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Yearly Overview

At St Barnabas we deliver daily sessions of Maths, Reading, Writing and Phonics where appropriate. In the afternoons, each week we focus on one subject for a whole week so that we can really explore it in detail.

Below is the time table for the whole year which shows the subjects and topics being covered each week.

Autumn 1

Aut 1

Subject

Rec

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

1

Values

 

All year groups to set behavioural and academic expectations

2

RE 1

 

Christianity

God Creation

Christianity

Creation

 

Christianity God

 

Christianity

Creation

Christianity

Creation and fall

Christianity

God

Christianity

Creation

3

Science1/Computing1

Odds        Evens

My Body

Seasons

2.1

Rocks and Soils

 

4.1

Types of Change

6.1

4

Science1/Computing1

Evens         Odds

Senses

1.1 +1.9

Habitats

3.1

Human Nutrition

5.1

Evolution & Inheritance

 

5

Geography/History 1

 

My family

Where I live

Me Myself & My School

The 7 Continents & Europe

How to be a Geographer: Biomes

Romans in Britain

Crime & Punishment

WW2

6

Art 1

Shape and pattern

Niki De Saint Phalle - Bulls

Andy Goldswothy – Nature Art

Carl Blossfeldt – Botanical Drawings

Quentin Blake - Illustration

Louise Bourgais - nature sculpture

Holbein – self-portraits

7

Black History

 

All year groups to be assigned an element or person from Black History to study

Autumn 2

Aut 2

Subject

Rec

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

1

Music 1

 

Nativity songs

Hey You!

Hands, Feet, Heart

Let Your Spirit Fly

Mamma Mia

 

Livin’ On a Prayer

Happy

2

Anti-bullying Week

All year groups to focus on online safety and online bullying

3

Mfl 1

 

Greetings

Animals

I am...

Core Unit 1

Core Unit 3

Family

In France

4

Geog/History 2

WW

Story of the Poppy

Me Myself & My School

The 7 Continents & Europe

How to be a historian: Key historic events

WW1

Civil Rights

WW2

5

RE  2

 

Christianity

Incarnation

Christianity Incarnation

Christianity

Incarnation

 

Christianity

Incarnation

 

Christianity

Incarnation

 

Christianity

Incarnation

 

Christianity

Incarnation

 

6

Science 2

 

Forces

Types of Animals

Living Things

Movements & Feeling

Grouping Living Things

Forces

Classifying Living Things

7

Christmas

 

All year groups to complete cards & calendars and other celebratory events

Spring 1

Sp 1

Subject

EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

1

Family & Friendship

All year groups to focus on healthy relationships, PANTS and online safety

2

RE 3

F3  Salvation

How can we help others when they need it? 

A Sikh story: Har Gobind and the 52 Princes

Islam

What is important for Muslims

Islam Allah / mercy

How do some Muslims show Allah is compassionate and merciful?

Islam

Submission How does a Muslim show their submission and obedience to Allah?

 

Sikhism

 Guru / Waheguru

How does the teaching of the gurus move Sikhs from dark to light?

Buddhism – enlightenment

How did Buddha teach his followers to find enlightenment?

 

 

Humanism

Why do Humanists say happiness is the goal of life?

 

 

3

DT 1

Boats

Paper Plant Animals

 

Mobile Minibeasts

 

 

Shady Shelters

 

Squirrel Feeder

 

 

Fishing Rod

 

 

Sock Puppets

4

Geog/Hist 3

Titanic

Towns & Cities: London

Women Who Changed the World

 

A Historical Study: The Written Word

Japan

Volcanoes

Frozen Planet

5

Science3/Computing2

Evens           Odds

 

Water

1.4

 

 

Use of Materials

 

3.1

 

Sound

 

5.1

 

Light & Sound

6

Science3/Computing2

Odds        Evens

 

Fish and under the sea animals

Parts of Animals

2.1

Magnets & Forces

4.2 &4.7

Materials

6.1

7

MFL

Greetings revisited

Food

Feelings

Core Unit 2

At School

On Holiday

The Future

Spring 2

Sp 2

Subject

Rec

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

1

Geog/Hist 4

Jungles & Rainforests

Towns & Cities: London

Women Who Changed the World

Greeks Vs Egyptians

Rivers & Mountains

Vikings

Frozen Planet

2

Science3/Computing3

Evens           Odds

Plants

1.5

Changing Shape

3.2 & 3.7

Dangers to Living Things

 

