Curriculum

At Pinfold Primary School we follow a rolling program in KS1 and KS2 classes to cover the curriculum areas set out by the Government’s National Curriculum Statutory Requirements.

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Curriculum

Infants (Ash Class)

Key Stage 1 follow a 3 three year rolling program with Topics in History, Science, Geography, PSHE, RE, D&T and Art.

When possible planning in these Topics are made cross curricular to challenge children, engage them in practical activities and promote children to become confident and successful learners.

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Topic Name: Hot and Cold Fire Fire! Growth and Green Fingers The Family The Great Outdoors Robots
 ICT IT – text and images IT – digital research CS / IT – computational thinking IT / DL – recognise common uses of IT beyond school / hardware IT – digital research CS – Programming
Art & Design Drawing & Painting exploration  Observational drawings and paintings developed into printmaking Self Portraits
English Stories by the Same Author

Non Chronological Reports

Poems on a theme

Traditional Tales with a twist

Recounts

Classic stories

Instructions

Traditional rhymes

 

 

Repetitive patterned stories

Poems on a theme

Range of non-fiction texts

Stories with familiar settings

Non-fiction texts: booklets

Traditional rhymes

Stories with fantasy settings

Recounts

Poems for learning by heart

Geography Hot and cold areas of the world Seasonal-connected to Science UK countries and capital cities Fieldwork in the school grounds Fieldwork in the school grounds
History Events beyond living memory – Great Fire of London Changes within living memory Changes within living memory
Maths See Maths Programme of Study for KS1
Science Common animals other than humans and their basic structure Field Journal- seasons & weather  Plants – basic structure and observing growth over time Field Journals- seasons & weather Everyday materials – naming of materials and their properties Human body and senses
D&T  Mechanisms – pop ups and simple card levers Food – preparing and combining foods Structures – stability and strength
PE Striking & Fielding Dance Athletics  Target Games Gymnastics Invasion Games

Juniors (Oak Class)

Key stage 2 follow a 4 year rolling program and in most cases this is linked to a class topic.

 Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Topic Name:
History/Geography Vikings and Normans Vikings voyagers Contrasting with a European country British History
The great plague
Mayans Mayans
Science Solids, Liquids, Gases

Classification of materials

Famous Scientists

Medical breakthroughs

Teeth and digestion Electricity Forces falling objects Earth and Space
English Mystery stories/ detective, crime fiction Explanations Speaking to an audience Non chronological reports. (Country)

European Poetry

Fairy tales. The stories behind the nursery rhymes

Recounts

Novel as a theme

Magazine: information text hybrid

Science fiction

Information booklets

Computing Presenting information.

Researching the net.

Graphics and images modelling and simulation.
Art/D&T DT Viking carts Links to Christmas play props Illustrations of poetry Quentin Blake Scenes from fairy stories. DT linked to forces.