Curriculum Content

The federation delivers the national curriculum for foundation subjects; History, Geography, Music, Art and Design technology, by combining them into weekly sessions centered around a particular theme. The themes run in cycles and these are detailed below.

Every term, each class teacher writes a curriculum letter which  give parents more information about what the pupils are learning about that term. If parents have any questions about the curriculum please make an appointment to speak to your child’s class teacher.

Year R 1 and  2 Curriculum Newsletter Term 1

Year 3 and 4 Curriculum Newsletter Term 1

Year 5 and 6 Curriculum Newsletter Term 1

Year Term Theme
Year 1 Term 1 Where in the world do we live? Geography – wider world (History, DT, Art, Science, Mathematics)
Term 2 What happened in 1066? UK History – famous event (Geography, Maths, Art, DT)
Term 3 What puts the fire into Iceland? Geography – Europe (Science, Art, DT, Mathematics)
Term 4 What does it taste like? DT – food (Science, Mathematicss, Art, Geography)
Term 5 Music or Art (depending on KS2) What does it sound like? What’s that noise? Who created that? What kind of artist are you? (Geography, Mathematics, Science)
Term 6 What was it like for children in WW2? Local History (children in Dover) (Geography, Mathematics, Art)
Year 2 Term 1 What is it like to live there? Geography – wider world (History, DT, Art, Science, Mathematics)
Term 2 What was it like during WW2? Global History (Geography, Mathematics, Art, DT)
Term 3 Who was Mary Seacole? History (famous person)(Geography, Art, Mathematics, Science)
Term 4 What can we make with it? DT – Textiles (Art, Mathematics, Geography, Science, History)
Term 5 Music or Art (depending on KS2) What does it sound like? What’s that noise? Who created that? What kind of artist are you? (Geography, Mathematics, Science)
Term 6 What can we discover in Dover? Local History (Geography, Maths, Art, DT)
Year 3 Term 1 What is it like to live here? Geography – UK (History, DT, Art, Science, Mathematics)
Term 2 Who was Henry VIII? History – famous person (Geography, Art, Mathematics, Science)
Term 3 What’s happened to the trees? Geography – wider world (rainforest) (History, DT, Art, Science, Mathematics) (The Vanishing Rainforest – book – English)
Term 4 How is it made? DT – models (Art, Mathematics, Geography, Science, History)
Term 5 Music or Art (depending on KS2) What does it sound like? What’s that noise? Who created that? What kind of artist are you? (Geography, Mathematics, Science)
Term 6 Who lives in a castle? Local History (Henry II) (Geography, Mathematics, Art, DT)
Year Term Theme Main Subject Included Subject
Year 1 Term 1 France Geography Art
Term 2 Prehistoric Britain History Art, Geography
Term 3 Make it! Design & Technology
Term 4 Mayan Civilization History Art, Geography
Term 5 20th Century Art Art
Term 6 Dover before 1900 History Geography, Design & Technology
Year 2 Term 1 Brazil Geography Art
Term 2 Roman Britain History Art, Geography
Term 3 Move it! Design & Technology
Term 4 Victorians History Design & Technology
Term 5 Musical mayhem goes pop Music
Term 6 Physical Dover Geography Design & Technology
Year 3 Term 1 Wales Geography Art
Term 2 Anglo-Saxon Britain History Art, Geography
Term 3 Power it! Design & Technology
Term 4 Ancient Egypt History Art, Geography
Term 5 19th Century Art Art History
Term 6 Dover after 1900 History Geography, Design & Technology
Year 4 Term 1 Around the globe Geography
Term 2 Viking Britain History Art, Geography
Term 3 Program it! Design & Technology
Term 4 Ancient Greece History Art, Geography
Term 5 Musical mayhem goes classical Music
Term 6 Human Dover Geography Design & Technology