Science Curriculum

Spellings & Homework

Homework Timetable

Parent Information


Learning Values

Learning Values: Behaviours: problem solving, collaborative learning. Learning: curiosity, confidence, engaged.

S.M.S.C: Citizenship: People who help us / sense of community. Relationships: Emotions.

  • I can use adjec ves (WOW) to make our writing lively and engaging.
  • I can show correct punctuation . , ? ! I can use the connectives – because, and, so & but.
  • I can experience writing using different forms – letter writing, recount, captions & labels, creative story writing, poetry, explanations & instructions.
  • I can write days of the week correctly. I can write numbers 0 – 20 in words.

Key Texts:

  • Dear Greenpeace by Simon James
  • Pig in the Pond by Martin Waddell


  • We will continue to practise reading pseudo words in preparation for the phonics screening test in June.

Key Question

  • Can you think of synonyms for these adjectives, happy, sad, big, small, nice?

Big Talk topics:

  • Pig in the pond
  • Dear Greenpeace
  • I can begin to measure and record in non standard and standard units mass/weight, capacity and volume.
  • I can solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using objects, pictures and missing number problems.
  • I can use direct on & position words using everyday language.
  • I can represent and use number bonds and related subtract on facts within 20 .
  • I can recognise, find and name a quarter as one of four equal parts of an object, shape or quantity.

Key Questions:

  • Can you tell me the subtraction fact for: 10 + 10 = 20
  • What can we use to measure?
  • How do we measure accurately?
Everyday Materials
  • I can distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made
  • I can identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock
  • I can describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials
  • I can compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.

Key question

  • Can you think of a waterproof material?
  • Can you think of a bendy material?
  • What is the strongest material? How do you know?
Mapping Skills
  • Use world maps and atlases.
  • Identify UK countries and others
  • Use simple compass directions and locational and directional language describe of features and routes on a map.

Key Questions

  • Can you name the four countries that are part of the United Kingdom?
  • Can you name the directions on the compass?
Computing: Links to Maths

Topic: We are Treasure Hunters

  • Children to program a beebot to follow a route on a map.

Key Questions

  • Can you make a route for the beebot to follow?
  • Can you make the beebot turn clockwise and anticlockwise?
  • Ball skills, team games/ sports day, skipping.
  • Can you dribble the ball in and out of the cones?
  • Can you stop the ball with your foot?
Religious Education
Summer 1 topic is Special Food.

Possible questions:

  • Can you think of a special food?
  • When do you eat it and why?
  • Why do some people fast or give up certain foods?
  • Social skills such as working with others, empathy and tolerance
  • Confidence and a sense of personal identity.
We’ll be learning:
  • In Spanish this term we will be looking at colours as well as revising greetings and family members.
  • We will also learn to say the parts of the body.
The Long and the Short of it

Duration: long and short sounds

  • Can I use long and short sounds to create interesting sequences of sound?
  • Exploring pitch and rhythm

Key questions

  • Can I use long and short sounds to create interesting sequences of sound?
Citizenship: People who help us/ sense of community. Relationships: Emotions.
  • Can you name people who help us in the community?
  • How do they do this?
  • Can you name di erent emo ons we may feel?
Design Technology
Design a bag
  • Tell a friend about ideas, draw them on a plan and use an ICT paint program.
  • Glue textiles together
  • Decorate textiles using bu ons, beads and sequins.
  • Create a repeating pattern design.

Key Questions

  • How do we join fabric together?

We will not be studying history for the first half term.


We are not studying Art this half term

Introduction to instruments of orchestra

Mrs Ward & Mrs McDonald

Miss Limliman

Miss Hossami

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