• Read a broad range of genres
  • Recommend books to others
  • Make comparisons within/across books
  • Support inferences with evidence
  • Summarising key points from texts
  • Identify how language, structure, etc. contribute to meaning
  • Discuss use of language, inc. figurative
  • Discuss & explain reading, providing reasoned justifications for views

English Writing

  • Use knowledge of morphology & etymology in spelling
  • Develop legible personal handwriting style
  • Plan writing to suit audience & purpose; use models of writing
  • Develop character & setting in narrative
  • Select grammar & vocabulary for effect
  • Use a wide range of cohesive devices
  • Ensure grammatical consistency


  • Use appropriate register/ style
  • Use the passive voice for purpose
  • Use features to convey & clarify meaning
  • Use full punctuation
  • Use language of subject/object Speaking & Listening
  • Use questions to build knowledge
  • Articulate arguments & opinions
  • Use spoken language to speculate, hypothesise & explore
  • Use appropriate register & language

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



  • Secure place value & rounding to 10,000,000, including negatives
  • All written methods, including long division
  • Use order of operations (not indices)
  • Identify factors, multiples & primes
  • Solve multi-step number problems Algebra
  • Introduce simple use of unknowns

Geometry & Measures

  • Confidently use a range of measures & conversions
  • Calculate area of triangles / parallelograms
  • Use area & volume formulas
  • Classify shapes by properties
  • Know and use angle rules
  • Translate & reflect shapes, using all four quadrants Data
  • Use pie charts
  • Calculate mean averages

Fractions, decimals & percentages

  • Compare & simplify fractions
  • Use equivalents to add fractions
  • Multiply simple fractions
  • Divide fractions by whole numbers
  • Solve problems using decimals & percentages
  • Use written division up to 2dp
  • Introduce ratio & proportion

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



  • Classification, including micro-organisms
  • Health & Lifestyles, incl. circulatory system
  • Evolution & Adaptation


  • Light & Shadows; the eye
  • Forces, including gravity
  • Electricity: investigating circuits


British History (taught chronologically)

  • An extended period study, e.g.
    • The changing power of monarchs
    • Significant turning points in British history
    • Crime & punishment
    • Leisure Broader History Study
  • Non-European society, i.e. – Islamic civilization, including Baghdad – Mayan civilization – Benin (West Africa)

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