Mathematics Overview & Support
We are proud to work with the Maths Hub for 2020 - 2022 to develop a mastery approach when teaching mathematics.
Topics & Overviews
Muck, Mess & Mixtures
This project develops children’s knowledge of how to mix colours and apply materials to create unique pieces of art.
This project teaches children about the basic needs of humans for survival, including the importance of exercise, nutrition and good hygiene. They learn how human offspring grow and change over time into adulthood.
Movers & Shakers
This project teaches children about historically significant people who have had a major impact on the world. They will learn to use timelines, stories and historical sources to find out about the people featured and use historical models to explore their significance.
Let's Explore The World
This essential skills and knowledge project teaches children about atlases, maps and cardinal compass points. They learn about the characteristics of the four countries of the United Kingdom and find out why there are hot, temperate and cold places around the world. They also compare England to Somalia. Children carry out fieldwork, collecting primary data in their locality to answer geographical questions.
This project teaches children about basic colour theory by studying the colour wheel and colour mixing. It includes an exploration of primary and secondary colours and how artists use colour in their artwork.
This project teaches children about the work of significant still life artists and still life techniques. They explore a wide variety of still lifes and learn about the use of colour and composition. They create still life arrangements and artwork.
This project teaches children about sources of food and tools used for food preparation. They also discover why some foods are cooked and learn to read a simple recipe. The children choose and make a new school meal that fulfils specific design criteria.
Singing / Composing
This term children will learn to sing songs using different pitch, volume and tempo. We will listen to different pieces of music to pick out different features, and begin to compose our own music.
In this unit children will learn how to create digital images with digital labels and voiceovers.
Photos & Digital Art
In this unit children will learn to edit pictures and create layers of photos. We will learn about online identify and keeping safe online.
Core - Personal
This unit teaches children to develop coordination skills. Skills are developed through developing different footwork skills and balances.
Gym - U1
Children will learn different balances and ways to travel. Skills will be developed through seated balances and balances using different apparatus.
Core - Social
This unit teaches children to develop dynamic balances and agility. Skills are developed through jumping, landing and seated balances.
This project teaches children about the growth of plants from seeds and bulbs. They observe the growth of plants firsthand, recording changes over time and identifying what plants need to grow and stay healthy.
This project teaches children about habitats and what a habitat needs to provide. They explore local habitats to identify and name living things and begin to understand how they depend on one another for food and shelter.
HISTORY / GEOGRAPHY
This project teaches children about the physical and human features of coastal regions across the United Kingdom, including a detailed exploration of the coastal town of Whitby, in Yorkshire.
This project teaches children about the visual elements of flowers, including shape, texture, colour, pattern and form. They also explore various artistic methods, including drawing, printmaking and 3-D forms, using paper and clay.
This project teaches children about making and strengthening structures, including different ways of joining materials.
Instruments - Percussion
Significant People - Composers
Linking to our learning about the coast, children will learn about key composers and how they use percussion. Children will create their own rhythms using beats and percussion.
Data Handling - Venn Diagram
Children will develop their skills in data handling by sorting digital objects into different diagrams and charts.
Animation - Stop motion animation
Children will learn how to create stop motion animations. They will learn how to create and debug simple algorithms.
Core - Cognitive
Dance - U1
In this unit, children will learn to create multiple standing and
This project teaches children about growth in animals by exploring the life cycles of some familiar animals. They build on learning about the survival of humans by identifying the basic needs of animals for survival, including food, water, air and shelter.
This project teaches children about the English and British monarchy from AD 871 to the present day. Using timelines, information about royal palaces, portraits and other historical sources, they build up an understanding of the monarchs and then research six of the most significant sovereigns.
Portraits & Poses
This project teaches children about portraiture. They analyse the portraits of Tudor monarchs and compare Tudor portraits and selfies today. They use photo editing software to create royal portraits.
Cut, Stitch & Join
This project teaches children about fabric home products and the significant British brand Cath Kidston. They learn about sewing patterns and using a running stitch and embellishments before making a sewn bag tag.
Push & Pull
This project teaches children about three types of mechanism: sliders, levers and linkages. They make models of each mechanism before designing and making a greetings card with a moving part.
Listening/Performing - Animals
We will use our learning about animals to think about the carnival of the animals. We will listen to music and think about the composer's choices in regard to the dynamics of the music. We will create and perform our own music based on animals.
AR & VR - AR storytelling
We will create different content using different software we have been learning about. We will use AR technology to bring different objects into our surroundings. We will evaluate the learning we have done.
Programming - Robot Helper
We will use scratch technology to create algorithms. We will use programs and logical reasoning to predict outcomes of sequences.
Core - Creative
Children will develop their coordination skills further with sending and receiving balls. Children will develop their agility with reaction and response.
Core - Physical
Children will develop gymnastics skills by working on flight movements. They will learn to create sequences using different rotations.
Religious Education - Love To Celebrate!
We look at six celebrations from across the major religions of the world.
Jumu’ah are Friday prayers. Before Jumu’ah, many Muslims wash, put on perfume or aftershave and dress in clean clothes. Just after lunchtime, worshippers meet at the mosque to say special prayers and listen to a talk by the Imam. The importance of saying Friday prayers is mentioned in the Qur’an and Muhammad called Friday the best day.
P.S.H.E - Personal Social Health Education (Including Relationships & Sex Education)
We follow six key themes in P.S.H.E. that are taught at the same time across the school, below is the specific theme covered.
Being Me In My World
Dreams & Goals
Cycles in nature
Growing from young to old
Differences in female and male bodies (correct terminology)
Preparing for transition