Curriculum

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Key Stage 2

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Class 1 & 3:

All about me & My Background

English

Hamilton
Vehicle Text: Wolves
Focus on narrative writing, grammar development and vocabulary building

Science

My body - human biology focus studying the different parts of the body, senses, growing up, healthy diet and exercise.
How plants grow - parts of a plant and their function, pollination, food source, seed structure

Geography

Me and My Back Yard: Human and physical geography of Liverpool and Merseyside including business and the economy, the River Mersey and where people live.

Computing

Range of activities through the Creative Curriculum.
STEM workshops with Computer Xplorers covering computing skills of coding and programming through Edblox.

PE

Sensory Circuit- daily sensory activities to regulate, calm and prepare for learning and day ahead.
Yoga - weekly sessions to support core strength and support emotional regulation. Fitness - weekly sessions include boxing, circuit training and invasion games to support physical and mental wellbeing.

Maths

White Rose Maths
Geometry: Shape
Number: Place Value (10), Addition and subtraction, Place Value (20)

History

Family History - family timelines, family trees, 'My Hero' research project.
History around me - the History of Liverpool - Change over time

Art

Art Therapy sessions based on the theme of colour.
Art activities linked to the theme ‘All about me’.
Final piece: ‘All about me’ collage/sensory piece.

School Enrichment

Weekly Wellbeing sessions - Sports, Arts & Crafts, Food Technology, Lego Therapy, board games.
Online safety sessions with the Community Police Officers Bonfire night safety talk from Merseyside Fire Service STEM Day.

PSHE/RE

Families and friendships: Healthy relationships and caring friendships - mutual respect, trust and communication including online.
Safe relationships- keeping safe/ safeguarding education.
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Respecting ourselves and others.
Beliefs in our community.
Physical Health and Mental Wellbeing:
Maintaining a balanced lifestyle – understanding the different factors that contribute to positive physical and mental health.
Growing and changing – understanding of puberty and physical and emotional changes during growing up, including personal hygiene.
Beliefs in our Community.

Class 2:

All about me & My Background

English

Rising Stars Vehicle Text: Harry Potter Focus on narrative/ Factual writing, grammar development and building vocabulary

Science

Healthy bodies: The importance of a balanced diet, circulatory system, the skeletal system and the effects of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs on the human body. Living in Environments: Habitats, classification, British plants, human impact on habitats and the environment.

Geography

Me and My Back Yard: Human and physical geography of Liverpool and Merseyside including business and the economy, the River Mersey and where people live.

Computing

STEM workshops with Computer Xplorers covering computing skills of coding and programming through Edison Robots.

PE

Sensory Circuit - daily sensory activities to regulate, calm and prepare for learning and day ahead.
Yoga- weekly sessions to support core strength and support emotional regulation. Fitness- weekly sessions include boxing, circuit training and invasion games to support physical and mental wellbeing.

Maths

Number: Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
Statistics.
Measurement: Perimeter and area

History

Family History - family timelines, family trees, 'My Hero' research project.
History around me - the History of Liverpool - Change over time

Art

Expressing myself: Exploring how we can express our emotions through Art including facial features and expressions, lines and fonts, and use of colour.
Final piece: Finger print picture in the style of Chuck Close.

School Enrichment

Weekly Wellbeing sessions - Sports, Arts & Crafts, Food Technology, Lego Therapy, board games.
Online safety sessions with the Community Police Officers Bonfire night safety talk from Merseyside Fire Service STEM Day.

PSHE/RE

Families and friendships: Healthy relationships and caring friendships - mutual respect, trust and communication including online.
Safe relationships- keeping safe/ safeguarding education.
Click
Respecting ourselves and others.
Beliefs in our community.
Physical Health and Mental Wellbeing:
Maintaining a balanced lifestyle – understanding the different factors that contribute to positive physical and mental health.
Growing and changing – understanding of puberty and physical and emotional changes during growing up, including personal hygiene.
Beliefs in our Community.