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Key Stage 1 Cycle A

 

Autumn

All about me

Summer

Dungeons and Dragons

Spring

Once Upon a Time

Big Bang

All About Me activity day

Visit to Pontefract Castle

A fairy tale scene recreated to investigate

FBV

 

Enable students to develop their self-knowledge,

Self-esteem and self-confidence

Encourage respect for other people and respect

for democracy and support for participation in

democratic processes including respect for the

basis on which the law is made and applied in

England

Encourage students to accept responsibility for

their behaviour, show initiative and to

understand how they can contribute positively

to the lives of those living and working in the

locality of the school and to society more widely

Enable students to acquire a broad general

Knowledge and respect for public institutions

And services in England

SMSC

SMSC sp 2 SMSC M1 SMSC So1

SMSC sp 3 SMSC M3 SMSC So3

SMSC sp 4 SMSC M6

 

SMSC Cd 2

SMSC Cd 4

SMSC Cd 5

 

SMSC Sp 1 / SMSC M4 / SMSC Cd1 / SMSC

Cd3

(covered in RE and PSHE lessons)

SMSC sp 2 SMSC M1 SMSC So1

SMSC sp 3 SMSC M3 SMSC So3

SMSC sp 4 SMSC M6

 

SMSC Cd 2

SMSC Cd 4

SMSC Cd 5

 

SMSC Sp 1 / SMSC M4 / SMSC Cd1 / SMSC

Cd3

(covered in RE and PSHE lessons)

SMSC sp 2 SMSC M1 SMSC So1

SMSC sp 3 SMSC M3 SMSC So3

SMSC sp 4 SMSC M6

 

SMSC Cd 2

SMSC Cd 4

SMSC Cd 5

 

SMSC Sp 1 / SMSC M4 / SMSC Cd1 / SMSC

Cd3

(covered in RE and PSHE lessons)

Enhancements

Rainbow sandwiches, fruit salads, wraps

Wakefield Museum ‘Toys from the past’

workshop

Local walk

Visit to town centre (museum/library)

Visit from the Pontefract castle Governor

Dragon on the loose

Wakefield Museum – get the castle ready

workshop

Drama workshop

Wakefield museum – create a story workshop

(at the castle)

Library visit

SEAL

New beginnings / Getting on and falling out

Going for Goals / Relationships

Good to be me / Changes

SRE

Body development

Family

Myself and others

Friendships

English

Fiction

Stories with predictable phrasing and setting

Contemporary fiction stories linked to children’s

Own experiences

 

Traditional Tales

Stories with recurring language

 

 

Non Fiction

Labels, lists and captions

Reports

Instructions

Poetry

Rhyming couplets / calligrams

Fiction

Stories with predictable phrasing

Stories in fantasy settings – links to myths and

legends

 

Non-fiction –

Instructions

Recounts

Reports

Poetry

Rhyming couplets / calligrams

Fiction

Traditional tales

 

Non-Fiction

Invitations

letters

lists

explanation texts

 

Poetry

Julia Donaldson poems

Key Texts

Dogger

The Enormous Turnip

Handa’s Surprise

(Y2) George and the Dragon

(Y1) The was an old Dragon who

swallowed a knight

(Y1/Y2) The Egg

(Y1/Y2) How to catch a Dragon

The Turtle who danced with the crane

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Donkey that Sneezed

Maths through

Topic

Measures – outdoor water provision / measuring

models in lego, maths measuring challenge (body)

Data handling – tally charts

Position and movement

Days of the week / months of the year

Measures

Position and movement

Shape and space

Measures

Comparisons

Time

Science

Body parts, Growth and change, Offspring

Foods – healthy eating

POS:

*Asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways

*Observing closely, using simple equipment

*Performing simple tests

*Using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions

*Gathering and recording data to help in answering questions

*Identifying, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with which sense

*Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults

*Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air)

*Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of foods, and hygiene

Materials (Blocked)

POS:

*asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways

*observing closely, using simple equipment

*performing simple tests

*identifying and classifying

*using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions

*gathering and recording data to help in answering questions

Y1

*distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made

*identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock

*describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials

*compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties

Y2

*identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses

*find out how the shapes of solid objects

made from some materials can be changed

by squashing, bending, twisting and

stretching.

