Our Learning

TOPIC MAP  2017/2018









Autumn at School: Harvest and Water

Harvest (Water Aid) Link

Colour Fireworks/ Rainbows

Special Things and Special Times

Animals: pets, farm animals, wild animals and animal patterns

Noah’s Ark, Life Cycles, Dinosaurs, Chinese New Year

Journeys: Our own journeys, transport, wheels, wings, water, holidays

Space, Pirates, Stories about Journeys

Year 1



Why is Water Precious? – Harvest (Water Aid) Link

Hello, I’m new here!

Starry Night

What can we learn about our world from stories?

Why do we play with different toys when we grow older?

Where could we go for a great day out?

Year 2

The Seaside (and the past)

Water – Harvest (Water Aid) Link

Pride in Place

All Creatures Great and Small

The Owl and the Pussycat

Mrs Armitage on Wheels

We Are Party Planners

Year 3

Who were the greatest builders in the world? Water – Harvest (Water Aid) Link

Bright Sparks- How does electricity work?

Let’s go on an adventure

The games children play

Are bugs important?

How can we make living here better for everyone?

Year 4



What is it like in other places? Water – Harvest (Water Aid) Link

How do I see? How do I hear?

Why do we speak English at school? Where did English come from?

Should we stop eating chocolate?

From a Railway Carriage?

What happens inside us?

Year 5



Mysterious materials- What is it made from?

Water - Harvest (Water Aid) Link

Why would someone build a castle here?

The Fairground

The Highwayman

Do we make the most of what is on our doorstep?

Who are we? Why do we live here?

Year 6



Year 6 Residential Harvest (Water Aid) Link

‘Has there ever been a better time to live here?’

A study of local life past and present.

‘Why do some creatures no longer exist?’

Evolution and environments.

‘The Lady of Shalott.’

Camelot and Arthurian legends. Materials and changes.

‘Together We Can.’

Identifying key facts about the counties, seas, landmarks of UK. Cross-stitch project.

‘Out of this world’ What’s out there?