Leasingham St Andrew's has implemented the Curriculum 2014 through a creative approach with

lots of opportunties to use key skills across the curriculum.

Below is an overview for each year group on a two year cycle of the curriculum areas covered.  Please view individual class pages for a more detailed curriculum letter for each term detailing the areas children will study.

           

 

Year 1/2

 

Term 1

 

Term 2

 

Term 3

 

Year A

All About Me

(Science Based)

Parts of the body

Exercise

Staying alive

Senses

Art Portraits

Re Unit 7 Belonging to a Christian Church

 

Writing focus. Poetry senses, Descriptive

 

Home and Away

(Geography Based)

Focus on our locality of Sleaford then a contrasting Study of non

European Country

RE Unit 3 Talking about God

Changes within living memory

Seasons-Human/Physical

Geography

Van Gogh–Art

Vivaldi –Seasons

 

Writing focus. Diary, stories from familiar settings

 

Time Travellers

(History Based)

Significant people through

History e.g 1st Aeroplane flight

Great Fire of London,

Christopher Columbus

Link to great scientists

Eddison and electricity etc.

Music different time spans-Mozart

Historical art

RE Unit 2 Celebrations

(World religions)

Writing focus. Stories from other cultures, narrative and descriptive

 

Year B

Party Planner

(Science/ DT Based)

Science Light and sound

Food-Design and make

Packaging

Music –Composition

Christmas party ?

RE Unit 1 Celebrations for Christians

 

Writing focus. Instructional texts, information texts

Castles

(History/Science Based)

Significant historical events

Materials/Forces and the use of for design and making

Vehicles-trebuchet

RE Unit 5 Stories of Authority

Geography-Compass Direction

 

Writing focus. Stories with historical settings, non chronological settings

All Creatures Great and Small

(Science Based)

Use of environment and habitats to explore life processes

RE Unit 6 The Good earth

Geography-Locational Knowledge(7 continents)

Plants

Writing focus. Information texts, traditional stories

 

           

Year 3/4

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

 

Year A

Fairgrounds

(Science/DT Based)

Science –Light, sound, electricity and forces

Digital Media

Control

Musical Composition

RE Unit 10 Christmas and Divali

Art-Lowry

 

Writing Focus. Persuasive,

instructional and poetry

Romans rule

(History Based)

DT/Science-Materials and designing a fort

Art-The Collection use of

artefacts

RE Unit 7 Christian Journeys

Impact of Romans on Britain (Legacy-Roads, water, culture)

Local history study Lincoln

 

Writing Focus. Information texts and plays

From a railway

carriage

(History/Geography Based)

Based on trip from Sleaford to Mexico looking at physical geography on the way

Place knowledge-In Uk, Europe and South America

Science –Water Cycle/Rocks & Soil

History-Mayans

Art-Landscapes

Musical Composition

RE Unit 2 Hindu Beliefs & lifestyles

Writing Focus. Stories from other cultures. Diary extracts

 

Year B

Tudors-My Friend Walter

(History Based)

Portraits-Holbein

Textiles-sampler

Music/PE Tudor dance

RE Unit 11 Religion in the Neighbourhood

Famous Tudor Composer

E.g. William Byrd

Human Geography

Writing Focus. Stories with historical settings, Diary , newspaper and authors

Creepy Crawlies

(Science Based)

Rainforests/ Habitats

Art 3D Animals

ICT Spore

RE Unit 8 Beautiful World

 

 

 

Writing Focus. Poetry, Information texts and descriptive

The Olympics

(History based Greeks and London 2012)

Science link health and fitness ‘Fit for Life’

Digestive System

Greek Art-Clay work

Re Unit Places of worship

 

 

Writing Focus. Myths and legends, newspapers and playscripts

 

Year 5/6

Term 1

Term 2

Term   3

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR A

 

Egyptians

(History/Science   based)

 

World History –   Egyptians

Materials – Changing state

                   Separating materials

Printing

Drumming

R.E:   Unit 9 – Christian Symbols

Writing   Focus – instructions, myths and legends, fables, poetic style, persuasion

Invaders &   Settlers

(History/Geography   based)

From 1066 to 1945

Vikings, 1066, Scotland   invade, WW1 & Life in World War 2

How   the local area has changed

Internet   research/Databases

Genre   of music from World War 2

The   Holocaust

The   Diary of Ann Frank

R.E:   Unit 4 Jewish beliefs and lifestyle

Writing   Focus – journalistic writing, biography, poetry

Around the World in   80 Days

(Geography based)

Locational   Knowledge

Map   work

Specific   countries

Physical Geography

Grid references

Writing   focus: diary, non-fiction, stories from other cultures

                                    

     
     

R.E:       Hindu beliefs and lifestyle

     
     

    Enterprise

 

 

 

 

Y5   - alcohol/tobacco

Y5   - human life cycle

Y6   - drugs

Y6   - sex education

 

Y5   – Our World

Y6   – Mini Enterprise

 

Web   pages

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR B

 

 Life as a Victorian

(History based)

Street   Child (focus text)

Family   Life – jobs, schools, etc

Textiles/ICT(William   Morris designs)

Scientific   discovery – Darwin (Evolution &   Inheritance), Edison

Classification of   Micro Organisms

Study   of Lowry

Victorian   Music Hall

The   Workhouse

Dolls   houses

The   Railways

R.E:   The Bible and its importance to Christians

Writing   focus: biography, formal/ impersonal, classic and narrative poetry, older   literature

Out of this World

(Science/Geography   based)

 

Forces

Earth   and beyond

Design   and make rockets

Holst   – The Planets/War of the Worlds

Composition   – space music

Google   Earth – maps

Continents/Countries

Wonders   of the World

R.E:   Unit 8, Beautiful world, wonderful God

Writing   Focus: stories set in imaginary worlds, power of imagery, reports,   explanations

 

Water   Worlds

(Geography/History   based)

Science   – water cycle, evaporation, etc.

Geography   – rivers, coasts and seas

Art   – Monet artist study (collage)

DT   – submarines

Handel’s   Water Music

Settlers-Stone Age   to Iron Age

                       

     
     

R.E:       Sikh beliefs and lifestyle

     
     

    Writing   focus: plays, film narrative, Kensuke’s Kingdom

 

 

 

Y5   - alcohol/tobacco

Y5   - human life cycle

Y6   - drugs

Y6   - sex education

 

 

 

Web pages