Main Theme: Heroes and Heroines
End of Theme Project: Hero assembly
Intent: What wider skills do we want the children to have developed by the end of this theme, supporting future learning and life skills?
Intent: Outline the factual/topical areas that will be covered, enhancing the development of knowledge and cultural capital?
Intent: What opportunities will there be to develop literacy and numeracy skills?
Intent: Cross-Curricular links: Which curriculum areas will be covered during this theme, developing cross-curriculum knowledge and skills?
Impact: What opportunities will be provided to assess the development of knowledge and skills?
Impact: What specific areas of knowledge/skills will be developed during this theme, which will be assessed at different times by the teacher and by the pupil?
|Subject Knowledge/Skill||Curriculum Areas covered|
|Cut materials safely using tools provided.||DT|
|Ask questions such as: What was it like for people? What happened? How long ago?||History|
|Use artefacts, pictures, stories, online sources and databases to find out about the past.||History|
|Identify some of the different ways the past has been represented.||History|
|Describe historical events.||History|
|Describe significant people from the past.||History|
|Recognise that there are reasons why people in the past acted as they did.||History|
|Place events and artefacts in order on a time line.||History|
|Label time lines with words or phrases such as: past, present, older and newer.||History|
|Recount changes that have occurred in their own lives.||History|
|Use dates where appropriate.||History|
|Distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made.||Science|
|Identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock.||Science|
|Describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials.||Science|
|Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.||Science|
|Identify name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.||Science|
|Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults.||Science|
|Devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key. Use simple grid references (A1, B1).||Geography|
|Use compass directions (north, south, east and west) and locational language (e.g. near and far) to describe the location of features and routes on a map.||Geography|
|Identify land use around the school.||Geography|
Impact: What specific wider skills will be developed during this theme, which will be assessed at different times by the teacher and by the pupil?
• I work hard with the help of others.
• With help, I think of my own ideas.
• I choose ways to make small improvements.
|Not Give Up
• I am resilient and keep going.
• I listen to people who try to help me.
|Try New Things
• I will try new things with the help of others.
• I can show that I concentrate.
• I listen to other people’s point of view.