Topic Webs

Below are the class topic webs for each term of 2020-21:

Autumn Terms 1 and 2 – 2020-21

Spring Terms 3 and 4 – 2020-21

Summer Terms 5 and 6 – 2020-21

  • The curriculum for Terms 5 and 6 is under review and will be updated shortly.  

 

DaVinci Class Curriculum Map

These are the areas of learning that will be covered during the academic year 2020/21.

Click where you see Knowledge Organiser for more information about the skills and knowledge covered in each unit. Knowledge organisers also act as a tool to support children in retaining and retrieving knowledge for life-long learning.

 

Term 1 and 2

Autumn Term

What helps me to stay healthy?

Term 3 and 4

Spring Term

How do stories help to shape our imaginations?

Term 5 and 6

Summer Term 

If you could go anywhere, where would you go?

The curriculum for Terms 5 and 6 is under review and will be updated shortly.  

Science Animals, including humans (Year 1)

Senses story – Going to catch a Piggy-Wig

Investigation: What do snails like to eat?

Knowledge Organiser 

 

Everyday materials

Investigation: What material is best for Cinderella’s mop?

 

Plants

Story – Little Rabbit goes home

Investigation: Where would be a good place to grow a plant?

 

Art and Design Mixing colours to paint a variety of fruits and

vegetables. Still life.

Portraits in the style of Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Observational drawing of food.

Knowledge Organiser

Develop tearing, cutting and layering of paper to create different effects.

Finished product – a character from a story.

 

Detailed observation drawings of plants and trees.

Create outdoor forest/beach art in the style of Goldsworthy.

Forest inspired weaving.

Computing Writing and debugging a simple program – steps to make a pizza

How to use computers and the internet safely

Knowledge Organiser

Design and technology Design and make and evaluate: make a healthy pizza.

Know where food comes from.

Skills: : Prepare simple dishes safely and hygienically, without using a heat source

 Knowledge Organiser

Design and make and evaluate: With support, build a character from a story (e.g dragon) with an opening mouth mechanism (balloon pneumatics)

 

Technical knowledge: how mechanisms can be used to create movement.

Design and make and evaluate: with support, make vehicle to go travelling, with fixed wheels

Technical knowledge:

Learn how to make a jinx frame how structures can be made stronger.

 

Geography  

Locational Knowledge

Where in the world does our food come from?

 

Literacy link: writing shopping lists

Use world maps, atlases and globes

Knowledge Organiser

 

Human and physical Geography

Place knowledge

Geography

My class, My school, My village

Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of our school and its grounds

Human and physical Geography

Geography of the seaside – coastal

 

Literacy link: write postcards

Devise a map (treasure map) and construct a basic key

History Changes within living memory

History of food and shopping

How has food and shopping for food changed?

Knowledge Organiser

Significant historical events in the locality

Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame

Local history study of Blewbury.

The Lives of significant individuals

Explorers of earth and space.

Neil Armstrong and Christopher Columbus

Music Food Glorious Food!

Food songs

Exploring rhythm and pitch

Using tuned and untuned instruments.

Knowledge Organiser

Listen to different music and how it transports us to places within our imagination.

(Include a variety of genre)

How music brings stories to life.

Performance by Blewbury Brass Band

Wheels on the bus

Sea shanties

Compose a sound scape of the forest

Physical Education
Religious Education
Relationships Education Life Education Bus

Same or different?

Healthy me

Harold’s wash and brush up – importance of good hygiene.

I can eat a rainbow

Eat well

Catch it! Bin it! Kill it!

Inside my wonderful body!

Keeping privates private

 

Around and about the school

Pass on the praise!

What makes us who we are?

How do we make others feel?

When someone is feeling left out

An act of kindness

Getting on with others

You can do it!

 

How should we look after our money?

Harold learns to ride his bike

Surprises and secrets

Harold’s picnic

How safe would you feel?

How can we look after our environment?

Harold goes camping

Harold’s postcard – helping us to keep clean and healthy

 

British Values and Global links Mutual respect and tolerance: respecting the personal tastes of other.

Global Goal 2 : Zero Hunger

Democracy – making decisions together. Share ideas, take turns, respect all ideas and work together.

Global Goal 4: Quality Education

Mutual respect and tolerance: respecting the personal tastes of other.

Global link 3:Good health and wellbeing

Literacy Links See Reading spine for how quality texts, which link to the inquiry questions, are chosen to teach reading and writing.
Maths Links Measuring and weighing ingredients.

Distance food has travelled – furthest, closest

Money – buying food

Comparing and collecting data in science.

Measuring in Science, DT and geography.

 

Capacity – measuring to water plants equally.

Money – buying stamps to sell postcards.