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Curriculum Overview

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

Discovery Themes 2016/2017

 

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

Fire! Fire!

Meet the Flintstones

Groovy Greeks

 

River Deep, Mountain High

Smashing Saxons & Vicious Vikings

A History based study of toys beyond living memory

A study of The Great Fire of London - using historical sources

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

Geography based study of the Oceans and the Seasons

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

A study of traditional tales and a science focus on materials

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

Drip, drip, drop

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

Ageography based and scientific study of the effects of rain

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

Are we there yet?

Tomb Raiders

Rotten Romans

To Infinity and Beyond

A journey through Europe

A science based study of local plants

A scientific study of animal habitats around the world

A history based study of Ancient Egypt

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

A science based study of Earth and Space

A geographical study of the continent of Europe

Summer 2

Nature Detectives - Animal Antics

From a tiny Seed....

Let the Fun Begin

Really Wild Show

The Home front

1066 and All That

A science based study of animals

A science based study of plants around the world

An exploration of the history of entertainment

A geographical and scientific study of animal habitats and adaptations

Impact of World War 2 on Britain continued

A history based study of the great historical events since 1066

 

Themed Weeks 2016 - 2017

 

Autumn Term 2016

 

Diversity Week

Monday 17th  October – Thursday 20th October 2016

Keeping Safe Day

Friday 2nd December 2016

Spring Term 2017

 

Money Matters

Wednesday 4th January – Friday 6th January 2017

Science Week

Tuesday 21st February – Friday 24th February 2017

Summer Term 2017

 

History days

Wednesday 19th April   – Friday 21st April 2017

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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