Curriculum

THEME OVERVIEW

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Year 1 SCHOOL DAYS Changes in schools in the last 100 years

History

POLES APART Hot and Cold Countries

Geography

‘GET OUT OF MY SWAMP!’ The land of Fairy-tales

Literature

TOYS Changes through the generations

History & Technology

FLIGHT Study of the First Flight

History

Year 2 THE HOME FRONT World War II from a local and UK view

History

INDIAN SPICE India as a contrasting locality

Geography

‘WONDER WOMEN’ Famous women in history

History

LONDON’S BURNING The Great Fire of London

History

PIONEERS Innovative individuals

Science & History

Year 3 ‘MEET THE FLINTSTONES’ Britain in the Stone, Iron and Bronze Age

History

EXTREME SURVIVAL Adapting to different climates and environments

Geography

TOMB RAIDERS Ancient Egyptians

History

TRANSPORT Aviation and Exploration

History

CHINA The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China

History & Geography

Year 4 ROMAN RULE The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain

History

THE WORLD’S KITCHEN Food and farming around the world

Geography

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT Changes in social history

History

REIGN OVER US The power of the monarchy

History

BRITAIN FROM THE AIR Maps & Landmarks

Geography

Year 5 INVADERS Angles, Saxons and Scots

History

WILD WATER Rivers and Coasts

Geography

MEXICO AND THE MAYANS Modern and Ancient Mexico

Geography & History

BRITAIN AT PLAY Leisure and Entertainment in the 20th Century

Geography

WALLS AND BARRICADES Borders or barriers? To defend or to divide?

History & Geography

Year 6 RULE BRITANNIA The Viking and Saxon battle for the throne of England DISASTER! Natural Disasters – Volcanoes and Earthquakes GREECE LIGHTNING A study of modern and Ancient Greece YES MINISTER! British Politics and Parliament

Citizenship

OUT OF THIS WORLD Solar system, universe, space exploration and alien life