Redwood Primary School

Redwood Drive, Waddington, Lincoln LN5 9BN T 01522 721156 F 01522723672 E enquiries@redwood.lincs.sch.uk

Curriculum by subject

Year A Summary

Years 1 and 2

Science

  • Identifying and comparing everyday materials
  • Identifying and classifying plants and animals (including humans)
  • Living things and their habitats
  • Everyday materials
  • Forces in  exercise

Computing

  • Photo stories
  • Algorithms - programming a robot
  • Animation
  • Using presentation software
  • Sending an email
  • Digital photography

Geography

  • Locating continents and oceans
  • Local area fieldwork
  • Map work
  • Describing physical features
  • Amazing structures around the world
  • Local towers and bridges

History

  • Events beyond living memory
  • Significant individuals – Mary Anning
  • Changes within living memory
  • Castles and castle life
  • Sporting heroes from the past

PSHE

  • Belonging to a community
  • Caring for animals
  • Dilemmas
  • Feeling positive Teamwork
  • Health and well-being

D&T

  • Designing and making
  • Baking
  • Sign making
  • Animal enclosures
  • Making models of towers, tunnels or bridges
  • Building structures
  • Materials and mechanisms

Art and Design

  • Large and small-scale modelling
  • Animal masks and products
  • Local artists;
  • Painting for collaging views
  • Sculpture using natural materials
  • Working with natural materials

PE

  • Tactical games
  • Keeping fit
  • Animal movement and dance
  • Defend and attack games
  • Team games
  • Throwing and catching

Music

  • Percussion
  • Animal songs

Language

n/a

Years 3 and 4

Science

  • Light and dark, sources and reflectors,  shadows, sun safety
  • States of matter
  • Teeth – types, decay and hygiene
  • The digestive system
  • Living things and their habitats
  • Food chains;
  • Plant parts;
  • Fossils

Computing

  • Presenting information
  • Digital maps
  • Programming Internet and e-safety

Geography

  • Geographical skills
  • Comparing Britain and Italy
  • Seas and oceans of the world
  • Fieldwork
  • Locating countries

History

  • The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain
  • A local history study
  • Historic use of potions
  • 19th Century ocean exploration

PSHE

  • Recognising achievements
  • Healthy bodies

D&T

  • Shields and helmets
  • Roman food
  • Product development
  • Selecting and using materials
  • Healthy foods; textiles
  • Working Submarine design

Art and Design

  • Sculpture
  • Mosaic
  • Jewellery making
  • Photography
  • Street art
  • 3d Clay work and scale models
  • Photography
  • Anthony Gormley

PE

  • Competitive games
  • Dance
  • Comparing performances

Music

  • Composing and Singing
  • Composing lyrics

Language

  • Spanish

Years 5 and 6

Science

  • Working scientifically
  • Living things and their habitats
  • Light
  • Plant reproduction and life cycles
  • Lifecycles of animals (non-human)
  • Earth and space
  • Forces

Computing

  • Collecting, evaluating and presenting data and information
  • Research and presentation
  • Using the Web
  • Word processing

Geography

  • Geographical skills and map work
  • Locational knowledge and contrasting locations
  • Using  maps
  • Land use and food origins
  • Human geography
  • Cities of the UK
  • Locating physical features
  • Local fieldwork

History

  • 14th century England
  • Galilei, Newton and the space race
  • The Second World War

PSHE

  • Debating ethical issues
  • Empathising with people in different times
  • Taking responsibility

D&T

  • Printmaking
  • Historical recipes
  • Selecting and using tools/materials
  • Model making
  • Cooking and nutrition
  • Making planters and structures for growing plants
  • Design and make a stuffed toy
  • Structures and evaluation

Art and Design

  • Great artists of the 19th and 20th centuries
  • Printing
  • Design
  • Drawing and perspectives

PE

  • Historical games and battle re-enactment
  • Dance
  • Games

Music

  • Composing and Singing
  • Listening, improvising and composing
  • Space-inspired music and lyrics

