Lowick and Holy Island National Curriculum Overview Year 1

English

Mathematics

Reading

Match graphemes for all phonemes.

Read accurately by blending sounds.

Read words with very common suffixes.

Read contractions & understand purpose.

Read phonics books aloud.

Link reading to own experiences.

Join in with predictable phrases.

Discuss significance of title & events.

Make simple predictions.

Writing

Name letters of the alphabet.

Spell very common ‘exception’ words.

Spell days of the week.

Use very common prefixes & suffixes.

Form lower case letters correctly.

Form capital letters & digits.

Compose sentences orally before writing.

Read own writing to peers or teachers.

Grammar

Leave spaces between words

Begin to use basic punctuation:

. ? !

Use capital letters for proper nouns.

Use common plural & verb suffixes.

 

Speaking & Listening

Listen & respond appropriately.

Ask relevant questions.

Maintain attention & participate.

Number/Calculations

Count to/across 100.

Count in 1’s, 2’s, 5’s, 10’s.

Identify ’one more’ and ‘one less’.

Read & write numbers to 20.

Use language e.g. ‘more than’, ‘most’.

Use +, - and = symbols.

Know number bonds to 20.

Add & subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including zero.

Solve one – step problems, including simple arrays.

Measurement & Geometry

Use common vocabulary for comparisons e.g. heavier, taller, full, longest, quickest.

Begin to measure length, capacity, weight.

Recognise coins & notes.

Use time & ordering vocabulary.

Tell the time to hour/half hour.

Use language of days, weeks, months & years.

Recognise & name common 2D and 3D shapes.

Order & arrange objects.

Describe position & movement, including half and quarter turns.

 

Fractions

Recognise & use ½ and ¼.

Science

To work scientifically, ask questions, observe, perform simple tests, identify & classify, suggest answers, gather & record data. Study:

Plants & Animals - Identify basic plants, plant parts. Identify & compare common animals & name basic body parts.

Materials - Distinguish between objects & materials, name common materials. Describe simple properties of some materials, compare & classify.

Seasonal change - Observe weather associated with changes of season.

Computing (KS1)

Understand use of algorithms.

Write & test simple programs.

Use logical reasoning to make predictions.

Organise, store, retrieve & manipulate data.

Communicate online safely & respectfully.

Recognise uses of IT outside of school.

History (KS1)

Changes within living memory (linked to aspects of national life where appropriate).

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally.

Significant historical events, people and places in own locality.

The lives of significant historical figures   – to compare life in different time periods.

Understand chronology of different time periods.

Use historical term, ask & answer questions about the past.

Geography (KS1)

Using atlases & globes, name & locate countries & capitals of UK, World’s continents & oceans.

Compare local area to non-European country.

Weather patterns in UK& locate World hot & cold areas.

Use geographical vocabulary to describe physical and human features e.g. cliff, mountain, valley, town, village, harbour.

Use compass directions and aerial photographs to create maps & plans.

Fieldwork & observation skills in own locality.

 

Modern Languages

 

Not required at KS1

Art & Design (KS1)

Use a range of materials.

Use drawing, painting & sculpture.

Develop techniques of colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form & space.

Learn about range of artists, craftsmen & designers.

Design & Technology (KS1)

Design purposeful, functional & appealing products.

Generate, model & communicate ideas.

Use range of tools & materials to complete practical tasks.

Evaluate existing products & own ideas.

Build & improve structure & mechanisms.

Understand where food comes from, prepare simple dishes.

 

Religious Education

 

Continue to follow locally agreed syllabus for RE.

Music (KS1)

Sing songs.

Play tuned & un-tuned instruments musically.

Listen & understand live & recorded music.

Make and combine sounds musically.

Physical Education (KS1)

Master basic movement e.g. running, jumping, throwing, catching, balance, agility & co-ordination.

Participate in team games.

Perform dances using simple movement.

Swimming proficiency at 25m (KS1 or KS2).

                 

Lowick and Holy Island National Curriculum Overview Year 2

English

Mathematics

Reading

Develop phonics until decoding secure.

Read common suffixes.

Read & re-read phonic-appropriate books.

Read common ‘exception’ words.

Discuss & express views about fiction, non-fiction & poetry.

Become familiar with & re-tell stories.

Ask & answer questions; make predictions.

Begin to make inferences.

Writing

Spell by segmenting into phonemes.

Learn to spell common ‘exception’ words.

