St Augustine’s Curriculum 2019-2020 (Cycle A)

Year 1/2 Autumn 1

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Human and physical geography:

  • Use basic geographical vocabulary
  • Refer to key physical features and key human features.

 

  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features and key human features.
  • Identify daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom.

 

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use simple fieldwork and Observational skills to study the geography of their school and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment.
  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries.
  • Use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features.
  • Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of the school and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment.
  • Use simple compass directions and locational and directional language.

History

  • Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally

 

ICT

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise and manipulate digital content

 

 

Year 1/2 Autumn 2

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Locational knowledge:

  • Name and locate the world’s five oceans.

 

Human and physical geography:

  • Identify the location of cold areas of the world in relation to the North and South Poles.

 

  • Identify daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom.

 

 

 

Place knowledge:

  • Understand geographical similarities and differences.
  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a non-European country.

 

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the countries studied at this key stage.

 

  • Use aerial photographs to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features.

 

History

  •  Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally

 

  • The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods.

 

ICT

  • Understand what algorithms are

 

 

Year 1/2 Spring  1

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Human and physical geography:

  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features and key human features.
  • Identify daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom.

 

Locational knowledge:

  • Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas.

 

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries.

Place knowledge:

  • Understand similarities and differences through studying human and physical geography.

 

History

  • Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
  • Changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life
  • The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods

ICT

  • Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school

 

 

Year 1/2 Spring  2

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Place knowledge:

  • Understand similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom.

 

 Human and physical geography:

  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features and key human features.

 

  • Identify daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom.

 

History

  • The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods

 

  • Changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life

 

  • Significant historical events, people, places in their own locality

 

  • Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally

ICT

  • Understand what algorithms are, how they are implemented as programs on digital devices, and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions

 

 

Year 1/2 Summer 1

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Locational knowledge:

 

  • Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans.

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the countries studied at this key stage.

 

  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage.

 

Place knowledge:

  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a non-European country.

 

 

Human and physical geography:

  • Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns and the location of hot areas of the world.

 

  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features and key human features.

 

  • Use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features.
  • Identify the location of hot areas of the world in relation to the Equator.

History

  • Changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life

ICT

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise and manipulate digital content

 

 

Year 1/2 Summer 2

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features; devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key.

 

Place knowledge:

  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a non-European country.

 

Human and physical geography:

  • Identify daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom.

 

Locational knowledge:

  • Human and physical geography: identify the location of hot areas of the world in relation to the Equator.
  • Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans.

 Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries as well as the oceans studied at this key stage.

History

  • Changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life

 

  • Significant historical events, people, places in their own locality

 

  • Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally

 

  •  The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods

ICT

  • Keep personal information private

 

  • Identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies

 

  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies

 

 

 

 

Year 3/4 Autumn Term

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Locational knowledge:

  • Name and locate cities and counties of the UK, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, understand how some aspects have changed over time and key topographical features.

 

  • Use the eight points of a compass, four-figure grid references, symbols and key to build their knowledge of the UK.

 

  • Describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including: types of settlement and land use.

 

Place knowledge:

  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the UK.

 

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use fieldwork to observe, measure and record the human and physical features in the local area.

 

Human and physical geography:

  • Describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including: economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including food

History

Cycle A

  • Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

 

  • The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain

 

  • A local History Study

 

History

Cycle B

  • Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots

 

  • The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor

 

  • A local History study

 

ICT

  • Understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the World wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration

 

  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly

 

  • Debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts

 

  • Use sequence and repetition in programs

 

  • Use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs

 

 

 

Year 3/4 Spring Term

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/ computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied.

Locational knowledge:

  • Nameand locategeographicalregions of the United Kingdom and theiridentifyinghumanandphysical characteristics,keytopographical features(includinghills,mountains, coastsandrivers),

 

Place knowledge:

  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region in a European country.

 

Human and physical geography:

  • Describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including: the distribution of natural resources including energy and water supplies.

History

Cycle A

 

  • Study a non-European society that provides contrasts with British history – one study chosen from: early Islamic civilization, including a study of Baghdad c. AD 900; Mayan civilization c. AD 900; Benin (West Africa) c. AD 900-1300.

 

History

Cycle B

 

  • A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066.

 

ICT

  • Use search technologies effectively

 

  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly

 

  • Design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating

 

  • Physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts

 

  • Use sequence and repetition in programs

 

  • Use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs

 

 

 

 

Year 3/4 Summer Term

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/ computer mapping to describe features studied.

 

Locational knowledge:

  • Identify the position and significance of latitude, the Prime/ Greenwich Meridian and time zones (including day and night).longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle.

 

  • Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and North and South America.

Human and physical geography:

  • Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts.

 

History

Cycle A

 

  • Study the achievements of the earliest civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and a depth study of one of the following: Ancient Sumer; The Indus Valley; Ancient Egypt; The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China

 

 

History

Cycle B

  •  Ancient Greece – a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world.

ICT

  • Select, use and combine a variety of software to design and create a range of content that accomplishes given goals, including collecting and presenting data and information

 

  • Use search technologies effectively

 

  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.

 

 

Year 5/6 Autumn Term

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Human and physical geography:

  • Describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including: economic activity including trade links.

 

 

 Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to describe features studied.

 

  •  Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.

 

  • Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of OS maps).

Place knowledge:

  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom,

 

 

Locational knowledge:

  • Name and locate cities of the UK, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics.

 

History

Cycle A

 

  • Changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

 

  • The Roman Empire and its impact on Britain

 

  •  A local History Study

 

History

Cycle B

 

  • Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots

 

  • The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor

 

  • A local History study

 

ICT

  • Design, 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; work with variables and various forms of input and output

 

  • Use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs

 

  • Understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the World Wide Web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration

 

  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly

 

 

 

Year 5/6 Spring Term

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Human and physical geography:

·      Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: mountains, rivers and water cycle.

 

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

·      Use maps, atlases and globes to locate countries and describe features studied.

 

Locational knowledge:

·         Name and locate countries, cities and geographical regions, their identifying physical characteristics and key topographical features (including mountains, coasts and rivers).

 

·         Describe and understand key aspects of human geography, including:  the distribution of natural resources including minerals and water.

 

History

Cycle A

·         Study a non-European society that provides contrasts with British history – one study chosen from: early Islamic civilization, including a study of Baghdad c. AD 900; Mayan civilization c. AD 900; Benin (West Africa) c. AD 900-1300.

 

History

Cycle B

·         A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066

 

ICT

  • Use search technologies effectively and be discerning in evaluating digital content

 

  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact

 

  • Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, evaluating and presenting data and information

 

 

 

Year 5/6 Summer Term

 

Curriculum objectives

Geography

Locational knowledge:

  • Identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude and the Equator.

 

  • Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) and North and South America, concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries and major cities.

 

  • Identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle.

 

  • Identify the position and significance of latitude, the Prime/ Greenwich Meridian and time zones (including day and night).

 

Geographical skills and fieldwork:

  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and features studied.

 

Human and physical geography:

  • Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography and human geography.
  • Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography,
  • including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts.

History

Cycle A

·     Study the achievements of the earliest civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and a depth study of one of the following: Ancient Sumer; The Indus Valley; Ancient Egypt; The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China

 

History

Cycle B

·         Ancient Greece – a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world.

ICT

  • Design, 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; work with variables and various forms of input and output

 

  • Use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs

 

  • Use search technologies effectively and be discerning in evaluating digital content

 

  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact