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Planning Overviews

PLANNING OVERVIEWS

 

Our pupils are in mixed-age classes and therefore are taught on a cycle system . Planning can be adapted to allow for flexibility owing to class need or local and national events and focuses. We assess pupils using a system which shows how pupils are able to work with the skills and knowledge required for their year group. They are decribed as 'Emerging, Developing, Secure or Mastery'. Curriculum Intent documents work alongside Skills and Knowledge information to help staff to plan effectively and measure attainment.

Staff are free to organise topics during the school year as they see fit. The preferred option is blocking topics/ subjects of work over a week or more to support the building of skills and learning.

 

Nb- PE (sport)  Maths and English are planned separately

 

 

 

EARLY YEARS

 

EYFS- Nursery/ Reception

Year A  ( odd years)

Year B  ( even years)

Topics will be pupil-led where possible, staff may also choose from topics from each bank

dinosaurs, pets, jungle, space,

The weather, homes, woods and forests, polar areas, pond life, traditional tales

The Gruffalo, playing games,

our village, fruit and vegetables,

people who help us, kings and queens,

growing things, recycling, celebrations,

seasonal pictures, road safety,

Seaside, holidays, vehicles, under the sea, mini-beasts, construction, castles, farms, trains, toys and games, water, traditional tales

Room on the broom, growing things,

our bodies, India, making music,

money and shopping, festivals, 

seasonal pictures

 

KEY STAGE ONE

 

 

KS1- Years 1 and 2

Year A

Year B

History

Events beyond living memory of significance- (  Great fire of London, Gunpowder plot)

 

Significant Individuals- Mary Seacole/ Florence Nightingale, Neil Armstrong, Henry Viii, Elizabeth 1,

 

Local significant individuals- Wainwright, Wordsworth,  Eddie Stobbart.

 

Local festivals and traditions (eg) crab fair

 

Changes in Britain since 1950- transport, toys, food and eating, schools

 

Changes locally since 1900- growth as a village

 

Historical buildings locally choose from: Hadrian’s wall, Florence Mine, Muncaster Castle, Workington Hall, Rum Story

 

 

Geography

The world around us- continents, oceans and the UK

 

Our locality- human and physical features of the village/ West Cumbria

 

Another locality -human and physical features of a village/ town in Africa (or) South America

 

Weather and Climate in the UK and the world- severe weather in the UK and around the world

 

Compass directions- 4 points and directional language

 

Maps – human and physical features, create own simple map with symbols. Study of school grounds and village.

 

Religious Education

Christianity- Old Testament stories

Local church focus

Sikhism- what do they believe? Daily life? Festivals and worship

Thoughts about God

Christianity- stories Jesus told/ stories about Jesus

Celebrations for marriage, birth, death, significant celebrations in other religions

Respecting religions/ collaboration

Computing

typing- use of a keyboard, word processing skills

How do devices work? ( bee-bots)

Art- making pictures/ collages

 

online safety

typing- use of a keyboard- word processing skills

simple programming on and off screen including scratch/ purple mash

Design Technology

Design, make and evaluate:

Bridges ( over a Lake District river)

A boat which will float

A healthy snack/s

Design, make and evaluate:

A vehicle/ toy which moves

A castle with a drawbridge

Clothing which is waterproof

 

Science 

 

Working Scientifically is through-out

Plants- structure and names

 

Animals including humans – names and body parts

 

Everyday materials

 

Light sources

 

Forces

 

Seasonal changes

Living things and their habitats

 

Plants- conditions for growing

 

Animals including humans – health and growth

 

Uses of everyday materials

 

Sound

 

Seasonal changes

 

PSHE

People who help us- including emergency services

Keeping ourselves safe

Keeping healthy- food and fitness

Looking after animals

Respecting differences

Who are special people to us

Money matters

Our community/ school

Making the right choices

Friendship

Being environmentally friendly

Art and Design 

Sketching-  Our locality

Painting-  Self portraits

Collage- Seasonal link (eg) Autumn

Printing- fruits and vegetables

shadows and colour

3D modelling- salt dough

Artist focus: ‘people’ or ‘landscapes’

Sketching-  Our school

Painting- beach habitat/ patterns from nature

Collage- beach habitat

Printing- Seasonal link ( leaves)

3D modelling- paper mache

Artist focus: ‘nature’ or ‘water’

