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Key Stage Two Curriculum

Curriculum Overview for Year 6

VICTORIANS READING Read a broad range of genres Recommend books to other Identifying and discussing themes and conventions in and across a wide range of writing Making comparisons within and across books Learning a wider range of poetry by heart Preparing poems and plays to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding through intonation. English WRITING Apply…

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Year 6 Long Term Planning

Autumn (Shang Dynasty) Spring (British History) Summer (Victorians) English Texts Kensuke’s Kingdom Writing genres Text Holes Writing genres Text The Hunger Games Writing genres   Diaries/Journals Letters Poetry Autobiographies Biographies Non-chronological reports Playscripts Journalistic Writing Formal Letters Persuasion Argument/bias Advertising Explanations Narrative Poetry Diary Letter (informal) Newspapers Poetry Historical fiction Significant author Flashbacks   Spelling,…

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Curriculum Overview for Year 5

Hakuna Matata/World War 2 READING Read a broad range of genres Recommend books to other Identifying and discussing themes and conventions in and across a wide range of writing Making comparisons within and across books Learning a wider range of poetry by heart Preparing poems and plays to read aloud and to perform, showing understanding…

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Year 5 Long Term Planning

  Autumn (It’s All Greek to Me) Spring (Hakuna Matata) Summer (Heads Down Lights Off) English Myths and Legends Arachne the Weaver Narrative – myth writing Theseus and the Minotaur Instructions Cartoon strip Non-chronological reports Daedalus and Icarus News recount     Greek tragedy playscript-Battle of Marathon Playscript Traditional Literature  Journey to Jo’burg Stories which raise issues…

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Curriculum Overview for Year 4

Romans and Modern Day Italy English We are going to begin this term by researching and learning facts about the Romans and Italy. We will use this work to create information texts, using Talk 4 Writing as a tool for remembering key features. Later this term, we will be looking at one of the most famous stories ever told. We will use Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to…

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Year 4 Long Term Planning

  Autumn (Roman Invasions of Britain and Modern Day Italy) Spring South America Summer The Vikings are Coming English Non-Fiction Information Text about Italy Newspaper Reports Fantastic Mr Fox Roald Dahl Characters/Instructions Science Link – Food Chains/Habitats PSHE link cruelty to animals Odin Creates the World BBC Playscripts & Myths History Link – Vikings RE…

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Curriculum Overview for Year 3

English READING apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (etymology and morphology) as listed in English Appendix 1, both to read aloud and to understand the meaning of new words they meet read further exception words, noting the unusual correspondences between spelling and sound, and where these occur in the word. develop positive attitudes to reading and understanding of what…

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Year 3 Long Term Planning

  Autumn (All The World’s a Stage) Spring (All at Sea) Summer (The Savage Stone Age) English William Shakespeare / Henry viii Recounts / Diaries Non chronological reports Instructions Persuasive writing Stowaway Narrative Stories with historical settings Titanic Recounts / Diaries Letters Non-Chronological reports Scripts Newspapers Play scripts Stone Age Brother Wolf Stoneage Boy Stig…

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