Key Stage 1

Please take a look at our Key Stage 1 Curriculum Overview. Our curriculum is planned using a 2-year cycle so that the children experience a broad, balanced and progressive curriculum across the two years that they are in Key Stage 1.

Included on our Curriculum Overview are the trips/ visitors/ experiences that we are currently planning for the children - these are subject to change depending on availability/ new experiences opening/ children's interests.

Key Stage 1 Curriculum Overview

CYCLE A

Advent Term 2021

Disney Dreams

What Are The Bare Necessities of Life?

We will launch this topic with an exciting entry point dressing up as our favourite Disney characters. Throughout the topic we will be looking at a range of the children's favourite Disney films including The Lion King, The Jungle Book, Mary Poppins and many more! The topic will conclude with an Alice in Wonderland tea party and a performance of some of our favourite Disney songs. Click the link below to see what exciting lessons we have in store.

Disney Dreams Topic Web

Lent Term 2022

Famous Faces

What Will Your Face be Famous For?

We will launch this topic with a knowledge harvest to see what famous people the children already know. Throughout the topic we will be looking at a range of famous people including The Queen, Sir David Attenborough, Eric Carle, Jamie Oliver and many more! We will be going on an exciting trip to Rand Farm Park to explore a range of animals and their habitats. The topic will conclude with an art gallery and workshop for parents. Click the link below to see what exciting lessons we have in store.

Famous Faces Topic Web

Famous Faces Coverage Plan

Science Knowledge and Skills Organiser- Famous Faces

History Knowlege and Skills Organiser- Famous Faces

Geography Knowledge and Skills Organiser- Famous Faces

Design and Technology Knowlege and Skills Organiser- Famous Faces

Art and Design Knowledge and Skills Organiser- Famous Faces

Music Knowledge and Skills Organiser- Famous Faces

 

Pentecost Term 2022

Heroes

What Is Your Super Power?

We will begin our topic by looking at superheroes. Each child will complete a range of exciting 'missions' to earn their superhero training certificate! We will learn about real life heroes, including those who serve in the armed forces, the police and the NHS. We will look at the lives of Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole, Nelson Mandela and Jesse Owens. We will then look at different sporting heroes in more detail and will learn about the Olympics and its history. 

Heroes Topic Web 

Heroes Coverage Plan 

Science Knowledge and Skills Organiser- Heroes

Geography Knowledge and Skills Organiser- Heroes

History Knowledge and Skills Organiser- Heroes

Art and Design Knowledge and Skills Organiser- Heroes

Design and Technology Knowledge and Skills Organiser- Heroes

 

CYCLE B

Advent Term 

Blast From The Past!

Where would you time machine stop?

We will begin this topic by taking part in our very own archaeological dig! We will learn about the Victorians, looking at schools, homes and fashion. We will find out more about the history of transport, toys and books. Throughout the topic, we will learn about a range of significant people and events from the past, including Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night, Remembrance Day and the World Wars. 

 Blast From the Past Topic Web

Blast from the Past Coverage Plan

Lent Term 

Hometown Glory

What makes Scunny sunny?

We will launch this topic with an exciting treasure hunt around school. We will carry out a fieldwork study of Ashby, enabling us to use and create our own maps. We will learn about the history of Ashby and Scunthorpe, looking at jobs in our area, such as farming.  We will learn about local landmarks and will visit Normanby Hall Country Park. Click below to see what else we will learn in this topic about our town.

 Hometown Glory Topic Web

Hometown Glory Coverage Plan

Pentecost Term 

Great Britain

What makes Britain great?

We will be learning about the different flags, patron saints and symbols of the different countries that make up Great Britain, beginning our topic with a special Saint George's Day celebration. We will spend time learning about the Queen and the different castles she lives in. We will carry out an exciting project to design and make our own castles, adding some of the features we have learnt about. We will look at how Great Britain is made up of different areas, including towns, cities, countryside and the coast and we will study the human and physical features of these. We will look more closely the the seaside, now and in the past. We will end our topic with a fun visit to the seaside!

 Great Britain Topic Web 

Great Britain Coverage Plan