Learning Challenge

A two year rolling programme is implemented for our learning challenge curriculum. Within the learning challenge curriculum history, geography, art and design, ICT, music, and PSHE are taught. The driving subjects for the learning challenge are history and geography with other subjects being taught as part of it. Some discrete lessons for each subject will be taught as well to ensure that knowledge, skills and understanding from the National Curriculum are covered.

Year A Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 and 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Year 1 and 2 Nurturing nurses York – inc. Guy Fawkes
History
England and Kenya Map skills and fieldwork – creating maps Living memory
Year 3 and 4 Stone age Earthquakes Tudors Europe Roman Empire
Year 5 and 6 South America - Rainforests Local History – WW2 Anglo-Saxons and Scots Skills and field work Ancient Greece

 

Year B Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 and 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Year 1 and 2 Explorers Great fire of London Where we live Queen’s coronation Seaside
Year 3 and 4 Bronze age Maps – UK Railways Skills and fieldwork Ancient Egypt
Year 5 and 6 Rivers Vikings Local History – Victorian focussing on Joseph Rowntree Maps Mayans

RE

A two year rolling programme is implemented for our RE curriculum. The RE curriculum follows the SACRE schemes of work for York 2016. The school accepts the right of parents to withdraw their child from Religious Education if they so wish. Parents who wish to exercise this right should discuss this with the head teacher. The school will make suitable supervision for any pupil who is withdrawn.

Year A Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 and 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Year 1 and 2 1.5 What makes some places sacred? 1.1Who is a Christian and what do they believe? 1.2 Who is a Muslim and what do they believe? 1.3 Who is Jewish and what do they believe? 1.3 Who is Jewish and what do they believe?
Year 3 and 4 2.1 What do people believe about God? 2.5 Why are festivals important to religious communities? 2.7 What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today? 2.8 What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today 2.6 Why do some people think life is a journey?
Year 5 and 6 2.1 Why do some people believe God exists? 2.2 What would Jesus do? Can we live by live by the values of Jesus? 2.4 If God is everywhere why go to a place of worship? 2.6 What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today? 2.6 What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?

 

Year B Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 and 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Year 1 and 2 1.4 What can we learn from sacred books? 1.7 What does it mean to belong to a faith community? 1.6 How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times?
(Easter)
1.8 How should we care for others and the world and why does it matter? 1.8 How should we care for others and the world and why does it matter?
Year 3 and 4 2.4 Why do people pray? 2.3 Why is Jesus inspiring to some people? 2.2 Why is the Qur’an important to Muslims? 2.9 What can we learn from religions about what is right and wrong? 2.9 What can we learn from religions about what is right and wrong?
 Year 5 and 6 2.5 Is it better to express your religion in arts and architecture or charity and generosity? 2.7 What matters most to Christians and humanists? 2.3 What do religions say to us when life gets hard?  2.8 What difference does it make to believe in ahimsa grace and Ummah community?   2.8 What difference does it make to believe in ahimsa grace and Ummah community?