Spell using common suffixes, etc.

Use appropriate size letters & spaces.

Develop positive attitude & stamina for writing.

Begin to plan ideas for writing.

Record ideas sentence by sentence.

Make simple additions & changes after proof reading.

Grammar

Use . ! ? , and ‘

Use simple conjunctions.

Begin to expand noun phrases.

Use some features of standard English.

 

Speaking & Listening

Articulate & justify answers.

Initiate & respond to comments.

Use spoken language to develop understanding.

Number/Calculations

Know 2, 5, 10x tables.

Begin to use place value (T/U)

Count in 2’s, 3’s, 5’s & 10’s.

Identify, represent & estimate numbers.

Compare/order numbers, inc. < > =.

Write number s to 100.

Know number facts to 20 (+ related to 100).

Use x and ÷ symbols.

Recognise commutative property of multiplication.

Measurement & Geometry

Know & use standard measures.

Read scales to nearest whole unit.

Use symbols for £ and p and add/subtract simple sums of less than £1 or in pounds.

Tell time to nearest 5 minutes.

Identify & sort 2D & 3D shapes.

Identify 2D shapes on 3D surfaces.

Order & arrange mathematical objects.

Use terminology of position & movement.

 

Fractions

Find & write simple fractions.

Understand equivalence of e.g 2/4 = ½ .

 

Statistics

Interpret simple tables & pictograms.

Ask & answer questions about totalling.

Science

To work scientifically, ask questions, observe, perform simple tests, identify & classify, suggest answers, gather & record data. Study:

Living Things & Habitat, Plants, Animals – differentiate living, dead & non-living. Conditions for growth, basic needs of animals & humans (off spring). Food chains & habitats.

Materials – identify & compare uses of materials. How solid shapes can be changed (squashing, bending, twisting & stretching).

Computing (KS1)

Understand use of algorithms.

Write & test simple programs.

Use logical reasoning to make predictions.

Organise, store, retrieve & manipulate data.

Communicate online safely & respectfully.

Recognise uses of IT outside of school.

History (KS1)

Changes within living memory (linked to aspects of national life where appropriate).

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally.

Significant historical events, people and places in own locality.

The lives of significant historical figures   – to compare life in different time periods.

Understand chronology of different time periods.

Use historical term, ask & answer questions about the past.

Geography (KS1)

Using atlases & globes, name & locate countries & capitals of UK, World’s continents & oceans.

Compare local area to non-European country.

Weather patterns in UK& locate World hot & cold areas.

Use geographical vocabulary to describe physical and human features e.g. cliff, mountain, valley, town, village, harbour.

Use compass directions and aerial photographs to create maps & plans.

Fieldwork & observation skills in own locality.

 

Modern Languages

 

Not required at KS1

Art & Design (KS1)

Use a range of materials.

Use drawing, painting & sculpture.

Develop techniques of colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form & space.

Learn about range of artists, craftsmen & designers.

Design & Technology (KS1)

Design purposeful, functional & appealing products.

Generate, model & communicate ideas.

Use range of tools & materials to complete practical tasks.

Evaluate existing products & own ideas.

Build & improve structure, mechanisms.

Understand where food comes from, prepare simple dishes.

 

Religious Education

 

Continue to follow locally agreed syllabus for RE.

Music (KS1)

Sing songs.

Play tuned & un-tuned instruments musically.

Listen & understand live & recorded music.

Make and combine sounds musically.

Physical Education (KS1)

Master basic movement e.g. running, jumping, throwing, catching, balance, agility & co-ordination.

Participate in team games.

Perform dances using simple movement.

Swimming proficiency at 25m (KS1 or KS2).

                   

Lowick and Holy Island National Curriculum Overview Year 3

English

Mathematics

Reading

Use knowledge to read ‘exception’ words.

Read range of fiction & non-fiction.

Use dictionaries to check meaning.

Prepare poems & plays to perform.

Check own understanding of reading.

Draw inferences & make predictions.

Retrieve & record information from non-fiction books.

Discuss reading with others.

Writing

Use prefixes & suffixes in spelling.

Use dictionary to confirm spellings.

Write simple dictated sentences.

Use handwriting joins appropriately.

Plan to write based on familiar forms.

Rehearse sentences orally for writing.

Use varied rich vocabulary.

Create simple settings & plot.

Assess effectiveness of own and others’ writing.

Grammar

Use range of conjunctions.

