Key stage one

Staff in key stage one

Assistant Principal for the phase Mrs Davenport
Teachers Class 3 Miss Javed
Class 4 Miss Turnbull
Class 5 Mrs Meenowa
Class 6 Miss Rowland
Senior Teaching Assistants Mrs Nagdi
Miss Begum
Teaching Assistants
Mrs Saleem
Mr Bham

Age-related expectations

Click here to read a summary of age-related expectations by the end of year one.

Click here to read a summary of age-related expectations by the end of year two.

The curriculum in key stage one

The curriculum is split into three termly, whole-school topics. Every year group has their own key learning outcomes for each topic.

Autumn term – Who I Am and How I Learn

Year 1 Year 2
Maths I can recognise and use language relating to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months, years.

I can compare, describe and solve practical problems for lengths/heights or mass/weight

 

I can interpret and construct: pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables.

I can use mathematical vocabulary to describe position, direction and movement including movement in a straight line  and distinguishing between rotation as a turn and in terms of right angles for quarter, half and three-quarter turns (clockwise and anti-clockwise)

Science I can ask simple scientific questions

I can link the correct part of the human body to each sense

I can sort living and non-living things

I can describe why exercise and good hygiene are important for humans

I can explain the basic stages of a life cycle for animals including humans

I can explain a simple food chain.

I can name some different sources of food for human. I can describe what animals and humans need to survive.

I can identify things that are living, dead and never lived.

I can describe how animals find their food.

I can describe how a specific habitat provides for the basic needs of things living there (plants and animals)

I can identify and name plants and animals in a range of habitats

I can describe what plants need in order to grown and stay healthy (water, light, suitable temperature)

I can describe how seeds and bulbs grow into plants

History I can explain how I have changed since I was born

I can spot old and new things in a picture

I can use words and phrases like: old, new and a long time ago

I can find out things about the past by talking to an older person

I can give examples of things that were different when my grandparents were children

Geography I can explain where I live and tell someone my address

I can name some of the main towns and cities in the United Kingdom

I can explain where I live and tell someone my address

I can name some of the main towns and cities in the United Kingdom

I can name the four countries in the United Kingdom and locate them on a map

I can say what I like and do not like about the place I live in

I can find where I live on the map of the UK

I can name the capital cities of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland

I can describe some features of an island.

I can explain how an area has been spoilt or improved and give my reasons.

Art I can show how people feel in paintings and drawings

I can describe what I can see and give an opinion about the work of an artist

 

I can create a printed piece of art by pressing, rolling, rubbing and stamping

I can use a viewfinder to focus on a specific part of an artefact before drawing it

I can join two clay finger pots together

I can make a clay pot.

Design technology I can cut food safely

I can choose appropriate resources and tools

I can describe how something works

I can explain to someone else how I want to make my product

I can create a printed piece of art by pressing, rolling, rubbing and stamping

I can use a viewfinder to focus on a specific part of an artefact before drawing it

I can join two clay finger pots together

I can make a clay pot.

Computing I can use a web site

I can use a camera

I can use technology safely

I can keep personal information private

I can create a series of instructions

I can retrieve and manipulate digital content

I know where to go for help if I am concerned

I can navigate the web to complete simple searches

I can organise digital content

I know how technology is used in school and outside of school

Music I can repeat short rhythmic and melodic patterns

I can clap short rhythmic patterns

I can respond to different moods in music

I can follow instructions about when to play and sing

I can say whether I like or dislike a piece of music

I can use my voice to speak, sing and chant

I can make a sequence of sounds

I can choose sounds to represent different things

I can make different sounds with my voice and with instruments

I can choose sounds which create an effect

I can create music in response to different starting points

I can improve my own work

I can listen out for particular things when listening to music

I can make connections between notations and musical sounds

I can order sounds to create a beginning, middle and end

I can perform simple rhythmic patterns and accompaniments keeping a steady pulse

I can play simple rhythmic patterns on an instrument

I can sing and follow a melody

I can sing or clap increasing and decreasing tempo

I can use symbols to represent sounds

Spring term – Heroes and Villains

Maths I can compare, describe and solve practical problems for capacity and volume

I can measure & begin to record capacity and volume

I can identify and describe the properties of 3D shapes, including the number of edges, vertices & faces
Science I can distinguish between an object and the material it is made from

I can explain the materials that an object is made from

I can group objects based on the materials they are made from

 

I can ask simple scientific questions

I can explore how shapes can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching

I can carry out simple tests

I can use simple data to answer questions

I can identify and classify things

I can use simple equipment to make observations

I can suggest what I have found out

I can suggest why a material might or might not be used for a specific job

I can identify and name a range of materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick,

History I can research the life of a famous person from the past using different sources of evidence

I can recount the life of someone famous from Britain who lived in the past. I can explain what they did earlier and what they did later

 

Art I can use pencils to create lines of different thickness in drawings

I can cut, roll and coil materials

I can create a repeating pattern in print

I can use IT to create a picture

I can ask questions about a piece of art

I can choose and use different grades of pencil when drawing.

