Springwell Academy Leeds

Curriculum

 

Term

Topic

Title

Subject Driver

Autumn 1

 

Chocolate

We  love chocolate 

English/Science

Mayans

Who  were the Mayans?

History/Geography

Autumn 2

 

The
Dark

What’s  out there in the darkness?

Science/DT

Adventures

Where  shall we go on an adventure?

RE/Geography

Spring 1

 

Heroes

Catch  me if you can

Science/PE

Time
traveller

Wow! A time machine.  When shall we visit?

History/Music

Spring 2

 

Skyscrapers

Can  I touch the sky?

Maths/DT

The
Kingdom

A  world without wildlife

Art/Science

Summer 1

 

Yorkshire

Tour  de Yorkshire

MFL/Geography

The
Feast

Who  shall we invite to the party?

History/RE

Summer 2

 

Great
Outdoors

What’s  under my welly?

Science/Geography

Changes

The  big change

PSHE/Computing

Year 1/2

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Topics

Chocolate

Mayans

The Darkness

Adventures

Heroes

Time Traveller

Skyscrapers

The kingdom

Yorkshire

The Feast

Great outdoors

Changes

Titles

We
love chocolate

Who
were the Mayans?

What’s
out there in the darkness?

Where
shall we go on an adventure?

Catch
me if you can

Wow!
A time machine.  When shall we visit?

Can
I touch the sky?

A
world without wildlife

Tour
de Yorkshire

Who
shall we invite to the party?

What’s
under my welly?

The
big change

Driver

English/Science

History/Geography

Science/DT

RE/Geography

Science/PE

History/Music

Maths/DT

Art/Science

MFL/Geography

History/RE

Science/Geography

PSHE/Computing

SEAL

New
beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Going for Goals

Good to be me

Relationships

Changes

English

Please refer to English Planning

Maths

Please refer to Maths planning

Science

Plants.

Food
chains and habitats

Changes of day and season

Light sources

How things move on surfaces

Body parts

Animals

Sound

Materials

PSHE

Core Theme 1. Health and wellbeing

Core Theme 2: Relationships

Core Theme 3: Living in the wider world – Economic wellbeing and
being a responsible citizen

Computing

Recognise
uses of IT outside school

Organise,
store, retrieve and manipulate data

Understand
use of algorithms

   

Geography

Mayan
features

Compass  directions

Weather patterns

Hot and Cold areas

Field work: immediate environment

Aerial images for maps and plans

History

Significant
locals

Bonfire night

Great fire of London

Homes

Vikings

Changes in living history-photos

Art

Techniques
of colour

Great Artists

Drawing

Sculpture

Painting

A range of materials

DT

Chocolate
boxes

Design
purposeful, functional and appealing products

 

Making lights

Generate,
model and communicate ideas

 

Time machine

Generate,
model and communicate ideas

 

Marbulous structures

Build and
improve structures + mechanisms

 

Automata animals

Use range of
tools + materials

 

Woodwork

Use range of tools +
materials

Cooking

Where food comes from

MFL

Appreciate stories, songs,
poems & rhymes

 

Ask & answer questions

Speak in sentences using familiar
vocabulary

Develop appropriate pronunciation; Time

Reading

Animals

Show understanding of words and phrases

Food

Broaden vocabulary

Areas of interest

Music

Songs:
Use voice as an instrument

Listen to music from across the world

Play instruments

Old vs Modern

Big instruments

Great musicians

Make and combine sounds

Make sounds with natural materials

RE

Christians:
God and the World

Christianity Christmas gifts

       

PE

Team
games

Gymnastics

Running & Jumping

Catching & Throwing

Dance

Country dancing

Team games

Visits

 

Year 3/4

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Topics

Chocolate

Mayans

The Darkness

Adventures

Heroes

Time Traveller

Skyscrapers

The kingdom

Yorkshire

The Feast

Great outdoors

Changes

Titles

We
love chocolate

Who
were the Mayans?

What’s
out there in the darkness?

Where
shall we go on an adventure?

Catch
me if you can

Wow!
A time machine.  When shall we visit?

Can
I touch the sky?

A
world without wildlife

Tour
de Yorkshire

Who
shall we invite to the party?

What’s
under my welly?