5.2 & 5.7

 

Our Bodies

3

Science3/Computing3

Odds        Evens

Animals

Plants

2.5 & 2.5

Parts of Plants

 

4.4

Life Cycles

6.2 & 6.6

4

Music 2 & Nutrition 1

 

Our World

 

Sultana squares

Round & Round

Easter Biscuits

I Wanna Play in a Band

Mothering Sunday Vegetable Cakes

Glockenspiel Stage 1

Greek Salad

Lean On Me

Sushi

The Fresh Prince of Bel Air Bread

Classroom Jazz 1

(Yr 5) Ration Biscuits

 

5

RE 4

F3: Salvation

Why do Christians put a cross in an Easter garden?

A Buddhist story: The Monkey King

Christianity Salvation

Christianity Salvation

 

Christianity Salvation

 

Christianity Salvation

 

Christianity Salvation

 

Christianity Salvation

 

6

Easter

Easter Week

Summer 1

Sum 1

Subject

Rec

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

1

Science 5/Computing 4 

Odds                    Evens

 

Identifying materials

 

2.4

 

Light and Shadow

 

4.6

 

Earth & Space

6.4

 

 

2

Science 5/Computing 4

Evens                    Odds 

Life cycle of a chick/

duck

1.5

 

 

Feed & Exercise

 

 

3.4

 

Electricity

 

5.4

 

 

Changing Circuits

3

RE 5

F2: Incarnation

What makes every single person unique and precious?

Hindus celebrating at Raksha Bandhan

Christianity Gospel CL 1.4

What is the good news that Jesus bring?

 

Christianity Gospel DD 1.4 What is the good news that Jesus brings?

Hinduism Karma

Why do Hindus want to collect good karma?

 

Christianity  Kingdom of God CL 2a.6 When Jesus left what was the impact of the Pentecost?

Christianity People of God

2B. 3 CL and DD

How can following Jesus bring freedom and justice?

 

Christianity Gospel 2B.5 CL and DD

What would Jesus do?

 

4

Geog/Hist 5

Farm life

The UK: An island

Prehistoric Britain

The Water Cycle

South America & The Amazon

Brilliant Brummies

Titanic

5

Collage - Matisse

 

Fauvism – The Seaside

Stone Age Boy Cave Art

Print Making (Barber Institute)

 

Sushi art – Andy Warhol

Architecture - Erdington

Kurt Schwitters – collage and zine making

Summer 2

Sum 2

Subject

Rec

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

1

RE 6

F1 creation

How can we care for our wonderful world?

Tu be Shevat: the Jewish ‘Birthday of Trees’

Judaism

Mitzvot / tzedakah

Why is learning to do good deeds so important to Jewish people?

 

 

 

Judaism

Torah / rabbi

Why is the Torah such a joy for the Jewish community?

 

Christianity and Judaism

Judaism

Covenant

What symbols and stories help Jewish people remember their covenant with God? People of God 2A.2 What is it like to follow God?

 

Islam

Prophethood

Why do Muslims call Muhammad the ‘seal of the prophets’?

 

Islam

Revelation

What does the Qur’an reveal about Allah and his guidance?

 

Islam

Tawhid

How does tawhid create a sense of belonging to the Muslim community?

 

2

Science6/Computing5

Odds   Evens

Connecting and joining

Comparing materials

2.8

What Plants Need

4.8

Separating Mixtures

6.5

3

Science 6/Computing5

Evens         Odds

 

1.7

Growing Plants

3.5

Changes Of State

5.5

RSE

 

4

DT 2

Imagination

Seaside Creatures

Puppets

Irrigation

Squirrel Feeders

Forest School: Structures

Digital Design

5

Geog/Hist 6

Fashion

The UK: An island

Prehistoric Britain

Floods and Droughts

Anglo Saxons

Central America & The Mayans

Titanic

6

Nutrition 2

Tasty Toast

Fruit Salad

Food Tasting from Round the World

Flavoured Waters

South American Chilli

Vegetable Balti

I ‘can’ cook

7

Music 3

Big Bear Funk

Your Imagination

Zootime

Three Birds

Glockenspiel Stage 2

Dancin’ In the Street

You’ve Got a Friend

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