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CURRICULUM MAPS

FOUNDATION STAGE

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Families - Jill Murphy author focus

Nursery Rhymes / Fairytale characters

Winter - Mick Inkpen author focus

Transport

Weather - Martin Waddell author focus

Down on the farm

R.E.

What is special about our world?

Which people are special and why?

Which places are special and why?

Year 1

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Poetry - poems with rhyming patterns.

Stories with familiar settings.

Information book

Poetry with pattern and rhyme.

Stories about toys (Kippers Toy Box, Where’s my teddy?).

Fairy Tales

Instructions

Instructions

Planting story e.g. Bean Diary

Poetry - Commotion in the Ocean.

Seaside narrative

Non fiction - seaside animals

Art/Design Technology

D&T:

Sculpture (this could link to fairy stories)

D&T Sculpture

Context

Seasons & weather (Explore Crowcroft Park & revisit throughout the year)

Toys - living memory history (parents’ toys and toys now)

Map making - school and park

Map making

Seaside - contrasting location (field trip & link to plants and animals)

Science

Body parts and senses

(Short unit

Animals including humans (linked to local environment)

Everyday materials

Plants -growing vegetables and flowers (raised bed)

Plants and animals linked to local environment and seaside

R.E.

Who is a Christian and what do they believe?

What makes some places sacred?

What does it mean to belong to a faith community?

Computing

Let’s communicate

Let’s communicate

Code crackers!

Code Crackers!

Let’s communicate

Let’s create

PSHE

Identity

Good relationships

Feelings

Safety

Looking after the environment. Food Tech

Keeping healthy

Year 2

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Poetry - poems with rhyming patterns

Traditional tales with a twist

Non-chronological report (link to science)

Narrative linked to Great Fire of London

Contemporary poetry (about home, school, playing & friends)

Non-chronological report linked to local study.

Traditional tales with a twist.

Instructions linked to plants.

Letters.

Fiction - The Owl who was afraid of the dark.

Non-chronological report - Nocturnal animals

Classic poetry.

Non fiction linked to topic.

Narrative.

Art/Design Technology

D&T: model making linked to history

Drawing and painting linked to plants topic.

Context

Florence Nightingale

Great Fire of London (to include locational knowledge of UK - countries, capitals)

Local study of Longsight (to include field trip & locational knowledge of UK - countries, capitals).

World maps and locational knowledge (choose non-European location to link with science)

Science

Humans - health, exercise, food and hygiene

Small study of animals in habitat of non-European location linked to geography.

Plants - what plants need to grow (gardening and allotment topic).

R.E.

Who is Jewish and what do they believe?

How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times?

How should we care for others and the world and why does it matter?

Computing

Let’s communicate

Let’s create!

Let’s explore

Code Crackers !

PSHE

Who am I

Keeping healthy

Year 3

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Narrative poetry.

Adventure stories

Diary

Fairy stories

Instructions

Poems to perform.

Viking Legends.

Non-fiction report on Vikings.

Anglo Saxon Story.

Non-fiction report on Anglo-Saxon life.

Classic poetry.

Fairy stories linked to plants.

Persuasion linked to transport study.

Play script: school story.

Art/Design Technology

D&T: Bread

Drawing skills

Context

World War 2

Anglo-Saxons (link to place names and maps)

Vikings (link to place names and maps)

Local study of City of Manchester with city field trip (transport focus - trams and airport)

Science

Animals: food and nutrition, skeleton and muscles.

Forces and magnets

Light

Plants -

structure, growth, flowers, seeds and pollination.

Rocks

R.E.

What do different people believe about God?

Why are festivals important to religious communities?

What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today?

Computing

Code Crackers !

Let’s Explore !

Let’s create

Investigators

PSHE

All about me

Healthy me

Food technology (bread)

My safety

My feelings

Growing & changing

My relationships

Drugs & Alcohol

My community

Financial capability

Food tech

Year 4

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Narrative poetry.

Historical fiction.

Non-chronological report

Non-chronological report.

Egyptian myths.

Report writing (what happens to your food - Usbourne? Food Chains

Poems to perform.

Stories from other cultures linked to history topic.

Persuasive letter

Classic Poetry.

Instructions.

Advertisements

Narrative.

Biography

Art/Design Technology

Art: Portraits

Design and Technology linked to electricity

Context

Victorian Manchester

Egyptians (to include geography link to world map/ locations)

The Aztecs Non-European history (with geography link to world maps and climate)

Non-urban study with field trip (with link to UK locational knowledge)

Science

Animals including humans - teeth and the digestive system, food chains.

Electricity

Sound

States of matter

Living things and their habitats - identifying, classifying and environmental change (with link to geography)

R.E.

Why is Jesus inspiring to some people?

Why do some people believe life is a journey?

What can we learn from religions about what is right and wrong?

Computing

E-Safety and computer science

Hour of code

Data handling

(The internet) History of computing

Video recording and editing

PSHE

All about me

My relationships

Anti-bullying

My feelings: Growing and changing

Healthy lifestyles: Drugs & alcohol Food Technology

My Safety

Safety

My community & environment:

Citizenship

Year 5

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Descriptive poetry.

Myths.

Explanation.

Biography.

Poems to perform.

Narrative linked to the Stone Age.

Narrative linked to the Stone Age.

Information writing linked to science

Classic Poetry.

Narrative.

Non-fiction information texts.

Persuasive texts

Art/Design Technology

D&T: Story through textiles (linked to Myths)

Context

Ancient Greece

Stone Age/ Iron Age.

European Region study:  Norway

Chronological history study of Crime and Punishment

Science

Earth and Space

Properties and changes of materials.

All living things and their habitats; animals including humans (animal life cycles including humans)

Forces

All living things and their habitats

Plant Reproduction

R.E.

Why do some people think God exists?

If God is everywhere, why go to a place of worship?

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?

Computing

E-Safety and computer science

Handling information

How does the internet work?

J2E Logo design/ Sonic pi

Digital Imagery

PSHE

Discovering myself:

Identity

Good days & bad:

Feelings and relationships

Am I safe?

Sex and relationships

A Healthy Lifestyle

Strike a balance

My Community & Environment

Food tech

Year 6

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Descriptive poetry.

Diary.

Persuasion.

Newspaper

Persuasion (linked to Antartica)

Poems to perform.

Persuasive letter.

Instructions.

Diary.

Report.

Persuasive campaign.

Narrative.

Classic Poetry.

Narrative.

Art/Design Technology

Art: Landscapes

Context

The Great Plague.

Frozen Planet. (linked to work on maps and climate)

Rivers, mountains and the water cycle/ map work linked to Ghyll Head

Non-European study;

South American - trade (linked to map work)

The Roman Empire and its impact.

Science

Living things and their habitats

Characteristics of organisms including micro

organisms; classification.

Evolution and inheritance (link adaptation to Frozen Planet)

Light

Animals including humans

(Circulatory system, diet, drugs, exercise and lifestyle)

R.E.

What do religions say to us when life gets hard?

Is it better to express your religion in arts and architecture or in charity and generosity?

What matters most to Christians and to Humanists?

Computing

E-Safety Networking Handling Information

Computer science and

 E Safety

Digital Video

Digital Imagery

Media and green screen

Sonic Pi

PSHE

Discovering myself

Identity

Good days & bad

Feelings and relationships

Am I safe?

Relationships

A Healthy Lifestyle

My Community & environment

Sex Education

Drugs & Alcohol

Food technology