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Park Hill Primary

Year 1 Curriculum - Topics

SCIENCE

The Body & Senses 

Identifying trees and plants, herbivores, omnivores and carnivores

Properties of Materials 

Structures of Plants

Weather & Seasonal Changes 

*Also on-going throughout the year

 

HISTORY

Myself & My Family 

A study orientating pupils within the chronology of their own families identifying similarities and differences between ways of life in different periods.

Toys: Then & now 

A Study showing changes within living memory revealing aspects of change in national life

 

Louisa Ryland & Canon Hill Park

A Study of a significant person & and place in our locality.

Seaside Holidays 

Past & Present

A Study showing changes within living memory, revealing aspects of change in national life.

 

GEOGRAPHY

Where We Live 

A Study of where pupils and others in their families live, in our local area and beyond

 

Our School & Moseley

A Study of the local area around the school, aspects of local features, land use and environment

Geographical links to Topic 

Identifying familiar places in the locality around our school & human and physical features in maps of Canon Hill Park.

The U.K 

A Study of the characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.

 

Weather

A Study of seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world

COMPUTING

(Following Rising Stars Switched On scheme)

We are Painters 

Creativity: Illustrating an e-book

 

We are T.V Chefs

Computational Thinking: Filming the steps of a recipe

We are Treasure Hunters 

Programming: Using programmable Toys

 

We are Story-tellers

Communication/collaboration: Producing a talking book

We are Collectors 

Computer Networks: Finding images using the web

 

We are Celebrating

Productivity: Creating a card electronically

 

MUSIC

(Following Music Express Scheme)

Sounds Interesting 

Exploring sounds

 

The long & short of it

Exploring duration

Feel the pulse 

Exploring pulse & rhythm

 

Taking off

Exploring pitch

What’s the score? 

Exploring instruments & symbols

 

Rain, rain, go away!

Exploring timbre, tempo and dynamic

P.E.

Dance 

Games

 

Multiskills 

Athletics

Gymnastics 

Outdoor & adventurous Activities

PATHS

Fostering a Positive Classroom Climate 

 

Self-Control 

Sharing, Caring & friendship

 

Basic Problem Solving & Intermediate Feelings 

 

Advanced Feelings & Wrap Up

ART AND DESIGN

Sculpture from nature 

Using natural materials to make sculptures, exploring ideas from nature

 Sketching Cannon Hill Park 

Developing observational drawing techniques

 Great Painters and the Beach 

Paint: A Study of Seaside Paintings by famous artists and developing understanding of brush strokes and colour

DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

Making a Family Photo Frame 

Designing & constructing a simple photo frame for a family photo

Making a Simple Winding Toy 

Incy Wincy Spider

Cooking & Nutrition 

Preparing healthy snack foods

R.E

Community 

Cultivating inclusion, identity and belonging

Being Thankful

Being Modest and Listening to Others

Creativity

Expressing Joy

Being Fair & Just

Being Accountable and Living with Integrity

Commitment

Being Courageous & Confident

Commitment

Being Loyal & Steadfast

Remembering Roots

Being Hopeful & Visionary

Knowledge

Being Open, Honest & Truthful