Curriculum

In Nursery our topic is rhymes and stories 

Communication, Language & Literacy 

  • Rhyme experience through singing, story telling and role-play.
  • Puppets
  • Encourage independence
  • Big books
  • Story sacks
  • Nursery rhymes
Mathematics 

 

  • Use of number rhymes
  • Print 3D shapes
  • Building blocks
  • Shape, colour and size
  • Songs including 1, 2, 3, 4, 5      On the Farmer’s Apple Tree,         5 Currant Buns  1 little baby
Personal, Social and Emotional Development 

  • Encourage independence
  • Sharing and responsibilities
  • Role-play
Physical Development 

  • Healthy eating
  • Washing hands
  • Circle games
  • Build on both large and finer motor skills
  • Balance and co-ordination
Creative Development 

  • Musical instruments
  • Painting and drawings themselves
  • Vegetable printing
  • Sand play
Knowledge and Understanding of the World 

  • Harvest basket
  • Planting bulbs
  • Baking bread
  • Autumn walk

 

 Opportunities to support your child’s development during this topic… 

Singing, Healthy eating, Baking

 

 

In Reception our topic is Food 

Communication, Language & Literacy 

  • Begin to recognise high frequency words
  • Letter sounds- your child will be bringing home a sound book
  • Learning to handle books
  • Talking about stories.
  • Introduction to the new reading scheme
  • Writing activities about topic
  • Rhyming words
  • Writing their names
  • Pencil control activities
Mathematics 

 

  • 2D shapes
  • Counting
  • 1 more
  • recognising numbers 1-10
  • number rhymes & songs
  • length & height
Personal, Social and Emotional Development 

  • sharing & taking turns
  • caring for ourselves & others
  • school routines
  • dressing skills

 

Physical Development 

 

 

  • Use small apparatus for P.E.
  • Use outdoor play equipment
  • Threading
  • Holding a pencil correctly
  • Stencilling & tracing

 

Creative Development 

 

 

  • Singing a variety
  • of songs about food
  • Painting & drawing fruit & vegetables
Knowledge and Understanding of the World 

  • Food & where it comes from
  • Healthy eating
  • Using our senses to investigate food

 

Opportunities to support your child’s development during this topic… 

Counting- objects, sweets etcLearning letter sounds in sound book & practising letter formation

Sharing school reading book

 

Events

Morrisons Visit

 

 

In Year 1 we will be delivering the following curriculum areas…..

 

English 

Writing captions and simple sentences

Recognising simple stories Pattern & rhyme

Mathematics 

Count up to 20 objects

Say the number 1 more or 1 less than another

Order numbers in size

Science 

Grouping materials

Changing materials

History 

Comparing toys from the past to the present

Geography Design & Technology 

Eat more fruit & vegetables

Religious Education 

Harvest and special things

Physical Education 

Gymnastics

Outdoor games-trainers and warm clothing needed

I.C.T 

Basic computer skills

Using a word bank

Music 

Pulse and rhythm

Art 

Autumn

Special Events

 

Opportunities to support your child’s learning…

Individual reading.  Playing and sharing games-snap, snakes & ladders.‘I spy’ games for initial letter recognition.

 

 

In Year 2 we will be delivering the following curriculum areas….. 

English 

Instructions

Story writing

Poetry

Mathematics 

Number lines & counting

Shape (2D &3D)

Addition & subtraction

Science 

Variation

Health & growth

History 

 

Geography 

France

Design & Technology 

Winding mechanisms

Religious Education 

Special Baby

Physical Education 

Gymnastics

Dance

I.C.T. 

Writing Stories

Photo-story

Music 

Exploring pitch & instruments

Art 

Postcards

Special Events 

Year 2 pantomime

 

Opportunities to support your child’s learning…

We would encourage parents to hear children read as often as possible and to support children with spelling patterns.  Also for children to progress with learning multiples of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 10.

 

 

In Year 3 we will be delivering the following curriculum areas….. 

English 

Writing reports & finding information.

Stories with familiar settings

Poems

Mathematics 

Using number lines for addition & subtraction

Place value

2, 5 & 10 multiplication tables

Telling the time

Science 

Growing Plants

Food Chains

History 

Invaders & Settlers

GeographyWhere people settle & why Design & Technology 

Designing & making biscuits

Looking at Viking Bread

Religious Education 

World Resources

Harvest & it’s significance

Physical Education 

Gymnastics

Dance

Swimming

I.C.T. 

Databases

Animation

Music 

Exploring musical accompaniment

Songs for performance

Art 

Studying landscapes & drawing techniques

Special Events 

Timezone- Vikings

 

Supermarket Visit

Year 3 Harvest Production in October

 

 

 In Year 4 we will be delivering the following curriculum areas….. 

English 

News reports/instructions

Notes & information texts

Science Fiction

Fantasy

Poetry

Mathematics 

Decimals & Fractions

Addition & Subtraction

Multiplying and Division

Money Problems

Handling Data

Direction and Angles

Shape

Science 

The Earth  & Beyond

Light and shadow

History 

Tudor Life

Geography 

Exploration & Discovery

Design & Technology 

Picture Frames

Religious Education 

Faith through the Arts

Religious Buildings

Physical Education 

Dance

Net & Wall Games

I.C.T 

Editing Texts

Music 

 

Art 

Tudor Portraits

Special Events 

Moseley Old Hall Trip

New Vic Theatre- Narnia

 

Opportunities to support your child’s learning…

Learning all multiplication tables, spelling investigations, research for Geography and R.E.  Wide reading of literature.  Handwriting practice.

 

 

 In Year 5 we will be delivering the following curriculum areas…..

English 

Novels and stories by significant children’s authors.

Narrative Poetry

Instruction Texts

Note Taking

Recounts/Reports

Mathematics 

Counting, partitioning & calculating.

Securing number facts, understanding shapes.

Handling data and measures.

Calculating, measuring & understanding shape

Securing number facts, relationships & calculating

Science 

Forces

Electricity

History 

Victorian Inventions

Geography 

Victorian Exploration

Design & Technology 

Cams (vehicles)

Religious Education 

Charles Darwin

Religion in Victorian Society

Christmas

Physical Education 

Dance

Swimming

I.C.T. 

Spreadsheets

Sensors

Music 

Victorian Music

Art 

William Morris

Special Events 

Rugeley Power Station Visit

E-ON Electricity Bus

Blists Hill Victorian Town

Ironbridge

 

 

Opportunities to support your child’s learning…

Learning all multiplication tables & spelling investigations.  Wider reading of literature.  Handwriting practice.Y5/6 Challenge at Home

Literacy and Maths Workbooks

 

 

In Year 6 we will be delivering the following curriculum areas….. 

English 

Biography/Autobiography

Journalistic Writing

Persuasive Writing

Balanced Argument

Classic Fiction

 

Mathematics 

Place Value

Handling Data

Measure shape & space

Science 

Changing Materials

Separating Materials

History 

Ancient Egypt

Geography 

The Water Cycle

Water, Rivers & Weather around the World

Design & Technology 

Storybooks- levers & Linkages

Religious Education 

Islam

Physical Education 

Invasion Games

I.C.T. 

Multimedia Presentation

Spreadsheets

Music 

Exploring Sounds

Art 

Ancient Egypt & Its Art

Special Events 

Old Rep Theatre Trip-George’s Marvellous Medicine

Museum & Art Gallery

 

Opportunities to support your child’s learning…

Learning all multiplication tables & spelling investigations.  Wider reading of literature.  Handwriting practice.Y5/6 Challenge at Home

Literacy and Maths Workbooks

Mental recall of addition facts

 

 

 

 

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