The
big change

Driver

English/Science

History/Geography

Science/DT

RE/Geography

Science/PE

History/Music

Maths/DT

Art/Science

MFL/Geography

History/RE

Science/Geography

PSHE/Computing

SEAL

New
beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Going for Goals

Good to be me

Relationships

Changes

English

Please refer to English Planning

Maths

Please refer to Maths planning

Science

Changes
of state

Light

electricity

Digestive system and teeth

Simple forces

Animals: skeleton

Living things

Sound as vibrations

Rocks and fossils

PSHE

Core Theme 1. Health and wellbeing

Core Theme 2: Relationships

Core Theme 3: Living in the wider world – Economic wellbeing and
being a responsible citizen

Computing

Use internet safely and appropriately

Design and write programs to achieve specific goals, including
solving problems

Geography

Physical
and human features Mayan

Compass, symbols & keys

Climate and rivers

Mountains and volcanoes

Fieldwork to observe, measure and record

Region of UK:

Cornwall

History

Early
ancient civilisations

Mayans

Local history

Ancient Egypt

Stone age to Iron age

British History

Current topic

Roman Empire

Art

Mastery
of techniques: colour

Artists, architects and designers

Drawing

Sculpture

Painting

Sketchbooks

Natural materials

DT

Chocolate
boxes

Research:
Fit for purpose

Making lights

Evaluate and improve

Time machine

Use mechanical systems

Marbulous structures

Annotated sketches

Automata animals Prototypes to explain ideas

Woodwork

Cooking

Understand seasonality;
prepare & cook mainly savoury dishes

MFL

Appreciate stories, songs,
poems & rhymes

 

Ask & answer questions

Speak in sentences using familiar vocabulary

Develop appropriate pronunciation; Time

Reading

Animals

Show understanding of words and phrases

Food

Broaden vocabulary

Areas of interest

Music

Use
instruments

Appreciate live and recorded music

History of music

Big instruments

Great musicians

Listen to details

Instrument groups

Songs by the Beetles

Perform and play

RE

Hinduism
Diwali

Christmas meaning

PE

Competitive
games

Gymnastics

Running and jumping

Catching & throwing

Dance

Athletics

 

Year 5/6

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Topics

 

Chocolate

Mayans

The Darkness

Adventures

Heroes

Time Traveller

Skyscrapers

The kingdom

Yorkshire

The Feast

Great outdoors

Changes

Titles

We
love chocolate

Who
were the Mayans?

What’s
out there in the darkness?

Where
shall we go on an adventure?

Catch
me if you can

Wow!
A time machine.  When shall we visit?

Can
I touch the sky?

A
world without wildlife

Tour
de Yorkshire

Who
shall we invite to the party?

What’s
under my welly?

The
big change

Driver

 

English/Science

History/Geography

Science/DT

RE/Geography

Science/PE

History/Music

Maths/DT

Art/Science

MFL/Geography

History/RE

Science/Geography

PSHE/Computing

SEAL

New
beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Going for Goals

Good to be me

Relationships

Changes

English

Please refer to English Planning

Maths

Please refer to Maths planning

Science

Materials
and properties

Sun, Earth and Moon

Light and shadows

Health and lifestyles

Forces: Gravity

Classification

Evolution and adaptation

Mixtures and solutions

Changes as humans develop

Reversible changes

 

PSHE

Core Theme 1. Health and wellbeing

Core Theme 2: Relationships

Core Theme 3: Living in the wider world – Economic wellbeing and
being a responsible citizen

Computing

Use sequences, repetition,
inputs, variables and outputs in programs

Understand uses of networks
for collaboration & communication

   

Geography

Mayans

4&6 figure grid references

Latitude, longitude

Time zones

Equator, hemispheres, tropics and polar circles

Fieldwork of Yorkshire

Biomes, vegetation belts, land use

History

Mayan
civilisation

Crime and punishment

Ancient Greece

Kings and Queens?

British History

Anglo Saxons and Vikings

Art

Mastery
of techniques: colour

Artists, architects and designers

Drawing

Sculpture

Painting

Sketchbooks

Natural materials

DT

Chocolate
boxes

Analyse
and evaluate

Making lights

Annotated sketches

Time machine

Mechanical and electrical systems

Marbulous structures

Annotated sketches

Automata animals

prototypes

Woodwork

Cross-section diagrams

Cooking

Cook savoury dishes for a healthy and varied diet

MFL

Engage
in conversations

Describe people, places and things

People

Develop appropriate pronunciation

Time

Reading

Animals

Present information orally.  Food

New ideas: Areas of interest

Music

Improvise
and compose music

Appreciate live and recorded music

The history of music

Great composers and musicians

Music from different traditions

Songs by the beetles

Perform

RE

Sikhism

Christmas story

       

PE

Competitive
games

Gym

Running & Jumping

Catching & Throwing

Dance

Athletics

Outdoor and adventurous activities

Visits