Combe Down Primary School

Combe DownChurch of England Primary School

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Topics

In Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 Maths, Literacy, Music, PE, RE and PSHE are taught discretely with links made to topics where possible. Science, History, Geography, Art and DT are combined in topics.  French is taught discretely in Key Stage 2. Please see the links below for specific Key Objectives by year group and subject.

Our topics are chosen to enthuse children and to create opportunities for cross-curricular learning, helping children to make sense of the world around us and providing a context for the teaching of key skills.

The topics for the 2016-2017 academic year are: (those in green are updated as at July 2017)

Reception
Bible Stories, Space and the World, Growing, Transport, Habitats
Year 1
Dinosaurs, Space, Explorers, Into the Woods, Our Growing Garden, A Day at the Beach 
Year 2
Castles and Knights, Journeys, Boat Building, Fire, Combe Down, Habitats
Year 3
Ancient Egyptians, Africa, Vikings and Anglo-Saxons, Extreme Weather, The Second World War
Year 4
Roman Bath, Anglo-Saxons and Scots, Space, Islands, Rainforests
Year 5
Times of Discovery, Fit for Purpose?, Around the World in 28 days, Whatever Happened to The Mayans?, Choc Box and Mapping.
Year 6
The Ancient Greeks, Shima (Japan), The Stone Age, The Way of the Dodo, Our Future

Key Objectives by Year Group

Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
Year 4
Year 5
Year 6

Key Objectives by Subject

Science
Computing
History
Geography
Art
DT
PSHE