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Curriculum Map

Science

Subject specialist : TBC

Year 1

YEAR 1

Autumn

Local area study

  • Plants
  • Animals

Spring

Ourselves/bodies

  • Seasonal changes
  • Animals/plants in other countries

Summer

Creatures of the world

  • Seasonal changes
  • Plants and animals

Year 2

YEAR 2

Autumn

Historic London

  • Animals (including humans)

Spring

Globe Trotters

  • Plants in local and contrasting environments/habitats

Summer

Inventions

  • Materials

Year 3

YEAR 3

Autumn

Archaeological Adventures

  • Plants
  • Animals
  • Rocks
  • Mary Anning

Spring

United kingdom

  • Electricity

Summer

The Victorians

  • Sound- the telephone

Year 4

YEAR 4

Autumn

Romans

  • States of matter

Spring

World War 2

  • Light
  • Forces and magnets

Summer

Tudors

  • All living things
  • Animals (including humans)

Year 5

YEAR 5

Autumn

  • Electricity
  • The water cycle
  • States of matter

Spring

  • Materials – use of, thermal insulators
  • Materials including solubility

Summer

  • Life Cycles
  • Life Processes
  • Growing plants – sustainability
  • Sex education
  • Greek science

Year 6

YEAR 6

Autumn

  • Evolution
  • Adaptions to habitat
  • Food chains
  • Skeletons
  • Circulatory system
  • Muscles

Spring

  • Forces
  • Classification of living things

Summer

  • Sun, moon, earth and seasons
  • Sex education

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History

Subject specialist : TBC

Year 1

YEAR 1

Autumn

Local area

  • History of school
  • Potters Bar
  • Our history – family trees
  • Changes within living memory – time capsule

Spring

China

  • Ancient China

Summer

Creatures of the world

  • Extinct animals

Year 2

YEAR 2

Autumn

Historic London

  • Great Fire of London
  • Florence Nightingale
  • Guy Fawkes

Spring

Globe Trotters

  • People who have contributed to national/international achievements
  • Ancient Egypt & Ancient Greece (briefly)

Summer

Inventions

  • First aeroplane flight; The Wright Brothers
  • Tim Berners-Lee
  • How inventions changed the world

Year 3

YEAR 3

Autumn

Archaeological Adventures

  • Pre-history (Stone age, bronze and iron age)

Spring

United kingdom

  • How the UK came to be- chronology, change, continuity

Summer

The Victorians

  • Economic, social, cultural history
  • Local history study
  • Grace Darling and RNLI

Year 4

YEAR 4

Autumn

Romans

  • Themes of Empire and Civilisation

Spring

World War 2

  • How did WW2 affect our town?

Summer

Tudors

  • Hatfield House through the ages
  • Lives of rich and poor

Year 5

YEAR 5

Autumn

Vicious Vikings?

  • Did they really deserve their fierce reputation? Including a local history study

Spring

Extreme Earth

  • Exploration of natural events and their impact on history

Summer

Ancient Greeks

 

Year 6

YEAR 6

Autumn

South America

  • The rise and fall of the Mayan civilisation

Spring

Pioneers

  • The life story of a famous explorer

Summer

 

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Geography

Subject specialist : TBC

Year 1

YEAR 1

Autumn

Local area

  • Maps
  • Changes to school
  • Different areas e.g. Mimms Hall Estate

Spring

Creatures of the world

  • World maps and globes
  • Continents
  • Animals and plants across the world

Summer

China

  • Seasonal and weather patterns
  • Compare to local area
  • Contrasting location

Year 2

YEAR 2

Autumn

Historic London

  • Characteristics of London
  • UK physical and human features

Spring

Globe Trotters

  • Contrasting non-European countries
  • Similarities between UK and other countries

Summer

Inventions

  • Toys – links to China
  • Toys from around the world
  • Where the inventors were from

Year 3

YEAR 3

Autumn

Archaeological Adventures

  • Rivers and settlements
  • Difference between human and physical geography – how to use an atlas

Spring

United kingdom

  • Countries of the UK
  • Understanding of terms counties, cities, towns, villages etc.
  • The sea around the UK

Summer

The Victorians

  • Local study
  • Map work
  • Canals and the Industrial Revolution

Year 4

YEAR 4

Autumn

Romans

  • Water cycle

Spring

World War 2

  • Human and physical geography

Summer

Tudors

  • trade links

Year 5

YEAR 5

Autumn

Vicious Vikings?

