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F2

Literacy:- Speaking, Listening Reading Writing Overview

Foundation stage Term 1

Literacy:- Speaking, Listening Reading Writing Overview

Foundation stage Term 2

Literacy:- Speaking, Listening Reading Writing Overview

Foundation stage Term 3

Learn letter songs

S a t p i n g o c k ……..

Recognise and remember what letters look like

Hear initial sounds in words e.g. bat begins with b

Blend letters to read simple 2 and 3 letter words b-a -t

Segment or break words up into sounds to spell d-o-g is dog

Learn letter songs. Recognise and remember digraphs ch, sh ,th ,ng,ee, ai, ar, oa, er, igh, ur, ure ,and oo, and oo (long)

Read and write captions and sentences including simple digraphs

Improve a sentence by using an adjective

Write poems using interesting, ,adventurous words, some repetition and rhyme. Capital letters at start of a line.

Read and write Meg’s spells and make up their own.

Blend to read and segment to spell words with four sounds e.g. c l a p   , t e n t

Read and write sentences with four sound words

Sequence a story and write a story with a pattern

Read and write a recipe for a gingerbread man

Traditional Stories

Jack and the Beanstalk

Year 1

Autumn Spring Summer

-Familiar Stories

‘Bear and Percy the Park Keeper’.

Re-tell familiar stories.

-information writing.

-Pattern and rhyme.

-Traditional stories and Fairy tales.

-Recounts

-Information Text.

 

 

-Poems

-Instructional writing.

Year 2

Literacy Autumn Spring Summer

Unit 1 Narrative

Stories with familiar settings

(2 weeks)

 

Unit 2 Narrative

Traditional Stories

(2 week)

 

Unit 1

Non-fiction

Instructions

(2 week)

Unit 3 Narrative

Different stories by the same author

(3 week)

 

Unit 4 Narrative

Extended stories/Significant authors

(2 weeks)

 

Unit 1 Narrative

Stories with familiar settings

(2 weeks)

 

Unit 2 Non-fiction

Explanations

(2 week)

 

Unit 3 Non-fiction

Information Texts

(2 weeks)

 

Unit 2 Narrative

Traditional Stories

(2 week)

 

 

Unit 3 Non-fiction

Information Texts

(2 weeks)

 

Unit 4

Non-fiction

Non-chronological reports

(4 weeks)

 

 

 

Unit 1

Non-fiction

Instructions

(2 week)

 

Unit 1

Poetry

Patterns on the page

(2 weeks)

 

Unit 2

Poetry

Really Looking

(2 week)

 

 

 

Unit 4 Narrative

Extended stories/Significant authors

(1 weeks)

 

Unit 3

Poetry

Silly Stuff

(2 weeks)

 

 

 

Really Looking

(2 weeks)

 

 

 

Year 3

Term Text Type Curriculum Links Class Read + genre

Autumn

2014

Letters

 

 

 

Narrative

 

 

Diary extracts

History- boarding schools

Clothing

Life of poor and rich children

 

History- living in the Victorian era

Education in the Victorian era

 

History- linked to Victorian topic

 

Information texts -Victorians

 

Instructions

 

Recounts

 

Poetry

Poems to perform

Language play poetry

 

 

Gardening and D&T- baking and harvesting

 

History & Geography – Victorian trip

 

Science and school life outside the classroom

History- Tea party

Pippy Longstocking

Lauren Child

 

Spring

2015

 

Shape poetry and calligrams

 

 

Information texts

 

Geography- landscapes

Science- plants and humans

 

Geography- secret garden proposal

Maths- mapping and co-ordinates

 

Roald Dahl- George’s Marvellous Medicine

 

Adventure and mystery

 

Reports

 

Recount

 

History – Romans

 

History – Romans

 

History & Geography

Trip to Chester

 

David Walliams – collection

Summer

2015

 

 

Myths, legends and fables

 

Narrative

 

Recounts

 

History- Greeks

History- Greek Myths and legends

David Walliams – collection

Myths and legends

Percy Jackson the Lightening Thief

 

Information texts newspaper

 

Authors and letters

 

Poetry

Geography- rivers David Walliams – collection

Year 4

Term Text Type Curriculum Links Class Read + genre

Autumn

2014

 

Recounts – of visits / visitors

 

Journalistic – newspaper articles

Letters & diaries

 

Following Instructions

 

Poetry

 

Local studies/History: history of sheffield & development of steel.

