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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 (Mexico)

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, inc humans (Y1)

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?

Uses of everyday Materials (Y2)

Victorian toys

Collage

3D & 2D shapes

Music making with natural materials (link with science)

Relationships

Dance – toys / Athletics

Programmable toys

 

Green Fingers

Plants (Y2 -  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)

Living things and their habitats 1

(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, including humans (Y5 & 6 units)

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

Living things and their habitats 2

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

Forces

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

Investigations & revision

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

Animals, inc humans (Y2) - healthy humans

Map skills and co-ordinates

Creating settings

New beginnings

Anti-bullying week

 

People who Help

Doctors, nurses, fire brigade

Animals, inc humans (Y2) healthy humans cont

Florence Nightingale

Christmas art

Christmas play – using voices expressively

Getting on and falling out

Farms

Plants (Y1) naming and parts of a plant

Making a house for the three pigs

Human & physical features

Going for Goals

Stories about Plants

Jack & the beanstalk

Lifecycles (Animals inc humans Y2)

Making fruit salad

Family history

Good to be me

Construction

Everyday materials (Y1)

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

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

E safety

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

Anti-bullying week

Space

Light & shadow

Moon landings

The Earth

Atlas work

Shade & shadows

Moon buggy & space vehicles

All about me (Moi)

Composing a space journey

Programming

Planet fact files

Dance / swimming

Creation

Green issues

New beginnings

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

British Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends (story telling) *

Character and setting description *

Properties and changes of materials

E Safety

Hockey *

Design own legend, 3D modelling

New beginnings

Anti-bullying week

 

 

WW2 (Battle of Britain) *

Goodnight Mr Tom*
Poetry (war and remembrance)

Properties and changes of materials (cont)

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

Earth and space

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)

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 and inheritance

Factual leaflet on  Queen Victoria / Victorians

History of British music

Rounders*

Sewing their name in different stitches—art

Relationships

 

 

 

Mystery narrative *
Sci-Fi *

Investigations & revision

Newsroom film / reporter

Athletics *

DT: Robots (programming models)

Specific artist study—Mondrian

Changes

 

 

Subject by subject plan - cycle 1