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History
Historical Concepts
Explore trends, looking at continuity/change and similarity /difference/significance
Examine different aspects of history eg social, cultural, political and religious
Gain historical perspective by making connections between local, national and international history
Extend chronological understanding by exploring a theme over time eg crime and punishment
Stories & Sources
Understand how knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources
Understand how evidence is used rigorously to make historical claims
Discern how/why contrasting arguments and interpretations of the past exist by weighing evidence and sifting arguments eg propaganda
Construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information
Historical Questions
Address and devise a wide range of historically-valid questions about change and cause
Historical Vocabulary
Use and apply a range of historical vocabulary eg civilisation, propaganda, economy, political
Geography
Locational Knowledge
Locate majority of world's countries & cities using maps (focus on Europe and N/S America) and identify environmental regions, key physical/human features
Identify position of latitude, longitude and N/S Hemispheres
Identify position of Tropics of Cancer/Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic
Identify position of Prime/Greenwich Meridian and time zones
Human & Physical Geography
Explain key aspects of physical geography (climate zones, biomes, vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, earthquakes, volcanoes, water cycle)
Explain key aspects of human geography (settlement/land use, economic activity and distribution of natural resources)
Understand the interaction between physical and human processes and features
Skills & Fieldwork
Securely use world maps, atlases and globes and digital mapping to build knowledge of the wider world
Observe, record and present human/physical features of local area using maps, sketches, plans, graphs, digital technology eg numerical, quantitative and writing at length
Use 8-point compass, grid references and Ordnance Survey maps
Place Knowledge
Examine geographical similarities and differences (regions of UK, European country and N/S America) and communicate geographically
D&T
Design
Communicate, generate, develop and model ideas using a range of strategies eg computer-aided-design, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams
Use research to inform design and generate own design criteria
Communicate, generate and develop ideas, drawing on other disciplines eg science, maths, computing
Confidently take calculated risks to become innovative, resourceful and enterprising
Evaluate
Generate own design criteria and evaluate ideas and products against these
Investigate and analyse a range of existing products that address real / relevant problems, in a range of relevant contexts
Understand how key events and individuals in D&T helped to shape the world
Technical Knowledge
Construct more complex structures by applying range of strategies in order to solve real / relevant problems
Drawing on disciplines & making connections to wider subject areas, apply understanding of computing to program, monitor and control products
Making connections to real & relevant problems, apply understanding of wider range of mechanical systems (gears, pulleys, cams, levers and linkages)
Making connections to real & relevant problems, apply understanding of electrical systems (series circuits, switches, bulbs and motors)
Make
• According to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities, select from and use a wide range of tools, equipment, materials and components accurately to make high quality prototypes
Food Technology
Prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques
Art
Media & Materials
Capture artistic process in sketch book
In drawing, use a range of pencils to begin to develop personal style, drawing on the work of other artists for inspiration
In painting, use watercolours to suggest mood
In collage, with increasing confidence, combine visual and tactile qualities
In sculpture, combine visual and tactile qualities
In print, make printing blocks eg from coiled string on card to create repeating pattern
Enhance digital media by editing including sound, video, animation, still images and installations
Significant Artists
Understand how great artists, architects and designers contribute to the culture, creativity and wealth of our nation
Communicate ideas and comment on artworks using artistic language
Vocabulary
Use range of artistic vocabulary to communicate ideas, discuss and evaluate work/other artworks eg tactile, influence, captivate, emulate
Skills
Improve mastery of art/design techniques with wide range of materials
Computing
Computer Science
Write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems
Solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts
Use sequence, selection and repetition in programs
Accurately manipulate variables and various forms of input and output
Use logical reasoning to understand how algorithms work and detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs
Digital Literacy
Express own ideas by selecting, using and combining a variety of software on digital devices to design and create programs
Information Technology
Recognise the opportunities computer networks offer for communication and collaboration
Use a wide range of search technologies effectively and appreciate how results are selected and ranked
Be discerning in evaluating the reliability of digital content
E-Safety
Confidently, competently and responsibly use information and communication technology
Music
Review & Evaluate
Make connections across music from different eras, traditions and genres
Develop a secure understanding of the history of music
Composition
Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the interrelated dimensions of music eg duration, timbre, texture, structure, tempo, musical notations
Use and understand staff and other musical notation
Listen To
Listen with attention to detail and comment on inter-related dimensions of music
Play & Performance
Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts for a range of audiences
