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The Rosary Catholic Primary School

Year Group Overviews

Year 1 Overview

Learning Overview: Year 1

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Gospel Value

Justice

Hope

Generosity

Forgiveness

Courage

Responsibility

British Value

Mutual respect 

RE

 

God’s great plan

Hinduism

Stories: Krishna and Ganesh

Mary mother of God

 

Families & celebrations

 

Judaism

Stories: Abraham and Moses

 Following Jesus

 

Resurrection

 

Miracles

 

Power of Reading

 

 

 

 

Cultural Texts

Beegu

Alexis Deacon

Traction Man

Mini Grey

The Puffin Book of Fantastic Poems

June Crebbin

The Dark

Lemony Snicket

 

The Lonely Beast

Chris Judge

 

One Day on Our Blue Planet

Ella Bailey

Hair Love

Matthew A. Cherry

 

Spreading My Wings

Nadiya Hussain

My Beautiful Voice

Joseph Coelho

Coming to England

Floella Benjamin

Yasmin The singer

Sadia Faruqi

Look up

Nathan Bryon

John Agard’s Windrush Child

John Agard

Maths

Numbers to 10, Addition and subtraction within 10, Shape and patterns, Numbers to 20, Addition and subtraction within 20

Time,  Exploring calculation strategies within 20, Numbers to 50, Addition and subtraction within 20, Fractions Measures: Length and Mass

Numbers 50 to 100 and beyond,  Addition and subtraction,  Money,  Multiplication and division, Measures: Capacity and Volume

Science

Plants: school grounds and in Heston Park

Animals including Humans

 

Seasonal Changes

Autumn and Winter

 

 

 

Everyday Materials

 

Plants

 

Seasonal Changes

 Spring and Summer

Computing

Ilearn2

Mouse and Keyboard Skills

Ilearn2

Digital Art

Ilearn2

Design

Ilearn2

E-safety

Safer Internet Day

Ilearn2

Text and images

 

Ilearn2

Cosmic creation

Ilearn2

Music creation

Ilearn2

Introduce programming

 

Humanities

 

Geography

History

Geography

 

Spatial Sense

 

 

History

 

The

Gunpowder Plot

 

Geography

 

The UK – Human and Physical Features

History

 

Kings and Queens

Geography

 

The 7 Continents

 

History

 

Exciting Explorers

 

Art and Design

 

Design Technology

Art and Design

Drawing and Sketchbooks

Spirals:

Using drawing, collage and mark-making to explore spirals. Introducing sketchbooks.

Design Technology

Structures

Templates and Joining Techniques:

Glove Puppets

Art and Design

Surface and Colour. Simple Printmaking: Explore simple ways to make print. Use line, shape, colour and texture to explore pattern, sequencing and symmetry.

Design Technology

Food

Preparing Fruit and Vegetables:

Fruit and vegetable kebabs

Art and Design

Working in Three Dimensions: Playful Making.

Exploring materials and intention through a playful approach.

Design Technology

Mechanisms

Wheels and Axles:

Moving Toys

PE

Dance

 

Fundamentals

 

Gymnastics

 

Ball Skills

 

Target Games

 

Net and Wall Games

 

Music

Hey You!

Rhythm in the Way We Walk and Banana Rap

In the Groove

Round and Round

Your Imagination

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

PSHRE

Created and Loved by God

Created to Love Others

Created to Live in Community

Living in the  Wider World

Drama

 

 

 

 

Power of Reading Text Focus

Year 2 Overview

Learning Overview: Year 2

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Gospel Value

Justice

Hope

Generosity

Forgiveness

Courage

Responsibility

British Value

Mutual respect 

RE

Chosen people

 

Hinduism

Prayer

 Mysteries

 

The Good News

 

Judaism

Prayer

The Mass

 

 Eastertide

 

Birth of the Church

 

Power of Reading

 

 

 

Cultural Texts

Claude in the City

Alex T. Smith

Grace and Family

Mary Hoffman

 

Zeraffa Giraffa

Dianne Hofmeyr

 

The Robot and the Bluebird

David Lucas

 

Anna Hibiscus

Atinuke

Anna Hibiscus

Poems to Perform Atinuke

Pattans Pumpkin Chitra Soundar

Luna Loves Art

Joseph Coelho

Luna Loves Dance

Joseph Coelho

Sulwe

Lupita Nyong’o

Free Choice

Free Choice

Splash

Anna Hibiscus

Atinuke

Clean Up

Nathan Bryon

Anna Hibiscus Song

Atinuke

My Two Granddads

Floella Benjamin

Maths

 Numbers within 100, Addition and subtraction of 2-digit numbers,  Addition and subtraction word problems,  Measures: Length,  Graphs, Multiplication and division: 2, 5 and 10