Geography – changes to geographical features/land use – steel works/meadowhall

Sheffield artist – Joe Scarborough

Models of the steel men – investifations and personal recounts – real life.

D&T –Food tech – Fatty Rascals

 

Meet Me by the Steelmen by Theresa Tomlinson

(Time-slip adventure)

 

Don Valley Engine Poem

Non-fiction – information text

 

Adventure stories

 

Poetry

Mighty Mountains – research

Charity links – Mountain Rescue

ICT – Search engines

Data bases – mountains

Geography – location, features. National & global

D&T/Science – electricity – games

 

Range of non fiction & information text re Mountians

Spring

2015

Non-fiction & information text

Recounts

Diaries

Letters

Persuassive Text

Instructions

Poetry

Frieze framing

Extreme Earth

Music – listening to & appreciation – related to topic

Create own peice based on weather & natural disasters

Geography – features of natural disasters. Location nationally & globally. Pompei.

History – comparing the 1864 flood to 2007 flood in Sheffield.

Art – Japanese Wave art – relating to tsunamis

Printing related to the art work.

PSHE – looking after our Earth & caring for the environment

Weather Station – monitoring the weather

D&T – making Volcanoes – modrock

Flood Land – Marcus Somebody

 

Weather Poems

 

The pebble in my pocket by Meredith Hooper(Volcanoes)

 

 

Summer

2015

Myths & legends

Poetry

Short stories (storynory.com)

Adventure stories

Diaries

Recounts

Drama – speaking & listening

 

Anglo Saxons/Vikings

History – non-fiction & information texts – Visit – Murton Park

ICT – search engines & refining searches

Geography – locations & maps. Travel & routes

Art – Illuminated lettering. Artefacts

Beowulf

Viking Boy Tony Bradman

Anglo Saxon Chronicles

Year 5

Term Text Type Curriculum Links Class Read + genre

Autumn

2014

 

Recounts – of visits / visitors

 

Journalistic – newspaper articles

 

 

 

History – writing recount of a visit by

collector to observe artefacts

from 1930s (Ist person)

–   writing recount in role as

schoolchild in 1930s (Ist pers)

–   3rd person newspaper articles

about: one main event in

1930s (Jarrow March or

Abdication) and

visit to Eden Camp

(WWII museum)

 

–  poetry related to 1930s/WWII

 

ICT       – Word processing – recounts

Publisher – newspapers (Eden Camp –

as above)

Chapters from “The Family from One End Street” by Eve Garnett and  “Just William” by Richmal Crompton (relate to 1930s)

 

 

“Blitz” – Robert Swindells

 

 

Poetry related to 1930s/WWII

Poetry  –  Classic and modern Poetry

by significant children’s

writers

 

Autobiography and Biography

– Letters

– Diary

 

Instructional Texts

–  related to preparing for war or

escaping!

– recipes

– instructions for D/T

 

 

Introduction to story content and structure through Pie Corbett oral storytelling materials (“Little Charlie” improvised in “A Christmas Carol”)

History – Write letter in role as an

evacuee (Ist person)

–   Write diary entries about

experiences in Blitz and on

D-Day

–  diary entry for one day as

character from “The Boy in the

Striped Pyjamas”

– Write biography of Anne Frank

– instructions – How to escape

from a Prisoner of War Camp.

 

D/T  and history– making cakes to

Wartime recipes

– How to prepare the

Household for War

– Instructions to make a

model Air Raid Shelter

ICT – Word processing poems / recounts

–  Time line of  main events in WWII

Various poems inc. From a Railway Carriage, Guess Who’s There, The Listeners, The Sea (sustained metaphor)

 

 

“Blitz” – Robert Swindells

“Blitz” – Robert Westall

 

Extracts from:

“The Diary of Edie Benson” and

“The Diary of Anne Frank”

 

“The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas” – John Boyne.

