St. Bernard's R.C. Primary School, Bolton, BL3 4RX



Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Topic: Towers, Tunnels and Turrets

Science: Natural and man-made materials (recognising properties, using and grouping materials).

History: Changes within living memory; significant people, places and events in the world; ordering historical events.

Computing: E-Safety

PE: Awareness and Throwing and Catching

Art: Sketching; modelling materials.

DT: Sketching castles; building towers; choosing appropriate materials; designing and building bridges.

Music: Using music to help us remember; performing class songs

RE: God’s Chosen People

CARITAS: Rights and Responsibilities; Dignity of the Human Person

Topic: Street Detectives

Science: Identifying and comparing everyday materials; identifying plants in the local area

Geography: Fieldwork in the local area; human and physical features; using and making maps with keys; looking at aerial images

Computing: Digital Literacy

PE: Gymnastics and Dance

Art: Famous local artists, drawing, painting, collaging views

DT: Selecting tools and materials, baking, sign making

Music: Nativity

RE: Mysteries

CARITAS: Options for the Poor and Vulnerable

Spring 1

Spring 2

Topic: Wriggle and Crawl

Science: Living things and their habitats; animals, including humans; working scientifically

Geography: Fieldwork

Computing: Computer Science and Information Technology

PE: Send and Receive and Gymnastics

Art: Observational drawing; model making

DT: Origins of food; selecting natural materials

Music: Playing tuned and untuned instruments

RE: The Good News

CARITAS: Family and Community

Topic: The Scented Garden

Science: Plants

Geography: Plants in the local environment; plants of the world

Computing: Data Handling

PE: Dance and ABCs

Art: Observational drawing; sculptures; flower pressing

DT: Making fragrant products

Music: Action rhymes

RE: The Mass

CARITAS: The Dignity of Work


Summer 1

Summer 2

Topic: Land Ahoy

Science: Everyday materials; working scientifically

Geography: Using and making maps; location knowledge; using and giving directions

History: Significant historical people – Captain James Cook and Grace Darling; famous pirates

Computing: Information Technology and Digital Creativity

PE: Attack and Defend and Athletics

Art: Observational drawing; printing

DT: Mechanisms; structures

Music: Sea Shanties

RE: Eastertide

CARITAS: Solidarity and the Common Good

Topic: Beachcombers

Science: Habitats; living and non-living things; food chains; basic needs of animals; working scientifically

Geography: Coastal features

Computing: Digital Creativity with elements of Digital Literacy

PE: Competitive and Striking and Fielding

Art: Sketchbooks; 3D modelling; sand art; seascapes

DT: Finger puppets

Music: Bernie’s Got Talent

RE: The Church is Born

CARITAS: Stewardship



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