Our curriculum maps demonstrate the key themes which will be taught in each year group across the course of the year. Co-constructed between curriculum leaders, teachers and pupils, each term's map centres around a big question and four smaller sub-questions which will be explored though subject specific teaching and lesson delivery. This approach supports our children to develop their natural curiosity and enquiry skills as they seek to answer these questions through their learning journeys, drawing upon their cumulative body of knowledge over time.
Each map demonstrates the subject specific themes that will be covered each term (eg. invasion, power and struggle in history or Global Significance in geography) and demonstrates the broad and rich curriculum coverage that will be achieved. The concepts that will be explored throughout each theme are visible on medium and short term planning and the concepts that sit within each 'theme' are evidenced on our progression grids.
Mapping of the subject themes, and corresponding concepts, to be taught supports our pupils in seeing further connectivity within their knowledge and skills to result in a growing body of knowledge over time. Enrichment opportunities are also planned for, with each term's study cumulating in a trip or visit, a social responsibility project or a production. Additionally, each term, a class text is carefully selected, which will be shared with the children and incorporated within lesson delivery. Across the year, these texts are selected to ensure a broad and balanced reading diet and to expose our children to a wide range of genres and authors. Non-fiction texts are also carefully selected to support the delivery of each sub-question. These texts are selected to ensure our pupils are exposed to a wide range of text types and text structures.
Please click on the curriculum map of your choice from the list. For questions regarding the content of a particular map, please contact your child's class teacher.
For general questions regarding the school’s approach to the teaching of the curriculum, please contact Rebekah Lyall, who is our Curriculum Lead, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and she will endeavour to contact you as soon as possible.