Great Bridge Primary School

The Curriculum - KS1

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Our Curriculum Map for children in Years 1 and 2 shows the areas that are taught each term.


Autumn

Y1  ‘Ourselves’

Y2 ‘Sparks and Fire’

Science

Name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body

Say which part of the body is to do with each sense

Explain that animals, including humans, have babies which grow into adults

Explain the needs of animals, including humans for survival

*Explain the importance of exercise, eating healthily and keeping clean (PSHE)

Science

Spot and name a variety of common animals

Spot and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores

Describe & compare the structure of a variety of common animals

Say why I would choose a material for a particular job

Explain how objects made from some materials can be changed

History

Comparing differences between my life and when I was a baby

Great Fire of London and the diary of Samuel Pepys

Geography

Physical & human features of the local area (linked to map work)

Seasonal Change, world weather including the Equator and poles

Art

Portraits and printing

Bonfire night - collage

DT

Fruit Salad

Design a fire engine (2 wks)

Music

Charanga Unit: Hey You!

Listening: Carnival of Animals – The elephant

Charanga Unit: Hands, Feet and Heart

Listening: Mozart Requiem

ICT

Logging on and 1st word

Coding 1a / creating digital images - ipads

ipad – manipulate digital images

Coding 2a

RE (Sacre)

Christianity today

Stories of Jesus

PHSE

Ourselves

Friends and Bullying

PE

Activity Games

Basket Ball

Activity Games

Basket Ball

Literacy

Various

Various

Numeracy

Numbers to 100+, +/- No bonds to 20, time

Place Value, missing numbers, difference, capacity, ÷, x tables, graphs


Spring                                                               

Y1 ‘Homes’

Y2 ‘Our World’

Science

Describe some everyday materials

Make groups of materials based on what they are like

Explain how seeds and bulbs grow into plants

Describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy

Science

Tell the difference between an object and the material from which it is made

Name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock

History

Florence Nightingale

Comparison of Elizabeth I and Elizabeth II

Geography

Homes & houses around the world linked to climate

World geography – continents and oceans

Art

Weaving/rubbings (2 wks)

Buildings/Sculpture

Natural Materials

DT

Design/make a bedroom (2 wks)

 

Music

Charanga Unit: In the Groove

Listening: Nutcracker Russian Dance

Charanga Unit: Glockenspiel Stage 1

Listening: Handel Zadoc the Priest

ICT

Coding 1b / beebots and roamers (not ipad based)

Coding 2b / beebots on ipads

Hopscotch (light bot extension)

RE (Sacre)

Beginning to learn about Islam

Holy Books

PHSE

Helping Out

Caring for the Environment

PE

Gymnastics

Tennis

Gymnastics

Tennis

Literacy

Various

Various

Numeracy

=/- facts, length, fractions, ÷, counting in 2s,5s,10s, venns

Money, multiples of 10, inverse (x/÷), time, weight




Summer

Y1  ‘Schools’

Y2 ‘The Seaside’

Science

Name some common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees

Name and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees

Name some plants and animals in their habitats including micro-habitats

Explain how animals get their food from plants and other animals using a simple food chain

Science

Explain changes through autumn, winter, spring and summer

Describe the weather in autumn, winter, spring and summer and that the days get longer and shorter

Explain the differences between things that are living, dead and things that have never been alive

Explain that most living things live in habitats which suit them and depend on each other

History

Our school, past and present – investigating history using artefacts

Seaside – changes: Similarities and differences between the past & present

Geography

Making maps – our school

UK – countries capital cities, using maps and compass directions

Art

 

See DT

DT

 

Lighthouses (2 wks)

Music

Charanga Unit Round and Round

Listening: Vivaldi: Spring

Charanga Unit: Zootime

Listening: Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue

ICT

Ipad basics – photos of sch

Word basics

Word basics and clip art manipulation

Light bot and hopscotch

RE (Sacre)

Beginning to learn Sikhism

Places of Worship

PHSE

Schools and Rules

The Seaside – Safe behaviour

PE

Athletics basics

Dance

Athletics basics

Dance

Literacy

Various

Various

Numeracy

+/-/x/÷, weight, problem solving, capacity

Coordinates, time, length, capacity, problem solving