|Year 1||Year 2|
Bright Lights Big City (Geography Focus)
English: recounts, labels and captions
Geography: directions, maps, capital cities, countries
ICT : digital images, coding
Hop on board a bright red bus and visit London with us!
Trip to: Royal Festival Hall to see the London Philharmonic Orchestra
We will learn about the solar system and find out about real astronauts. We will design spaceships looking at the features that are required for an expedition to space!
visit to a woodland
Wildlife and trees -Plants and animals, identifying and classifying plants and animals.
Working with natural materials
Looking after the environment
This term we will study maps - real and imaginary and explore floating and sinking. We will find out about some real pirates and amazing sea rescues.
Splendid Skies - Geography/ Science
Finding out about the weather
Exploring art work with the theme of the weather
Investigating the effects of the sun
This term we will find out more about where we live and explore the old and the new to compare. We will also study a very special street: Pudding Lane to find out about a huge event that started at a bakery....
This term we will describe our favourite Super Heroes, create fact files and find out about real life super heroes (animals as well as humans!). We will explore senses and make superhero sound tracks.
Towers, Turrets and Tunnels
This term we will visit a real castle to explore the towers, battlements and find out more about the different parts. We will build strong structures of our own and find out about tunnels around the world. We will also find out about the amazing engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel - and find out why part of Great Western Park is called Brunel Rise!
Dinosaur Planet History focus
English: Non chronological reports, fact files
History: Events beyond living memory, Mary Anning
This term we will become plant experts. Building on from our learning in Year 1, we will find out how to look after plants and draw on some help from the experts.
Rio de Vida Geography focus
Comparing Didcot and Brasilia!
Wriggle and Crawl
We will explore our school grounds and further afield to identify mini beasts in their natural habitat. We will write a guidebook to help others to identify them.
Key Stage 2 Year 3 and 4
|Year 3||Year 4|
|Autumn 1||Tremors: What happens when the earth shakes? In this project we will find out about the dangerous world of natural disasters. We will study different types of rocks and sort them. We'll investigate the Earth's layers and the location of volcanoes. We will study the Roman city of Pompeii and become archeologists uncovering what happened there in AD76.||Traders and Raiders|
|Autumn 2||Mighty Metals: Mighty metals are everywhere. This term we are going to become physicists, exploring the world of forces, metals and materials. We will explore the forces in the playground and look closely at levers. We will investigate magnetism. We will think about why some metals rust and discover the properties of different metals.||Burps, Bottoms and Bile|
We will find out about animals to discover how they move, what they look like, what they eat. We will compare the human skeleton to that of animals and investigate food chains.
|I am Warrior|
|Spring 2||Flow: this term we will focus on the mighty River Thames, investigate the water cycle and think about how rivers are formed and shape the landscape.||Misty Mountain Sierra|
|Summer 1||Scrumdiddlyumptious: We will find out about all different foods and investigate fruit and vegetables. We will study food groups and think about Fair-trade.||Potions|
|Summer 2||Tribal Tales||Playlist|
Key Stage 2 Year 5 and 6
|Term||Year 5||Year 6|
|Autumn 1||Pharaohs||Frozen Kingdom|
|Autumn 2||Star Gazers||A Child's War|
|Spring 1||Gods and Mortals||Darwin's Delights|
|Spring 2||Scream Machine||Blood Heart|
|Summer 1||Off with her Head||Revolution|
|Summer 2||Beast Creator||Hola Mexico|