Time, Fractions, Addition and subtraction of 2-digit numbers, Money, Face, shapes and patterns; lines and turns

Numbers within 1000, Measures: Capacity and volume, Measures: Mass, Exploring calculation strategies, Multiplication and division facts for 3 and 4 times tables

Science

Plants

The Uses of Everyday Materials

Animals Including Humans:

 

 

 

 

 

Investigation skills

 

Living Things and Their Habitats (Under the Sea)

Animals Including Humans – The 5 Senses

Computing

Ilearn2

 Recognise uses of IT

Ilearn2

Introduction to Data Handling

Ilearn2

Digital Art

 

 

 

 

Ilearn2

E Safety

Ilearn2 Introduction to Animation

 

Ilearn2

 Internet Research

Ilearn2 Developing Programming

Ilearn2

Programming with Scratch Jr

 

Ilearn2

EBook Creation

Humanities

 

Geography

History

Geography

 

Spatial Sense

and

A comparison between Kenya and the Isle of Wight

 

History

 

Plague and Fire

 

Geography

 

Northern Europe

 

    History

 

Transport

 

Geography

 

The British Isles

 

History

 

Communication

        

 

Art and Design

 

Design Technology

Art and Design

Drawing and Sketchbooks. Explore & Draw: Introducing the idea that artists can be collectors and explorers as they develop drawing and composition skills.

Design

Technology Structures

Free standing structures:

Bridges

Art and Design

Surface and Colour. Exploring the World Through Mono Print:

Using a simple mono print technique to develop drawing skills, encourage experimentation and ownership

 

 

Design Technology

Mechanisms

Sliders and Levers:

Moving Pictures

Art and Design

Working in Three Dimensions: Stick transformation Project.

Explore how you can transform a familiar object into new and fun forms.

Design

Technology

Food

Preparing Fruit and Vegetables:

Fruit Smoothies

PE

Yoga

 

Fitness

 

Team Building

 

Gymnastics

 

Net and Wall Games

 

Ball skills

 

Music

Hands, Feet, Heart

 

Ho Ho Ho

I Wanna Play in a Band

Zoo Time

Friendship Song

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

PSHRE

Created and Loved by God

Created to Love Others

Created to Live in Community

Living in the  Wider World

Drama

 

 

 

Power of Reading Text Focus

 

Year 3 Overview

Learning Overview: Year 3

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Gospel Value

Justice

Hope

Generosity

Forgiveness

Courage

Responsibility

British Value

Tolerance of different cultures and religions 

RE

The Christian Church

 

Sikhism

Places for worship

Mary our mother

 

Called to change

 

Judaism

Places for worship

Eucharist

 

Celebrating

 

 Being a Christian

 

Power of Reading

 

 

 

 

Cultural Texts

 

 

Guided Reading

Werewolf Club Rules

Joseph Coelho

 

The Stone Age Boy

Satoshi Kitamura

 

The Miraculous Journey of

Edward Tulane

Kate DiCamillo

The Tin Forest

Helen Ward

Wayne Anderson

Oliver and the Seawigs

Philip Reeve

Sarah McIntyre

Free choice 

The Proudest Blue

Ibtihaj Muhammad

Free choice

Cinderella of the Nile

Beverley Naidoo

Looking after Planet Earth

Sona Sharma

We Sang Across the Sea

Benjamin Zephaniah

The Twits

Roald Dahl

Mr Stink

David Walliams

Maths

Number sense and exploring calculation strategies,  Place value,  Graphs,  Addition and subtraction,  Length and perimeter

Multiplication and division,  Deriving multiplication and division facts,  Time,  Fractions

Angles and shape,  Measures,  Securing multiplication and division,  Exploring calculation strategies and place value

Science

Forces and Magnets

Light

Rocks

 

Inspirational Scientists

Animals Including Humans

Plants

 

Computing

Ilearn2

Story boards

Ilearn2

Comic Creation

Ilearn2: Branching Database

Ilearn2

Digital art

 

Ilearn2

E-Safety

Ilearn2: Music Creation

 

Ilearn2: Programming in Scratch

 

 

 

Ilearn2: Programming in Kodu

Ilearn2: Document Editing and Creation

 

Ilearn2: 3D Design

Ilearn2: Infographics

 

 

Humanities

 

Geography

History

Geography

 

Spatial Sense

and

Settlements inc. London

History

 

Stone Age –

Bronze Age –

Iron Age

 

Geography

 

Natural Disaster!

