Shears Green Infant School

Thank you to all parents for adhering to our staggered times. Please remember social distancing of two metres still applies on the school site. We have updated our Coronavirus Risk Assessment - this can be found under the Parent Link.Under the Parent Link you will also be able to find the NHS Track and Trace Link.

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Foundation Subjects ; all planning is in line with the National Curriculum . Each year group plans a cross curricular approach and from September 2019 we will be using Cornerstone's Scheme.

Science

Biology

  • Identify basic plants
  • Identify basic plant parts (roots, leaves, flowers, etc.)
  • Identify & compare common animals
  • Identify & name basic body parts

Chemistry

  • Distinguish between objects & materials
  • Identify & name common materials
  • Describe simple properties of some materials
  • Compare & classify materials 

Physics

  • Observe weather associated with changes of season

Design & Technology

  • Design purposeful, functional & appealing products
  • Generate, model & communicate ideas
  • Use range of tools & materials to complete practical tasks
  • Evaluate existing products & own ideas
  • Build and improve structure & mechanisms
  • Understand where food comes from  

Physical Education

  • Master basic movement, e.g. running, jumping, throwing, catching, balance, agility and co-ordination
  • Participate in team games
  • Perform dances using simple movement
  • We currently follow the Jasmine Alive Scheme

Geography 

  • Name & locate the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom using atlases & globes
  • identify seasonal / daily weather patterns in the UK and the location of hot and cold areas of the world
  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to local & familiar features
  • Use four compass directions & simple vocabularyKey Concept

History

  • Changes in living memory (linked to aspects of national life where appropriate) Lives of significant historical figures, including comparison of those from different periods
  • Key Individuals
  • Significant local people e.g. Bonfire night
  • Key Events
  • Events of local importance

Computing

  • Understand use of algorithms
  • Write & test simple programs
  • Use logical reasoning to make predictions
  • Organise, store, retrieve & manipulate data
  • Communicate online safely and respectfully
  • Recognise uses of IT outside of school

 

Design & Technology 

  • Design purposeful, functional & appealing products
  • Generate, model & communicate ideas
  • Use range of tools & materials to complete practical tasks
  • Evaluate existing products & own ideas
  • Build and improve structure & mechanisms
  • Understand where food comes from

Art & Design

  • Use a range of materials
  • Use drawing, painting and sculpture
  • Develop techniques of colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
  • Learn about range of artists, craftsmen and designers

Music 

  • Sing songs
  • Play tuned & untuned instruments musically
  • Listen & understand live and recorded music
  • Make and combine sounds musically.