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Topics.

Most of the Foundation subjects of the National Curriculum which came into force in September 2014 are covered by our topic approach. This includes history, geography, art, design & technology, computing and music.

In the infant class, we adopt a two year rolling programme of topics:

 INFANT CLASS AUTUMN SPRING SUMMER
YEAR 1 (2016/17)

My Family

Light & Sound

Tiddler

Jamaica

Percy the Park Keeper

Castles

YEAR 2 (2017/18)

Weather Experts

The Three Little Pigs

Myself

Superheroes

Brave

Southrop

 

In the junior class we adopt a four year rolling programme of topics:

JUNIOR CLASS AUTUMN SPRING SUMMER
YEAR 1 (2014/15)

Where does our food come from?

Why are rivers important?

Who first lived in Britain?

Is there anybody out there?

Were they good monarchs? (Henry VIII & Elizabeth I)

Why should the rainforests be important to us all?

YEAR 2 (2015/16)

Through my window - Bristol v. Southrop

Why do so many people choose the Mediterranean for the holidays?

What did the Greeks do for us?

Why did the Vikings invade?

How do settlements develop?

Through my window - Southrop v. Bristol.

YEAR 3 (2016/17)

Did Europeans bring civilisation to Benin?

Our Planet.

Under our feet - What the remains tell us about the Anglo Saxon culture and art.

Under our feet - What the remains tell us about the Roman invasion.

 

How did the railways change life in our area? (Victorians) [TWO TERMS]

 

YEAR 4 (2017/18)

How can we care for our planet?

The power of the earth.

What made Ancient Egypt such a successful civilisation? 

Weather.

Do we need bridges?

What was life like for the children who were evacuated to our school in World War II?