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
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
What helps me to stay healthy?
|Term 3 and 4
How do stories help to shape our imaginations?
|Term 5 and 6
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?
Investigation: What material is best for Cinderella’s mop?
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.
|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
|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
|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
Learn how to make a jinx frame how structures can be made stronger.
Where in the world does our food come from?
Literacy link: writing shopping lists
Use world maps, atlases and globes
|Human and physical 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?
|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!
Exploring rhythm and pitch
Using tuned and untuned instruments.
|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
Compose a sound scape of the forest
|Relationships Education||Life Education Bus
Same or different?
Harold’s wash and brush up – importance of good hygiene.
I can eat a rainbow
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
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.