 

Poetry related to 1930s/WWII

 

 

Abridged version of A Christmas Carol (classic fiction)

 

 

Spring

2015

Instructional texts and explanations (continued)

 

Traditional stories, fables, myths and legends from a range of cultures, inc.

oral storytelling , imitation and innovation (“The Papaya that Spoke”)

 

Playscripts – based on traditional tales

 

Persuasive texts – advertisements

–  letters (related to

traditional tales and

fables)

Reply from builder

wanting to build

pig’s house.

Letters from fable

Characters (different

viewpoint)

Science  PHSE , History , Art– Keeping Healthy – explain functions of body organs and any dangers e.g. smoking. Link to process of mummification;

Write instructions –  for mummification

– for Art  (clay

canopic jars)

 

History: myths related to Ancient Egyptians (sun rise / set, scarab beetle etc.)

 

Geography – African continent

–  desert climate

 

 

ICT – Word Processing playscripts (use tabs, margins etc) and instructions.

 

 

 

Selection of traditional tales (inc. modern adaptations – Snow White in New York; The True Story of the Three Little Pigs)

Legends – Robin Hood

Stories from Around the World – Geraldine McCaughhrean

 

 

 

 

Playscripts based on traditional tales

 

 

Non-chronological reports

(inc explanatory features)

– different Climates

– weather reports

 

 

 

 

Journalistic – Newspaper articles

 

Fiction – suspense stories

 

“The Hand”  } used as text to

“The Purple Pen Gang”} imitate  and

innovate

Science and Geography – The Earth in Space – explanations of seasons

– reports about places with

different types of climates

(desert, as above, Spring 1, plus

Polar and monsoon)

– Writing and presenting own /

group  weather forecast

 

Important events of 1980’s – Charles and Diana etc

 

 

 

ICT – Powerpoint  –  for own weather

forecast presentation

The Switch – Anthony Horowitz (humour, adventure, mystery)

 

Short stories by Anthony Horowitz (e.g. The Killer Camera; Phone goes Dead)

 

Short and Shocking (very short stories) –  Kevin Crossley-Holland

 

 

 

 

 

Extracts from The Iron Man

Summer

2015

 

Non-chronological reports

 

Persuasive texts – letters (revision)

– leaflets

 

 

 

 

 

Fiction – adventure stories

 

 

 

 

Geography – Different countries in Europe, reports about lifestyle.

 

Letters to persuade Mrs Smales to let the class visit somewhere in Europe, explaining educational benefits of visit.

Leaflets to persuade children to try European dishes

 

Composition of own adventure stories – based on story.

Adventures in woodland- Compose own stories.

A Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy.
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Train timetables etc. Maths – Interrailing.

Link to DT (Cooking and tasting different foods)

Longer classic poetry inc. narrative poems  – The Highwayman

Choral and performance poetry

 

Range of Poetic Forms ( concrete poetry, , haiku, cinquain)

 

 

Discussion Texts about issues of:

– whaling

– stealing

– smoking

– uniforms

– books read        etc.

 

Poems from different European countries (Comparison)

 

 

View laws in different countries and debate about similarities/ differences

Poem – The Highwayman

 

 

Famous 5/ Secret 7 – Enid Blighton

 

Year 6

Term Unit
Autumn 1

Slam poetry

Narrative

Recount

Autumn 2

Biographies & Autobiographies

Rhyme week

Persuasive Writing

Instructions

Spring 1

Instructions and Explanations

Short Stories

Non-chronological texts

Drama

Spring 2

Poetry

SATs revision!!!!!!!!!

