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What is my child learning?

Like to know more about what your child will be learning?  We thought it would be really useful to produce a simple chart for you so that you know what topics are when.  This way you can look for information, visit places and be prepared for home learning.

explorers (year r/1) 

  Topic & Curriculum Content

Autumn Term 

Term 1

Marvellous Me

Exploration and investigation into what makes us who we are. Children will focus on humans and study where their food comes from.

PE

Multi-skills and Gymnastics

Autumn Term 

Term 2

Let's Celebrate

Discover seasonal changes and exploration of cultural and religious differences based on celebrations and customs..

PE

Multi-skills and Gymnastics

Spring Term

Term 3

Magnificent Materials

Working scientifically children will learn about sorting and classifying materials.

PE

Multi-skills and Gymnastics

Spring Term

Term 4

Turrets and Tiaras

Children will become historians and discover significant historical events, people, places in this own locality.

PE

Multi-skills and Gymnastics

Summer Term

Term 5

It starts with a seed

Children will look closely at plants and explore how they grow and how we can look after them.

PE

Multi-skills and Gymnastics

Summer Term

Term 6

Terrific Transformations

Children will look at how they can care for the environment with a particular focus on animals.

PE

Multi-skills and Gymnastics

Early Years Phase

 

See also Development matters

Inventors (Year 2) 

  Topic & Curriculum Content

Autumn Term

Term 1

It's OK to be different

Children recognise what makes them unique. They link this to local historical figures and study their individual strengths.

PE

Gymnastics and Games

Autumn Term

Term 2

Hope and Happiness

Pupils develop a sense of social justice and equality. Recognising their role in supporting the local community.

PE

Gymnastics and Games

Spring Term

Term 3

A Starry Night

Using everyday materials the children will investigate how to make a moon buggy focussing on moving parts.

PE

Gymnastics and Games

Spring Term

Term 4

Living and Learning

Children will learn about living things and their habitats.

PE

Gymnastics and Games

Summer Term

Term 5

No place like home

Pupils will appreciate the difference between peace and conflict and the impact that has on people in the past and present.

PE

Gymnastics and Games

Summer Term

Term 6

Worldly Wise

Children will learn about classifying and grouping plants according to particular features..

PE

Gymnastics and Games

Year 3

  Topic & Curriculum Content
Term 1

What inside us?

Science focus - Exploring the human body

PE

Multi-skills and Tag rugby

MFL – French

Meeting & Greeting

Term 2

Who were the greatest builders?

History focus comparing early civilisations

PE

Team games and Dance

MFL – French

All about me

Term 3

Lost and Found

History focus - effect of national history on Rochester

PE

Netball and Gymnastics

MFL –French

Celebrations

Term 4

Pompeii

Geography focus - effects of earthquakes and volcanoes on humans

PE

Racket skills

MFL French

My Pets

Term 5

Let's go on an adventure

Would we like to visit Guatemala? 

PE

Striking and fielding and Athletics

MFL French

Story text

Term 6

What can we see? What can we hear?

Science focus - An audio and visual unit

PE

Striking and fielding and Athletics

MFL French

My family

Year 4 

  Topic & Curriculum Content
Term 1

Bright Sparks

Science focus - Exploring electrical circuits

PE

Multi-skills and Tag rugby

MFL – French

What I’m like.

Term 2

Why do we speak English? 

History focus - Roman, Anglo Saxon and Viking invasions

PE

Team games and Dance

MFL – French

Out and about

Term 3

Should we stop eating chocolate

DT & Science focus - design, make and evaluate chocolate

PE

Netball and Gymnastics

MFL –French

Where I live.

Term 4

Games Children Play

Music, Art & Drama focus

PE

Racket skills

MFL French

My clothes.

Term 5

Do we want to live in a concrete city

Geography focus

PE

Striking and fielding and Athletics

MFL French

Food and healthy eating.

Term 6

Are bugs important?

Science focus - living things and their habitats

PE

Striking and fielding and Athletics

MFL French

Story text

Year 5 

  Topic & Curriculum Content
Term 1

Is there anything out there?

Science focus - Earth and Space

PE

Basketball and Hockey

MFL French

Bon Apepetit

Term 2

Behind Enemy Lines

History focus - War poetry

PE

Badminton

MFL French

On my way to school

Term 3

Lady of Shalott

Arts focus -Poetry, art and dance

PE

Tag Rugby and Gymnastics

MFL French

Our school

Term 4

Junior apprentice

D&T focus

PE

Rhythmic movement and Netball

MFL French

My hobbies

Term 5

Who are you? Why do we live here?

Geography focus - Comparative regional study

PE

Racket skills and Striking and fielding

MFL French

At home

Term 6

Why do some creatures no longer exist?

Science focus - Evolution and inheritance

PE

Athletics and Dance

MFL French

Story texts

Year 6 

  Topic & Curriculum Content
Term 1

Mysterious Materials

Science focus - properties and changes to materials

PE

Basketball and Hockey

MFL French

Planets

Term 2

Ancient Greece

History focus

PE

Badminton

MFL French

Past and present.

Term 3

The Highwayman

Arts focus -Poetry, art and dance

PE

Tag Rugby and Gymnastics

MFL French

Story texts.

Term 4

All the fun of the fair!

DT & Science focus - Design, make and evaluate a fairground ride

PE

Rhythmic movement and Netball

MFL French

Visit to France.

Term 5

Plants

Science focus - living things and their habitats

PE

Racket skills and Striking and fielding

MFL French

Around the world.

Term 6

Wild weather

Geography focus

PE

Athletics and Dance

MFL French

Transition unit.

Full curriculum content is available in our Curriculum Maps