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Oakley Vale Primary school

Year 1

Curriculum Long Term Map 2019-2020

Learning journey

Terms 1 and 2


All about me


Term 3


Term 4

Exciting changes

Term 5

Around the world in 34 days

Term 6


Key texts

Funnybones, Ready, steady Mo!, Professor astrocat’s human body, Marevllous me (Lisa Bullard) The name jar, Only one you, Your fantastic, elastic brain

Captain Flinn and the pirate dinosaurs- the magic cutlass, Where’s the gold? (Pamela Allen) Peter Pan, the night pirates




Sparkling start

Mrs Mellon and paramedic/  nurse visit

Pirate James

RaptaXotics visit



Fabulous finish


Treasure hunt

Animal singalong- parents invited



Main focus/ activities

Look at human skeleton- recount of visitor, scene description, body fact file, teeth brushing instructions

Science- seasonal changes and human body


DT- design, prepare and make a simple meal

History- how we have changed


Treasure hunt- making maps to find the gold

History- famous pirates (William Kidd, Blackbeard, Anne Bonney

Geography- map work

Instructions to get around an island

Floating and materials- which and why do they sink?

Will it sink or will it float?

Science- plants

Plan and design amazing animals

Animals worshipped in different faiths

Fact file about animals

Van Gough- plants and flowers

Habitats- wild and domestic/ hot and cold

Rousseau- tiger art

Geography- around the world, continents, countries etc