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Curriculum Overview

What does your child learn at school each day? Find information about our curriculum subjects here.

Discovery Themes 2017/2018

 

Learning at High View is designed around the idea of six "Discoveries" (one for each half term) to stimulate children's imaginations and encourage them to have a thirst for learning.

 

Autumn 1

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Toys

Drip, Drip, Drop

Meet the Flintstones

Groovy Greeks

 

River Deep, Mountain High

Smashing Saxons & Vicious Vikings

A History based study of toys beyond living memory

A geography based and scientific study of the effects of rain

A History based study of Stone Age Man

A History based study of Ancient Greece

A Geography based study of great rivers

A History based study of Anglo Saxon Life and legends

  Autumn 2

Let's Celebrate

Frozen Planet

Let There Be Light

Perilous Planet Earth

Mayan Mysteries

Come fly with me

A religious and historical study of celebrations

Life in the Arctic and keeping warm

A science based study of light and a religious study of Hinduism incl Diwali

An exploration of earthquakes and volcanoes

A historical and geographical study of the Mayan civilization

A historical study of the importance of Croydon Airport in WWII and the life of Amy Johnson

 

Spring 1

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Fly me to the moon

Huff & Puff

Argentina to Alaska

The Monarchy

May the Force Be With You

Who do you think you are?

An exploration of fantasy stories and space travel

Puppet Show

A geography based study of south and North America

A history based study of the British Monarchy

A scientific study of forces and resistance

A science based study of evolution and inheritance

Spring 2

Earth Explorers

Fire, Fire

Walk in the Park

Good Vibrations

Keep Calm & Carry On

Please Sir I want some more!

A geography based study of map reading and seasons

Trip to Museum of London and make a 3D Tudor House

Geography map work and adventure stories

A science based study of sound and musical instruments

Impact of World War 2 on Britain

Focus on the life of Victorian children

 

Summer 1

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Nature Detectives - Flower Power

From a tiny Seed....

Tomb Raiders

Rotten Romans

The Home Front

A journey through Europe

A science based study of local plants

A science based study of plants around the world

A history based study of Ancient Egypt

A history based study of Ancient Rome and its impact on Britain

Impact of World War 2 on Britain continued

A geographical study of the continent of Europe

Summer 2

Nature Detectives - Animal Antics

Are we there yet?

Let the Fun Begin

Really Wild Show

To Infinity and Beyond

1066 and All That

A science based study of animals

Making a monster with a moving part

An exploration of the history of entertainment

A geographical and scientific study of animal habitats and adaptations

A science based study of Earth and Space

A history based study of the great historical events since 1066

 

Themed Weeks 2017 - 2018

 

Autumn Term 2017

 

Art Week

Monday 2nd  October –

Friday 6th October 2017

Wellbeing Day

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Spring Term 2018

 

Film & Media Week

Monday 5th February -

Friday 9th February 2018

Health & Fitness Week

Monday 19th March -

Friday 23rd March 2018

Summer Term 2018

 

Explorers Week

Tuesday 17th April -

Friday 20th April 2018

What Will I Be?

Monday 2nd July -

Friday 6th July 2018

British Values

 

As part of the 2014 New Curriculum for schools the British Government has required that we teach all children about the Five British Values that form the bedrock of our culture and make us the kind of society and democracy that is envied across the globe.

 

The Five British Values are:

 

 

Democracy

 

 

 

The Rule of Law

 

 

 

Freedom

 

 

 

Respect

 

 

 

Tolerance

 

 

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