We operate rolling programmes for our curriculum  to ensure that all areas are covered without repetition.  This map is the extract showing the topics and the skills, knowledge and understanding covered within each topic.

 

Extract from Whole School Curriculum Map showing Topics for

2017/18

Year of study

Term 1 (1st half)

Term 1 (2nd half)

Term 2

Term 3

Early Years (EY1, EY2 and EY3)

Year C

Me and My School

Investigations

Water and Sand

Story Telling

Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2)

Year A

Fit and Active

How have Toys changed over time?

Into the Wild

Investigating Living things and their environment.

Time Travelling

English

Persuasive writing

Stories inspired by reading

Arguments

Instructions

Poetry that conveys an image (simile, word play, rhyme and metaphor)

Non-chronological reports

Adventure stories

Recounts

Stories of suspense

Cinquain

Science

Look at growth, basic needs , exercise, food and hygiene

Forces - Describe basic movements

Electricity - look at appliances and circuits

Habitats - Look at the suitability of environments and at food chains.

Animals - identify, classify and observe

All living things - investigate differences

Earth and Space - seasonal changes

Geography

Compass directions

Using a simple map (orienteering)

Are toys different in different countries?

Toys around the world - key physical and features of different locations

Fieldwork

Key physical  features

History

Significant individuals in sport, health and medicine

Significance of the King of Thailand and celebration of his birthday.

Toys from the past.

Significant explorers and scientists from the past.

Key events from the past - including from their own lives and Olympics

P.E.

Swimming

Developing basic fitness / gross motor skills

Hand-eye coordination games

Swimming

Developing basic fitness / gross motor skills

Hand-eye coordination games

Swimming

Developing gross and fine motor skills

Striking and Fielding Games

Swimming

Gymnastics / Dance

Athletics

Music

Singing focus and listening to range of music.

Untuned and tuned  instruments focus

Make and combine sounds using inter related dimensions of music

Focus on own compositions.

Art

Sculpture

Digital media

Drawing

Printing

DT

Designing a toy that moves

(Rolling toy)

Mechanisms

(Moving pictures)

Thai (language)

Stories

labels, signs

Instructions,children  rhymes

Animal stories

Poetry, chronological texts  

MFL Thai (language)

Expressing ourselves  

At the school

Out and about: directions

Weather and seasons

Thai culture

 Active and Fit

Thai toys and games

Loy krathong  

Thai Elephant

Songkran

Weather and seasons

Personal, Social and Moral Education

Keeping healthy

Medicines

Preventing spread of diseases.

Anti- bullying

Road Safety

Water Safety

Fire Safety

Key Stage 2 (Years 3,4,5 and 6)

Year C

Living in Hua Hin / Living in Bangkok

We Are Entrepreneurs

Being Human

Temples, Tombs and Treasure

English

Journalistic style

Non-chronological Report

Persuasive

Poetry

Letters

Stories set in places known.

Explanation

Myths and Legends

Poetry

Science

Identifying plants and animals

Classification

Materials - separation and reversibility

Electricity

Human Biology

Evolution

Geography

Settlements

Physical and Human activity comparison.

Mapping skills

Field work

Trade links

Economic activity

United Nations Rights for Children

Charter

Mapping skills

History

Local History study

Ancient Egypt

P.E.

Swimming

Health Related Fitness

Swimming

Outwitting Opponents Games

Swimming

Striking and Fielding Games

Gymnastics

Swimming

Athletics

Dance / Outdoor Adventurous Activities

Music

Play and perform with emphasis on singing and untuned instruments.

SE Asian music and musicians.

Play and perform tuned instruments and using musical notation.

Compositions using digital technologies.

Increasing aural memory and recall of sounds.

Improvisation and composition.

Art

Drawing

Collage

DT

Research, design, make and sell.

Food Technology

Thai language

Descriptive writing

Letters, Poetry (กลอน๖)

Thai literature: Soodsakon

Summary writing, Legends and myths

MFL Thai language

Using public service

Buying and Selling

Invitations

Festivals and celebrations

Thai culture

Living in Hua Hin / Living in Bangkok

OTOP

Loy Krathong

All about Thailand

Songkran

Thai history: Sukhothai period

 Individual interest project

Personal, Social and Health Education

Rights and responsibilities of being part of a community.

Enterprising skills

Healthy choices

Relationships

Anti-bullying

Year D

Explorers and Adventurers

Save Our Planet

Water Cycle

Hua Hin – Holiday Destination

Art Around the World in AD 900 and Art Today

English

Adventure stories

Poetry

Arguments

Explanation

Persuasive

Stories of mystery and suspense

Plays

Poetry

Biographies

Science

Animals

Rocks (lower KS2 and Fossils (Upper KS2)

States of Matter - Evaporation and Condensation

Plants

Materials - properties

Light and Sound

Geography

Rivers and Mountains

Climate

Distribution of Energy resources

Physical Features

Human features

Impact of humans on landscape

World mapping skills

History

Journeys of exploration - including Vikings

History of tourism in Hua Hin

Art around the world in AD 900

P.E.

Swimming

Health Related Fitness

Swimming

Outwitting Opponents Games

Swimming

Striking and Fielding Games

Gymnastics

Swimming

Athletics

Dance / Outdoor Adventurous Activities

Music

Play and perform with emphasis on singing and untuned instruments.

 music and musicians linked to topic.

Play and perform tuned instruments and using musical notation.

Compositions using digital technologies.

Increasing aural memory and recall of sounds.

Improvisation and composition linked to Art.