Summer 1 SATs!!!!!!!!!!
Summer 2

Novels

Persuasive writing (debates)

Maths Overviews

 

Year 1

Maths Overview – Year 1

Autumn 1
Autumn 2
Counting in 1’s from different starts
Counting in 10’s
Ordering 10’s
Numbers and words to 20
1 more/ 1 less
Read and write 2digit numbers
Addition 2 single digit numbers
Properties of 2D/ 3D shapes
Measuring (length) Ordering numbers to 100
Addition facts to 10 (number bonds)
Adding prices to 10/20p (money)
Subtraction to 10 then 20
Using number lines
Time (sequencing events)
Estimating
Simple 1 step addition problems
Fractions (Halves/ quarters)

Spring 1

Spring 2
Counting backwards from 30
Counting in 10’s from different starts
Before and after numbers
Counting in 2’s and 5’s
Ways to make 7, 8, 9 etc.
Change from 10p/ 20p
Adding 1 and 2 digit numbers
Properties of 2D/ 3D shapes (revision)
Measuring – problems Ordering numbers to 100
Addition and subtraction
Problems involving addition and subtraction
Money problems
Time (o’clock / half past)
Fractions (Halves/ quarters – revision)
Position and direction
Weighing

Summer 1
Summer 2

Order numbers to 100
Money problems (change from 20p +)
Counting back in 10’s
Ordering multiples of 5
Subtraction facts to 10/ 20
Multiplication and division
Shape problems
Measures – capacity Subtract numbers from 20 and beyond
Counting in 5’s and 10’s beyond 100
Time (o’clock, half past, quarter past/to)
Position and direction
Fractions (Halves/ quarters revision)
Time problems
Measures – problems
Money problems

 Year 2

Term
Maths Area – Year 2
Autumn 1
Number and Algebra – ordering numbers/ place value/ addition problems / subtraction– number line/ sequences/ times tables ongoing. .
Handling Data – Venn diagrams/ Classifying data/ pictograms/ bar charts.
Shape, Space and Measures – 2D/ 3D shapes.

Autumn 2
Using and Applying Mathematics – Number problems.
Number and Algebra – Number bonds/ word problems/ money/ measures/ sequences – odd/even/ fractions.
Shape, Space and Measures – Time/ analogue.
Spring 1
Shape, Space and Measures – Measure length and capacity – mass/ bee bots (roma).
Number and Algebra – addition and subtraction – written method/ fractions/ money/ multiplication and division.
Using and Applying Mathematics.
Spring 2
Handling Data – Carroll diagrams/
Shape, Space and Measures – reflective symmetry 2D.
Using and Applying Mathematics.
Shape, Space and Measures – time: digital.
Summer 1
Number and Algebra – addition and subtraction – written method/ fractions.
Using and Applying Mathematics.
Summer 2
Number and Algebra – negative no’s temperature/
Using and Applying Mathematics.

Year 3

Maths Overview – Year 3

Autumn 1
Autumn 2
Place Value
Partitioning
Ordering Numbers
Number recognition
More than and Less than
Column addition
Column subtraction
Word problems
2D and 3D shapes
Symmetry
Time
Money
Word problems
Data Handling
Multiplication problems
Division problems
Measure and word problems
Multiplication tables

Spring 1

Spring 2

Fractions and word problems
Measures- capacity and word problems
Measures mass and word problems
Perimeter of 2d shapes
3d shapes
Multiplication and word problems
Division and word problems
Place Value and word problems

Mental calculation addition and subtraction
Column subtraction and word problems
Column addition and word problems
Money and word problems
Inverse operations
Data Handling
Roman Numerals
Time and word problems

Summer 1
Summer 2

Place Value and calculations
Multiplication- grid method
Division- number line method
More than and less than numbers and word problems
Angles
Multiplication tables
Comparing and ordering numbers
Fractions
Data Handling
Mixed calculations- addition, subtraction, multiplying and division (word problems)
Properties of shapes
Measure and word problems
Partitioning and place value
Money and word problems

Year 4

Term
Maths Overview – Year 4
Autumn 1
Column addition and word problems
Column subtraction and word problems
Grid method multiplication and word problems
Data handling
2D shape- perimeter, area and symmetry
Fractions and word problems.
Ordering numbers
Multiplication tables.
Counting forwards and backwards in given steps through zero.
Mental calculations
Autumn 2
Division and word problems
Column addition and word problems
Column subtraction and word problems
Grid method multiplication and word problems
Multiplication tables
Counting forwards and backwards in given steps through zero.
Rounding numbers and word problems
Estimating and checking answers.
Time
Data handling
Mental calculations