 

 

History

 

The Fascinating Egyptians

 

Geography

 

Perfect Planet?

 

 

History

 

Sacrifice and Ceremony:

the Mayans

 

Art and Design

 

Design Technology

Art and Design

Drawing and Sketchbooks. Gestural Drawing with Charcoal:

Making loose, gestural drawings with charcoal, and exploring drama and performance.

Design Technology Textiles

2D shape to 3D shape product:

Christmas Stocking

Art and Design

Surface and Colour. Working with Colour and Shape:

Painting with scissors – Collage and stencil in response to looking at artwork.

Design Technology Mechanical Systems

Levers and Linkages:

Moving Books

Art and Design

Working in Three Dimensions: Playful Making. Telling stories through drawing and making.  Explore how artists are inspired by other art forms –sculpture inspired by literature and film.

Design Technology Food

Healthy and Varied Diet

Healthy Sandwich, wrap or pitta

PE

Yoga

 

Netball

 

Athletics

 

OAA

 

Rounders

 

Swimming

Fitness

 

Swimming

Music

Let Your Spirit Fly

Glockenspiel Stage 1

Three Little Birds

The Dragon Song

Bringing Us Together

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

PSHRE

Created and Loved by God

Created to Love Others

Created to Live in Community

Living in the  Wider World

Drama

 

 

 

 

 

 

Power of Reading Text Focus

 

 

MfL (Italian)

Greetings

Personal details

Numbers 1-10

 

Alphabet

Colours

Christmas in Italy

La Befana (Epiphany)

Days of the week

Months of the year

       Carnival

       Seasons

The weather

Easter

In Italy 

 

School supplies

Parts of the body

Fruit and vegetables

 

 

 

Farm Animals

Family

The house

Year 4 Overview

Learning Overview: Year 4

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Gospel Value

Justice

Hope

Generosity

Forgiveness

Courage

Responsibility

British Value

Individual Liberty 

RE

The Bible

 

Sikhism

Holy Books

Trust in God

 

 Jesus the teacher

Judaism

Holy Books

 Jesus the Saviour

 The mission of the church

Belonging to the Church

 

Power of Reading

 

 

 

Cultural Texts

 

 

Guided Reading

Lion and the Unicorn

Jane Ray

 

Mouse Bird Snake Wolf

David Almond

The Iron Man

Ted Hughes

Varjak Paw

SF Said

Noah Barleywater Runs Away

John Boyne

 

Poetry x 4 weeks

The Boy who Met a Whale

Nizrana Farook

Free choice

Free choice 

Free choice

 

Windrush Child

Benjamin Zephaniah

How to Train

Your Dragon

Cressida Cowell

Charlotte’s Web

E.B. White

Maths

Reasoning with large numbers,  Addition and subtraction,  Multiplication and division,  Discrete and continuous

Securing multiplication facts, Fractions, Time, Decimals, Area and perimeter

 Solving measures and money problems, Shape and symmetry, Position and direction, Reasoning with pattern and sequences, 3-D shape

Science

Electricity

 

States of Matter

 

Living Things and Their Habitats

Inspirational Scientists

Animals Including Humans

 

Sound

 

Computing

Ilearn2: Data Handling

Ilearn2: Graphic Design

Ilearn2: Inside a computer

Ilearn2: Animation

 

Ilearn2

Internet Research

Ilearn2: Video Editing

Ilearn2: E-safety

Ilearn2: 3D Design

 

Ilearn2

Programming in Scratch

 

Ilearn2

 Ebook Creation

 

Humanities

 

Geography

History

Geography

 

Spatial Sense

and

Water, Water Everywhere!

History

 

Life and Legacy: The Ancient Greeks

 

Geography

 

European Traveller

 

History

 

The Romans:

Empire and Invasion

 

 Geography

 

Heston Detectives

 

 

History

 

Windrush and The Notting Hill Carnival

 

Art and Design

 

Design Technology

Art and Design

Drawing and Sketchbooks.

Storytelling through drawing:

Explore how artists create sequenced drawings to share and tell stories. Create accordion books or comic strips to retell poetry or prose through drawing.

Design Technology

Structures

Shell Structures:

        Gift Boxes

Art and Design

Surface and Colour. Exploring Still Life:

Explore artists working with the genre of still life, contemporary and more traditional. Create your own still life inspired work.

