Bure Valley Curriculum Overview


 English
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

The Twits

Instructions

Shape Poems

Diaries

Myths and legends

Letter and Authors

Performance poetry

Non-chronological reports

Adventure stories

 

Year 4

 

Plays

Poetry – form

Letters

Stories with an historical setting

Non-Chronological reports

Newspapers

Stories with an imaginary setting

Adverts (Persuasive writing)

Explanation

Stories with a dilemma

Year 5

 

Narrative fiction

Recount

Journalism

Poetry – war poems

Non-Chronological reports

Shakespeare

Letters

Fairy tales

Performance poetry

Narrative unit – The Arrival by Shaun Tan

Oral stories

Diaries

Journalism

Year 6

 

Persuasive writing

Spooky stories

‘Holes’ by Louis Sacher

Narrative and report writing based on ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty

Romeo and Juliet

Reading and SPAG revision

Smoothie project - advertising

 


 Maths
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

Number sense

Place value

Graphs

Length and perimeter

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division

Deriving multiplication and division facts

Time

Fractions

Angles and shapes

 

Measure – compare and calculate length, mass, volume/capacity

Securing multiplication and division facts

Exploring calculation strategies and place value

 

Year 4

 

Reasoning about number (place value)

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division

Data

Times tables

Fractions

Time

Decimals

Area and perimeter

 

Measure and money problems

Shape 2D and symmetry

Position and direction

Reasoning – patterns and sequences

3D shape

Year 5

 

Place value

Measure  - volume

Time

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division

Shapes

Column addition

Line graphs

Fractions

Squared and cubed numbers

Factors

Prime numbers

2D and 3D shape

Perimeter and area

Mental addition and subtraction

Fractions

Multiplication and division

Statistics

Measure – converting units of measure

Year 6

 

Place value

Rounding

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division

Fractions

Angles

Algebra

Averages

Graphs and data

Ratio

Shape

SATs revision

Smoothie project

 


 Science
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

Light

Magnetism

Animals, including humans – nutrition, oxygen, muscles and bones

Rocks and soils

Plants
Year 4

 

Electricity Sound

States of matter

Animals, including humans – teeth, digestion and food chains
Year 5

 

Forces

Solar system

States of matter

Materials and their properties

Animals and humans  – life cycles
Year 6

 

Electricity

Light

 

 

Animals and humans - Evolution

 


 Computing
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

Using the network and laptops

Touch typing

Word processing - basics

Online safety

Computational thinking

Programming  - Code.org & Scratch

Coding – Excel & Lightbot
Year 4

 

Online safety

PowerPoint

Word processing for purpose

Coding – Scratch

Lego We Do

Email

The power of words

Coding – Lightbot

HTML

Year 5

 

Online safety

Digital citizenship

Coding  -  Logo

 

Online safety

Video editing

Lego We Do

snap

Year 6

 

Online safety

HTML

Logo

Coding - Python

Lego We Do

 


 History
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

The Stone Age Ancient Egypt -------
Year 4

 

The Greeks The Romans Children during WW2
Year 5

 

The Anglo-Saxons The Mayans Pilgrimage and Chaucer
Year 6

 

The Roman invasion of Britain The Victorians -----

 


 Geography
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

Maps – continents and where we live ------ The Norfolk Broads

Map work on the local area

Year 4 Continents and climates

Map work – grid references

The Americas ----
Year 5

 

Where the Anglo-Saxons came from Geographical skills – map reading and OS maps and symbols Holland

Coastal processes

Year 6

 

Europe and Britain ----- World geography and climate

Rainforests

 


 Languages
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

Spanish:

Greetings, How are you?, What’s your name?

Colours, Numbers 1-12

Spanish:

Days of the week, Dates, Pets, Brothers and sisters

Spanish:

Numbers, Age, Months of the year, Numbers 13-31, Birthdays

Year 4

 

Latin:

Family, food, work, life

Latin:

Romans and Britons, town, military life

Latin:

A soldier’s life, Gods

Year 5

 

French:

Greetings, who are you?, numbers, colours, animals

French:

Further numbers, dates and birthdays

French:

Family, school, leisure

Year 6

 

French:

Where do you live?

Town

Directions

 

French:

At school

Classroom objects

What’s the time?

The weather

Numbers 40-200

French:

Food and drink

Leisure activities Favourite lessons

Clothing

 

 


  Design & Technology
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

Stone Age animal traps ---------- ---------
Year 4

 

Food – camp cooking Roman shields Volcanoes

 

Year 5

 

Levers

Anglo-Saxon house

------------------ Pulleys and levers
Year 6

 

Roman shields Skate Ramps Smoothie project

Props for end of year show

 


 Art
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

Elements of art

Colour theory and Primary and secondary colours

Stone Age Art

Franz Marc

Rousseau

Clay

Picasso

Andy Warhol

Year 4

 

Colour theory

Greeks – Sgraffitto

O’Keefe

Food art – Archimboldo

Clay

Illustrators – Lichtenstein

Pop art

Year 5

 

Colour theory

Sutton Hoo

Mayan art and architecture

Value and form

Clay

Monet
Year 6

 

Architecture

Colour theory

Graffiti

Pugin

Victorian toys

Clay

Klimt

 


 PE
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

Cross country

Sports Hall Athletics

Dance

Real PE

Swimming

Gymnastics

Tri-Golf

Real PE

Rounders

Tennis

Real PE

Year 4

 

Cross country

Sports Hall Athletics

Dance

Real PE/ Swimming

Gymnastics

Tri-Golf

Real PE

Rounders

Tennis

Real PE

Year 5

 

Tag rugby

Sports Hall Athletics

Real PE

Cross-country

Dance

Hi-5

Real PE/Swimming

Athletics

Cricket

Tennis

Real PE/Swimming

Year 6

 

Sports Hall Athletics

Tag rugby

Real PE

Hi-5

Gymnastics

Real PE

Tennis

Cricket

Athletics

Real PE

 


 Music
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

Djembe (African) drums Djembe (African) drums Djembe (African) drums
Year 4

 

Recorders Recorders Recorders
Year 5

 

Strings

Woodwind

Brass

Strings

Woodwind

Brass

Strings

Woodwind

Brass

Year 6

 

Strings

Woodwind

Brass

Strings

Woodwind

Brass

Strings

Woodwind

Brass

 


 PSHE
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

New Beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Going for goals

Good to be me

SRE

Relationships

Year 4

 

New Beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Going for goals

Good to be me

SRE

Relationships

Year 5

 

New Beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Going for goals

Good to be me

SRE

Relationships

Year 6

 

New Beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Going for goals

Good to be me

SRE

Relationships

 


 RE
Autumn Spring Summer
Year 3

 

The Bible Hinduism

Easter

The Qur’an

Buddhism

Year 4

 

Hinduism

Christianity

Judaism Sikhism
Year 5

 

How does Jesus inspire people?

Bible stories

Bible stories Bible stories
Year 6

 

Who or what is God? Can one person change the world? Golden rules