Learning Themes

The tables below outline our school themes for the last three academic years.

This table shows the learning themes for this academic year, 2020-2021.

Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4Term 5Term 6
Foundation StageWho is super?How shall we remember?What is it like in China?Why are all animals different?Where did the dinosaurs live?How can I win a medal?
Year 1 & 2Where in the World are you and I?How does the weather change throughout the year?What is the landscape like in India?Why did people visit the seaside in the past?What can you see from a train window?What is happening in 2021?
Year 3 & 4How has the world around us become more diverse?What has been the greatest Ancient Egyptian discovery?How did Queen Victoria’s reign influence children’s lives?Where in the world is Mother Nature most destructive?What evidence did the first civilisations leave behind?Why is Japan an ideal country to host the Olympic Games?
Year 5 & 6What makes a person inspirational?How did the sinking of the Titanic impact on safety at sea?How do changing events in America impact on Britain today?How did the Viking invasion change Britain?How has the British justice system evolved over time?How will the Tokyo Olympics compare with previous games?

This table shows the learning themes for last academic year, 2019-2020.

Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4Term 5Term 6
Foundation StageWhy am I special?How do we celebrate?Who lives in a house like this?What will you find in the water?What did people eat on VE day?How can I win a medal?
Year 1 & 2What do you find under a leaf?Why did London burn down?What is Australia like?Who lived in a castle?Why is VE day special?What is happening in 2020?
Year 3 & 4How have rainforests changed over time?What was life like in Ancient Benin?How have the Ancient Greeks influenced life today?What makes Italy an appealing destination?How did different people celebrate VE day?Why is Japan an ideal country to host the Olympic Games?
Year 5 & 6Why are rivers important to the global community?How has theatre evolved over time?How did the Roman invasion change Britain?Why do we remember World War Two? (Part 1)Why do we remember World War Two? (Part 2)How will the Tokyo Olympics compare to past Olympic Games?

This table shows the learning themes for the previous academic year, 2018-2019.

Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4Term 5Term 6
Foundation StageWhat am I fantastic?How shall we remember?Will you read me a story?What happens when we fall asleep?Why can’t I have chocolate for breakfast?How will we change?
Year 1 & 2How does the weather change through the year?What did animals do to help in WW1?What is the landscape like in India?How were houses different in Victorian times?Why did people visit the seaside in the past?What can you see from a train window?
Year 3 & 4What evidence did the first civilisations leave behind?What is the Christmas Truce?How did Queen Victoria’s reign influence children’s lives?What has been the greatest Ancient Egyptian discovery?How does Russia’s diversity affect those who live there?Where in the world is Mother Nature most destructive?
Year 5 & 6How did the sinking of the Titanic impact on safety at sea?Which battle had the biggest impact on winning WW1?How do events in America impact on Britain today?How would our lives be different if we lived in Rio De Janeiro?How did the Viking invasion change Britain?How has the British justice system evolved over time?