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Curriculum Spring 2018

Lower KS2

Subject

 

Topics

Key Vocabulary

Mathematics

 

Place value

Addition, subtraction, division and multiplication

Fractions

Shape and geometry-area, perimeter and volume

Data Handling: interpreting graphs and tables, collecting information and plotting graphs.

Adding

Taking away

Times

Divide

Multiply

Area

Perimeter

Numerator

Denominator

Graphs

Charts

Information

Science

 

Electricity:

Explore and build electrical circuits

The history of electricity

Materials that are conductors and non conductors

Symbols for battery, switch, light bulb

Make a buzz wire game

Electrical safety

Battery

Switch

Circuit

Insulation

Conductor

Non - conductor

 

Materials

Amps

Cell

Charge

Current

Energy

English

 

Guided reading:

Reading as a group, taking turns to read

Reading comprehension

Use of suffixes e.g -ly, -ment, -ful and -ness

Speech punctuation and the basic conventions

Sentence structure

Descriptive writing

Use of adverbs and conjunctions and connectives

 

reading

Comprehension

Suffixes

Adverbs

Describing

 

Speech bubbles

Speech marks

Conjunctions

Connectives

History

 

Vikings:

How we place them in British history

Where they came from

Who they succeeded

How/why they invaded

How they lived

Their legacy

Ways of travelling

Beliefs through Viking gods, myths and legends

Historical evidence

Vikings

Invaders

Raids

Gods

Boats

Myths

 

Artefacts

Villages

Houses

Timelines

Legacy

Beliefs

Legends

 

 

Geography

 

National Parks:

The main UK National Parks

Local National Parks

Similarities and differences across the world’s National Parks e.g Lake District, Mount Fiji, Yellowstone etc.

 

National Park

UK

Countries

Local

International

Floral

Fauna

National

Terrain

Landscape

Habitat

Scenery

Vegetation

 

ICT

 

Multimedia:

Platforms of information (newspapers, internet, TV).


Music and sound: using programmes to explore recording sounds and editing.

 

Information

Media

Texts

Sound

Recording

 

Editing

Review

Play

Stop

Playback

 

PSHE

 

Keeping safe outside of school:

Emergency services

How we should behave

Appropriate use of 999 emergency

Changes in family situation divorce, bereavement, new baby

Staying safe

Behaviour

Emotions

Happiness

Grief

Sadness

 

 

PE

 

Invasion games:

Net and wall games

 Tennis

Badminton

Table Tennis

Squash

Serve

Return

Tennis

Badminton

Squash

Table Tennis

Tactics

Opponent

Singles

Doubles

RE

 

Peace within religion:

How this is celebrated and portrayed across different religions

People who have advocated peace and how this has affected other people.

Easter story and Christian miracles e.g. the Lost Sheep, Good Samaritan etc.

Peace

Respect

World

Faith

Beliefs

Christianity

Hinduism

Islam

Miracles

Stories

Meanings

Resurrection

Easter

Music

 

Notation and Composition

Note types and values

Pitch and Rhythm

Melody writing 

Use of ICT

Crotchet

Quaver

 

Minim

Treble Clef

 

Art

 

Cross curricular projects linked to History and English:

2D photographic / found imagery collage.

Photographic manipulation.

Portraiture.

Expansion of printmaking processes

Exploring materials through emulation.

Printmaking processes

Character creation

Exploring

Art

Texture

Materials

Mark-making

Collage

Photography

Pattern

 

Upper KS2

Subject

 

Topics

Key Vocabulary

Mathematics

 

Place values

Fractions and Decimals

Mental arithmetic

Ratio

Percentages

Statistics

Introduction to algebra

Co-ordinates statistics and measures

 Area and perimeter

Volume

Multiplication and division.

Numerator

Denominator

Factor

Perimeter

Methods

Decimal point

Area

Count on

Count back

Process

Adding

Take away

Patterns

 

Science

 

Germination of plants

Fertilisation

Plant life cycle

Staying healthy

Balanced diet

Heart rate

Dangers of smoking and drinking

Germination

Pollination

Seeds

Life cycle

Photosynthesis

Oxygen

 

Blood pressure

Poisonous chemicals

Vitamins

Minerals,

Glucose

 

English

 

Myths and legends

Fairy tales and playscripts

Non-chronological reports

Persuasive writing

Poems to perform

Narrative poems

Similes

Metaphors

Personification

Imperative verb

Recounts

Conjunctions

Prepositions

Complex sentences

Suffixes and prefixes

 

History

 

The Greeks:

Why they are important to history

How they lived

Their legacy

Greek gods

How they travelled around

Why were they good fighters?

Greek myths

Democracy

Theatre

Olympics

Marathon

 

Alphabet Sparta

Athens

Timeline

Education

Architecture

Geography

 

Rivers:

How are rivers formed

What is a source

Physical features of a river

Comparing different rivers

Map work to show how rivers effect the surroundings

 

Source

Mouth

Meanders

Oxbow lake

Tributes

Waterfalls

Upper, middle and lower course of a river

Water cycle

Vegetation

Ecosystem

Biodiversity

 

ICT

 

How to use excel:

How to create a spreadsheet

How to collect and analyse data

How to create a graph

How to present work

How to copy and paste work

Graphs

Excel

Data collection

Copy and paste

Mouse

 

Line graph

Pie chart

Folders

Sub folders

Data analysis

PE

 

Invasion games:

Net and wall games

 Tennis

Badminton

Table Tennis

Squash

Serve

Return

Tennis

Badminton

Squash

Table Tennis

Tactics

Opponent

Singles

Doubles

RE

 

Introduction to Christianity:

Beliefs

What is a god and who was Jesus?

How do we celebrate special occasions?

Why do people believe in the bible?

The 10 commandments

God

Jesus

Ten commandments

Easter

Christmas

 

Crucifix

Garden of Eden

Bible

Afterlife

Palm Sunday

 

Music

 

Notation and Composition

Note types and values

Pitch and Rhythm

Melody writing 

Use of ICT

Crotchet

Quaver

 

Minim

Treble Clef

 

Art

 

Cross curricular projects linked to History and English:

2D photographic / found imagery collage.

Photographic manipulation.

Portraiture.

Expansion of printmaking processes

Exploring materials through emulation.

 

Printmaking processes

Character creation

Exploring

Art

Texture

Materials

Mark-making

Collage

Photography

Pattern