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LKS2 Subject Coverage Year A

Year A Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
  Mighty Middlesbrough Blue Planet Tech Tomorrows world History? Survival of the fittest Road Trip
Topic Flow Q – Where does our water come from? O-Celebration of Middlesbrough Tees mouth trip Predator-Abyss Q – Why should we protect endangered animals? O-Write a letter? Mighty Metals Q –Magnets aren’t important O- Game – younger class Traders & Raiders Q – Who should be King? Who settled in Britain? O- Museum Scrumdiddlyumptious Q – Is chocolate bad for you? O-York chocolate story DT Smoothies Road Trip USA Q – America is the best holiday destination. O—Adverts
History Local history – River Tees A local history study       Scots, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings, Normans 1066 Britain’s settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots The Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor   York /chocolate production    
Geography Rivers, water cycle Fieldwork Human and physical geography describe and understand key aspects of: physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains,  and the water cycle human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water. use fieldwork to observe, measure record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies       Habitat locations Place and Location Knowledge   Maps, UK invaders countries Human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water Counties and cities of the UK   Cocoa growing countries Food miles Human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including food Maps New York City Place and Location Knowledge
Science States of matter compare and group materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C) identify the part played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle and associate the rate of evaporation with temperature   Plants Identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowering plants: roots, stem/trunk, leaves and flowers Explore the requirements of plants for life and growth (air, light, water, nutrients from soil, and room to grow) and how they vary from plant to plant investigate the way in which water is transported within plants explore the part that flowers play in the life cycle of flowering plants, including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal   Animals – birds of prey Classification Identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat identify that humans and some other animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways explore and use classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things in their local and wider environment recognise that environments can change and that this can sometimes pose dangers to living things construct and interpret a variety of food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey     Forces – magnets Materials compare how things move on different surfaces notice that some forces need contact between 2 objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials describe magnets as having 2 poles predict whether 2 magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which poles are facing     Food groups Teeth & Digestion   describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions   Electricity identify common appliances that run on electricity construct a simple series electrical circuit, identifying and naming its basic parts, including cells, wires, bulbs, switches and buzzers identify whether or not a lamp will light in a simple series circuit, based on whether or not the lamp is part of a complete loop with a battery recognise that a switch opens and closes a circuit and associate this with whether or not a lamp lights in a simple series circuit recognise some common conductors and insulators, and associate metals with being good conductors  
DT Design, Make, Evaluate     Magnetic game Puppets? understand and use mechanical systems in their products [for example, gears, pulleys, cams, levers and linkages] Technical Knowledge  -magnets   Sewing – Bayeux Tapestry Smoothie understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques understand seasonality, and know where and how a variety of ingredients are grown, reared, caught and processed   Skyscrapers understand and use electrical systems in their products [for example, series circuits incorporating switches, bulbs, buzzers and motors] apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures Pies? American food understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques    
Art and Design Art week: Claude Monet   Wire sculptures Calder? Puppet background   Art week – Antony Gormley   Art week – Still life (Fruit & Veg)  
PHSE Unit 1: Physical, Emotional and Mental Unit 4: Aspirations Unit 6: Safety (E-safety)   Unit 2: Healthy lifestyles  
PE Gymnastics Invasion games, Fitness/Cross country Dance/ Net and wall games Striking and fielding Athletics, Invasion games OAA

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