Design Technology

Electrical systems

Simple Circuits and Switches:

Night Lights

 Art and Design

Working in Three Dimensions: Playful Making. Explore how the way we display our work can affect the way it is seen.

 

Design Technology

Food

Healthy and Varied Diet:

Jamaican vegetable patty

PE

Yoga

 

Swimming

Gymnastics

 

Swimming

Football

 

Fitness

 

Tennis

 

Athletics

 

Music

Mamma Mia

Glockenspiel Stage 2

Stop!

Lean on Me

Blackbird

Reflect, Rewind and replay

PSHRE

Created and Loved by God

Created to Love Others

Created to Live in Community

Living in the  Wider World

Drama

 

Power of Reading Text Focus

 

 

MfL (Italian)

Greetings and courtesy phrases

Personal information

The sounds in Italian

Numbers 1-50

Colours

Christmas in Italy

La Befana (Epiphany)

The date (days, months)

Carnival

The seasons

The weather

Easter

School objects and classroom instructions

Parts of the body

Food and meals

 

Animals

The Family members

The house and furniture

Holidays and landscapes

 

Year 5 Overview

Learning Overview: Year 5

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Gospel Value

Justice

Hope

Generosity

Forgiveness

Courage

Responsibility

British Value

Rule of Law 

RE

God’s great plan

Hinduism

Stories: Krishna and Ganesh

Mary mother of God

 

Families & celebrations

 

Judaism

Stories: Abraham and Moses

 Following Jesus

 

Resurrection

 

Miracles

 

Power of Reading

 

 

Cultural Texts

 

 

 

Guided Reading

The London Eye Mystery

Siobhan Dowd

Rooftoppers

Katherine Rundell

Cosmic

Frank Cottrell Boyce

 

Cosmic Disco

Grace Nichols

The Journey

Francesca Sanna

Free choice

Planet Omar

Zanib Mian

Free choice

Tamarind and the Star of Ishta

Jasbinder Bilan

The Boy at the Back of the Class

Onjali Q. Rauf

 

Free choice

Wonder

R.J. Palacio

Wolf Brother

Michelle Power

Maths

Reasoning with large whole integers Integer addition and subtraction Line graphs and timetables Multiplication and division Perimeter and area

Fractions and decimals, Angles,  Fractions and percentages,  Transformations

Converting units of measure,  Calculating with whole numbers and decimals,  2-D and 3-D shape,  Volume,  Problem solving

Science

Earth and Space

Forces

Living things and Their Habitats

Animals Including Humans

 

 

 

 

Properties and Changes of Materials:

 

Inspirational Scientists

Computing

Ilearn2

 App Design

Ilearn2 Operating systems

 

 

Ilearn2 Programming with Sphero

Ilearn2

Computer networks + internet

Ilearn2

E-safety

Ilearn2

Ebook Creation

 

Ilearn2

Data Handling

Ilearn2: Music Creation

 

Ilearn2

Programming in Scratch

 

 

Ilearn2

Text base Programming

Ilearn2

Physical Devices (Microbit)

 

Humanities

 

Geography

History

Geography

 

United Kingdom Explorer

 

History

 

Britain’s Invaders:

The Scots, Anglo Saxons and Vikings

 

Geography

 

Spatial Sense

and

Contrasting Regions 

 

 

History

 

The Tudors

 

 

Geography

 

The Earth’s Resources and Mountains

 

 

History

 

The History of Democracy

 

Art and Design

 

Design Technology

Art and Design

Drawing and Sketchbooks. Typography and Maps:

Exploring how we can create typography through our drawing and design and use our skills to create personal and highly visual maps.

 

Design Technology

Textiles

Combining Different Fabric Shapes:

Bags

Art and Design

 Surface and Colour. Mixed media and City Scapes:

Explore how artists use a variety of media to capture spirit of the place.

Design Technology

Food

Celebrating Culture and Seasonality:

Making bread and /or  scones

Art and Design

Working in Three Dimensions: Playful Making: Set Design. Explore creating a model set for theatre or animation inspired by poetry, prose, film or music.

