Our Curriculum

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Ks1 Two Year Topic Overview

Cycle A Cycle B
Autumn The Rainforest

Science:

Y1- Plants/ Seasonal Changes

Y2- Plants / Living Things and their Habitats

Place:

·       Rainforest

Dilemma:

·       The Rainforest is being cut down. There’s no rain in the rainforest

Through the eyes of:

·       Bear Grylls

·       An explorer

Novel: The Enormous Crocodile

The Tiger that Came for Tea

 

Visits: Dudley Zoo/ Visit from the Animal Man

 

Treasure Island

Science:

Y1- Plants/ Seasonal Changes

Y2- Plants / Living Things and their Habitats

Place:

·       Treasure Island

Dilemma:

·       Pirates have stolen the Queen’s jewels

·       Shipwrecked on an island (link to Pirate Pete)

Through the eyes of:

·       Blackbeard

Novel: The Pirate’s Next Door

Pirate Pete

Visits: Pirate Theatre Show

 

Spring Arctic Adventures

Science:

Y1-Animals Including Humans/ Seasonal Changes

Y2- Animals Including Humans

Place:

·       Arctic

Dilemma:

·       All of the snow is melting (can the animals adapt to a new climate in the rainforest?)

Through the eyes of:

·       An explorer

·       A mammoth or sloth (link to ice age)

Novel: The Stick Man

Visits: Winter Wonderland

 

Castles

Science:

Y1-Animals Including Humans/ Seasonal Changes

Y2- Animals Including Humans

Place:

·       Castle

Dilemma:

·       Cinderella doesn’t get back in time

·       When Jack gets to the top of the beanstalk he can’t get back down

Through the eyes of:

·       Fairy tale characters

 

Novel: Fairy tales (Sleeping Beauty, Jack and the Beanstalk, Cinderella)

 

Visits:

·       Tamworth Castle

Summer All Aboard

Science:

Y1- Everyday materials/ Seasonal Changes

Y2- Everyday materials

Place:

·       Seaside

·       Ship

Dilemma:

·       Petrol shortage

·       Seaside villages must close down

Through the eyes of:

·       A captain

·       A tourist

Novel: The lighthouse keeper’s lunch

Visits: Visit to the Seaside

 

Blast off

Science:

Y1- Everyday materials/ Seasonal Changes

Y2- Everyday materials

Place:

·       In space, on the moon

·       In a rocket

Dilemma:

·       Stuck on moon, rocket breaks down (link to ‘The Way Back Home’ story)

Through the eyes of:

·       Tim Peak

·       Neil Armstrong

·       The boy from ‘The Way Back Home’

Novel: Aliens Love Underpants

Beegu

Visits: Think Tank

 

 

Year 2 & 3 Two Year Topic Overview

Year 2 & 3

Autumn Cycle A Cycle B
Chocoholics/Aztecs

 

Fiction:-

·      Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

Through the eyes of:

Charlie Bucket

The Aztecs

Place:

·      Chocolate Factory

Problem:

·      Fair Trade

Trip:

·      Cadbury World

 

Science:

·      Teeth

·      Animals including human (Yr3&4)

·      Rocks (Year 3)

·      State and Matter (Year 4)

Egyptians

 

Fiction:

·      Time Travelling Cat

·      Egyptian Cinderella

 

Through the eyes of:

·      Howard Carter

Place: Egypt

Problem:

·      Building the Pyramids

Science:

·      Animals including human (Yr3&4)

·      Rocks (Year 3)

State and Matter (Year 4)

Visit:

·      Birmingham Art Gallery (fossils/museum)

Spring World War 2

 

Through the eyes of:

·      Hitler

·      Churchill

Fiction: Adolphus Tips

Michael Morporgo

Problem:

·      Rationing

Places:

·      Air Raid Shelter

 

Inspiration Day:

·      Cheslyn Hay Local History Group

Science: Light (Year 3)

Sound (Year 4)

Visit:

·      Cannock Chase Museum

Vikings

 

Through the eyes of:

·      Thor

Fiction:

·      How To Train Your Dragon (Cressida Cowell)

·      Hiccup the Seasick Viking

Problem: Invasion

Places:

·      Create a village

Inspiration Day:

·      Horrible History Show

Science: Forces (Year 3)

Electricity (Year 4)

*Forest Schools

Summer India Ancient Greece
Through the eyes of: children in poverty

Problem:

·      Poverty/Children

·      Ganges River (pollution)

·      Hindu Stories – Moral meanings with dilemmas

Place – Visit:

·      Hindu Temple

 

Fiction:

·      The Kings Dirty Feet

 

Inspiration day:

·      Indian Food

·      Bhangra Dancing

 

Science : Plants (Year 3)

Living Things (Year 4)

 

Fiction:

·      Percy Jackson – Lightning Thor

·      Greek Myths – Gods & Goddesses

·      Trojan War

 

Place: Greece

 

Olympics

·      Through the eyes of an athlete

 

Science : Plants (Year 3)

Living Things (Year 4)

Inspiration Day:

·      Greek Workshop

 

Role Play:

·      Travel Agents

Updated year 2 topic Web 2017 arctic

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