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19/04/21

Year 5 have made some brilliant bird boxes for their Easter DT project! https://t.co/OTnL2qr68O

12/03/21

A massive thank you to and for "visiting" HFSP this week - nothing beats meeting and talking to an author about their experiences to inspire our own reading and writing! https://t.co/wxpMcXarDp

12/03/21

Happy belated World Book Day 2021 from HFSP! (2/2) https://t.co/NnfG3CrVsY

12/03/21

Happy belated World Book Day 2021 from HFSP! (1/2) https://t.co/VFrWSeGqtx

08/03/21

Year 4 Meet the Author - Jenny Pearson 📚 https://t.co/ikLIwiepkm

08/03/21

Welcome back KS2 👨‍💻 ✍️ 😃 https://t.co/Lm5DMBMyqO

08/03/21

Welcome back Key Stage 1 📚 🧮 https://t.co/oDlDLZPaEW

08/03/21

Welcome back Early Years 🦕 🦖 https://t.co/rd1NtggzjU

04/03/21

Happy world book day! Look at our amazing crayons 🖍 📚 https://t.co/W8S4WayFsf

26/02/21

The final push! One-to-one Phonics tutoring for our pupils learning online. https://t.co/b9rHt8oB7E

24/02/21

How does a holiday to Mount Etna sound? Year 4 learning about volcanoes in Geography. https://t.co/tCHRatC5lP

12/02/21

Year 4 carrying out a Science experiment learning about the harmful effects certain liquids can have on our teeth. science https://t.co/iD2jilnPSD

11/02/21

Porridge making in Agra Deedy https://t.co/BXTSyBaVV2

11/02/21

Reception are getting ready for Chinese New Year 🧧 🍜 https://t.co/z8vdxN7VxF

11/02/21

Securing those number bonds 🧮 https://t.co/4AG0r09qt2

09/02/21

Key Stage One took part in their Speech Bubbles session today. Children from home and from school participated 🙂 https://t.co/WbiYu9W07X

01/02/21

Year 4 have created their very own Roman God Trump cards this week! Who’s the strongest? 💪 https://t.co/qQVrim5pRn

22/01/21

Year 4 have created some fantastic diagrams of the digestive system for Science! https://t.co/2hUQr0PnuR

11/01/21

🍍 Breakfast bags are ready to go 🍍 https://t.co/GZOFZJPD9X

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Year 3

Year 3 Curriculum Overview

Term

Content

Half-Term 1

Half-Term 2

Aut

Unit Overview

Using Maps

Enquiry Question: How can we use and interpret maps?

  • What information can we find from maps?
  • Can you locate 5 European countries on a map?
  • Can you locate Russia on a map?
  • Can you explain why maps have scales?
  • Can you explain the purpose of a key?

Map Skills

Use of OS Maps

Exploring our Local Area

Enquiry Question: What is our local environment like?

  • What are the human and physical features found in our local area?
  • Can you describe your journey to school, using 8 compass points?
  • Can you plot this journey on a map?
  • Where was litter found in and around our school?
  • How are plastics reused?
  • How are materials recycled?
  • How can we make our local area more sustainable?

Big Ideas

Locational Knowledge: UK

Place Knowledge: UK; Human Geography; Human and physical interactions; human development and processes

NC Link

  • locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia)
  • use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
  • use the eight points of a compass, four-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world
  • use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps.
  • collect, analyse and communicate with a range of data gathered through experiences of fieldwork that deepen their understanding of geographical processes
  • communicate geographical information in a variety of ways, including through maps, numerical and quantitative skills and writing at length.

Spr

Unit Overview

Using the world’s resources

Enquiry Question: What resources do we use and why?

  • Where does your food come from?
  • What is the difference between renewable and non-renewable energy?
  • How is water important in our lives?
  • What is sustainable living?
  • How big is my footprint on the world?

London’s land use

Enquiry Question: What is London like?

  • How has London progressed from Londinium to its modern-day version?
  • What made London a good place to build a city?
  • What is land use like in London?
  • What economic activity occurs in London?
  • What is settlement like in London?
  • What role does the River Thames play in settlement, economic activity, land use and trade?

Big Ideas

Human and Physical interactions

Place Knowledge: UK; Physical and Human features

NC Link

  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied
  • Describe and understand key aspects of human geography including: distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water
  • Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on: concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities.
  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of: A region of the United Kingdom.
  • Describe and understand key aspects of human geography including: economic activity including trade links; types of settlement and land use.
  • Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography including: rivers.
  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied

Sum

Unit Overview

Continued from Spring 2

The UK’s varying regions

Enquiry Question: How do regions in the UK vary?

  • Can you explain what a region is?
  • Can you name and locate countries and cities of the United Kingdom?
  • Can you locate geographical regions?
  • Can you locate the human and physical characteristics of geographical regions?
  • Can you compare economic activity across the UK?
  • Why is land used in different ways?
  • How large is a region?
  • Do regions have clear boundaries?

Big Ideas

Continued from Spring 2

Locational Knowledge; Place Knowledge; Physical and Human Features

NC Link

Continued from Spring 2

  • Name and locate counties and cities of the United Kingdom, geographical regions and their identifying human and physical characteristics, key topographical features (including hills, mountains, coasts and rivers), and land-use patterns; and understand how some of these aspects have changed over time
  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of: a region of the UK
  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied