Key Stage Two

KS2

Years  3, 4, 5 and 6

Year A Year B Year C Year D
History Early People In Britain- Stone and Iron age and impact of Roman Invasion

 

Roman presence in Cumbria (and beyond). Focus on Carlisle/ Maryport  and  ‘Reiver’ history

 

Anglo-Saxon life, examples of local Anglo-Saxon settlements

 

The Vikings- invasions and impact

 

Norman invasion in 1066- local presence- Egremont Castle, Carlisle Castle

 

 

Changing roles of Women from early to modern times

Ancient Greece and achievements including culture, medicine and politics-

 

History of democracy from ancient Greece to modern day

 

History of immigration to the UK/ Black History of the UK

Ancient Egypt study

 

 

The Mayan’s – a study

 

Personal study: Economic changes in the locality-

changes in farming

changes in tourism

changes in how energy is produced: from mining to nuclear

Geography The UK- human and physical features, using an atlas. Our locality in context

 

Our region- The Lake District ( human and physical features) compare to a city ( York/ Edinburgh/ London)

 

The journey of water- the water cycle ( local rivers – Ennerdale Water)

 

 

The world- longitude/ latitude, Equator and Time zones, climates and biomes

 

 

volcanoes, tsunami and earthquakes

 

8 point compasses

 

 

Europe- countries, cities and climates- key places/ characteristics

 

Europe focus – Greece ( linked to History)

South America focus ( linked to Mayan’s)

 

Human geography- settlements and land use locally and in UK- sketches, maps and carrying out field work

use of grid references on maps, ordnance survey maps

 

Religious Education Christianity- relationships including marriage ( comparisons between religions)

 

Hinduism- Hindus abroad and in the UK

Christianity- The Bible and other religious books, why are they important?

 

Diversity and religious tolerance

Christianity- key festivals (eg) Easter/ Harvest

 

Islam focus -celebrations, worship, pilgrimages and the rituals which mark important points in life

Christianity- living a Christian life (e.g.- charity, examples of significant individuals, importance of prayer)

 

Questions of faith- life after death/ evolution and the beginnings of earth

 

 

Computing online safety- safe searching

 

word processing

 

Coding- make a Lake district themed game

 

PowerPoint- make an informative PowerPoint linked to topic work

 

Create an explore databases

 

 

online safety- critical thinking

 

word processing

 

Coding- make a maze game linked to compass points

 

Simple excel spreadsheets to calculate

 

Recording sounds/ making music

 

 

online safety- personal data

 

word processing

 

coding- make an ancient themed Greek game

 

PowerPoint- make an informative PowerPoint linked to topic work

online safety- acceptable behaviour

word processing

 

coding-

 

 

3D modelling- make a plan view ( Geography link)

 

Monitoring and measuring- temperature, sound etc. ( Geography link)

Design Technology Design, make and evaluate products which build technical skills

 

Cooking- cakes and biscuits

 

 

Exploring strength- Money box (PSHE link) Roman shields ( History link)

 

 

Growing vegetables in the school grounds

 

 

 

Design, make and evaluate products which build technical skills

 

Cooking- savoury dishes/ where does food come from?

 

Exploring textiles- clothing project

 

 

Exploring materials – habitats for local wildlife (e.g.) bird box/ insect house ( Science link)

Design, make and evaluate products which build technical skills

 

Cooking- local ingredients

 

 

Electrical system using a buzzer or light

 

Growing vegetables

Design, make and evaluate products which build technical skills

 

Cooking- international dishes

 

Exploring movement- fairground rides

 

Creativity and aesthetic- making dream catchers (or) prayer pillows

PSHE Sex and Relationships Education

 

Money Matters- where does money come from?

 

Healthy lifestyles

 

Friendship, bullying, cyber-bullying

 

Careers Education- what jobs do people do?

Drug and Alcohol Education

 

Importance of the freedom of speech- rights and responsibilities of freedom

 

Expressing feelings- my mental well-being

 

Enterprise education- working together

Sex and Relationships Education

 

Money Matters- banks and keeping money safe

 

Democracy and the rule of law ( law and you)

 

The environment- reduce, reuse, recycle

Drug and Alcohol Education

 

Rights and responsibilities

 

Charities – what do they do?

 

Helping others- what to do in an emergency

 

Enterprise education- working together

 

Art and Design  Sketching- landscapes

Painting- landscapes ( lake district)

3d art/ sculpture- History link

Printing- Street art project

Sewing/ weaving- History link

 

artist focus: ‘modern art’

 

 

Sketching- portraits

Painting- portraits ( modern art – Warhol)

3d art/ sculpture-

Printing- Viking link

Sewing/ weaving- Bayeux tapestry

(History link)

 

artist focus: ‘people’

 

Sketching-

perspective

Painting-  Hindu art ( RE link)

Greek sculpture- use of clay ( bowls)

Printing- Use of vegetables and fruit

Sewing/ weaving- Christmas card

 

artist focus: ‘pattern’

 

Sketching- comic

charcoal- still life (nature)

3d art/ sculpture- linked to topics

Printing- linked to topics

Sewing/ weaving-

Mayan craft-

 

artist focus: ‘ global art’

 

Languages  Greetings

Myself- who I am, my family and where I live

Greetings

Schools and learning

Likes/ dislikes

 

 

Greetings

Food and Drink

Shopping

 

Greetings

Out and About- travel

 

Music

 

Learn 5 songs and perform to an audience including ones with several parts

Use tuned/ untuned instruments to accompany singing or other pieces of music

 

compose music- ‘Lake District’

 

Musical notation- learn notes and create short pieces using tuned instruments

 

Listen to different musical genres and compare: early Music, classical, choral, gospel, opera

 

 

Learn 5 songs and perform to an audience including ones with several parts

Use tuned/ untuned instruments to accompany singing or other pieces of music

 

Musical notation- learn notes and create short pieces using tuned instruments

 

Listen to world music and explore the instruments used

 

 

 

Learn 5 songs and perform to an audience including ones with several parts

Use tuned/ untuned instruments to accompany singing or other pieces of music

 

listen to work of significant composers and comment on their style

 

Musical notation- learn notes and create short pieces using tuned instruments

 

Listen to different musical genres and compare: jazz, blues, punk and country and rock

Learn 5 songs and perform to an audience including ones with several parts

Use tuned/ untuned instruments to accompany singing or other pieces of music

 

Musical notation- learn notes and create short pieces using tuned instruments

 

Listen to different musical genres and compare: dance, hip-hop, gospel, soul

Science

 

 

Working Scientifically is through-out

Plants- requirements for growth, function of parts and life cycle

 

Animals including humans (skeletons)

 

Rocks- formation and fossils

 

 

Light- sight, reflection, dangers, shadows

 

Forces and magnets- friction

 

 

Living things and their habitats- grouping, classifying

 

Animals including humans- health ( teeth, eating and digestion)

 

States of matter

 

 

Sound- vibration and volume

 

 

Electricity

 

 

Plants- reproduction

 

Animals including humans – changes as we grow, reproduction

 

 

Properties of materials

 

Light- how it travels

 

 

Forces of gravity, friction, air resistance, levers, pulleys and gears

 

 

Earth and Space

Living things and their habitats- grouping, classifying including micro-organisms

 

Animals including humans- health, including circulation and heart health

 

Evolution and inheritance

 

 

Changes to materials

 

Sound-pitch

 

Electricity

 

Key Stage 1 – hours per year

Subject Hours per year ( minimum)
English 195
Maths 195
Science 45
PE 78
Design Technology 15
Art 15
Geography 30
History 30
Music 20
MFL 20
RE 30
PSHE 30
Computing 30