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KEY STAGE 1 TOPIC FRAMEWORK

 

 

CYCLE 1 2015-16

ONGOING

CYCLE 2 2016-17

AUTUMN 1

AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE

 

 

 

 

 

EXTREME WEATHER-

 

monitoring seasons/temperature/weather. Collecting information about current events in weather and the impact.

 

 

 

 

DIGGING AND PLANTING

 

 

AMAZING PLACES AND SPACES

 

Seaburn

Aerial images

UK

 

Sydney

 

Australian wildlife

Aboriginal Stories *

Sunderland

OS maps

Northern counties

 

3 places in Australia

 

Aboriginal heritage and beliefs *

RE/Science Link -Visit to Durham Cathedral* and surrounding woodland river banks.

AUTUMN 2

POST A PRINGLE-DT

LETS REMEMBER-HISTORY

 

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

 

Geog link-Look at mega structures from around the world

Geog link-look at bridges from around the world.

Geog link-Locate London on a map of UK *

Geog link- Locate battlefields of WW1 *

SPRING 1

GREAT AND GHASTLY EVENTS-HISTORY

CRACKING IDEAS

 

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

 

 

Geog link-be able to find London on map of UK

Geog link-be able to identify UK, France, Germany and USA on a map.

 

 

SPRING 2

EXTREME WEATHER

EXTREME WEATHER

 

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

 

Cold Climate

Hot and tropical climates

Cold climate

Hot and tropical climates

SUMMER 1

FROM FIELD TO FORK-DT

LIFT THE TEACHER-(CASTLES)-DT

 

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

 

Origins of food-fished or farmed

 

 

Farming animals in the UK

Origins of food-journey

 

Farming crops in the UK

 

Geog link -Draw picture map of a castle’s location –field trip

Geog link-Find castles on maps to look for patterns in location.

SUMMER 2

AMAZING PLACES/SPACES-transition topic

AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE-transition topic

 

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

 

 

 

Locate countries and capital cities on a map of UK

Locate major UK cities on a map of UK

 

 

 

 

YEAR 3 AND 4 TOPIC FRAMEWORK

 

 

CYCLE 1       2015-16

ONGOING

CYCLE 2     2016-17

AUTUMN 1

BUILDINGS-HISTORY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To prepare for Summer term’s Eurovision project, throughout the year, monitor one aspect of weather/climate between UK locations and one European country.

EUROVISION contd

 

YEAR 3

YEAR 4

TRANSPORT AND TRADE

 

Focus- Egypt

Key geographical characteristics

Locate and map Roman settlements in the UK & identify patterns of settlement

Look at the transport we have today throughout the world and explore everyday goods that are traded around the world. (Gg link)

AUTUMN 2

Locate Stonehenge on a map of Wiltshire and Skara Brae on a map of the Orkney Islands.

Study Anglo Saxon migration and settlements considering how they changed Britain.

Trade routes connected to history topic. Locating routes on maps. Compare to trading today.

SPRING 1 LAND OF HOPE AND GLORY  

 

Year 3

Year 4

LANGUAGE-hISTORY

   

Human Features:

Town and country-land use

Physical Features

The River Wear from source to mouth

 

SPRING 2

LAND OF HOPE AND GLORY

 

YEAR 4

 

Human Features:

Countries, capitals and major transport links

Physical Features

Major mountains

Coal Mining- history

 

Make a collection of places names with Roman and/or Anglo Saxon origin

SUMMER 1

RAILROADS

 

EUROVISION

MAKE A BANANA KEYBOARD

 

YEAR 3

YEAR 4

BUILDINGS-HISTORY

A transition project

   

Significant physical features

Countries: Life in Istanbul

 

We will be finding out about life in Istanbul by looking at photographs and presenting our findings in our own book. As mathematicians we will be using co-ordinates and finding out information from flight and ferry timetables. We will consider why people visit Turkey and use our imaginations to describe the Grand Bazaar and bridges in Istanbul.

 

   

SUMMER 2

 

EUROVISION

 

 

 

Significant human features: Countries, capitals, cities and airports

 

Comparison: French Alps-

 

We will continue to learn about significant physical features and life in Istanbul

 

 

 

 

 

 

             

 

YEAR 5 & 6 TOPIC FRAMEWORK

 

CYCLE 1   2015-16

ONGOING

CYCLE 2   2015-16

AUTUMN 1

SHAKE THINGS UP (DT)and EARTHQUAKES, ZONES AND VOLCANOES-GEOG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children to keep abreast with significant current affairs with regard to:

  • Conflict
  • natural disasters
  • extreme weathers.

 

 

 

 

CONFLICT-HISTORY

 

YEAR 5

YEAR 6

YEAR 5

YEAR 6

 

Focus-Volcanoes

Focus-earthquakes.

San Andreas fault.

Forts and defences around Britain.

Countries and counties involved in  WW11 and the impact the war had on these areas/countries.

AUTUMN 2

RICH AND POOR-HISTORY

CONFLICT-HISTORY

 

YEAR 5

YEAR 6

YEAR 5

YEAR 6

 

Geog link-Looking at rich and poor in the developed world e.g native Indians in USA

Geog link Discover rich and poor in the third world.

Geog-The English Civil War-locate battles and skirmishes. Who was loyal to the King?

The War of the Roses-who supported who and why? Locate battlefields.

SPRING 1

RICH AND POOR-HISTORY

ACHIEVEMENTS AND LEGACIES-HISTORY

SPRING 2

LAND OF THE FREE-GEOG

ACHIEVEMENTS AND LEGACIES-HISTORY

 

YEAR 5

YEAR 6

YEAR 5

YEAR 6

 

Locate states and cities and find out facts about some of them

The differences between northern and southern states.

Map out the voyages of Tudor explorers

Look at how towns, city and countryside changed during Victorian times. Map out canal and rail routes.

SUMMER 1

BALLOON BLASTER-DT

BELIEFS-HISTORY

 

 

YEAR 5

YEAR 6

 

 

Geog link-Identify stone circles and henges on a map.

Geog link-We will find out about life in a rainforest in Central America, foraging for and growing food. We will locate other rainforests.

SUMMER 2

CONFLICT-HISTORY

SHAKE THINGS UP-GEOGRAHY

 

Year 5

YEAR 6

 

 

Geog link-history of weapons from modern day to the Dark Ages.

Geog link- Where in the world? Conflict and peace. What causes war?

 

 

 


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