Language

  • Spanish

Year B Summary

Years 1 and 2

Science

  • Human body – parts and senses
  • Healthy eating
  • Animals – parts and senses
  • Everyday materials
  • Working scientifically
  • Seasonal changes
  • Living things and their habitats

Computing

  • Animation
  • E-safety
  • Programming
  • Stop Motion Animation
  • Creating/debugging programs

Geography

  • Local area fieldwork
  • Using and making maps
  • Seasonal and daily weather
  • Fieldwork

History

  • Historical heroes/heroines
  • Changes within living memory
  • Significant people – Captain James Cook, Grace Darling, pirates
  • Significant individuals – Sir Francis Beaufort

PSHE

  • Good and bad choices
  • Caring for babies and toddlers
  • Feeling positive
  • Safety around medicines and household products

D&T

  • Origins of food, superfoods and food tasting
  • Mask-making
  • Picnic foods
  • Celebration cards
  • Mechanisms and structures
  • Designing an outdoor kitchen

Art and Design

  • Drawing and modelling superheroes
  • Family portraits
  • Collage and printing
  • Observational drawings
  • Food landscapes

PE

  • Traditional games
  • Dance

Music

  • Creating digital superhero sounds
  • Songs that help us remember
  • Writing a class song
  • Sea shanties
  • Weather sounds and songs
  • Tuned and untuned instruments

Language

n/a

Years 3 and 4

Science

  • Rocks
  • Sound
  • Electricity
  • Plants
  • Light
  • Nutrition
  • Forces and magnets

Computing

  • Digital recordings
  • Using the Internet
  • Presentation software

Geography

  • Volcanoes and earthquakes
  • World and US maps
  • Fieldwork
  • Human and physical geography
  • Location of countries
  • Food miles and fair trade

History

  • Ancient Rome – Pompeii
  • Native Americans
  • Prehistoric Britain from the Stone Age to Iron Age
  • Significant individuals – James Lind

PSHE

  • Expressing opinions
  • Thinking about the lives of others

D&T

  • Preparing US dishes
  • Structures
  • Tool design and making
  • Making instruments
  • Cooking and nutrition
  • Product evaluation
  • Building an iron man

Art and Design

  • Sculpture
  • Photography
  • Native American Dream Catchers
  • Neolithic Art
  • Music-inspired art
  • Sculpture Embossed pattern and pictures

PE

  • Outdoor and adventure challenges Dance
  • Exercise
  • Using equipment to explore forces

Music

  • Traditional and cultural music
  • Composition
  • Music of the 20th century
  • Vegetable orchestra
  • Songs in different languages
  • Performing using metal objects for instruments

Language

  • Spanish

Years 5 and 6

Science

  • Living things and their habitats
  • Evolution and inheritance
  • Light
  • Electricity
  • Human circulatory system
  • History of blood groups
  • Lifestyle effects

Computing

  • Effective and safe online research
  • Computer networks and websites
  • Algorithms
  • Morphing animations
  • Flow diagrams
  • Digital portraits
  • Data logging

Geography

  • Islands of the World
  • Human and physical features of Egypt
  • Changes in the local community
  • Historic maps

History

  • History of computing
  • Significant individuals – Darwin
  • Ancient Egypt
  • The Tudors
  • Changes over the last century

PSHE

  • Taking responsibility
  • Moral issues
  • Customs and beliefs
  • Jobs of the future
  • Harmful substances
  • Body changes, puberty, sex education

D&T

  • Key individuals in design and technology; product design
  • Clay water carriers; model tombs and pyramids
  • Historical recipes; product packaging

Art and Design

  • Logo design
  • Hieroglyphic amulets
  • Abstract art
  • Portraits
  • Tudor fashions
  • Great artists –Warhol, Dali
  • Photography
  • Collage

PE

  • Timing physical activity
  • Tudor dance
  • Cardiovascular exercise

Music

  • Tudor music
  • Composition
  • Pulse - heart raps

Language

  • Spanish

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