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Curriculum 2020-08-05T14:36:26+01:00

Khalsa Primary whole school Topic Overview 2020-2021

At Khalsa Primary School our aim is to develop a well-rounded member of the future wider society.

We do this through a memorable and modern curriculum.

This gives our children a variety of aspirations to achieve their ever increasing potential with Sikhi in their heart.

Key

Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) – Science Topic –  Geographic topic –  History topic –  Writing Purpose

Year Group Recommended Reading Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Nursery
Recommended Reading
Unity in the Community Come and join the celebration Once upon a time People who help us What a wonderful world Animal Crackers
Reception
Recommended Reading
Unity in the Community
Well Being/Hygiene
Celebrations Once upon a time People who help us What a wonderful world Animal Crackers
Year 1
Recommended Reading
Unity in the Community
Seasonal changes: Autumn to winter
To inform
Turrets and Tiaras
Everyday materials
To entertain
Khalsa to Kenya
Animals including Humans
To entertain
Zero to Hero
Seasonal Changes
To inform
How does your garden grow? 
Plants
Transition work
To inform/ entertain
Year 2
Recommended Reading
Unity in the Community
Animals including humans
To inform
Famous People
Uses of everyday materials
To entertain
Great Fire of London
Living things and their habitats
To inform
Going Wild
Plants
To inform
Paddington in Panjab
(Comparison with local area)
Transition work
Living things and their habitats
To entertain
Year 3
Recommended Reading
Unity in the Community
Light
To Persuade
Stone Age
Rocks
To entertain
The American Dream
Animals including humans
To persuade
Walk like an Egyptian
Forces & magnets
To entertain
Three Giant Steps
Transition work
Plants
To inform
Year 4
Recommended Reading
Unity in the Community
Animals including humans-food chains
To inform
 Rainforests
Living things and their habitats
To persuade
Bronze Age to Iron Age
States of matter
To inform
Ancient Greece
States of matter
To entertain
Location, Location, Location
Transition work
Electricity and Sound
To entertain
Year 5
Recommended Reading
Unity in the Community
Earth & space
To inform
Raging Rivers
Living things & their habitats
To entertain
You’re not invited (Romans)
Forces
To inform
Vikings
Animals including humans
To discuss
Global Warning
Transition work
Properties & changes of materials
To persuade
Year 6
Recommended Reading
Unity in the Community
Animals including humans
To inform
Our changing world
Evolution & inheritance
To persuade
Medieval Monarchs
Living things and their habitats
To entertain
In your Element
Light
To entertain
World War II
Transition work
Electricity
To discuss

Literacy and Numeracy National Curricular
Download the Grammar Appendix

We teach systematic, synthetic phonics using the Ruth Miskin ‘Read, Write, Inc’ programme
We use Oxford Reading Tree and Collins Big Cat Reading Schemes
We also use the Oxford Syllabus for RE and our own Sikh Studies Syllabus