English

Reading

  • Apply knowledge of morphology & etymology when reading new words
  • Reading & discuss a broad range of genres & texts
  • Identifying & discussing themes
  • Make recommendations to others
  • Learn poetry by heart
  • Draw inference & make predictions
  • Discuss authors’ use of language
  • Retrieve & present information from non-fiction texts.
  • Formal presentations & debates

English Writing

  • Secure spelling, inc. homophones, prefixes, silent letters, etc.
  • Use a thesaurus
  • Legible, fluent handwriting
  • Plan writing to suit audience & purpose
  • Develop character, setting and atmosphere in narrative
  • Use organisational & presentational features
  • Use consistent appropriate tense
  • Proof-reading
  • Perform own compositions

Grammar

  • Use expanded noun phrases Use modal & passive verbs
  • Use relative clauses
  • Use commas for clauses
  • Use brackets, dashes & commas for parenthesis Speaking & Listening
  • Give well-structured explanations
  • Command of Standard English
  • Consider & evaluate different viewpoints
  • Use appropriate register

Art & Design (UKS2)

  • Use sketchbooks to collect, record, review, revisit & evaluate ideas
  • Improve mastery of techniques such as drawing, painting and sculpture with varied materials
  • Learn about great artists, architects & designers

Computing (UKS2)

  • Design & write programs to solve problems
  • Use sequences, repetition, inputs, variables and outputs in programs
  • Detect & correct errors in programs
  • Understand uses of networks for collaboration & communication
  • Be discerning in evaluating digital content

Design & Technology (UKS2)

  • Use research & criteria to develop products which are fit for purpose and aimed at specific groups
  • Use annotated sketches, cross-section diagrams & computer-aided design
  • Analyse & evaluate existing products and improve own work
  • Use mechanical & electrical systems in own products, including programming
  • Cook savoury dishes for a healthy & varied diet

Geography (UKS2)

  • Name & locate counties, cities, regions & features of UK
  • Understand latitude, longitude, Equator, hemispheres, tropics, polar circles & time zones
  • Study a region of Europe, and of the Americas
  • Understand biomes, vegetation belts, land use, economic activity, distribution of resources, etc.
  • Use 4- and 6-figure grid references on OS maps
  • Use fieldwork to record & explain areas

Mathematics

Number/Calculation

  • Secure place value to 1,000,000
  • Use negative whole numbers in context
  • Use Roman numerals to 1000 (M)
  • Use standard written methods for all four operations
  • Confidently add & subtract mentally
  • Use vocabulary of prime, factor & multiple
  • Multiply & divide by powers of ten
  • Use square and cube numbers

Geometry & Measures

  • Convert between different units
  • Calculate perimeter of composite shapes & area of rectangles
  • Estimate volume & capacity
  • Identify 3-d shapes
  • Measure & identify angles
  • Understand regular polygons Reflect & translate shapes Data
  • Interpret tables & line graphs
  • Solve questions about line graphs

Fractions

  • Compare & order fractions
  • Add & subtract fractions with common denominators, with mixed numbers
  • Multiply fractions by units
  • Write decimals as fractions
  • Order & round decimal numbers
  • Link percentages to fractions & decimals

Modern Languages (UKS2)

  • Listen & engage
  • Engage in conversations, expressing opinions
  • Speak in simple language & be understood
  • Develop appropriate pronunciation
  • Present ideas & information orally
  • Show understanding in simple reading
  • Adapt known language to create new ideas
  • Describe people, places & things
  • Understand basic grammar, e.g. gender

Music (UKS2)

  • Perform with control & expression solo & in ensembles
  • Improvise & compose using dimensions of music
  • Listen to detail and recall aurally
  • Use & understand basics of staff notation
  • Develop an understanding of the history of music, including great musicians & composers

Science Biology

  • Life cycles of plants & animals (inc. mammal, insect, bird, amphibian)
  • Describe changes as humans develop & mature Chemistry
  • Classify materials according to a variety of properties
  • Understand mixtures & solutions
  • Know about reversible changes; identify irreversible Physics
  • Understand location and interaction of Sun, Earth & Moon
  • Introduce gravity, resistance & mechanical forces

History

British History (taught chronologically)

  • Anglo-Saxons & Vikings, including
    • Roman withdrawal from Britain
    • Scots invasion
    • Invasions, settlements & kingdoms
    • Viking invasions; Danegald
    • Edward the Confessor Broader History
  • Study
  • Ancient Greece, i.e. – A study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world

Physical Education (UKS2)

  • Use running, jumping, catching and throwing in isolation and in combination
  • Play competitive games, applying basic principles
  • Develop flexibility & control in gym, dance & athletics
  • Take part in Outdoor & Adventurous activities
  • Compare performances to achieve personal bests
  • Swimming proficiency at 25m (KS1 or KS2)

Religious Education

  • Continue to follow locally- agreed syllabus for RE