  • Migration from Scandinavia
  • Impact on geography of UK

Spring

Extreme Earth

  • Natural events across the world

Summer

Ancient Greeks

  • Comparison of topography of Ancient and modern Greece

Year 6

YEAR 6

Autumn

The continents

  • Key physical and economic features of each continent

Spring

South America

  • The Amazon basin
  • Water resources in Lima, Peru

Summer

 

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Global Dimension

Subject specialist : TBC

Year 1

YEAR 1

Autumn

Local area

  • Food banks in Potters Bar
  • Unemployment

Spring

China

  • Contrasting living conditions
  • Rich/poor divide
  • Human rights and standard of living

Summer

Creatures of the world

  • Protecting animals and the environment

Year 2

YEAR 2

Autumn

Historic London

  • Multi-cultural London – routes into England & immigration
  • Rivers/water (rich and poor contrast)

Spring

Globe Trotters

  • Transport & housing
  • Contrasts within countries

Summer

Inventions

  • Paper microscope
  • Factory workers & conditions
  • Exploitation

Year 3

YEAR 3

Autumn

Archaeological Adventures

  • Natural disasters and links to poverty – historical and modern events
  • UNCRC

Spring

United kingdom

  • What does poverty in the UK look like compared to the rest of the world?
  • Impact of the Olympics on homes and businesses

Summer

The Victorians

  • Industrial revolution and impact on living conditions and poverty
  • Benjamin Disraeli
  • Rights to schooling

Year 4

YEAR 4

Autumn

Romans

  • Movement of the Romans
  • Current civil unrest

Spring

World War 2

  • Impact of war then and now
  • Human Rights Charter

Summer

Tudors

  • Contrasts of rich and poor within a country

Year 5

YEAR 5

Autumn

Vicious Vikings

  • Impact of migration
  • Tynwald Parliament

Spring

Extreme Earth

  • What have we learnt from natural disasters?
  • How does UK support national and international disasters?

Summer

Ancient Greeks

  • Peloponnesian war- comparison to WWII
  • Origins of democracy- link to Tynwald Parliament
  • Greek economy

Year 6

YEAR 6

Autumn

South America

  • The fall of the Mayans – comparison to other declining civilisations

Spring

World Dance

  • Origins on Gumboot Dance
  • SA miners and apartheid system

Summer

 

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Physical Education (PE)

Subject specialist : TBC

Year 1

YEAR 1

Autumn

  • Bat and ball skills
  • Team building

Spring

  • Games – throwing and catching
  • Dance

Summer

  • Striking and fielding skills
  • Athletics
  • Gymnastics

Year 2

YEAR 2

Autumn

  • Games – dribbling
  • Bat and ball skills

Spring

  • Gymnastics
  • Dance

Summer

  • Swimming
  • Athletics

Year 3

YEAR 3

Autumn

  • Swimming
  • Hockey

Spring

  • Gymnastics
  • Basketball

Summer

  • Tennis
  • Rounders

Year 4

YEAR 4

Autumn

  • Swimming
  • Hockey

Spring

  • Gymnastics
  • Tag rugby

Summer

  • Striking and fielding skills
  • Cricket
  • Athletics

Year 5

YEAR 5

Autumn

  • Dance
  • Hockey

Spring

  • Swimming
  • Basketball
  • Tag rugby

Summer

  • Tag rugby
  • Tennis
  • Athletics

Year 6

YEAR 6

Autumn

  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey

Spring

  • Gymnastics/Indoor athletics
  • Tag rugby

Summer

  • Tag rugby
  • Swimming
  • Striking and fielding skills

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