Use voices and musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency and expression
PE
Communication
Communicate, collaborate and compete with each other in order to inspire self and others to succeed and excel
Evaluate and recognise own and others’ success and identify strategies for improvement
Participation
Play competitive games showing good communication and collaboration to demonstrate their sense of sportsmanship
Apply principles suitable for attacking and defending
Participate in outdoor and adventurous activities
Competence
Use a broad range of skills in isolation and in combination to become physically confident
Develop mastery of flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance
Performance
Perform dances and gymnastic routines on own and with others using a range of movement patterns
Evaluate and compare performances with previous ones
Demonstrate improvement to achieve personal best
Science
Make Observations
Independently decide which observations to make
Perform Tests
Recognise and control variables where necessary
Ask Questions
Use science experiences to plan different types of enquiry
Gather Data
Record data/results of increasing complexity using diagrams, classification keys, tables, bar and line graphs
Report and present findings from enquiries, examining causal relationships and reliability of results
Analyse Data
Use test results to make predictions to set up further tests (comparative/fair)
Identify scientific evidence that has been used to support/refute arguments
Use Equipment
Take measurements using a range of scientific equipment with accuracy and precision
Writing
Language & Vocabulary
Use knowledge of language from stories, plays and poetry to enhance the effectiveness of their writing
Select appropriate language and vocabulary to reflect their understanding of audience and purpose
Become familiar with the language of writing eg figurative language, imagery, style and effect
Develop characters, settings and atmosphere using language and vocabulary from reading/books
Integrate dialogue to advance action and convey character
Evaluate how authors use language and consider effect on the reader
Use dictionaries (and thesauruses) to check meaning of new words/language
Plan, Draft, Edit & Evaluate
Use dictionaries to check the spelling and meaning of words
Identify audience and purpose of writing
Note and develop initial ideas drawing on reading
Select appropriate grammar and punctuation and understand how these can change/enhance meaning
Use a wide range of cohesive devices within sentences and between ideas/paragraphs
Use a further range of organisational devices
Assess effectiveness of own and others’ writing
Propose changes to grammar, punctuation and vocabulary to enhance meaning/effectiveness
Choose the appropriate register (formal/informal)
Grammar & Punctuation
Use relative clauses with relative pronouns who, which, where, whose, that, when
Indicate possibility using adverbs (maybe, possibly, perhaps, definitely) and modal verbs (shall, may, might, must, could etc)
Build cohesion within a paragraph
Link ideas across paragraphs using adverbials of time, place and number or by varying tense
Indicate parenthesis using brackets, dashes and commas
Use commas to clarify meaning/avoid ambiguity
Use expanded noun phrases for accuracy
Text Structure & Features
Summarise and present familiar stories in their own words
Summarise main ideas from more than one paragraph using evidence
Use knowledge of language and structure gained from stories, plays, poetry and non -fiction in their writing
Reflect understanding of audience and purpose through choice of grammar, vocabulary and structure
In fiction, consider how authors develop character and setting
Be exposed to wide range of books including myths, legends, fairy stories, modern fiction, fiction from literary heritage and books from other cultures
Evaluate how authors use language and consider effect on the reader
Use a wide range of devices to build cohesion within and across paragraphs
Use further organisational and presentational devices to structure text
Transcription
Use a further range of suffixes and prefixes
Spell some words with silent letters
Continue to distinguish between homophones and other words that are often confused
Use knowledge of morphology and etymology as a strategy for spelling
Use dictionaries to check spelling and meaning of new words (using first 3 letters)
Use a thesaurus
Write legibly, fluently and with increasing speed
Choose the writing implement best suited to the task
Reading
Word Reading
Apply growing knowledge of root words, prefixes and suffixes (etymology and morphology) to read aloud and understand new words
Comprehension
Continue to read/discuss a wide range of challenging stories, poems, plays, non-fiction and reference books, myths, legends and fairy stories
Read books that are structured in different ways
Increase familiarity with wide range of myths, legends, traditional stories, modern fiction, fiction from literary heritage and books from other cultures
Recommend books to peers and give reasons
Identify and discuss themes and conventions
Make comparisons within and across books
Perform poems and playscripts for audience (using appropriate intonation, tone, volume to convey meaning)
Discuss and explore meanings of words in context
Ask questions to improve understanding of text
Infer characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives and justify using evidence
Infer characters’ feelings, thoughts and motives and justify using evidence
Summarise main ideas identifying key details
Identify how language, structure and presentation contribute to meaning
Evaluate authors’ use of figurative language
• Distinguish between fact and opinion
Retrieve, record and present information
Discuss books (and courteously challenge others’ opinions)
Explain their understanding through discussions, formal presentations and debates
Maths
Number Sense
read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 1,000,000 and determine the value of each digit
count forwards or backwards in steps of powers of 10 for any given number up to 1,000,000
interpret negative numbers in context, count forwards and backwards with positive and negative whole numbers, including through 0
