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Year 1

 

Due to the mixed-age classes we have at Fairhaven, learning is organised and taught on a two year rolling programme.

 

Below is a working version of our curriculum.  Our curriculum is constantly reviewed and updated.  This page will be added to each half-term.

 

Cycle: 2 – 2018/19            Term: Autumn (1)

Topic:

Moon Zoom

History

  • Learn about the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods;
  • Learn about changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life.

Geography

  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical factors, including beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley.

Art

  • Use materials creatively to make products.

Design Technology

  • Design purposeful and functional products for themselves and other users based on design criteria;
  • Explore and evaluate a range of existing products;
  • Explore and use mechanisms (e.g. levers, sliders, wheels and axles);
  • Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology;
  • Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria.

 

Science

 

 

Computing

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.
  • Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school

 

 

 

R.E.

  • Special Books of three major religions. Christianity, Islam and Judaism
  • Why they are important for Jews, Christians and Muslims.
  • Values/beliefs through stories.

 

P.S.H.E.

  • Democracy  and The Rule of Law
  • Discussing good and bad choices , class rules , home rules , UK law

Consequences.

 

 

P.E.

*Master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities.

* Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.

* Perform dances using simple movement patterns.

 

 

Music

  • Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhyme.

 

Curriculum Newsletters for each class are available on the class web pages.

 

Cycle: 2 – 2018/19            Term: Autumn (2)

Topic:

Towers, Tunnels and Turrets.

History

  • Learn about events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally;
  • Learn about the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements.

Geography

  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the UK and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage;
  • Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment;
  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour and shop.

Art

  • Use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.

Design Technology

  • Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics;
  • Build structure, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable;
  • Explore and evaluate a range of existing products;
  • Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria;
  • Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing templates, mock ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology;
  • Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks (e.g. cutting, shaping, joining and finishing);
  • Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria.

 

Science

 

 

Computing

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.
  • Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school.

 

 

 

 

R.E.

  • Christmas celebrations.
  •  Identify some of the ways in which Christians celebrate Christmas and compare with non-Christian.
  •  Christmas around the world.

 

P.S.H.E.

  • Democracy  and The Rule of Law Discussing - Road safety, Understanding the emergency services, Investigating  Parliament, Understanding what makes a good leader. 

 

P.E.

 

  • Master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities.
  • Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns.

 

 

 

Music

  • Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.

 

 

Curriculum Newsletters for each class are available on the class web pages.

 

Cycle: 2 – 2018/19            Term: Spring (1)

Topic:

Bright Lights, Big City.

History

  • Learn about events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally.

Geography

  • Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the UK and its surrounding seas;
  • Use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language (e.g. near and far; left and right), to describe the location of features and routes on a map;
  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour and shop;
  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the UK, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country.

Art

  • To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.
  • About the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

 

 

Design Technology

  • Explore and use mechanisms (e.g. levers, sliders, wheels and axles), in their products;
  • Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable;
  • Find out where food comes from’
  • Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria;
  • Select from and use a ride range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics.

 

Science

 

 

Computing

  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies

 

 

R.E.

  • Christian Rites of Passage.
  • Explore and learn about baptism, communion, marriage.
  • How special events are celebrated (e.g. Saint Days)

 

P.S.H.E.

  • Individual Liberty Discussing – differences among ourselves , Rights and responsibilities, Everyday choices, How are boys and girls different, Health & Hygiene, Managing feelings, E-safety, How can our talents help us, What do we want to do when were older, Identifying the need to change behaviour.

 

P.E.

* Master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities

*  Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.

 

 

Music

 

 

Curriculum Newsletters for each class are available on the class web pages.

 

Cycle: 2 – 2018/19            Term: Spring (2)

Topic:

Rio de Vida

History

Not taught as part of this topic.

Geography

  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the UK, and of a small area in a contrasting non European country;
  • Use world maps atlases and globes to identify the UK and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage;
  • Use aerial photography and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features, devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key.

Art

  • Use a range of materials creatively to design and make products;
  • Develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

Design Technology

  • Design purposeful and functional products for themselves and other users based on design criteria;
  • Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics;
  • Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria.

 

Science

 

 

Computing

  • To understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions.
  • To create and debug simple programs.

 

 

R.E.

  • Rites of Passage continued.
  • How special events are celebrated (Saint Days, Shrove Tuesday and Lent)
  • Easter

 

P.S.H.E.

  • Individual Liberty

 

P.E.

  • Master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities.
  • Participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns.

 

 

Music

  • To use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.
  • To play tuned and untuned instruments musically.

 

 

 

Curriculum Newsletters for each class are available on the class web pages.

 

Cycle: 2 – 2018/19            Term: Summer (1)

Topic:

Rio de Vida Part 2

History

  • Not taught this term

Geography

  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of Wordsley compared to Brasilia in Brazil.

Art

  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products. Make a mask for Rio Carnival

Design Technology

  • Not taught this term.

 

Science

  • Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air)
  • To describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounds of different types of food and hygiene.

 

 

Computing

  • Use technology purposefully to create , organise , store , manipulate and retrieve digital content

 

R.E.

  • Look at what Muslims celebrate, Muhammad and how he founded Islam.
  • What does the Day of Ashura mean to Muslims.

 

P.S.H.E.

  • Mutual Respect and Tolerance
  • Explore the differences and similarities to others in our class and recognise that understanding and respect for others is important.

 

P.E.

  • Throwing and Catching (field games)
  • Cool core (develop strength)

 

Music

  • Played tuned and untuned instruments musically
  • Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes

 

 

Curriculum Newsletters for each class are available on the class web pages.

 

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