Art

Print

Collage

Take inspiration from the Greats.

DT

Using computer to programme, monitor and control.

Mechanical systems

Thai language

Archive, letters, reports

Thai legends

Thai literature:

Poetry (กลอน๘)

MFL Thai language

Telling time

Special occasions

Travel and transport

Communication in different contexts

Thai culture

Thai history: Ayutthaya period

Thai legends

Hua Hin – Holiday Destination

Traditional Thai Crafts (ช่างสิบหมู่) 

Individual interest project

Personal, Social and Health Education

Managing Dares

Challenging stereotypes

Taking responsibility for our environment.

Peer relationships and peer pressure

Puberty and Human Reproduction

Secondary Years 7 and 8

Year A

Healthy Living...for Life!

The Art of Celebrations

Hua Hin – Past, Present, Future

India: British Rule to Global Power

English

“Wonder”/ Autobiography

Shocking Shakespeare

Narrative - Telling Tales

Poetry from other cultures

Science Y7

Biology: Cells, Variation, Reproduction

Chemistry: Particles, Atoms, Elements, Compounds, Reactions

Forces; Acids and Alkalis; Solutions and Salts; Environment and Feeding Relationships

Physics: Waves (sound and light), Electricity, The Solar System and Beyond

Science Y8

Health and Lifestyle; the Periodic Table; Metals and acids

Electricity and Magnetism; Energy; Adaptation and Inheritance

Ecosystem Processes – field trip to Sirindhorn or Mangrove habitat; Motion and Pressure

The Earth (rock cycle, weathering) – case study Indian subcontinent tectonic plate movement

Geography

The Earth’s Story; Maps and Mapping; The UK

Populations, Biomes and Economies - focus on Africa

Glaciers and Rivers River Study Fieldwork

Understanding India, comparison with Myanmar

History

History of Medicine through Time

Role of Art in British Festivals

The Development of Hua Hin

The Impact of the British Empire on India

P.E.

Health Related Fitness - Fitness Testing and Training

Invasion Games - Handball

Striking and Fielding - Softball

Gymnastics

Performing at Maximum Levels - Athletics

Music

Investigating prominent styles of music in Western Music history or 5 contrasting grooves (World or Western): applying a style to a song related to health/fitness.

Christmas concerts involving singing and rhythms taught through dance and/or percussion.

Free composition with the use of, or reference to,  music technology.

Reading sheet music on ukuleles, drum pads and/or keyboard to play Indian fusion music

Art

DT

Drawing

Optical illusion art

DT

Art inspired by India

DT

Sewing skills to make hand/glove puppets

Art

Kite-building. Field Trip to Cha-Am International Kite Festival

Art

Personal, Social and Health Education

Human reproduction

Diet

Medicines

Personal hygiene

Relationships

Thai language

Persuasive, interview

Summary, letters, explanation

Thai literature:

Imaginative stories

Speech, announcement, chronological writing  

MFL Thai language

Health and fitness

Holidays

Time - Past, Present, Future

Public places and services

Thai culture

 

Healthy Thai food

Wai Kroo

Celebrations in ASEAN countries

Loy Krathong

Hua Hin – Past, Present, Future

Thai history – Sukhothai

Individual interest project

Year 9

Let’s Be Enterprising

Stories from Africa

Learning from the Past: The Holocaust

Independent Studies: Student-led End of Key Stage 3 Show

English

TEXT: Dickens, Hard Times, A Christmas Carol

TEXT: Things Fall Apart (?)

TEXT: The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas / The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)

Science

Detection (microscopy, DNA, blood types); Turning points in Physics (Big Bang, satellites, Moon); Radioactivity

Electromagnetism; New Technology (genetics, selective breeding)

New technology (new fuels, nanoparticles), Turning points in Biology; Your phone, your house, sports, planet

Turning points in Chemistry: atoms, fossils; Detection (planets, alien life, particles); Break-in; Blood alcohol, body

Geography

Rocks, soils and the Earth’s resources

International development, with a focus on Africa.

How Russia and Europe have influenced each other.

Our restless planet. The Middle East.

History

Industrial Revolutions: 19th century Britain and 20th century China

Apartheid in South Africa and the rise of Nelson Mandela, 1948-2000

The Holocaust

Independent historical enquiry project

P.E.

Health Related Fitness - Fitness Testing and Training

Invasion Games - Handball

Striking and Fielding - Softball

Gymnastics

Performing at Maximum Levels - Athletics

Music

How to make a jingle for adverts

  Singing and rhythm taught through dance and/or percussion.

Reading sheet music on Ukuleles and Keyboards to play varied music.

Free composition: . How to take music back to its original purposes so that it is not used in adverts.

Art

DT

Food Tech: Healthy Eating and International Dishes. What makes a balanced diet/meal?

Corporate branding: How to advertise a campaign to a specific target audience. Analysis of given graphic designers to inform design and evaluation.

Designing and making a Solar Garden Light: switches, resistors, LEDs, switches, sensors.

Self-led construction project.

Personal, Social and Health Education

Careers

Business

Sexually transmitted diseases and contraception

Impact of bullying, stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination

Relationships

Making choices for KS4.

Thai language

Language in media

Social network, News, adverts

Text: Pra Apaimanee

Royal language

Poetry

Pali, Sansakrit

Text: Ramayana

Formal letters, summary

MFL Thai language

Careers

Travel and tourism

Time expressions

Student-led project

Thai culture

OTOP

ASEAN stories

Thai history: Black May 1992

Independent historical enquiry project