round any number up to 1,000,000 to the nearest 10, 100, 1,000, 10,000 and 100,000
solve number problems and practical problems that involve all of the above
read Roman numerals to 1,000 (M) and recognise years written in Roman numerals
Addition & Subtraction
add and subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits, including using formal written methods (columnar addition and subtraction)
add and subtract numbers mentally with increasingly large numbers
use rounding to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, levels of accuracy
solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why
Multiplication & Division
identify multiples and factors, including finding all factor pairs of a number, and common factors of 2 numbers
know and use the vocabulary of prime numbers, prime factors and composite (non - prime) numbers
establish whether a number up to 100 is prime and recall prime numbers up to 19
multiply numbers up to 4 digits by a one - or two -digit number using a formal written method, including long multiplication for two -digit numbers
multiply and divide numbers mentally, drawing upon known facts
divide numbers up to 4 digits by a one -digit number using the formal written method of short division and interpret remainders appropriately for the context
multiply and divide whole numbers and those involving decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000
recognise and use square numbers and cube numbers, and the notation for squared (²) and cubed (³)
solve problems involving multiplication and division, including using their knowledge of factors and multiples, squares and cubes
solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and a combination of these, including understanding the meaning of the equals sign
solve problems involving multiplication and division, including scaling by simple fractions and problems involving simple rates
Fractions
compare and order fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number
identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given fraction, represented visually, including tenths and hundredths
recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5 + 4/5 = 6/5 = 1 1/5 ]
add and subtract fractions with the same denominator, and denominators that are multiples of the same number
multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers, supported by materials and diagrams
read and write decimal numbers as fractions [for example, 0.71 = 71/100
recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents
round decimals with 2 decimal places to the nearest whole number and to 1 decimal place
read, write, order and compare numbers with up to 3 decimal places
solve problems involving number up to 3 decimal places
recognise the per cent symbol (%) and understand that per cent relates to ‘number of parts per 100’, and write percentages as a fraction with denominator 100, and as a decimal fraction
• solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal equivalents of 1/2, 1/4, 1/5, 2/5, 4/5 and those fractions with a denominator of a multiple of 10 or 25
Measurement
convert between different units of metric measure [for example, kilometre and metre; centimetre and metre; centimetre and millimetre; gram and kilogram; litre and millilitre]
understand and use approximate equivalences between metric units and common imperial units such as inches, pounds and pints
measure and calculate the perimeter of composite rectilinear shapes in centimetres and metres
calculate and compare the area of rectangles (including squares), including using standard units, square centimetres (cm²) and square metres (m²), and estimate the area of irregular shapes
estimate volume [for example, using 1 cm³ blocks to build cuboids (including cubes)] and capacity [for example, using water]
solve problems involving converting between units of time
• use all four operations to solve problems involving measure [for example, length, mass, volume, money] using decimal notation, including scaling
Geometry
identify 3 -D shapes, including cubes and other cuboids, from 2 - D representations
know angles are measured in degrees: estimate and compare acute, obtuse and reflex angles
draw given angles, and measure them in degrees (°)
identify angles at a point and 1 whole turn (total 360°)
identifyangles at a point on a straight line and half a turn (total 180°)
identify other multiples of 90°
identify use the properties of rectangles to deduce related facts and find missing lengths and angles
identify, describe and represent the position of a shape following a reflection or translation, using the appropriate language, and know that the shape has not changed
distinguish between regular and irregular polygons based on reasoning about equal sides and angles
Statistics
solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in a line graph
complete, read and interpret information in tables, including timetables
Algebra
Solve addition and subtraction, multiplication an division problems that involve missing numbers
History Learning Sequence
Geography Learning Sequence
D&T Learning Sequence
Art Learning Sequence
Computing Learning Sequence
Music Learning Sequence
PE Learning Sequence
Science Learning Sequence
Writing Learning Sequence
Reading Learning Sequence
Maths Learning Sequence
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History
Historical Concepts
Stories & Sources
Historical Questions
Historical Vocabulary
Geography
Locational Knowledge
Human & Physical Geography
Skills & Fieldwork
Place Knowledge
D&T
Design
Evaluate
Technical Knowledge
Make
Food Technology
Art
Media & Materials
Significant Artists
Vocabulary
Skills
Computing
Computer Science
Digital Literacy
Information Technology
E-Safety
Music
Review & Evaluate
Composition
Listen To
Play & Performance
PE
Communication
Participation
Competence
Performance
Science
Make Observations
Perform Tests
Ask Questions
Gather Data
Analyse Data
Use Equipment
Writing
Language & Vocabulary
Plan, Draft, Edit & Evaluate
Grammar & Punctuation
Text Structure & Features
Transcription
Reading
Word Reading
Comprehension
Maths
Number Sense
Addition & Subtraction
Multiplication & Division
Fractions
Measurement
Geometry
Statistics
Algebra