullying week

 

Endangered Animals

- Non chronological report (story telling)
- Debate on zoos vs freedom for endangered *

Animals and Micro-organisms (being healthy) *

Publisher poster for endangered animals

Tag rugby *

How to cook healthily

Art: 3D animal cuddly toy—sewing

Getting on and falling out

Richard III (university and visit?)

Newspaper (when he was found / his history) (story telling)
Classic poetry

Materials and their properties

Internet search for information on Richard 3rd (using search engines effectively - powerpoints)

Gymnastics *

British Artist studies.

Going for Goals

Lights, camera, action.

Script *
Flashbacks? *

Light *

Stop animation or film making (editing software)

Notation (staff) of music linked to films.

Tennis / Badminton *

Cinema foods (popcorn, hot dogs, nachos, sweets, chocolates—make cinema food healthier)

Hollywood pictures and film posters art

DT: gears / pulleys / cams

Good to be me

Ancient Greece *

Letter *
Poetry for Greece

Earth Sun and Moon *

Programming

Variety of cultural music

Athletics *

Ancient Greek Art—pottery

DT—reinforce structures and arches

Relationships

 

 

 

The Wild West (Cowboys and Indians)

Diary of a cowboy (story telling)
Chronological report of cowboys and Indians

Sound *

ICT design using power point / continue programming

Variety of cultural music

Netball*

American cooking

American artists.

Changes

 

 

 

 

 

 Glebelands Primary School – 2 Year Curriculum Map

Cycle 2 – 2017-18

Years 1 – 6 English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, French, Art, Design Technology, Music, PE, Computing, Religious Education, Personal Social &Health Education (Whole School Circle Time)

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 1 & 2

Fantasy Worlds

Sounds

Map skills and co-ordinates

Creating settings

New beginnings

Anti-bullying week

 

People who Help

Doctors, nurses, fire brigade

Investigations

Florence Nightingale

Christmas art

Christmas play – using voices expressively

Getting on and falling out

Farms

Animals

Making a house for the three pigs

Human & physical features

Going for Goals

Stories about Plants

Jack & the beanstalk

Naming plants and parts of a plant

Healthy foods

Making fruit salad

Family history

Good to be me

Construction

Playgrounds

Can buildings speak?

The four countries of the UK

Relationships

 

Under the Sea / Seaside

Lighthouse Keeper’s lunch

Living things and their habitats

Grace Darling

Making a lighthouse

Weaving

Changes

Year 3 & 4

Space

Light & shadow

Moon landings

The Earth

Atlas work

Shade & shadows

Moon buggy & space vehicles

All about me (Moi)

Composing a space journey

E safety

Planet fact files

Dance / swimming

Creation

Green issues

New beginnings

Anti-bullying week

Africa

Sound

Nelson Mandela

The African continent – contrasting location

African masks

Creating African instruments

Carnival of the Animals

Listening to African instruments and music / chants

Programming

Games / swimming

Who inspires me?

Getting on and falling out

Skeletons

Moving & growing

Egypt – archaeology

Settlements

Compass grids

Printing

Parts of the body

Body songs / mood music

Data handling

Gymnastics / swimming

New life

Going for Goals

Splash

The water cycle – states of matter

Rivers & coasts

Monet

Bridges

Tell me a story

Handel’s Water Music – creating water music

Programming

Gymnastics / swimming

How does a Christian follow Jesus?

Good to be me

 

Knights & Castles

Rocks & soils

Normans & crusaders

Map work

Dragons, shields – clay modelling

Structures – trebuchet

Vive las sport

Regal pageantry music

Songs for KS2 play

Animation / Programming

Athletics / swimming / dance

Religious signs and symbols

Relationships / changes

 

Year 5 & 6

Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends (story telling) *

Character and setting description *

Solids, Liquids and Gases *

E Safety

Hockey *

Design own legend, 3D modelling

New beginnings

Anti-bullying week

 

 

WW2 (Battle of Britain) *

Goodnight Mr Tom*
Poetry (war and remembrance)

Solids, Liquids and Gases (part 2) *

Searching the internet effectively —> powerpoint

History of British Music

Football *

Rationing cooking (trade and how all home grown etc)
Battle of Britain, Goodnight Mr Tom, Bicuits.

DT: Strengthen and reinforce structures

 Getting on and falling out

 

Heroes and Villains
Fantasy  *
Persuasion (join the good or bad side) - debate

Forces *

Programming hero vs villain game

Gymnastics *

Comic and graphic design art

Going for Goals

Bollywood vs Hollywood

Bollywood vs Hollywood argument text (debate)
Instructions (food)

Circuits—electricity *

Bollywood vs Hollywood party planning using spreadsheets

Basketball *

Indian cooking, Indian mendhi and Indian art (gold)

DT: electrical systems

Good to be me

 

 

Victorians (Queen Victoria)*

- Queen Victoria biography (story telling)
- Darwin diary entry *

Evolution

Factual leaflet on  Queen Victoria / Victorians

History of British music

Rounders*

Sewing their name in different stitches—art

Relationships

 

 

‘Mad’ Science /  Who’s done it?

Mystery narrative *
Sci-Fi *

Investigation

Newsroom film / reporter

Athletics *

DT: Robots (programming models)

Specific artist study—Mondrian

Changes

 

 

Subject by subject plan - cycle 1