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Children will be taught to. . .

· design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts

· use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output

· use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs

· understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration

· use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content

· select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information

· use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.


Children will be taught . . .

· about the changes in Britain from the Stone Age to the Iron Age

· about the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain

· about Britain's settlement by Anglo-Saxons and Scots

· that the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor

· a local history study

· a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils' chronological knowledge beyond 1066

· the achievements of the earliest civilizations – an overview of where and when the first civilizations appeared and a depth study of one of the following: Ancient Sumer; The Indus Valley; Ancient Egypt; The Shang Dynasty of Ancient China

· Ancient Greece – a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world

· that a non-European society that provides contrasts with British history – one study chosen from: early Islamic civilization, including a study of Baghdad c. AD 900; Mayan civilization c. AD 900; Benin (West Africa) c. AD 900-1300.


Children will be taught to. . .

· play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

· improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter-related dimensions of music

· listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory

· use and understand staff and other musical notations

· appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians

· develop an understanding of the history of music.

Modern Foreign Languages

Children will be taught to. . .

· listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and responding

· explore the patterns and sounds of language through songs and rhymes and link the spelling, sound and meaning of words

· engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help*

· speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures

· develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases*

· present ideas and information orally to a range of audiences*

· read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing

· appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language

· broaden their vocabulary and develop their ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary

· write phrases from memory, and adapt these to create new sentences, to express ideas clearly

· describe people, places, things and actions orally* and in writing

· understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied, including (where relevant): feminine, masculine and neuter forms and the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language; how to apply these, for instance, to build sentences; and how these differ from or are similar to English.

Physical Education

Children will be taught to. . .

· use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination

· play competitive games, modified where appropriate [for example, badminton, basketball, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rounders and tennis], and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending

· develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance [for example, through athletics and gymnastics]

· perform dances using a range of movement patterns

· take part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a team

· compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.