Curriculum Map 

Please see our 2 year plan below. Click here for a colour copy.


Year A 2017-18


Year B 2016-17









Year 3/4


Who first lived in Britain?

(Stone Age to Iron Age)

Why do some earthquakes cause more damage than others?


Rocks and Soils

Were the Anglo Saxons really smashing?

(Anglo Saxons – art and culture)

How and why is my local environment changing?

Plants – life cycles, seeds, flowers


Year 3/4


An Ancient Civilisation – Sumer or Shang Dynasty

Why are jungles so wet and deserts so dry?

All living things – classification, environmental change

Animals – teeth, digestion

How can we rediscover the wonders of Ancient Egypt?

(An Ancient civilisation – Egypt)

Beyond the magic kingdom – what is the sunshine state really like?


States of matter

Year 3/4


Why were the Romans so powerful?

(Roman Britain)

Why do so many people live in megacities?


Were the Vikings always victorious and vicious?

(Viking Raids/Invasion)

How can we live more sustainably?

Animals including humans – nutrition, skeleton, muscles








Year 5/6 Autumn

Local History – Dronfield Home Front

What is a river?

All living things – life cycles, plants


Why do people visit Eyam?

(Local History – Eyam)

Why are mountains so important?

Animals including humans – circulation, diet, exercise

All living things

Year 5/6 Spring

Why has Greece always been in the news?

(The Impact of Ancient Greeks – life, achievements, influence)


Why is fairtrade fair?


Properties of materials

Who were the Mayans and what have we learnt from them? (A Non European Society – Mayan Civilisation AD900)

How do volcanoes affect the lives of people on Hiemaey?

Earth & Space

Evolution & Inheritance

Year 5/6 Summer

What would you have done after school 100 years ago?

(Post 1066 theme e.g leisure and entertainment in the 20th Century)


Who are Britain’s national parks for?

Animals – changes birth to puberty

Who can you believe?

(Post 1066 theme – e.g. Beyond Face Value(How people have manipulated evidence)

  • Henry V111/Elizabeth 1
  • Factory Owners/Factory Workers
  • Evacuation – whose version to believe

The Blitz – government propaganda)

How is climate change affecting the world?




page last updated on 14/03/2017


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