Traditional tales – investigations

POS:

*Ask simple questions and recognise they can be answered in different ways

*Observe closely using simple equipment

*Preform simple tests

*Identify and classify

*Use observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions

*Gather and record data to help in answering questions

 

Computing

POS:

*Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content

*Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies

*recognise common used of IT beyond school

Presenting work in different ways.

Using search engines

POS

*Create, organise, store, manipulate & retrieve data

*Communicate online safely & respectfully

 

Algorithms

*Understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions

*Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs

*Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content

 

History

Toys – toys from the past and toys now

(Wakefield museum visit / workshop)

 

POS:

*Changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life

Changes – food, dress

Knights – jobs

St. George

POS:

*Changes in living memory (linked to aspects of national life where appropriate)

*Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally

*Lives of significant historical figures, including comparisons of those from different periods

*Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality

 

 

 

 

Geography

Our local area – drawing maps – local walk, town

centre visit, mapping, fieldwork, surveys

POS:

*Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country

*Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to: key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season, weather. Key human features: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour, shop

*Use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features; devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key

*Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment

Castles around the world / country – names

of

key places

 

POS:

*Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to local & familiar features

*Use four compass directions & simple vocab

*Use aerial images and other models to create simple plans for maps, using symbols

*Use simple fieldwork & observational skills to study immediate environment

 

 

Art/DT

Picasso portraits

Food tec – fruit salads / wraps / sandwiches –

designing/ make and evaluate

 

POS:

ART:

*To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products

*To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination

*To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space

*About the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work

DT

*Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria

*Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology

*Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks

*Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics

*Explore and evaluate a range of existing products

*Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria

*Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable

Clay – Sculpture

POS:

*Use a range of materials

*Use drawing, painting & sculpture

*Develop techniques of colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space

 

DT

*Design purposeful, functional, and appealing products

*Generate, model and communicate ideas

*Use a range of tools and materials to complete practical tasks

*Evaluate existing products and own ideas

*Build and improve structure and mechanism

*explore and use mechanisms (for example, levers, sliders, wheels and axles) in their products

 

Painting

Collaborative work

POS

ART

*Use a range of materials

*Use drawing, painting & sculpture

*Develop techniques of colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space

DT

*Design purposeful, functional, and appealing products

*Generate, model and communicate ideas

*Use a range of tools and materials to complete practical tasks

*Evaluate existing products and own ideas

*Build and improve structure and mechanism

 

Music

Hands, feet, heart / Christmas song

 

POS:

*use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes

*play tuned and untuned instruments musically

*Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music

*experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music

Glockenspiel stage 1 / I wanna play in a band

 

POS:

*use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes

*play tuned and untuned instruments musically

*Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music

*experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music

Zootime / rewind, reflect, replay

 

POS:

*use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes

*play tuned and untuned instruments musically

*Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music

*experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music

RE

1.3 Who is Jewish and what do they believe?

1.6 How and why do we celebrate special and

sacred times?

1.5 What makes some places sacred?

1.7 What does it mean to belong to a faith

community?

PE

Gymnastics / Games (football)

POS

*master basic movements including running,

jumping, throwing and catching, as well as

developing balance, agility and co-ordination,

and

begin to apply these in a range of activities

*participate in team games, developing simple

tactics for attacking and defending

Games (Scatterball) / Games (Multi-skills)

POS

*master basic movements including running,

jumping, throwing and catching, as well as

developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and

begin to apply these in a range of activities

*participate in team games, developing

simple

tactics for attacking and defending

Dance / Games (benchball)

POS

*master basic movements including running,

jumping, throwing and catching, as well as

developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and

begin to apply these in a range of activities

*participate in team games, developing simple

tactics for attacking and defending

*perform dances using simple movement

patterns


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