 

Design Technology

Mechanical Systems:

Pulleys or Gears Moving Toys

PE

Yoga

 

Netball

 

Hockey

 

Fitness

 

Rounders

 

Swimming

OAA

 

Swimming

Music

Living on a Prayer

 

Classroom

Jazz 1

Make You Feel My Love

The Fresh Prince of

Bel Air

Dancing in the Street

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

PSHRE

Created and Loved by God

Created to Love Others

Created to Live in Community

Living in the  Wider World

Drama

Power of Reading Text

Focus

 

 

 

 

 

MfL (Italian)

Greetings and courtesy phrases

Giving and asking personal details

Italian phonology

Numbers 1-100

The colours

Christmas in Italy

La Befana

The date and time

Use of school supplies

 

Carnival

Seasons, Weather and clothes

Daily routines

Easter in Italy

Parts of the body and actions

 The family (possessives)

The house and actions

 

Food and meals (preferences and tastes)

At the restaurant

Sports

 Year 6 Overview

 

Learning Overview: Year 6

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Gospel Value

Justice

Hope

Generosity

Forgiveness

Courage

Responsibility

British Value

Democracy 

RE

The Kingdom of God

 

Sikhism

Belonging and values

Justice

 

 Jesus the Bread of Life

 

Judaism

Belonging and values

Jesus the Son of God

 

The work of the Apostles

 

Called to serve

 

Power of Reading

 

 

 

 

Cultural Texts

 

 

Guided Reading

Shackleton’s Journey

William Grill

 

Street Child

Berlie Doherty

 

Stay Where

You Are…

John Boyne

SATs Revision

 

Pig Heart Boy

Mallory Blackman

Mic Drop

Sharna Jackson

Free choice

Free choice

Free choice

The Lion Above

the Door

Qnjali Q.Rauf

Free choice

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C.S. Lewis

 

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

John Boyne

Maths

Number – Place Value, Calculations, Fractions

Geometry – Position and Direction

Number – Decimals, Percentages, Algebra, Ratio

Measurement – Converting Units, Perimeter, Area and Volume

Geometry – Shape

Problem Solving, Investigations

Statistics

Science

Living Things and their Habitats

 

 

 

 

Electricity

 

Light

 

Animals Including Humans

Evolution and Inheritance

Inspirational Scientists

Computing

Ilearn2

Computers:  Past, Present and Future

Ilearn

 Data Detectives

Ilearn2

Binary code

Ilearn2

Web Design

 

 

 

Ilearn

 E-safety

Ilearn2

Image Editing

Ilearn2

Graphic Design

Ilearn2

Virtual reality

Ilearn2

Machine learning and AI

Ilearn2

Programming in Scratch

 

Ilearn2

Python Programming language

Ilearn2

HTML

 

 

Humanities

 

Geography

History

Geography

 

Explorers/North and

South America

 

History

 

The Victorians:

Society and Innovation

 

History

 

Remembrance:

1914-1918

 

SATs Preparation

 

History

 

Events That Have Shaped Our World: 1939 – 1970

Managing Money (Life Skills)

Social Media: Friend or Foe?

(Life Skills)

Art and Design

 

Design Technology

Art and Design

Drawing and Sketchbooks. 2D Drawing to 3D Making: Explore how 2D drawings can be transformed to 3D objects. Work towards a sculptural outcome or a graphic design outcome.

 

Design Technology

Electrical systems

Monitoring and Control:

          Alarms

Art and Design

Surface and Colour.

Activism:

Explore how artists use their skills to speak on behalf of communities. Make art about things you care about.

Design Technology

Structures

Frame Structures:

Shelters

Art and Design

Working in Three Dimensions: Playful Making. Brave Colour: Exploring how artists use light, form and colour to create immersive environments.

Design Technology

Food

Celebrating Culture and Seasonality:

Seasonal snacks for school event

PE

Yoga

 

Swimming

 

Netball

 

Swimming

Gymnastics

 

Hockey

 

Basketball

 

Athletics

 

Music

Happy

Classroom Jazz 2

A New Year Carol

You’ve Got a Friend

Music and Me

Reflect, Rewind and Replay

PSHRE

Created and Loved by God

Created to Love Others

Created to Live in Community

Living in the  Wider World

Drama

Power of Reading Text

Focus

 

 

 

 

MfL (Italian)

Greetings, personal details,

Nationalities

Difficult sounds in Italian

 

 Numbers to 1000

Colours as adjectives

Christmas In Italy

La Befana

School subjects and actions

Parts of the body (singular/plural etc)

Carnival

The date, the Weather, seasons, clothes

Easter in Italy

The family (adjectives)

The house (Gender and number)

Physical description

 

Food and Meals (food Pyramid, Recipes)

Daily routine, sports and free time

Holidays and activities