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Curriculum Overview

Year 1 Curriculum Overview 2022-2023

 

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(7 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(6 weeks)

Summer 2

(7 weeks)

English 1

Recount:

Direct recount Writing from own experiences

Entertain: Narrative

Contemporary fiction

Egg Box Dragon

Entertain: Narrative

Traditional Tales

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Red Riding Hood

Hansel and Gretel

Rumpelstiltskin

Describe

Description

Entertain: Narrative:

Classic Literature

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

(Shakespeare)

Describe:

Non chronological Geographical report

Link with Geography unit

English 2

Entertain: Narrative

Contemporary Fiction

Percy the Park Keeper: After the storm

Percy the Park Keeper: The Secret Path

 

Entertain: Narrative

Contemporary Fiction

Visual literacy

Here Comes Frankie

Entertain:

Poetry

Big Green Crocodile

Socialise:

Letter writing

The Jolly Postman

Recount: Indirect

Biography

History link (significant people)

TBC

Maths

Number: counting within 100

Number: comparison, wholes and parts

Number: place value (0 to 5)

Geometry: shape

Number: place value (0 to 10)

Number: addition

Number: addition and subtraction facts within 10

 

 

Number: addition and subtraction facts within 10

Number: place value (0 to 20)

Number: multiples of 10 to 100

Number: place value (20 to 100)

Number: multiplication (unitising)

Measurement: money

Measurement: length and height

Measurement: weight and volume

Measurement: time

Geometry: position and direction

Number: fractions

Maths

Number: place value (within 10)

Number: addition and subtraction (within 10)

Number: addition and subtraction (within 10)

Geometry: shape

Number: place value (within 20)

 

Number: addition and subtraction (within 20)

Number: place value (within 50)

Number: place value (within 50)

Measurement: length and height

Measurement: weight and volume

 

Number: place value (within 100)

 

Science

Animals, incl humans

Seasonal Changes

Everyday materials

My Body

 

Seasonal Changes

 

Climate Change  and Sustainability

(Geography/Inter-disciplinary links)

Seasonal Changes

Plants

History

 

People Who Changed our World

Rosa Parks (BHM)

Millicent Fawcett

Malala Yousafzai (BHM)

How much have toys and games changed over time?

 

Continuity and change enquiry

 

 

Why are the journeys of Mansa Musa and Ibn Battuta remembered?

 

Significance enquiry

 

 

Geography

Mapping our Area- Local Area study

 

 

The UK – countries, capitals, seas, seasons, weather, settlements

 

Comparative Study- London & Nairobi

Computing

Computing and Networks

Technology around us

Creating Media

Digital Painting

 

 

Programming A

Moving a Robot

 

Data and Information

Grouping Data

Creating Media

Digital Writing

Programming B

Programming animations

Design and Technology

Mechanisms

Sliders and Levers

Project: Moving picture

Mechanisms

Sliders and Levers

Project: moving Christmas card

Structures

Freestanding Structures

Project: Prop from story book

 

Structures

Freestanding Structures

Project: Model playground

Food

Preparing fruit and vegetables

Project: Fruit salad

Food

Preparing fruit and vegetables

Project: Fruit smoothie

Music

Introducing Beat

How can we make friends when we sing together?

 

Adding Rhythm and Pitch

How does music tell stories about the past?

 

Introducing Tempo and Dynamics

How Does Music Make the world a Better Place?

Combining pulse, rhythm and pitch

How does Music Help us to Understand our Neighbours?

Having fun with Improvisation

What Songs Can We Sing to Get Us Through the Day?

Explore sound and create a story

How does Music Teach Us About Looking After Our Planet?

Art

Drawing

Mark making with range of materials

Make own tools

Create and use different surface

Make controlled drawing

Use imagination to draw

Key Artist: Lynley Dodd

Painting

Use of thick/thin paint

Brush strokes

Respond to stories using colour

Key artist: Jasper Johns

 

Printmaking

Direct printmaking

Negative stencils

Combine techniques –layered printed image

Clay slab relief

Collograph block

 

 

Collage

Tear, overlap, stick

Identify hot/cold colours

Contrasting materials

Key artists: Patrick Heron

Andy Goldsworthy, Richard Long

Textiles

Investigate weaving

Embellish fabric

Fabric resist technique

Wrapping and knotting technique

3-D/Sculpture

Pattern and line

Working with clay

Use a story as starting point

Clay balls and coils

Plaster cast mould

Key artists: Andy Goldsworthy

Richard Long

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & safe Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing

RE

What does it mean to belong to a faith community?

 Who is a Christian and what do they believe? (part 1)

 

Who is a Muslim and what do they believe? (part 1)

How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times? (Part 1)

What makes some places sacred?

 

What makes some places sacred?

 

PE

Introduction to Invasion Games

 

Introduction to Invasion Games

 

Gymnastics

Athletics

Cricket

Tennis

School Events

Class Charters

Black History Month

Anti Bullying Week

Children in Need

Winter Festivals

 

 

Red Nose Day

World Book Day

 

 

 

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