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Curriculum Topics Teaching Resources

Discover some schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in all curriculum areas for knowledge and understanding about the world and creative development

Journeys

Identify, describe and compare some of the different journeys that could be taken in the local and wider community

Harvest

Identify, describe and compare some of the different journeys that could be taken in the local and wider community

Water at Home

Investigate sources and uses of water at home by families to understand its importance in the world

Family Homes

Investigate, describe and compare some of the different types of homes found in the local area around the school environment

Vehicles

Identify and describe some of the different journeys that can be made by bus, train or plane for a range of purposes

Push and Pull

Identify, describe and test some of the different pushing and pulling forces that can be used to move a range of objects

Streets and Roads

Identify, describe and compare different types of buildings and objects that can be found in a street or road that is part of the school neighbourhood

Nativity Scenes

Read and respond to the main events of the nativity story by using drama, role-play and art and design activities

Classroom

Identify the location and function of objects in the classroom and discuss how to formulate rules to manage the classroom safely

School Friends

Discuss and learn classroom routines and organisation by exploring and describing information and likes and dislikes about each of their classmates

Winter Weather

Explore how the weather changes during winter and its effect on the natural world

Winter Animals

Explore how animals adapt to the changes to the natural world in the winter including animals that live in Britain and other habitats such as the arctic

Spring Farming

Identify and describe some of the changes to farm animals that occur during the spring and jobs performed by the farmer during this season of the year

Keeping Dry

Investigate and test some of the properties of different materials that can be used for clothing to provide protection from the rain

Spring Flowers

Identify, describe and print patterns and shapes to reflect flowers that can grow in family gardens during the spring

Footwear

Investigate, compare and test some of materials that can be used to make different types of footwear that are used for a range of functions

Easter Story

Explore and illustrate the main sequence of events in the Easter story and understand the role of different characters in the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus

Holiday Shirts

Produce items of clothing to wear on a holiday to a particular location by selecting and using shapes to represent different places

Summer Picnic

Select, identify and prepare different types of foods for a picnic including sandwiches and fruit juice drinks by compiling shopping lists for a class outing

School Safari

Identify and compare some of the different animals that live in the school grounds and make comparisons between animals that live in other habitats

Butterflies

Investigate, describe and compare some of the different butterflies that can be found living in the school grounds

  • Butterflies
    Investigate, describe and compare some of the different butterflies that can be found living in the school grounds
  • Caterpillars
    Produce a model of a mini-beast to explore some of the different creatures that live in the school grounds
  • What Butterfly
    Identify and describe the similarities and differences that can be seen between different species of butterfly
  • Seaside Subtraction
    Calculate and record the difference between pairs of numbers to ten by counting back to show numbers of items sold in a shop at the seaside