FS2 & Year 1

Year: FS2/Year 1

Main Theme: People Who Help Us (Art, D&T, History)

End of Theme Project: To be able to deliver an assembly about People Who Help Us.

Intent: What wider skills do we want the children to have developed by the end of this theme, supporting future learning and life skills?

  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Reasoning
  • Flexibility
  • Information gathering
  • Making links
  • Confidence
  • Concentration
  • Resilience

Intent: Outline the factual/topical areas that will be covered, enhancing the development of knowledge and cultural capital?

  • Art and Design
    Use weaving to create a pattern.
    Join materials using glue and/or a stitch.


  • Design and Technology
    Motion: Control motion by specifying the number of steps to travel, direction and turn.
    Looks: Add text strings, show and hide objects and change the features of an object.
    Sound: Select sounds and control when they are heard, their duration and volume.
    Draw: Control when drawings appear and set the pen colour, size and shape.
    Shape textiles using templates.
    Join textiles using running stitch.
    Colour and decorate textiles using a number of techniques (such as dyeing, adding sequins or printing).


  • Geography
    Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of the school and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment.


  • History
    Describe historical events.
    Describe significant people from the past.
    Recognise that there are reasons why people in the past acted as they did.


  • Computing
    Motion: Control motion by specifying the number of steps to travel, direction and turn.
    Looks: Add text strings, show and hide objects and change the features of an object.
    Sound: Select sounds and control when they are heard, their duration and volume.
    Draw: Control when drawings appear and set the pen colour, size and shape.

Intent: What opportunities will there be to develop literacy and numeracy skills?

  • Describing a job.
  • Writing about what they want to be when they are older and why.
  • Describing what people help us on a day to day basis.
  • Writing instructions on how to make our puppets (linking to money in Maths)
  • Persuading people to buy our puppets.

Intent: Cross-Curricular links: Which curriculum areas will be covered during this theme, developing cross-curriculum knowledge and skills?

  • Geography
  • Art
  • Design and Technology
  • History

Impact: What opportunities will be provided to assess the development of knowledge and skills?

  • Explanation and discussion of people who have been in and spoken by making links and reflecting on what we have already spoken about.

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
Use weaving to create a pattern. Art
Join materials using glue and/or a stitch. Art
Motion: Control motion by specifying the number of steps to travel, direction and turn. D&T
Looks: Add text strings, show and hide objects and change the features of an object. D&T
Sound: Select sounds and control when they are heard, their duration and volume. D&T
Draw: Control when drawings appear and set the pen colour, size and shape. D&T
Shape textiles using templates. D&T
Join textiles using running stitch. D&T
Colour and decorate textiles using a number of techniques (such as dyeing, adding sequins or printing). D&T
Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of the school and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment. Geography
Motion: Control motion by specifying the number of steps to travel, direction and turn. Computing
Looks: Add text strings, show and hide objects and change the features of an object. Computing
Sound: Select sounds and control when they are heard, their duration and volume. Computing
Draw: Control when drawings appear and set the pen colour, size and shape. Computing
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

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?

Resilience
- I can learn from previous mistakes and not get upset about them.
- I can have a positive attitude.
Confidence
- I can talk to a group or the class about what I have done and why.
- I can share my opinions.
- I can help others when they need it.
Resourcefulness
- I can organise myself and the things I need when working on my own or in a group.
- I can talk with my friends so we can work together sensibly.
Reflectiveness
- I can think about what I can achieve in a lesson.
- I can have a positive attitude and behaviour.

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