Spring 1
Division and word problems
Column addition and word problems
Column subtraction and word problems
Grid method multiplication and word problems
Multiplication tables
Acute/ obtuse angles
Co-ordinates
Data handling
Translation
Fractions/ decimals
Counting forwards and backwards in given steps through zero.
Mental calculations
Spring 2
Division and word problems
Column addition and word problems
Column subtraction and word problems
Grid method multiplication and word problems
Multiplication tables
Counting forwards and backwards in given steps through zero.
Data handling
Measures and word problems
Roman numerals
Find 1000 more or less than a given number.
Fractions
Mental calculations
Measures and word problems

Summer 1
Division and word problems
Column addition and word problems
Column subtraction and word problems
Grid method multiplication and word problems
Multiplication tables
Counting forwards and backwards in given steps through zero.
Data handling
Inverse operations
Place value and calculations
Decimals
Mental calculations
Measures and word problems
Summer 2
Division and word problems
Column addition and word problems
Column subtraction and word problems
Grid method multiplication and word problems
Multiplication tables
Counting forwards and backwards in given steps through zero.
Fractions and decimals
Co-ordinates
Symmetry
Measures and word problems

Year 5

Term Unit Key Objective Curriculum Links
Autumn
2014
Number and Place Value

Recognise and describe number relationships –multiples and factors
Use known facts, factors, partitioning, doubling and halving to multiply and divide mentally
Understand the use of brackets in simple calculations
Use knowledge of place value and multiplication facts to 10 × 10 to derive related multiplication and division facts
Use a range of mental methods of computation for all operations (complements to 100 and 1000; partitioning, doubling/halving etc to multiply)
Revise written methods of addition and subtraction and extend to using decimals both with one or both with two decimal figures (money).
Use efficient written methods of column addition and subtraction of integers
Collect data, finding the mean if appropriate (link to science)
Interpret bar graphs bar-line graphs and pictograms; draw conclusions.
Classify multiples in Venn diagrams ICT – use Excel spreadsheet to investigate effects of X and / by 10, 100, 1000
Set up a simple formula in Excel to check tables facts

Science-read forcemeters
-distance travelled by
hockey puck
History – baking using recipes from WWII
Science –data from force investigations (gyrocopters; rafts)
ICT – Excel to record and graph some data
Addition, Subtraction,
Multiplication and Division

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Shape, Space, Measures

Number and Place Value

Use a range of mental methods of computation for addition and subtraction ( methods to + or – 9,19,99 etc)
Recognise and describe number relationships – square numbers
Use efficient written methods of column addition and subtraction of integers
Solve addition and subtraction problems with or without a calculator

Use units of time and calculate time durations.
Collect discrete data; group it, where appropriate, in equal intervals ; construct bar and bar-line graphs.
Understand and use the mode and range to describe sets of data (also mean and median)
Interpret frequency diagrams
Addition, Subtraction,
Multiplication and Division
Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Shape, Space, Measures
Spring
2015
Number and Place Value
Round any integer up to 10,000 to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000
Solve problems with or without a calculator esp. in context of money
Describe simple fractions as proportions of a whole; recognise and use simple equivalence between fractions
Order fractions and position them on a number line
Relate fractions to division and use division to find simple fractions of numbers and quantities
Read the time on 24-hour digital clocks and use 24-hour notation.
Use and interpret timetables

Interpret simple line graphs including line graphs where the intermediate values have meaning e.g. temperature graphs, pulse rate graphs
Science links – graphs of pulse rates before and after exercise
Geography link – average temperature graphs for different climates
Addition, Subtraction,
Multiplication and Division

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Shape, Space, Measures

Number and Place Value
Know and apply tests of divisibility by 2,4,5, 10 or 100.
Round up or down after division, depending on the context
Know by heart doubles of all whole numbers to 100
Know by heart doubles of all multiples of 10 to 1000
Know by heart doubles of all multiples of 100 to 10,000
and the corresponding halves

