Curriculum Overview

Year

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Reading

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

 

Class Reading: Diary of a Killer Cat

The Worst Witch

The Iron Man

 

Class Reading: Hansel and Gretel

The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Stone Age Boy

Ug

 

Class Reading: The Abominables

Cat Tales: Ice Cat 

Escape from Pompeii

 

Class Reading: The Battle of Bubble and Squeak

The Promise

Egyptian Cinderella

 

Class Reading: The Pea and  the Princess

Secrets of a Sun King

How to Train Your Dragon

 

Class Reading: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

The Sheep Pig

Writing

NF: Reports, Persuasive

F: Adventure stories

NF: Biography

F: Descriptive writing/Science Fiction Story (character and setting)

P: Shape and calligrams

NF: Recount of Stone Age Day, Instructions, Factfile

F: Retelling

P: Study of Michael Rosen

 

NF: Newspaper Article

F: First person narrative/ writing for suspense

P: Onomatopoeia

  NF:  Newspaper Article

F: Fairytales

P:

NF: Advert, Factfile, Recount

F: Quest story

 

GAPS

Recap of Y2  Determiners

 

Conjunctions

Adverbs/Prepositions

Speech/tenses

Nouns / paragraphs

Word families / prefixes

Spellings

ei / ey / ai

/er/ spelled ear

Homophones

-ly

 

/i/ spelled y

Suffixes –er –ed –ing

Mis and dis

/k/ spelled ch

Homophones

Bi- re-

Gue/que

-ary

Short u as ‘o’ and ‘ou’

Word families

-al

-sure/ture

Maths

Place Value

Addition and subtraction

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division

Multiplication and division

Money

Statistics

Measurement (length and perimeter)

Fractions

Fractions

Time

Properties of shape

Measurement (mass and capacity)

Science

  Working Scientifically

 

Staying healthy

Animals – skeletons, nutrition

Rocks

Forces and Magnets

Lightning

Plants

Light

Computing

E-Safety

 Multimedia and word processing

Programming 1

 

Data sharing

Digital media

Programming 2

History

 

 

Stone Age

 

 

 

 

Egyptians

 

Geography

Locational Knowledge

Comparing an area of the UK to an area in France

 

Map skills/ Compass work, co-ordinates and keys

Settlements

 

  The natural phenomenon

 

Rivers, water cycle, earthquake, mountains, beaches

 

 

Art

Sketching/ painting

Experiment with the potential of various pencils Close observation Draw both the positive and negative shapes Initial sketches as a preparation for painting

Accurate drawings of people – particularly faces

Colour mixing

Make colour wheels

Introduce different types of brushes

Using ICT

Make patterns on a range of surfaces

Symmetry

Clay

Cave paintings

Sketching

Techniques- apply colour using dotting, scratching, splashing /  Pattersn in the environment - design

 

Shape, form, model and construct ( malleable and rigid materials)

Plan and develop Understanding of different adhesives and methods of construction

Aesthetics

(Making working volcanoes)

Use smaller eyed needles and finer threads

Weaving

Tie dying or batik

Relief and impressed printing Recording textures/patterns Monoprinting - colour mixing through overlapping colour prints

 

DT

 

 

Mechanisms and Levers

Frame Structures - kites

 

Growing vegetables

 

Music

Let Your Spirit Fly

Glockenspiel Stage 1

 

Three Little Birds

The Dragon Song

Bringing Us Together /Reflect, Rewind and Replay

RE

Hinduism

The Nativity

Islam

Good Friday

Sikhism

Judaism

French

Getting to Know You

All About Me

Food, Glorious Food

Family and Friends

Our School

Time

PSHE

Belonging

Friendship

Resilience

Feelings

Respect

Trust and Empathy

P.E.

Games: Ball Skills

Gymnastics

Games

Dance

Games

Athletics

Bolshaw Primary School

Cross Road, Heald Green, Cheadle, SK8 3LW

Lynda Brown

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