Mars Class Curriculum

2020/21

School Branches

Autumn

From the past into the Future

Spring

What a Wonderful World

Summer

People who Make a Difference

English

 

Use of a range of genres – fiction, non-fiction, poetry. Writing focus – composition and transcription

Phonics – Read Write Inc

Handwriting

Grammar and Punctuation

Maths

 

Number and place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, measurements, properties of shape, position, direction and statistics.

Science

 

Animals, including humans

Uses of everyday materials

Plants

Seasons

History/

Geography

All About Me (Celebrations)

Spectacular Space

When I grow up… (Occupations)

Art

 

Andy Goldsworthy

British

Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Swedish

Tony Cragg

British

Music

 

Traditional Tales and Rhymes

Songs from the Caribbean

P.E

 

Gross Motor Skills

Gymnastics – Floor Work

Gymnastics – Equipment Use

Dance

Ball Skills – Throwing and Catching

Ball Skills – Using racquets and nets

Circuits – keeping healthy
Multiskill games

Athletics – running and jumping
Athletics – throwing at a target

Computing

E-safety and Technology in Our Lives
Programming

Religious Education

 

Creation – Why is the word God so important to Christians?
Wet and Windy Harvest
Incarnation – Why do Christians perform Nativity plays at Christmas?

Which stories are special and why?
Salvation – Why do Christians put a cross in an Easter garden?

 

 

Which places are special and why?
Being special: where do we belong?

Personal, Social and Health Education

Working together – relationships

Emotions

(Health and well-being)

Managing money – living in the wider world