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Curriculum Topics

These are the topics that we cover throughout the year. Click on the links below to find out about what we teach in each topic. 

EYFS

In Pre-School, Nursery and Reception our topics are:

Autumn 1: Marvellous Me

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Autumn 2: Let's Celebrate 

Pre-School Pack Nursery Pack Reception Pack 

 

 Spring 1: If You Go Into The Woods...

Pre-School Pack Nursery Pack Reception Pack 

 

 Spring 2: A Walk On The Wild Side

Pre-School Pack Nursery Pack Reception Pack 

  

Summer 1: Roots, Shoots and Muddy Boots!

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Summer 2: We All Go Travelling By

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Key Stage One - Cycle A

In 1 Cherry, 1 Ivy, 2 Willow and 2 Beech our topics in Cycle A are:

Autumn 1 - Me and My Country (Coming Soon) 

Autumn 2 - My Family History Spring 1 - Our Wonderful World 

Spring 2 - Food Glorious Food (Coming Soon!) 

Summer 1 - Weather and Seasons Summer 2 - Seaside Holidays 

 

 Key Stage One - Cycle B

In 1 Cherry, 1 Ivy, 2 Willow and 2 Beech our topics in Cycle B are;

Autumn 1 - Looking After My Environment Autumn 2 - The Great Fire of London 

 Spring 1 - Our Local Heroes Spring 2 - Great Inventions (Geography) 

     Summer 1 - Great Inventions (Coming Soon!) Summer 2 - Out of Africa (Coming Soon!) 

Lower Key Stage Two - Cycle A

In 3 Holly, 3/4 Pine and 4 Ash our topics in Cycle A are;

Autumn 1 - Me and My World (Coming Soon) Autumn 2 - Stone Age 

Spring 1 - Rivers and The Water Cycle Spring 2 - Bronze and Iron Age 

Summer 1 - Ancient Egyptians Summer 2 - Coasts

 

Lower Key Stage 2 - Cycle B

In 3 Holly, 3/4 Pine and 4 Ash our topics in Cycle B are;

Autumn 1 - Looking After My Community Autumn 2 - Roman Britain

Spring 1 - Crime and Punishment 

Spring 2 - Natural Disasters  

Summer 1 - The Americas (Coming Soon!) Summer 2 - Down The Pit (Coming Soon!) 

 

Upper Key Stage Two - Cycle A

In 5 Chestnut, 5 Sycamore, 6 Elm and 6 Oak our topics in Cycle A are:

Autumn 1 - Our World in the Future (Coming Soon!) 

Autumn 2 - Ancient Greece Spring 1 - South America: The Amazon 

Spring 2 - The Anglo-Saxons Summer 1 - Extreme Earth 

Summer 2 - The Impact of War 

 Upper Key Stage Two - Cycle B

In 5 Chestnut, 5 Sycamore, 6 Elm and 6 Oak our topics in Cycle B are:

Autumn 1 - Protecting Our Environment Autumn 2 - The Vikings 

Spring 1 - Frozen Kingdom Spring 2 - Mayan Civilisation 

Summer 1 - Journeys: Trade (Coming Soon!) 

Summer 2 - Journeys: Immigration (Coming Soon!)