Y1 Spring Term Connected Curriculum Overviews

 

Year 1 - Spring 1

 
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

Is the Xbox more fun than your Grandparent’s toys?

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Visit to the Toy Museum

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

History, Art and DT

Selling puppets to raise money for UNICEF

Key Learning

History

Key Learning

Art & DT

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • Toys, old and new: Introduction to Victorian toys
  • Drawing: Observational drawing of toys
  • Textiles: Making Punch and Judy puppets

Is your playtime more active than when your great-grandparents?

Key Vocabulary

museum, artefact, curator, fiction, non-fiction, first, second, after that, next, past and present, line, light, shade, texture

How to Help at Home

Talk to the children about the different toys they have at home and what they are made of. Talk to them about the toys you used to play with and which one was your favourite and why.

     
     

 

  Year 1 - Spring 2  
     

Topic Question

Core Text

Visits/Visitors

How do the wheels on the bus go around and round?

                   A picture containing indoor

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Manchester Airport Virtual Tour

https://telescope-vr.com/2018/06/26/virtual-tour-of-manchester-airport-runway-visitor-centre/

Virtual tour of the Metrolink Depot in Old Trafford by one of the Engineers

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

History and DT

E-book about The Wright Brothers

Key Learning

History

Key Learning

Design Technology

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • Transport in the past: First Flight – The Wright Bros – as a significant global event beyond living memory.
  • First Native American women to become a pilot – Bessie Coleman
  • Making mechanisms using wheels and axles

Is our life better now that our transport has changed?

Key Vocabulary

before my parents were born, in the Victorian era, transport, flight, travel, wheels, axles, movement

How to Help at Home

Take your children on a bus/train/tram. Visit Manchester airport. Visit the Science and Industry museum in Manchester

     

 

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Contact:  Maureen Hughes - Headteacher

Contact:  Jo Wendt - SENCO

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