 

 

Music

 

Learn 5 songs and perform to an audience

Use percussion instruments which can be hit, plucked or shaked- choose appropriate ones

 

Learn and discuss volume, pitch and tempo- explore tuned instruments

Pictorial representation / notation for composed pieces

Listen to music from different time periods and discuss this, creating own similar pieces

Learn 5 songs and perform to an audience

 

Use percussion instruments which can be hit, plucked or shaked- choose appropriate ones

 

Listen to music with different genres- discuss and create own similar pieces

Pictorial representation / notation for composed pieces

Make own musical instruments

 

 

 

KS1- Hours per year

 

Subject

Hours per year ( minimum)

English

195

Maths

195

Science

45

Physical Education

78

Design Technology

15

Art

15

Music

20

RE

30

PSHE

30

Geography

30

History

30

Computing

30

 

 

KEY STAGE TWO

 

 

KS2- Years  3, 4, 5 and 6

Year A

Year B

Year C

Year D

History

Early People In Britain- Stone and Iron age and impact of Roman Invasion

 

Roman presence in Cumbria( and beyond) . Focus on Carlisle/ Maryport  and  ‘Reiver’ history

 

Anglo-Saxon life, examples of local Anglo-Saxon settlements

 

The Vikings- invasions and impact

 

Norman invasion in 1066- local presence- Egremont Castle, Carlisle Castle

 

 

Changing roles of Women from early to modern times

Ancient Greece and achievements including culture, medicine and politics- 

 

History of democracy from ancient Greece to modern day

 

History of immigration to the UK/ Black History of the UK

Ancient Egypt study

 

 

The Mayan’s – a study

 

Personal study: Economic changes in the locality-

changes in farming

changes in tourism

changes in how energy is produced: from mining to nuclear

Geography

The UK- human and physical features, using an atlas. Our locality in context

 

Our region- The Lake District ( human and physical features) compare to a city ( York/ Edinburgh/ London)

 

The journey of water- the water cycle ( local rivers – Ennerdale Water)

 

 

The world- longitude/ latitude, Equator and Time zones, climates and biomes

 

 

volcanoes, tsunami and earthquakes

 

8 point compasses

 

 

Europe- countries, cities and climates- key places/ characteristics

 

Europe focus – Greece ( linked to History)

South America focus ( linked to Mayan’s)

 

Human geography- settlements and land use locally and in UK- sketches, maps and carrying out field work

use of grid references on maps, ordnance survey maps

 

Religious Education

Christianity- relationships including marriage ( comparisons between religions)

 

Hinduism- Hindus abroad and in the UK

Christianity- The Bible and other religious books, why are they important?

 

Diversity and religious tolerance

Christianity- key festivals (eg) Easter/ Harvest

 

Islam focus -celebrations, worship, pilgrimages and the rituals which mark important points in life

Christianity- living a Christian life (eg- charity, examples of significant individuals, importance of prayer)

 

Questions of faith- life after death/ evolution and the beginnings of earth

 

 

Computing

online safety- safe searching

 

word processing

 

Coding- make a Lake district themed game

 

Powerpoint- make an informative powerpoint linked to topic work

 

Create an explore databases

 

 

online safety- critical thinking

 

word processing

 

Coding- make a maze game linked to compass points

 

Simple excel spreadsheets to calculate

 

Recording sounds/ making music

 

 

online safety- personal data

 

word processing

 

coding- make an ancient themed Greek game

 

powerpoint- make an informative powerpoint linked to topic work

online safety- acceptable behaviour

word processing

 

coding-

 

 

3D modelling- make a plan view ( Geography link)

 

Monitoring and measuring- temperature, sound ect ( Geography link)

Design Technology

Design, make and evaluate products which build technical skills

 

Cooking- cakes and biscuits

 

 

Exploring strength- Money box (PSHE link) Roman shields ( History link)

 

 

Growing vegetables in the school grounds

 

 

 

Design, make and evaluate products which build technical skills

 

Cooking- savoury dishes/ where does food come from?

 

Exploring textiles- clothing project

 

 

Exploring materials – habitats for local wildlife (eg) bird box/ insect house ( Science link)

Design, make and evaluate products which build technical skills

 

Cooking- local ingredients

 

 

Electrical system using a buzzer or light

 

Growing vegetables

Design, make and evaluate products which build technical skills

 

Cooking- international dishes

 

Exploring movement- fairground rides

 

Creativity and aesthetic- making dream catchers (or) prayer pillows

PSHE

Sex and Relationships Education

 

Money Matters- where does money come from?

