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Narrative
Write stories set in places pupils have been.
Write stories that use the language of traditional tales.  ( The Little Red Hen)
Write stories that mimic significant authors. (Michael Rosen)

Non-fiction
Write lists. (within instructions writing)
Write captions. (?)
Write instructions. (D.T. Bread)
Write recounts. (Florence)
Present information.

 

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Narrative
Write stories set in places pupils have been. (stories set in Windsor Castle)
Write narrative diaries. (Coronation) Write stories that mimic significant authors. (Julia Donaldson)

Non-fiction
Write labels. (Castle)
Write glossaries. (within non-chronological reports)
Present information.
Write non-chronological reports. (Windsor Castle)

 

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Narrative
Write stories with imaginary settings.
Write plays that use the language of traditional tales.  (Chicken Licken)

Non-fiction
Write glossaries. (within non-chronological reports)
Present information. (Perform plays)
Write non-chronological reports. (animals of Madagascar)

Poetry
Write nonsense and humorous poems and limericks.

 

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Maths

Place Value
Addition and Subtraction
Money
Multiplication and Division
Describe position, direction and movement (taught through PE starters)
Algebra (Covered as part of the “Multiply and divide” threshold concept in the form of missing number problems)

 

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Multiplication and Division
Statistics
Properties of Shape
Fractions
Length and Height
Algebra (Covered as part of the “Multiply and divide” threshold concept in the form of missing number problems)

 

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Position and Direction
Problem Solving (efficient methods)
Time
Mass, Capacity and Temperature
Investigations
Know and use numbers (taught through Problem Solving)
Add and subtract (taught through Problem Solving)
Multiply and divide (taught through Problem Solving)
Use fractions (taught through Problem Solving)
Understand the properties of shapes (taught through Problem Solving)
Use Measures (taught through Problem Solving)
Use statistics (taught through Problem Solving)

 

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Science

Mostly integrated through the theme of Florence Nightingale

Autumn 1:
Animals and humans - exercise and hygiene, germs in hospitals (now and then) and food (nutrition link to soldiers' poor nutrition)
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Taught discretely:

Autumn 2:
Materials -identification and properties

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Mostly integrated through the theme of The Coronation

Spring 1:

Plants – Observe how plants grow from bulbs and seeds, recognising what they need to grow


Forces - describe basic movements (carriages) 

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Taught discretely:

Spring 2:
Sound and hearing - sources of sounds.

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Taught discretely:

Spring 2:
Electricity - common appliances and construct a simple circuit

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Mostly integrated through the theme of Islands

Taught discretely:

Summer 1:
Evolution and inheritance - how humans resemble their parents.

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Summer 2:
Living things and habitats 
suitability of environment and food chains (look at habitats on islands).

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RE

Autumn 1:
Christianity
What did Jesus teach? - Is it possible to be kind to everyone all of the time? Good Samaritan Story, Love your Neighbour, Healing the Paraysed Man, Jesus' teachings, Saviour.

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Autumn 2:
Christianity
The Christmas Story - Why does Christmas matter to Christians? (Digging Deeper) The Nativity Story, The Nativity story in church and at home, Responses to the Christmas Story, Lessons learned from the Christmas Story, Advent

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Spring 1:
Judaism
Passover - How important it is for Jewish people to do what God asks them to do? Covenant, Abraham, Moses, Passover, The Exodus, Seder Meal, Symbolism

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Spring 2:
Christianity
The Easter Story - Why does Easter matter to Christians? (Digging Deeper) Stories of Holy Week and Easter, Gospels, Jesus as saviour , Church worship, Different responses to the Easter Story, Forgiveness, Jesus as a bridge between God and humans, Resurrection/New Life

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Summer 1:
Judaism
The Covenant - How special is the relationship Jews have with God? Abraham, Covenant, Birth of Isaac, Moses and the 10 Commandments, Mezuzah, Shema

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Summer 2:
Judaism
Rites of Passage - What is the best way for a Jew to show their identity? Bar / Bat Mitzvah, Mitzvah Day, Tu B'Shevat

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History

Mostly integrated through the theme of Florence Nightingale

Autumn 1 & 2:
Lives of significant individuals.

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Key events of the past (Crimean war - Victorian era)

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Mostly integrated through the theme of The Coronation

Spring 1 & 2:
Key events in the past - The Queen's Coronation

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Significant historical events in locality - Windsor castle. (Coronation)

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Mostly integrated through the theme of  Islands

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Geography

 Mostly integrated through the theme of Florence Nightingale


Autumn 1 & 2:
Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the countries Florence Nightingale visited. 
Use geographical language to describe what those countries would have been like. 

 

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Mostly integrated through the theme of The Coronation



Spring 1 & 2:
Devise a simple map to show the route of the Coronation.

Use aerial images and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic physical features of area on the Coronation route.

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Mostly integrated through the theme of Islands

Summer 1 & 2:
Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the countries and capitals
of the United Kingdom.

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Compare and contrast the Isle of Coll with Madagascar.

Explore weather and climate in the Inner Hebrides and Madagascar.

Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to and describe key physical and human features of the Isle of Coll and Madagascar.

