Year of the Word
Understand the Sacraments of Initiation.
Describe the main rites and symbols of Baptism and Confirmation.
Know the main aspects of the Eucharistic Celebration and prayers used at the Eucharist.
Examine celebrations of the Jewish faith.
From Advent to Christmas
Understand and describe some of the practices of advent
Know and retell the Christmas story according to Mark’s gospel.
Explain Christmas traditions around the world.
Understand Lectio Divina prayer
|Place Value – Making Tens and Some More
Place Value and Regrouping Two-Digit Numbers
Counting On and Back in Ones and Tens from any Number
Representing, Ordering and Comparing Numbers to 100 and Quantities for Measures
Estimation and Magnitude
Add and Subtract Numbers Mentally Using 1- and 2-Digit Numbers
|Finding Part or Whole Unknown
Money – Making Combinations and Finding Change
Comparison (difference, more, less, fewer)
Measures – Estimation and Measure Using Different Scales
|Writing: Poetry, Narrative and Recount, Traditional Stories
Non-Chronological report: ‘Take one Book’
SPAG: Verbs, Nouns, Adjectives, Expanded noun phrases, contractions, suffixes, conjunctions.
|Animals Including Humans
Name animals and offspring
Understand the stages of growth
Know the Life Cycles of some animals
|Living Things & Their Habitats
Explore differences between living, dead and things that never lived.
Identify habitats and animal suitability
Examine the needs of animals and plants
Build understanding of digital texts.
Use varied devices and software with increased precision to create digital content.
Revisit differences between input and output and hardware and software.
Develop understanding of networks related to computers at home and school, logging on to their areas.
Build understanding of algorithms using unplugged approaches.
Develop eSafety practice.
Develop an understanding of the chronology of how communication has changed over the past 100 years.
Examine items of communication from previous eras, such as old letters, telegrams, old telephones and old computers
Understand how methods of communication have changed and how we communicate with each other now.
|Geographical skills and Fieldwork
Use simple compass directions and locational and directional language to describe the location of features and routes on a map.
Use plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features.
Devise a simple map & construct basic symbols in a key.
Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its ground
Mix a range of colours (e.g. secondary).
Mix colours to represent objects.
Begin to explore the relationship between colour and moods / feelings – red – angry -fire, blue calm – seaside
Work in different consistencies.
Colour matching, replicating patterns and textures around them.
Use the brush to create a wide range of marks that are being used in their work.
Work in different ways and on a variety of different coloured, shaped paper.
Use appropriate subject specific language.
|Design and Technology
||Food: Cooking and Nutrition
Know that food has to be farmed, grown elsewhere (e.g. home) or caught. Understand how to name and sort foods into the five groups in ‘The Eat well plate.’ Begin to use techniques such as cutting, peeling and grating. Create and evaluate and suggest changes to finished product – E.g. Fruit salad, Cakes, Bread
||Listening to and appreciating music
Identify the pulse in different pieces of music;
Accompany a chant or song by clapping the pulse or rhythm and join in getting faster and slower together: Animal Rhymes
Identify and name a selection of musical instruments.
Throwing/Catching – chest pass, bounce pass, overhead pass
Throwing at a target
Develop awareness and understanding of the use of space.
Simple ball games.
Kicking, dribbling, passing, trapping.
Develop and practise carrying and striking skills
Racket grip, striking the ball with the hand and the racket/bat
Striking to a target.
Walk, jog and run over distance
Walk/jog in a non-competitive setting for extended periods
Develop an awareness of pace.
Sprinting: shuttle sprints.
Relays: · participate in pair relay with a beanbag developing simple technique, practise passing with the right and receiving with the left hand using the down sweep technique.
Hurdling: run over evenly spaced low hurdles, identify the lead leg.
Welcome Back, Appreciation, Our Natural World, Hope, Don’t Worry, One World Week – Let’s make it better- acts of kindness.
Understand what bullying is.
Learn about online bullying
Know how to stay safe online.