 

Healthy lifestyles

 

Friendship, bullying, cyber-bullying

 

Careers Education- what jobs do people do?

Drug and Alcohol Education

 

Importance of the freedom of speech- rights and responsibilities of freedom

 

Expressing feelings- my mental well-being

 

Enterprise education- working together

Sex and Relationships Education

 

Money Matters- banks and keeping money safe

 

Democracy and the rule of law ( law and you)

 

The environment- reduce, reuse, recycle

Drug and Alcohol Education

 

Rights and responsibilities

 

Charities – what do they do?

 

Helping others- what to do in an emergency

 

Enterprise education- working together

 

Art and Design 

Sketching- landscapes

Painting- landscapes ( lake district)

3d art/ sculpture- History link

Printing- Street art project

Sewing/ weaving- History link

 

artist focus: ‘modern art’

 

 

Sketching- portraits

Painting- portraits ( modern art – Warhol)

3d art/ sculpture-

Printing- Viking link

Sewing/ weaving- Bayeaux tapestry

(History link)

 

artist focus: ‘people’

 

Sketching-

perspective

Painting-  Hindu art ( RE link)

Greek sculpture- use of clay ( bowls)

Printing- Use of vegetables and fruit

Sewing/ weaving- Christmas card

 

artist focus: ‘pattern’

 

Sketching- comic

charcoal- still life (nature)

3d art/ sculpture- linked to topics

Printing- linked to topics

Sewing/ weaving-

Mayan craft-

 

artist focus: ‘ global art’

 

Languages 

Greetings

Myself- who I am, my family and where I live

Greetings

Schools and learning

Likes/ dislikes

 

 

Greetings

Food and Drink

Shopping

 

Greetings

Out and About- travel

 

Music

 

Learn 5 songs and perform to an audience including ones with several parts

Use tuned/ untuned instruments to accompany singing or other pieces of music

 

compose music- ‘Lake District’

 

Musical notation- learn notes and create short pieces using tuned instruments

 

Listen to different musical genres and compare: early Music, classical, choral, gospel, opera

 

 

Learn 5 songs and perform to an audience including ones with several parts

Use tuned/ untuned instruments to accompany singing or other pieces of music

 

Musical notation- learn notes and create short pieces using tuned instruments

 

Listen to world music and explore the instruments used

 

 

 

Learn 5 songs and perform to an audience including ones with several parts

Use tuned/ untuned instruments to accompany singing or other pieces of music

 

listen to work of significant composers and comment on their style

 

Musical notation- learn notes and create short pieces using tuned instruments

 

Listen to different musical genres and compare: jazz, blues, punk and country and rock

Learn 5 songs and perform to an audience including ones with several parts

Use tuned/ untuned instruments to accompany singing or other pieces of music

 

Musical notation- learn notes and create short pieces using tuned instruments

 

Listen to different musical genres and compare: dance, hip-hop, gospel, soul

Science

 

 

Working Scientifically is through-out

Plants- requirements for growth, function of parts and life cycle

 

Animals including humans (skeletons)

 

Rocks- formation and fossils

 

 

Light- sight, reflection, dangers, shadows

 

Forces and magnets- friction

 

 

Living things and their habitats- grouping, classifying

 

Animals including humans- health ( teeth, eating and digestion)

 

States of matter

 

 

Sound- vibration and volume

 

 

Electricity

 

 

Plants- reproduction

 

Animals including humans – changes as we grow, reproduction

 

 

Properties of materials

 

Light- how it travels

 

 

Forces of gravity, friction, air resistance, levers, pulleys and gears

 

 

Earth and Space

Living things and their habitats- grouping, classifying including micro-organisms

 

Animals including humans- health, including circulation and heart health

 

Evolution and inheritance

 

 

Changes to materials

 

Sound-pitch

 

Electricity

 

 

    KS2

 

Subject

Hours per year ( minimum)

English

195

Maths

195

Science

45

PE

78

Design Technology

15

Art

15

Geography

30

History

30

Music

20

MFL

20

RE

30

PSHE

30

Computing

30


 
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