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Class 7

Class 7 Curriculum Map 2020- 2021

 

Autumn 1

 

United Kingdom

(Great Fire of London)

Autumn 2

 

Passport to Europe

(Exploring & Christmas in Europe)

Spring 1

 

Pre-Historic Britain

(Stone age, Iron age & Bronze age)

Spring 2

 

USA

(Native Americans)

Summer 1

 

Rainforest

(Weather)

Summer 2

 

Olympics

(Tokyo 2021)

English

Historical Stories

Stories by significant authors

Travel Writing: posters, leaflets and brochures

Non-chronological reports

Poems on a theme

Classic Poetry for performance

Maths

  • Length
  • Weight & Mass
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Money
  • Statistics
  • Capacity & Volume
  • 2D & 3D Shape
  • Time
  • Fractions
  • Length
  • Weight & Mass
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Position and Direction
  • Position and direction
  • Capacity & volume
  • Time
  • 2D & 3D Shape
  • Statistics
  • Money

Science

Animals including Humans

  • Describe the changes as humans develop to old age

 

 

Living things and their habitats

  • Differences in life cycles of a mammal, amphibian, insect and bird
  • Describe the life process of reproduction in plants and animals

Earth and Space

  • Describe the movement of Earth and other planets relative to the sun and moon
  • Use Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement across the sky

Forces

  • Explain the unsupported objects fall towards earth
  • Identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction
  • Recognise some mechanisms allow a smaller forcer to have a greater effect

Properties and Changes of Materials

  • Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties
  • To know some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution
  • Use knowledge of solid, liquid and gases to decide how mixtures might be separated
  • Give reasons based on evidence from comparative and fair testing for everyday materials: wood, metal and plastic
  • Demonstrate that dissolving, mixing and changing state are reversible changes
  • Explain some changed result in formations of new materials

 

Computing

E-safety

Google don’t fall for fake

Digital Literacy

Research & develop a topic

Coding

Interactive Chatbot

Coding

Boat Race

Digital Literacy

Childnet video competition

Coding

Project

PHSE/

Life skills

We’re all stars/Celebrating other’s achievements

Getting on and Falling out/ Respecting others

Living long and living strong/Keeping fit

A difference is good/ My personal skills

How helpful/ Recycling

Voices, voices, voices/My option matters

RE

Hinduism

Why are prayers and praying important to some people?

Christianity

How is Christmas expressed through the arts?

Christianity

Why did Jesus tell stories?

Judaism

What is the Torah and why is it important to Jewish people

Christianity

What do the creation stories teach us?

History & Geography

United Kingdom -Great Fire of London

 

  • To compare past and present-day London
  • To compare similarities and differences of how people lived in 1966 in London and now
  • Find out how the Great fire Started
  • How London was rebuilt after the Great Fire

Passport to Europe

 

  • Take a trip across the English Channel to the continent of Europe
  • Find out names, locations & features of European countries including capitals and famous landmarks
  • Discover local delicacies, traditions and customs.
  • How countries spend Christmas in Europe

 

Pre-Historic Britain

 

  • Explore Prehistoric Britain
  • Discover where they settled
  • Skills they developed, food they hunted and artefacts that have been found
  • Discover what life and communities were like in the first British settlements
  • How bronze impacted Britain
  • How Iron was mined and used.

USA – Native Americans

 

  • Discover the cowboys and Native Americans
  • Find out about the Appalachian mountain regions and the Great Plains
  • Learn about Native American customs traditions and historical people including Geronimo
  • Explore the food, clothes and homes.

 

Rainforests

 

  • Discover where rainforests are located and who inhabits them including animals, plants and indigenous people
  • Explore the climates and layers that form the rainforest
  • Discuss why rainforests are under threat and what impact humans are having on these environments.

 

Olympics

 

  • To use a map to locate where the Olympics is taking place
  • To find out when/where the Olympics started
  • Discover which countries take part in the Olympics and their flags
  • The history of the 5 Olympic rings

Similarities and differences of Ancient vs Modern Olympic Games

Music

Unit 13

Instrumental Skills

Unit 14

Right Sound – Right Time

Unit 15

Playing in a group

Unit 16

Directing

Unit 17

Shake – Tap - Ring

Unit 18

Shhhhh

PE

Invasion Games

Basketball & Volleyball

Gymnastics

Jumping, hopping & landing with greater control

 

Dance

Create your own dance routine with a beginning, middle and end

Multi-skills

Badminton

Athletics

Aiming Skills

Batting and Feilding

Rounders and Cricket

Art & Design

Drawing

L S Lowry

Patching Caulfield

Twombly

 

  • Using a viewfinder
  • Draw 2D & 3D shapes

Painting

Monet

Seurat

Cezanne

Turner

Jessica Warboys

 

  • Portraying weather/time of the day
  • Explore different paints

Printing

Warhol

Robert Rausdhenberg

 

  • Simple stencils
  • Repeating Patterns
  • Making print blocks
  • Overprinting 2 colours with polystyrene sheets

Collage &Textiles

Grayson Perry

Peter Blake

Matisse

Patchwork quilt

 

  • Mixed media collage
  • Cut, stick, stitch and join a range of fabrics
  • Create a repeating pattern
  • Fasten Zips & buttons

Sculpture

Gormley

Giacometti

Peter Voulkos

 

  • Working with clay or mod rock to create something for a purpose

Digital Media

Erin Case

Rosamen Kman

Kari Alkmann

 

  • Use a graphics package to manipulate images

DT

Structures

  • Wrapping Parcels
  • Explore nets

Make cards for someone

Food Technology

  • Follow simple recipes & instructions

 

Food Technology

  • Prepare food for someone else
  • Enterprise

Food Technology

  • Use utensils & Electrical equipment to prepare savoury foods

Structures

  • Create shell or frame structures
  • Add diagonal struts to strengthen frame
  • Use simple pop ups

Outdoor Learning

Autumn/Winter Activities

Woodland

  • Create a bug hotel and/or bird box
  • Creating a piece of nature artwork

World Around Me

  • Mini-beast Hunt
  • Leaf Printing

Winter/Spring Activities

Woodland

  • Mud pie creations
  • Tent/den building

World Around Me

  • Plant a tree/shrub
  • Grow something from a seed

Spring/Summer Activities

Woodland

  • Playing team building activities
  • Collect wood and build a fire

World Around Me

  • Litter picking
  • Meeting someone who serves the community

 

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