Use efficient written methods of column addition and subtraction of integers
Use decimal notation for tenths and hundredths.
Know what each digit represents in a number with up to two decimal places
Order a set of numbers or measurements with the same number of decimal places
Round a number with one or two decimal places to the nearest integer
Relate fractions to their decimal representations (equivalence between the decimal and fraction forms)

Recognise more properties of 2-D shapes – quadrilaterals and regular polygons – inc. reflective symmetry
Complete symmetrical patterns with two lines of symmetry at right angles
Recognise where a shape will be after reflection in a mirror line parallel to one side (sides not all parallel or perpendicular to mirror line)
Collect data and construct simple line graphs
Read and interpret scales on a range of measuring instruments explaining what each labelled division represents (especially Length and weight)
Know imperial units of weight
Recognise properties of triangles in order to classify them
Recognise parallel and perpendicular lines

Link to history – Egyptian method of multiplication
Science links – measuring pulse rates before and after exercise
Geography link – temperature measurements for weather forecasts

Addition, Subtraction,
Multiplication and Division

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
Shape, Space, Measures
Summer
2015
Number and Place Value

Solve word problems and investigations from a range of contexts using all four operations
Recognise and extend number sequences, inc. beyond zero when counting back
Develop written methods for short multiplication of HTU by U or U.t by U and long multiplication of Tu by TU
Develop written methods of short division of HTU by U (integer remainder)

Begin to express a quotient as a fraction , or as a decimal when dividing a whole number by 2, 4, 5 or 10 or when dividing £.p.
Round up or down after division, depending on the context
Revise written methods of addition and subtraction and extend to using decimals both with one or both with two decimal figures)

Identify the properties of 3-D shapes and how they can be made from 2-D nets
Understand, measure and calculate perimeters of rectangles and regular polygons
Understand area measured in square centimetres (cm2)
Understand and use the formula for the area of a rectangle in words:
length x breadth

Use the properties of 2-D and 3-Dshapes to classify the information in Venn and Carroll diagrams

Geography link – arctic climate – sub-zero temperatures

Addition, Subtraction,
Multiplication and Division

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Shape, Space, Measures

Number and Place Value
Solve word problems and investigations from a range of contexts, using all four operations

Begin to understand percentages as the number of parts in every hundred.
Find simple percentages of small whole number quantities
Express one half, one quarter, three quarters and tenths and hundredths as percentages

Read and interpret scales on a range of measuring instruments explaining what each labelled division represents (weight and capacity)
Recognise positions and directions:
Read and plot co-ordinates in the first quadrant
Recognise where a shape will be after translation
Understand and use angles measured in degrees
Identify, estimate and order acute and obtuse angles
Use a protractor to measure and draw acute and obtuse angles to the nearest 5 degrees.
Know the sum of angles in a right angle, straight line and in a triangle.

Discuss the chance or likelihood of particular events ; predict outcomes
Understand and use probability scales in words and numbers from 0 to 1

Interpret data in simple pie charts
Link to geography – measuring rainfall, wind speed etc

Link to geography – pirate treasure maps
Addition, Subtraction,
Multiplication and Division
Fractions, Decimals and Percentages
Shape, Space, Measures

Year 6

Autumn 1
Place value
Place value, area & perimeter
Area & perimeter, Shape
Fractions & percentages
Written multiplication & division
Mental multiplication & division
Assessments

Autumn 2
Problem solving (all four operations)
Problem solving (time)
Algebra
Fractions
Place value and percentages
Fractions
Assessments

Spring 1
Handling data
Ratio and probability
Proportion
Shape
24 hour clock
Assessments

Spring 2
Mental addition and subtraction
Written addition and subtraction
Handling data
Assessments

Summer 1
Lots of revision SATs!!!!!!!!!!!
(based on a gaps analysis)

Summer 2
Addition and subtraction
Multiplication and division
Problem solving
Measure
Maths in a practical context (using and applying)