Year 1 Annual Curriculum Overview


Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2


Penguins, Possums and Pigs Fire! Fire!  Growth and Green Fingers Family Album  The Great Outdoors  Robots

Subject -Science

Common animals other than humans and their basic structure. Nature field journals – seasonal changes Nature field journals – seasonal changes  Plants    Materials  Human body and senses

Subject -History

  Great Fire of London   Changes in living memory     

Subject -Geography

Hot and cold areas of the world     UK countries, and capital cities.  Fieldwork in the school grounds       

Subject -Art

Art & Design: drawing in pastel developed into 3D using clay DT: mechanisms – pop ups and simple   DT: Food – preparing and combining foods. Art: observational drawings Art: Self – portrait   DT: Structures – stability and strength   

Subject -Music

  Using voices expressively – singing songs, chants, rhymes    Performing – practise, rehearse and present   Experimenting with and creating musical patterns


Blackpool zoo  Trip to the fire station or visit from fire men Trip to the garden centre  Visit Blackburn Museum Witton park Eureka


1.2 God and Creation. 1.1 Harvest 1.3 Christmas Gifts and Gift Bringers 1.4 Jesus Was Special 1.5 Easter Celebrating New Life 1.7 Baptism 1.6 Saints and Followers. S3 My World Jesus World


Information Technology - text and images  Information Technology - digital research Computer Science / Information Technology - computational thinking Information Technology / Digital Literacy - recognise common uses of IT beyond school / hardware Information Technology - digital research Computer Science - programming


Unit Title: 1.1  Gymnastics - Travel Unit Title: 1.2 Gymnastics - Rocking and Rolling Unit Title: 1.2 Dance – ‘On Parade’ Unit Title: 1.3 Dance - Shadows Outdoor and adventurous activities - developing trails Unit Title 1.2: Games – Running & Dodging


Health and wellbeing. Health and wellbeing. Relationships. Relationships. Living in the wider world. Living in the wider world.


Healthy Lifestyles Changing and Growing Keeping safe Bullying Family and Friends Communities


Hygiene Emotions Communication Fairness Rules and Responsibilities Money and Finance


PW11 Recognise why healthy eating and physical activity are beneficial  PW12 Recognise that some substances can help or harm the body CORE 1 UNIT 1  PW13 Recognise the simple physical changes to their bodies experienced since birth  PW6 Recognise what they are good at PW5 Recognise what they like and dislike PW7 Recognise, name and manage their feelings in a positive way CORE 1 UNIT 3 HW1 Know how to keep safe and how and where to get help  HW13 Listen to and show consideration for other people’s views HW18 Work and play independently and in groups, showing sensitivity to others CORE 1 UNIT 5 HW2 Recognise right and wrong, what is fair and unfair and explain whyHW3 Recognise how attitude and behaviour, including bullying, may affect others CORE 2 UNIT 2 Ci1Recognise the difference between good and bad choices Ci3 Consider ways of looking after the school or community and how to care for the local environment CORE 2 UNIT 4 Ci5 Express views and take part in decision making activities to improve their immediate environment or community Ci6 Take turns and share as appropriate CORE 3 UNIT 2

Literacy & Language

Stories by the same author Repetitive patterned stories Classic stories Traditional tales Stories with familiar settings Stories with fantasy settings


Non-chronological reports Poems on a theme Instructions Recounts Non-fiction texts: booklets Poems to learn by heart Recounts


Poems on a theme Range of non-fiction texts Traditional rhymes   Traditional rhymes  


Lost and Found by Oliver Jeffers.   Up and Down by Oliver Jeffers.  The Perfect Pet by Fiona Roberton.   The Perfect Present by Fiona Roberton. Zog by Julia Donaldson.  The Princess and the Dragon by Audrey Wood.  George and the Dragon by Christopher Wormell. The Enormous Turnip. The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. Jack and the Beanstalk. Oliver’s Vegetables by Vivian French. Rapunzel. Aladdin and the Lamp. Rumpelstiltskin.  Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The Cat, the Dog, Little Red, Exploding Eggs, the Wolf and Grandma by Diane Fox. Little Red Riding Hood. The Wolf and the Seven Young Kids by the Brothers Grimm. Hansel and Gretel. The Little Mermaid.  Goat and Donkey in The Great Outdoors by Simon Puttock and Russell Julian. Maisie Goes Camping by Lucy Cousins. Boris Goes Camping by Carrie Weston. Percy the Park Keeper by Nick Butterworth. The Scarecrows Wedding by Julia Donaldson. Stuck by Oliver Jeffers. No-Bot by Sue Hendra. The Three Little Aliens and the Big Bad Robot by Margaret McNamara. The Big Bad Wolf and the Robot Pig by Laura North and Kevin Cross. Harry and the Robots by Ian 
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