PSHCE

Taught discretely using the Jigsaw scheme:

Autumn 1:
Being me in my world
- Hopes and fears for the year
- Rights and responsibilities
- Rewards and consequences
- Safe and fair learning environment
- Valuing contributions
- Choices
- Recognising feelings

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Autumn 2:
Celebrating Difference               
- Assumptions and stereotypes about gender
- Understanding bullying
- Standing up for self and others
- Making new friends
- Gender diversity
 - Celebrating difference and remaining friends

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Autumn 1:
Dreams and Goals
- Achieving realistic goals
- Perseverance
- Learning strengths
- Learning with others
- Group co-operation
- Contributing to and sharing success

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Autumn 2:
Healthy Me
- Motivation
- Healthier choices
- Relaxation
- Healthy eating and nutrition
- Healthier snacks and sharing food

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Autumn 1:
Relationships
- Different types of family
- Physical contact boundaries
- Friendship and conflict
- Secrets
- Trust and appreciation
- Expressing appreciation for special relationships

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Autumn 2:
Changing Me
- Life cycles in nature
- Growing from young to old
 - Increasing independence
- Differences in female and male bodies (correct terminology)
- Assertiveness
- Preparing for transition 

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PE

Taught discretely

Autumn 1 & 2:

REAL PE
Personal and social cogs


Participating in team games and developing simple tactics for attacking and defending. 

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Games: tag rugby, netball, hockey.

Taught discretely

Spring 1 & 2:

REAL PE
Cognitive and creative cogs


Performing dance using simple movement patterns - 1950's dance

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Participating in team games and developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.

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Games: football, basketball

Taught discretely

Summer 1 & 2:

REAL PE
Applying physical skills and health and fitness cog.


Participating in team games and developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.

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Games: tennis, rounders, cricket.

Computing

Mostly intregrated through the theme of Florence Nightingale

Autumn 1:
Beebots - to control the Beebot using a specified number of steps and answer questions like which route is the quickest?

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Autumn 2:
Create a detailed story using the algorithm planner. Turn that algorithm into code using Scratch Jr

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Mostly integrated through the theme of the Coronation.

Spring 1:
Use sequence and repetition to create a story on Scratch Jr.

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Spring 2:
To undertand how databases work and to create one using 2Simple and asnwer more advanced questions.
To look at how a supermarket works

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Mostly integrated through the theme of the Islands               

Summer 1 & 2:
Create a book on'Book Creator' or 2Simple which can then be shared online.
Discuss e-safety around putting your work online.

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Art

Mostly integrated through the theme of Florence Nightingale

Autumn 1 & 2:
Printing: 

• Use repeating or overlapping shapes.

• Mimic print from the environment (e.g. wallpapers).

• Use objects to create prints (e.g. fruit, vegetables or sponges).

• Press, roll, rub and stamp to make prints.

 

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(Printing Poppies using a variety of techniques and materials

Artist focus: William Morris)

 

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Mostly integrated through the theme of The Coronation

Spring 1
Painting: 

• Use thick and thin brushes.

• Mix primary colours to make secondary.

• Add white to colours to make tints and black to colours to make tones.
Drawing: 

• Draw lines of different sizes and thickness.

• Show pattern and texture by adding dots and lines.  
(Portraits of the Queen)

 

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Spring 2

Discrete Teaching

Digital Media: 

Use a wide range of tools to create different textures, lines, tones, colours and shapes.

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(Taught alongside DT – carriages)

Mostly integrated through the theme of Islands

Summer 1 & 2:
Textiles: 

• Join materials using glue and/or a stitch.

• Use plaiting.

(Taught alongside DT – puppets)

Sculpture: 

• Use a combination of shapes.

• Include lines and texture.

• Use rolled up paper, straws, paper, card and clay as materials.

• Use techniques such as rolling, cutting, moulding and carving.

(Minibeast scul

DT

Mostly integrated through the theme of Florence Nightingale

Autumn 1& 2:
 

Food Tech:

• Measure or weigh using measuring cups or electronic scales.

• Assemble or cook ingredients.

(Bread Making)

 

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Mostly integrated through the theme of The Coronation

Spring 1 & 2:

 Construction:

• Use materials to practise drilling, screwing, gluing and nailing materials to make and strengthen products.

Computing

• Model designs using software.

(Making a carriage)

 

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Mostly integrated through the theme of Islands

Summer 1 & 2
Textiles:

• Shape textiles using templates.

• Join textiles using running stitch.

• Colour and decorate textiles using a number of techniques (such as dyeing, adding sequins or printing).

(Puppets)

 

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Music

Taught discretely using Charanga Scheme alongside the theme of Florence Nightingale

Autumn 1:
Your Imagination – Create your own lyrics

 

Autumn 2:
Reflect Rewind Replay

Alongside Autumn 2:
Ho Ho Ho Christmas nativity - Singing songs

 

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Taught discretely using Charanga Scheme alongside the theme of Coronation

Spring 1:
I wanna play in a band! – Rock Music

Spring 2:
Zoo Time – Song Structure

 

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Taught discretely using Charanga Scheme alongside the theme of Islands


Summer 1:
Friendship Song – Mixed Styles

Summer 2:
Reflect Rewind and Replay – Language of Music

 

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