Shears Green Infant School

Advance notice : Friday 1st December own clothes day - donation of £1.00 towards Christmas Fayre and Friday 8th December - own clothes day - donation - chocolate and bottles, Thursday 16th November is our next open afternoon for September 18 intake. 15th November Maths workshop for key stage 1 & 2 starting at 1.30pm until 3.00pm.

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Foundation Subjects 

Science

Biology

  • Identify basic plants
  • Identify basic plant parts (roots, leaves, flowers, etc.)
  • Identify & compare common animals
  • Identify & name basic body parts

Chemistry

  • Distinguish between objects & materials
  • Identify & name common materials
  • Describe simple properties of some materials
  • Compare & classify materials 

Physics

  • Observe weather associated with changes of season

Design & Technology

  • Design purposeful, functional & appealing products
  • Generate, model & communicate ideas
  • Use range of tools & materials to complete practical tasks
  • Evaluate existing products & own ideas
  • Build and improve structure & mechanisms
  • Understand where food comes from  

Physical Education

  • Master basic movement, e.g. running, jumping, throwing, catching, balance, agility and co-ordination
  • Participate in team games
  • Perform dances using simple movement

Geography 

  • Name & locate the four countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom using atlases & globes
  • identify seasonal / daily weather patterns in the UK and the location of hot and cold areas of the world
  • Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to local & familiar features
  • Use four compass directions & simple vocabularyKey Concept

History

  • Changes in living memory (linked to aspects of national life where appropriate) Lives of significant historical figures, including comparison of those from different periods
  • Key Individuals
  • Significant local people e.g. Bonfire night
  • Key Events
  • Events of local importance

Computing

  • Understand use of algorithms
  • Write & test simple programs
  • Use logical reasoning to make predictions
  • Organise, store, retrieve & manipulate data
  • Communicate online safely and respectfully
  • Recognise uses of IT outside of school

 

Design & Technology 

  • Design purposeful, functional & appealing products
  • Generate, model & communicate ideas
  • Use range of tools & materials to complete practical tasks
  • Evaluate existing products & own ideas
  • Build and improve structure & mechanisms
  • Understand where food comes from

Art & Design

  • Use a range of materials
  • Use drawing, painting and sculpture
  • Develop techniques of colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space
  • Learn about range of artists, craftsmen and designers

Music 

  • Sing songs
  • Play tuned & untuned instruments musically
  • Listen & understand live and recorded music
  • Make and combine sounds musically.

 

Religious Education   

  • Retell religious stories, actions, celebrations and recognise religious symbols e.g. words, gestures and artefacts
  • Use religious words and phrases to identify some features of religion and its importance for some people
  • Begin to show awareness of similarities in religions
  • Identify how religion is expressed in different ways