Use perfect tense.

Use range of nouns & pronouns.

Use time connectives.

Introduce speech punctuation.

Know language of clauses.

 

Speaking & Listening

Give structured descriptions.

Participate activity in conversation.

Consider & evaluate different viewpoints.

Number/Calculations

Learn 3, 4, & 8xtables.

Secure place value to 100.

Mentally add & subtract units, tens or hundreds to numbers of up to 3 digits.

Written column addition & subtraction.

Solve number problems, including multiplication & simple division & missing number problems.

Use commutativity to help calculations.

Measurement & Geometry

Measure & calculate with metric measures.

Measure simple perimeter.

Add/subtract using money in context.

Use Roman numerals up to X11; tell time.

Calculate using simple time problems.

Draw 2D/make 3D shapes.

Identify & use right angles.

Identify horizontal, vertical, perpendicular & parallel lines.

 

Fractions & decimals

Use & count in tenths.

Recognise, find & write fractions.

Recognise some equivalent fractions.

Add/subtract fractions up to <1

Order fractions with common denominator.

 

Statistics

Interpret bar charts & pictograms.

 

Science

To work scientifically, ask relevant questions, use scientific enquiry, fair test, make systematic observations (including measurements), gather, record, classify & present data, draw conclusions, make predictions (based on findings). Study:

Plants & Animals – parts of plants, lifecycles & requirements for life. Skeletons & nutrition.

Rocks – classification, fossils, soils.

Light, Forces & Magnets – sources of light, reflection, shadows. Friction, simple magnetism.

Computing (LKS2)

Design & write programs to achieve specific goals, including solving problems.

Use logical reasoning.

Understand computer networks.

Use internet safely & appropriately.

Collect & present data appropriately.

History (LKS2)

Continue to develop a chronologically secure knowledge through the study of British, local & world history e.g. Stone Age to Iron Age, Roman Empire & impact on Britain, Anglo Saxons, Ancient Greece, a post 1066 study of a relevant period in local history.

Note connections, contrast and changes over time – using an increasing historical vocabulary.

Ask & devise historical questions – carry out an enquiry into a time period using a range of resources.

Geography (LKS2)

Locate world’s countries – Europe, Americas (physical & human), using range of atlases, maps, digital resources.

Study UK – cities, regions, physical features.

Identify main lines of latitude & longitude.

Describe & understand physical & human geography e.g. climate zones, biomes, earthquakes, water cycle, settlement, trade (another region).

Use 8 point compass, 6 fig. references, key, symbols.

Use fieldwork to observe, measure & record.

Modern Languages (LKS2)

Listen & engage.

Ask & answer questions.

Speak in sentences using familiar vocabulary.

Develop appropriate pronunciation.

Show understanding of words & phrases.

Appreciate stories, songs, poems & rhymes.

Broaden vocabulary.

Art & Design (LKS2)

Use sketchbooks to collect, record & evaluate ideas.

Improve mastery of techniques such as drawing, painting & sculpture with varied materials.

Learn about great artists, architects & designers.

Design & Technology (LKS2)

Use research to develop products & annotated sketches/prototypes to explain ideas.

Select from range of tools & materials.

Evaluate existing products & improve own work.

Use mechanical/electrical systems in own work.

Understand seasonality-know where & how ingredients are grown, reared, caught & prepare/cook dishes.

 

Religious Education

 

Continue to follow locally agreed syllabus for RE.

Music (LKS2)

Use voice (ensemble & solo) & instruments with increasing accuracy, control & expression.

Improvise & compose music.

Listen with attention to detail.

Appreciate wide range of live & recorded music (different traditions, musicians, composers).

Begin to develop understanding of history.

 

Physical Education (LKS2)

Use running, jumping, catching & throwing in isolation & in combination.

Play competitive games, modified as appropriate.

Develop flexibility & control in gym, dance (range of movement & pattern) & athletics.

Compare performances to achieve personal bests.

Swimming & proficiency at 25m (KS1 or KS2).

                   

Lowick and Holy Island National Curriculum Overview Year 4

English

Mathematics

Reading

Secure decoding of unfamiliar words.

Read for a range of purposes.

Retell some stories orally.

Discuss words & phrases that capture the imagination.

Identify themes & conventions.

Retrieve & record information.

Make inferences & justify predictions.

Recognise a variety of forms of poetry.

Identify & summarise ideas.

Writing

Correctly spell common homophones.