I can use charcoal, pencil and pastel to create art

 

Design technology I can make a simple plan before making

I can make my model stronger

I can use my own ideas to make something

I can choose tools and materials and explain why I have chosen them.

I can think of an idea and plan what to do next

I can explain what went well with my work

Computing I can create a series of instructions

 

I can retrieve and manipulate digital content

I know where to go for help if I am concerned

I can navigate the web to complete simple searches

I can organise digital content

I know how technology is used in school and outside of school

Music I can choose sounds to represent different things

 

I can choose sounds which create an effect

I can create music in response to different starting points

I can improve my own work

I can listen out for particular things when listening to music

I can make connections between notations and musical sounds

I can order sounds to create a beginning, middle and end

I can perform simple rhythmic patterns and accompaniments keeping a steady pulse

I can play simple rhythmic patterns on an instrument

I can sing and follow a melody

I can sing or clap increasing and decreasing tempo

I can use symbols to represent sounds

Summer term – Time Travellers

Maths I can compare, describe and solve practical problems for time I can tell and write the time to quarter past/to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times.
Science I can observe and comment on changes in the seasons

I can name the seasons and suggest the type of weather in each season

I can identify and classify things

I can link the correct part of the human body to each sense

I can name a variety of animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles birds and mammals

I can name a variety of common wild and garden plants

I can name the parts of the human body that I can see

I can name the petals, stem, leaf and root of a plant

I can name the roots, trunk, branches and leaves of a tree

I can name wood, plastic, glass, metal, water and rock

I can classify and name animals by what they eat (carnivore, herbivore and omnivore)

I can sort animals into categories (including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals)

I can carry out simple tests

I can observe and comment on changes in the seasons

I can sort living and non-living things

I can ask simple scientific questions

I can explore how shapes can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching

I can carry out simple tests

I can use simple data to answer questions

I can identify and classify things

I can use simple equipment to make observations

I can suggest what I have found

I can identify things that are living, dead and never lived.

I can describe how animals find their food.

I can describe how a specific habitat provides for the basic needs of things living there (plants and animals)

I can identify and name plants and animals in a range of habitats

I can describe what plants need in order to grown and stay healthy (water, light, suitable temperature)

I can describe how seeds and bulbs grow into plants

 

History I can ask and answer questions about old and new objects

I can explain how some people have helped us to have better lives

I can explain what an object from the past might have been used for

I can recognise that some objects belonged to the past

I can spot old and new things in a picture

I can use words and phrases like: old, new and a long time ago

I can research the life of a famous person from the past using different sources of evidence

I can recount the life of someone famous from Britain who lived in the past. I can explain what they did earlier and what they did later

I can find out things about the past by talking to an older person

I can use words and phrases like: before, after, past, present, then and now

I can answer questions using books and the internet

 

Geography I can explain some of the main things that are in hot and cold places

I can keep a weather chart and answer questions about the weather

I can explain how the weather changes throughout the year and name the seasons

I can explain the clothes that I would wear in hot and cold places

 

I can describe the key features of a place from a picture using words like beach, coast, forest

I can explain how jobs may be different in other locations on a map

I can explain the facilities that a village, town and city may need and give reasons.

I can describe a place outside Europe using geographical words

I can name the world oceans and locate them on a I can name the continents of the world and locate them

Art I can describe what I can see and give an opinion about the work of an artist

I can create moods in art work

I can show how people feel in paintings and drawings

I can name the primary and secondary colours

I can create a printed piece of art by pressing, rolling, rubbing and stamping

I can use a viewfinder to focus on a specific part of an artefact before drawing it

I can join two clay finger pots together

I can make a clay pot.

 

Design technology I can make a product which moves

I can make a simple plan before making

I can make my model stronger

I can explain why I have chosen specific textiles

I can measure materials to use in a model or structure

I can join materials and components in different ways

Computing I can retrieve and manipulate digital content

I know where to go for help if I am concerned

I can navigate the web to complete simple searches

I can organise digital content

I know how technology is used in school and outside of school

Music I can choose sounds to represent different things

I can say whether I like or dislike a piece of music

I can choose sounds which create an effect

I can create music in response to different starting points

I can improve my own work

I can listen out for particular things when listening to music

I can make connections between notations and musical sounds

I can order sounds to create a beginning, middle and end

I can perform simple rhythmic patterns and accompaniments keeping a steady pulse

I can play simple rhythmic patterns on an instrument

I can sing and follow a melody

I can sing or clap increasing and decreasing tempo

I can use symbols to represent sounds