Year 1 Curriculum Map - click on term heading for detailed information (PDF)

Subject

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Science

The Human body

Castle drama – Focus: rebuilding the library, including Funnybones book

Penguins

The Seasons

Winter – Focus: changing seasons

Forces and materials

Toys – Focus: making vehicles

Floating and sinking

Pirates – Focus: making boats

Animals of the ocean

Oceans – Focus: habitats and different animals

Plants in the world around us

Oceans and Sea Stories - Focus: differences between ocean and land plants

History

Castles

Castle drama – Focus: castles from the past

Guy Fawkes

Bonfire Night – Focus: important historical figures

Old and new toys

Toys – Focus: comparing the past and today

Famous pirates

Pirates – Focus: people of significance

 

Elizabeth Fry

Focus: Peoples of significance in the local area

Geography

Maps of castles

Castle drama – Focus: geographical features

Our local area

Castle drama – Focus: visit to the library to rebuild castle library

 

Islands

Pirates – Focus: aspects of islands

Oceans around the world

Oceans – Focus: oceans of the globe

Conservation of coral

Oceans – Focus: Great Barrier Reef

Art

Colour mixing

Castle drama - Focus: working with colour

Clay

Penguins and Diwali - Focus: sculpture

Multimedia

Toys - Focus: choosing materials

Observational drawings

Pirates - Focus: details in artwork

Collage

Oceans -  Focus: colours using collage

Hokusai

Oceans – Focus: work by other artists

DT

Paper castles

Castle drama – Focus:  using scissors and paper techniques

Smoothies

The Enormous Turnip – Focus: Healthy eating

Bear puppets

Toys – Focus: designing a product

3D island pictures

Pirates – Focus: joining techniques

Split pin crabs

Oceans – Focus: moving parents

 

Music

Dynamics

Music Express –Year 1

New instruments and conducting

Music Express –Year 1

Pitch

Music Express –Year 1

Timbre, tempo and dynamics

Music Express –Year 1

Visual symbols

Music Express –Year 1

Revision of the year

Music

Express –Year 1

P.E.

Gym and apparatus

Dance

Gym

Dance

Throwing and catching

Tri-golf and athletics

Computing

Using programs to create art work

E safety integral to the curriculum

Using search engines as a class

E safety integral to the curriculum

Using iPads to create algorithms

E safety integral to the curriculum

Understand how to be safe when using computers and the internet

E safety integral to the curriculum

Using programmable toys to correct accurate algorithms

E safety integral to the curriculum

Creating work on computers

E safety integral to the curriculum

R.E.

The Creation Story

The Christmas Story

Jesus and his Friends

Palm Sunday

Shabbat

Hanukah

PHSE

Changes and settling into a new year group

Keeping safe

Respecting one another

Solving conflicts

Personal goals

Transition to a new year group