Key Stage 1 Curriculum

The Key Stage 1 School Curriculum is developed from the National Curriculum.

YEAR 1

Autumn Spring Summer
Art and Design Sculpture – natural materials, Andy Goldsworthy; Painting African art; Drawing and printing Flowers in art – Van Gogh; Paint effects
Computing Data – sort, create and modify charts and pictograms Coding and algorithms – Beebots; E-Safety – on-line research Multi-media and word processing – adding text and sound to images
Design and Technology Model houses – structures Making a bag; Fruit salads Castles – levers and sliders
Geography The local area Africa England
History Everyday life in Victorian Britain Dr David Livingstone The Battle of Hastings / William the Conqueror
Music Sounds interesting – sounds; The long and short of it – duration Feel the pulse – pulse and rhythm; Taking off – pitchAfrican beats What’s the score? – instruments and symbols; Rain rain go away – timbre, tempo and dynamics
PE Games; Gym; Dance Games; Gym; Dance Athletics; Games; Dance
RE Special Days; Christian Family Hinduism Through the Eye of Children; Jewish Family Muslim Family; Special Places
Science The local environment – plants / animals / seasonal changes / materials Africa – plants / animals / seasonal changes / materials Naming and grouping plants, animals and materials; Seasonal changes

 

YEAR 2

Autumn Spring Summer
Art and Design L S Lowry; Drawing, painting Printing; Moulded sculptures Minibeasts in art – Matisse, Seurat, Delaunay, Warhol; Art styles
Computing Data and databases Coding; Digital Literacy – E-Safety – research and communication Word processing, digital imagery and animation
Design and Technology Making towers – stability; Sandwiches TBC Puppets – joining fabrics
Geography Coastal areasPolar regions Maps, photographs and land features The local environment and habitats
History Grace Darling; The Titanic; Remembrance Day TBC Henry Vlll – changes in the local area
Music Hands, feet, heart; Christmas Glockenspiel stage 1; ‘I wanna play in a band’ Zoomtime; Reflect, rewind and replay
PE Gymnastics; Dance; Games Gymnastics; Dance; Games Athletics; Dance; Games
RE Stories and Wonders from Judaism and Christianity / Islam and Sikhism Stories and Wonders from Buddhism and Hinduism; Special Books People who care(d); Stories and Wonders from Baha’I, Jain and Zoroastrian
Science Around the world – living things and their habitats / plant growth / animals’ basic needs; Materials’ properties and suitability for purpse TBC Living things