Topic Webs

Below are the class topic webs for each term:

Autumn Terms 1 and 2 – 2021-22

Spring Terms 1 and 2 – 2021-22

Summer Terms 1 and 2 – 2021-22

Does a Civilisation every really die out?

Autumn Terms 1 and 2 – 2020-21 

Spring Terms 3 and 4 – 2020-21

Summer Terms 5 and 6 – 2020-21



Picasso 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

Is success the same for everybody?

Term 3 and 4

Spring Term

Is bread the most popular food in the world?

Term 5 and 6

Summer Term

How can we honour our past while creating a future?


Science Greeks found out the earth was round.

Plants/living things and habitats

Greeks studied where plants lived and how they grew – classification/competition.

Study Issac Newton – Link with Greeks

Investigation: How can we prove the earth is spherical?

 Knowledge Organiser 



Life cycle of wheat. Food chains and nutrition.

Animals including humans – nutrition and food

Story – Emily’s Bees

Investigation: What affects how well wheat grows?

Identify that animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement. – Focus on similarities and differences between the human skeleton and another animal.

Rocks and soils – residential trip. Follow up investigation: Which rock is the hardest?

Story – The fossil Woman

Forces and magnets




Art and Design How colour and shapes represent status.

Portrait painting throughout history.

Create a portrait of classmate in the style of chosen artist using a range of media including photography.

Artist study – DaVinci

Knowledge Organiser 

Look at artists who have been inspired by food. E.g. Albert Samuel Anker’s – Still-Life with Coffee, Bread and Potatoes.

Recreate art through collage with materials dyed using food products – onions, beetroot.

Roller printing – natural objects blending two colours.

Work with clay adding greater detail and texture. Investigate ways of joining clay – scratch and slip.

Clay vessel.


Computing Scratch Programming – make a chase game

Knowledge Organiser

Spreadsheets – collating information.

Use search technologies effectively.


Researching Stone Age to Iron Age.

Design and technology Design, make and evaluate: Design and make a pop-up Christmas card


Technical knowledge: pneumatics and levers create movement

Knowledge Organiser 

Design, make and evaluate: Know that food is grown – wheat.

Design and make a loaf of bread.

Skills: measuring, kneading, tasting


Up-cycling a T shirt to create a bag.

Technical knowledge: Sewing and joining text styles.

Geography Physical Geography

Climate zones, weather.

River Nile – source of life.

Knowledge Organiser 

Human geography Types of settlements/land use.

Place knowledge

Compare UK and Scandinavia

Draw maps with keys.

Mapping skills.
History Ancient Greece


Inequality within the ancient Greek civilisation.


Knowledge Organiser 

Achievement of Early civilization

Indus Valley

Wheat production.

Stone Age to Iron Age
Music History of music.

Are all musicians famous?

Celebration music- playing for change/songs around the world.

Recognise how music can reflect different intentions.

Knowledge Organiser 


Listen and appreciate

Introduce to Feed the world – Bob Geldoff and other ballads that have been written to influence change.

Charanga – music scheme
Physical Education
Religious Education
Relationships Education


Express opinions and listen to those of others;

Consider others’ points of view;

Practise explaining the thinking behind their ideas and opinions.

Let’s celebrate our differences

Top talents – recognising the difference and skills within the class.

Understanding different intelligences.


British Values and Global links Respect and tolerance – we are all different and that is OK.

Global Goal 5 Gender equality and 10 reduce inequalities.

Literacy Links Quality reading texts linked to inquiry questions.

Building vocabulary linked to theme

Fact file – Issac Newton

Instruction/explanation writing in Science and DT


Quality reading texts linked to inquiry questions.

Building vocabulary linked to theme

Instructions and recipes: Science and DT

Writing questions for research purposes

Composing song lyrics/poetry in Music.

Quality reading texts linked to inquiry questions.

Building vocabulary linked to theme

Letter writing to share findings from Science investigation.

Maths Links  

Shape work in Art

Temperatures – Geography


Measuring and weighing in DT

Map drawing – scale

Recording data in tables and graphs – Science



Topic Webs

You will find an outline of our termly topics on our Class Information Page