Curriculum Overview

Art and Design (UKS2)

Use sketchbooks to collect, record, review, revisit and evaluate ideas

-Improve mastery of techniques such as drawing, painting and sculpture with varied materials

-Learn about great artists, architects & designers such as Jean Dubuffet & Frederic Goudy

Computing (UKS2)

Design and write programs to solve problems
-Use sequences, repetition, inputs, variables and outputs in programs
-Detect & correct errors in programs
-Understand uses of networks for collaboration & communication
-Be discerning in evaluating digital content


Design and Technology (UKS2) 

-Use research & criteria to develop products which are fit for purpose and aimed at specific groups
-Use annotated sketches, cross-section diagrams & computer-aided design
-Analyse & evaluate existing products and improve own work
-Use mechanical & electrical systems in own products
-Cook savoury dishes for a healthy & varied diet

Geography (UKS2)

-Name and locate countries, cities, regions and features of UK
-Learn about the EU
-Understand latitude, longitutde, Equator, hemispheres, tropics, polar circles & time zones
-Study a region of Europe and St Lucia and distant places
-Use 4 and 6 figure grid references on OS maps
-Use fieldwork to record & explain areas

Modern Languages (LKS2)

Learning Spanish, children will:
-Listen & engage
-Engage in conversation, expressing opinions
-Speak in simple language & be understood
-Develop appropriate pronounciation
-Present ideas & information orally
-Show understanding in simple reading
-Adapt known language to create new ideas
-Describe people, places & things
-Understand basic grammar

Music (LKS2)

-Perform with control & expression as a soloist or in an ensemble
-Improvise & compose using dimensions of music
-Listen to detail and recall aurally
-Use & understand basics of staff notation
-Develop an understanding of the history of music, including great musicians & composers

Physical Education (LKS2)

-Use running, jumping, catching and throwing in isolation and in combination
-Play competitive games, applying basic principles
-Develop flexibility & control in gym, dance & athletics
-Take part in Outdoor & Adventurous activities
-Compare performances to achieve personal bests
-Swimming proficiency to 25m


Religious Education 

Explore Christianity by learning about:
Beliefs in action
Christian buildings and art

Explore Sikhism by learning about:
Key beliefs
Gurdwara and Holy Days

Explore Islam by Learning about:
Worship and the Mosque



-Read a broad range of genres
-Recommend books to others
-Make comparisons within/across books
-Support inferences with evidence
-Summarise key points from texts
-Identify how language, structure contribute to meaning
-Discuss use of langauge including figurative 
-Discuss and explain reading providing reasoned justifications for views


-Use knowledge of morphology & etymology in spelling
-Develop legible, personable handwriting style
-Plan writing to suit audience and purpose
-Use models of writing
-Develop character and setting in narative
-Select grammar and vocabulary for effect
-Use a wide range of cohesive devices
-Ensure grammatical consistency


-Use appropriate register/style
-Use the passive voice for purpose
-Use features to convey and clarify meaning
-Use full punctuation
-Use language of subject/object

Speaking & Listening

-Use questions to build knowledge
-Articulate arguments and opinions
-Use spoken language to speculate, hypothesise and explore



-Secure place value and rounding to 10,000,000 including negatives
-All written methods including long division
-Use order of operations
-Identify factors, multiples and primes
-Solve multi-step number problems


-Introduce simple use of unknowns

Geometry / Measures

--Confidently use a range of measures and conversions
-Calculate area of triangles/parallelograms
-Use area and volume formulas 
_classify shapes by properties
-Know and use angle rules
-Translate and reflect shapes using all four quadrants


Fractions & Decimals

-Compare and simplify fractions
-Use equivalence to add fractions
-Multiply simple fractions
-Divide fractions by whole numbers
-Solve problems using decimals and percentages
-Use written division up to 2 decimal places
-Introduce ratio and proportion


-Use pie charts
-Calculate mean averages



-Classifying living things and their habitats including microorganisms
-Health and circulation of Humans and Animals
-Evolution, Adaption and inheritance


-Light and Shadows
-Forces including gravity
-Electricity: investigating circuits


Find out about:
Percy Shaw
Peter Hobbs
Edward Jenner
Charles Darwin


Learning about key events in History inlcuding:

The Battle of Britain

Ancient Greece including life and culture and the legacy



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