Increase regularity of handwriting.

Plan writing based on familiar forms.

Organise writing into paragraphs.

Use simple organisational devices.

Proof read for spelling & punctuation errors.

Evaluate own & others’ writing.

Read own writing aloud.

Grammar

Use wider range of conjunctions.

Use perfect tense appropriately.

Select pronouns & nouns for clarity.

Use & punctuate direct speech.

Use commas after front adverbials.

Speaking & Listening

Articulate & justify opinions.

Speak audibly in Standard English.

Gain, maintain & monitor interest of listeners.

Number/Calculations

Know all tables to 12 x 12.

Secure place value to 1000.

Use negative whole numbers

Round numbers to nearest 10, 100, 1000.

Use roman numerals to 100 (C).

Column addition & subtraction up to 4 digits.

Use standard short multiplication.

Measurement & Geometry

Compare 2D shapes, including quadrilaterals & triangles.

Find area by counting squares.

Calculate rectangle perimeters.

Estimate & calculate measures.

Identify acute, obtuse & right angles.

Identify symmetry.

Use first quadrant coordinates.

Introduce simple translations.

Convert between different measures.

Read, write & convert time – analogue, digital, 24 hr.

 

Fractions & decimals

Recognise tenths & hundredths.

Identify equivalent fractions.

Add & subtract fractions with common denominators.

Recognise common equivalents.

Round decimals to whole numbers.

Solve money problems.

Statistics

Interpret & present data – bar charts/time graphs.

Solve problems using bar charts, pictograms & line graphs.

Science

To work scientifically, ask relevant questions, use scientific enquiry, fair test, make systematic observations (including measurements), gather, record, classify & present data, draw conclusions, make predictions (based on findings). Study:

Living Things, Habitats, Animals – classification, environmental change. Digestive system & teeth. Food chains.

States of Matter – changes of state, water cycle.

Sound – how sound is made, ear, pitch, vibration, distance.

Electricity – circuits, conductors, insulators.

Computing (KS1)

Design & write programs to achieve specific goals, including solving problems.

Use logical reasoning.

Understand computer networks.

Use internet safely & appropriately.

Collect & present data appropriately.

History (LKS2)

Continue to develop a chronologically secure knowledge through the study of British, local & world history e.g. Stone Age to Iron Age, Roman Empire & impact on Britain, Anglo Saxons, Ancient Greece, a post 1066 study of a relevant period in local history.

Note connections, contrast and changes over time – using an increasing historical vocabulary.

Ask & devise historical questions – carry out an enquiry into a time period using a range of resources.

Geography (LKS2)

Locate world’s countries – Europe, Americas (physical & human), using range of atlases, maps, digital resources.

Study UK – cities, regions, physical features.

Identify main lines of latitude & longitude.

Describe & understand physical & human geography e.g. climate zones, biomes, earthquakes, water cycle, settlement, trade (another region).

Use 8 point compass, 6 fig. references, key, symbols.

Use fieldwork to observe, measure & record.

 

Modern Languages (LKS2)

Listen & engage.

Ask & answer questions.

Speak in sentences using familiar vocabulary.

Develop appropriate pronunciation.

Show understanding of words & phrases.

Appreciate stories, songs, poems & rhymes.

Broaden vocabulary.

Art & Design (LKS2)

Use sketchbooks to collect, record & evaluate ideas.

Improve mastery of techniques such as drawing, painting & sculpture with varied materials.

Learn about great artists, architects & designers.

Design & Technology (LKS2)

Use research to develop products & annotated sketches/prototypes to explain ideas.

Select from range of tools & materials.

Evaluate existing products & improve own work.

Use mechanical/electrical systems in own work.

Understand seasonality-know where & how ingredients are grown, reared, caught & prepare/cook dishes.

 

Religious Education

 

Continue to follow locally agreed syllabus for RE.

Music (LKS2)

Use voice (ensemble & solo) & instruments with increasing accuracy, control & expression.

Improvise & compose music.

Listen with attention to detail.

Appreciate wide range of live & recorded music (different traditions, musicians, composers).

Begin to develop understanding of history.

 

Physical Education (LKS2)

Use running, jumping, catching & throwing in isolation & in combination.

Play competitive games, modified as appropriate.

Develop flexibility & control in gym, dance (range of movement patterns) & athletics.

Compare performances to achieve personal bests.

Swimming & proficiency at 25m (KS1 or KS2).

                   
 
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