2019-20

Select the appropriate year below

Year 1

Autumn Term

Materials

  • To distinguish between an object and the material it is made from
  • Identify and name a variety of everyday materials including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock.
  • To describe materials according to simple properties, using words such as shiny, rough, hard
  • Group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties
  • Find out how the shapes of some some solid objects can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

The Seasons

  • Understand the changing seasons
  • Know the key characteristics of each season
  • Observe and describe weather associated with different seasons and how length of day varies
  • Can observe and describe how seeds and plants grow into mature plants

Spring Term

Space

  • Light and dark
  • Forces- push and pull
  • The Solar System
  • Changing materials -freezing and heating

Healthy Eating

Summer Term

Parts of the body

  • Identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body
  • The senses

Habitats

  • To understand what a habitat is
  • To understand there are different habitats and animals are adapted to their habitat, including micro-habitats
  • To explore how the conditions in a habitat can affect the plants and animals that live there
  • To know that animals and plants are dependent on each other
  • Identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees

The seasons

Spring into Summer observations – change of day length

Year 2

Autumn Term

Materials

  • To distinguish between an object and the material it is made from
  • Identify and name a variety of everyday materials including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock.
  • To describe materials according to simple properties, using words such as shiny, rough, hard
  • Group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties
  • Find out how the shapes of some some solid objects can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

The Seasons

  • Understand the changing seasons
  • Know the key characteristics of each season
  • Observe and describe weather associated with different seasons and how length of day varies
  • Can observe and describe how seeds and plants grow into mature plants

Spring Term

Space

  • Light and dark
  • Forces- push and pull
  • The Solar System
  • Changing materials -freezing and heating

Healthy Eating

Summer Term

Parts of the body

  • Identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body
  • The senses

Habitats

  • To understand what a habitat is
  • To understand there are different habitats and animals are adapted to their habitat, including micro-habitats
  • To explore how the conditions in a habitat can affect the plants and animals that live there
  • To know that animals and plants are dependent on each other
  • Identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees

The seasons

Spring into Summer observations – change of day length

Year 3

Autumn Term

Muscles, The Skeleton

  • Looking at different skeletons
  • Labeling a human skeleton
  • Muscles and movement

Electricity

  • Making Circuits that work
  • Conducting electricity
  • Conductors & insulators
  • Switches
  • Exploring Circuits

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Spring Term

Sound

  • How sounds are made
  • The ear
  • Pitch
  • Volume & vibrations
  • Sound & distance

Rocks, Fossils and Soil

Summer Term

States of matter

  • Solids, liquids & gases
  • Heating & cooling
  • Evaporation & condensation
  • The Water Cycle

Classification and Food Chains

  • Using keys
  • Grouping living things
  • Producers, predators & prey

Year 4

Autumn Term

Muscles, The Skeleton

  • Looking at different skeletons
  • Labeling a human skeleton
  • Muscles and movement

Electricity

  • Making Circuits that work
  • Conducting electricity
  • Conductors & insulators
  • Switches
  • Exploring Circuits

Spring Term

Sound

  • How sounds are made
  • The ear
  • Pitch
  • Volume & vibrations
  • Sound & distance

Rocks, Fossils and Soil

Summer Term

States of matter

  • Solids, liquids & gases
  • Heating & cooling
  • Evaporation & condensation
  • The Water Cycle

Classification and Food Chains

  • Using keys
  • Grouping living things
  • Producers, predators & prey

Year 5

Autumn Term

Light

  • To recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines.
  • To explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye.
  • To explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.

 

The Circulatory System

  • To identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system,
  • To describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood.
  • To recognise that blood has any important functions.
  • To recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function.

Spring Term

Life Cycles

  • Amphibians, insects, birds & mammals
  • Reproduction in plants & animals
  • Human change from birth to old age

 

Electricity

  • Brightness & voltage
  • Circuits
  • Switches
  • Circuit symbols

Summer Term

Forces

  • The Earth & gravity
  • Air resistance
  • Water resistance
  • Friction
  • Levers & pulleys

Year 6

Autumn Term

Light

  • To recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines.
  • To explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye.
  • To explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.

 

The Circulatory System

  • To identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system,
  • To describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood.
  • To recognise that blood has any important functions.
  • To recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function.

Spring Term

Life Cycles

  • Amphibians, insects, birds & mammals
  • Reproduction in plants & animals
  • Human change from birth to old age

 

Electricity

  • Brightness & voltage
  • Circuits
  • Switches
  • Circuit symbols

Summer Term

Forces

  • The Earth & gravity
  • Air resistance
  • Water resistance
  • Friction
  • Levers & pulleys