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Curriculum Overview

Our curriculum is delivered in a two year cycle. Below is the curriculum overview showing the curriculum in Year A and Year B across the year groups. 

We are currently following the year A curriculum.

 

 

Uphill Primary School

Curriculum Overview

 

Cycle A

Term One and Two

Term Three and Four

Term Five and Six

 

 

14 weeks

 

12 weeks

 

13 weeks

 

EYFS

Year One

 

E is for Exploring

Big Idea: Survival

Animals

 

S is for Stories

Big Idea: Vastness and Distance

Space

 

Q is for Questions

Big Idea: Power and Growth

Heroes

 

Year Two

Where in the world are we?

Focus on Uphill /Compass and map skills/ Fieldwork

Big Idea: Classification and Identification

What has made the greatest difference?

Focus on how children’s lives have changed over time.

Big Idea: Changes over Time

 

What makes Africa amazing?

Comparing the Uk to a non-European country

Big Idea: Compare and Contrast

Year Three and Four

Would you like to be a time traveller?

Stone Age – Iron Age- Romans

Big Idea: Changes over tIme

How did they do that?

Ancient Civilisations – Egyptians

Big Idea: Compare and Contrast

How green is our planet?

Environment – Rainforests- South America

Big Idea: Preserve and Protect

Year Five and Six

How does our world rage?

Natural disasters

Big Idea: Survival and Prevention

Where is our place in space?

Science – Space –

Big Idea: Exploration and Mystery

What did the Ancient Greeks do for us?

Greek influence on Western life

Big Idea: Legacy and Belief

 

Cycle B

Term One and Two

Term Three and Four

Term Five and Six

 

 

14 weeks

 

12 weeks

 

13 weeks

 

EYFS

Year One

 

J is for Journeys

Big Idea: Distance and Travel

Maps

 

Y is for Yesterday E is for Enemies

Big Idea: True and False

Fairytales

 

Wild and Free

Big Idea: Adaptation and Survival

Animals

 

Year Two

Where in the world are we?

Focus on Uphill /Compass and map skills/ Fieldwork

Big Idea: Classification and Identification

What has made the greatest difference?

Focus on how children’s lives have changed over time.

Big Idea: Changes over Time

 

What makes Africa amazing?

Comparing the UK to a non-European country

Big Idea: Diversity and Comparison

Year Three and Four

Were the Vikings Vicious?

Exploring the Vikings

Big Idea: Compare and Contrast

What makes Britain Great?

Celebrating the legacy from different periods of Britain.

Big Idea: Legacy

How does your body work?

Understanding how our body protects us and helps us to survive

Big Idea: Survival and Protection

Year Five and Six

Whose Footsteps Do We Follow in?

Looking at how Uphill has changed through the ages

Big Idea: Changes Over Time

Have We Made It Better?

Examining different inventions and understanding which ones have made a difference to our lives today

Big Idea: Cause and Effect

What Lies in The Hidden World?

Exploring the ancient civilisations of the Mayans, Benins and Ancient Baghdad and comparing the way they lived

Big Idea: Compare and Contrast

Teaching Strategies within Uphill Primary School

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