Long Term Plans

Here you can find a description of the Curriculum Plans for each year group.

Non Negotiables

Here you can find our ‘Non-Negotiables’ – the basics children need to learn in each year group.

Naturally, they will work on them with their teachers, but here are the lists for your information and awareness, should you wish to work on them with your child(ren).

Nursery

New Expectations (based on the New Curriculum) from Sept 2015

  • Recognise numbers up to 6.
  • Count to 10 and match accurately to 5.
  • Name the shapes square, rectangle, circle and triangle.
  • Write first name.
  • Recognise letters s a t p i n d o g
  • Form letters s a t p i n correctly.
  • To hold a pair of scissors correctly and begin to cut.
  • Begin to count beyond 10
  • Begin to name some 3D shapes eg cube/ cone
  • Begin to use shapes and objects to make and recreate patterns
  • Hold a pencil with fingers and thumb
  • Maths vocabulary—see new maths vocabulary grid

 

Reception

New Expectations (based on the New Curriculum) from Sept 2015 

  • Use a ruler to draw a straight line.
  • Use scissors to cut on a straight line and round a shape.
  • Write the short date.
  • Write full name (First and last name)
  • Know and say own address.
  • To recite the days of the week and the months of the year.
  • Tell the time (o’clock).
  • Write/ use one digit per square in maths work.
  • Phase 3 Phonic competent.
  • Count, read, write and order numbers to 20
  • Match numbers 1-20 to objects
  • Say which number is 1 more/ 1 less from a given number to 20
  • Coins 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p
  • Name common 2D and 3D shapes
  • Sort objects in different ways eg size/ colour/ shape
  • Know the name and sounds of the alphabet
  • Form most lower case letters correctly
  • Hold a pencil correctly and sit correctly when writing
  • Read some common irregular words (See non-negotiable word lists)
  • Maths vocabulary—see new maths vocabulary grid

 

Year 1

New Expectations (based on the New Curriculum) from Sept 2015

  • To count and match reliably objects to at least 20 objects.
  • Number bonds to 20
  • Count in multiples of 2/5/10 from any number given (not just from 0)
  • Double and halve to at least 10
  • Know all coin and note values
  • To know place value of TU numbers.
  • Know the time to o’clock and half past and be able to draw the hands on a clock face
  • Count to 100 forwards and backwards
  • Read and write numbers to 100 in numerals
  • Name common 2D and 3D shapes
  • Begin to use a ? !
  • Form all capital letters and lower case letters correctly
  • Form correctly digits 0-9
  • To form all capital letters accurately.
  • Use a capital letter for names of people, places and for I.
  • To know and say the alphabet in and out of sequence.
  • Begin a sentence with a capital letter and end with a full stop.
  • To write the long and short date and underline neatly.
  • Join words and phrases using ‘and’
  • Read and spell common exception words correctly (See non-negotiable word lists)
  • Read age appropriate books accurately without having to sound out words (Orange band reading book by the end of the year)
  • Maths vocabulary—see new maths vocabulary grid
  • Writing stamina: 2 pages of exercise book size ( or 100 Words)
  • To pass the Year 1 Phonic test.

 

Year 2

New Expectations (based on the New Curriculum) from Sept 2015 

  • To know the 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x, 10x, 11x table.
  • Know multiplication and division facts for 2/5/10 tables
  • Add/ subtract mentally 2, 2 digit numbers
  • Partition a 2 digit number into tens and units
  • Double and halve to 20
  • Tell the time to quarter to/past and draw the hands on a clock face
  • Know odd and even numbers
  • Recognise/ find/ name/ write fractions 1/3 1/4 1/2 2/4 3/4 of a length, shape, set of objects
  • Find different combinations to make an amount of money
  • To use a ruler to measure to the nearest centimetre.
  • Spell common exception words (See non-negotiable word lists)
  • Spell words that have an apostrophe for a contracted word eg didn’t (See non-negotiable word lists)
  • Spell and use the correct homophones such as there/their/they’re , where/were, to/too/two (See non-negotiable word lists)
  • To know the written alphabet in lower case and capital letters.
  • To use a dictionary/alphabetical order (first letter only).
  • To spell the days of the week and months of the year.
  • Write sentences using a capital letter/full stop, question mark and exclamation mark.
  • Use when/ if/ that/ because/ or/ but/and as conjunctions
  • To begin to join some letters in their handwriting
  • To be able to read with fluency a white band reading book
  • Writing stamina—3 paragraphs in 40 minutes (or 180 Words)
  • To be Phase 6 phonics competent
  • Maths vocabulary—see new maths vocabulary grid

 

Year 3

New Expectations (based on the New Curriculum) from Sept 2015 

  • To know all times tables.
  • Know multiplication and division facts for 3/4/8 tables
  • Know place value of a 3 digit number
  • Add and subtract 3 digit numbers using written methods
  • To use decimal notation for money-pounds/pence.
  • Tell time with increasing accuracy to the nearest minute on a clock face
  • Recognise fractions and begin to find equivalence ( 2 fractions that mean the same)
  • Identify right angles and whether other angles are smaller or bigger than a right angle
  • Measure perimeter of simple shapes
  • Use a dictionary to check meanings of words
  • Draw inferences about characters feelings/ motives/ actions from age appropriate texts.
  • Spell and use the correct homophones such as not/knot (See non-negotiable word lists)
  • Use speech marks (inverted commas) to punctuate speech.
  • Write in paragraphs.
  • Use a wide range of conjunctions eg when/ if/because/ although
  • Begin to identify main and subordinate clauses
  • Neat, joined handwriting of a consistent size
  • Writing stamina: 1 and a half sides of A4 in 45 minutes (or 300 words)
  • Maths vocabulary—see new maths vocabulary grid

 

Year 4

New Expectations (based on the New Curriculum) from Sept 2015 

  • Add and subtract 4 digit numbers
  • To recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 x 12
  • Multiply 2 and 3 digits by 1 digit number
  • Recognise and write decimal equivalents using tenths hundredths
  • Know decimal equivalents to 1/2 1/4 3/4
  • Measure angles with a protractor to the nearest 5 degrees.
  • Tell time accurately (analogue and digital and 24hr)
  • Draw inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings thoughts and motives from their actions and justifying with evidence ( using an age-appropriate text)
  • When reading, make a point, find evidence to support and explain. (PEE).
  • Joined handwriting to be neat and to have a consistent size (quality and quantity)
  • Spell and use the correct homophones such as whether/weather (See non-negotiable word lists)
  • Use while, although, since to join sentences.
  • Punctuate direct speech with inverted commas and other punctuation (comma, question mark, exclamation mark).
  • Writing stamina: 2 sides of A4 in 50 minutes (or 400 words) – Easter
  • Maths vocabulary—see new maths vocabulary grid

 

Year 5

New Expectations (based on the New Curriculum) from Sept 2015 

  • Read, write, order and know the place value of numbers to 1 million
  • To times and divide by 10, 100, 1000.
  • Know equivalent fraction, decimals and percentages of 1/2 1/4 and any other fraction that has a denominator (bottom number) of 5/10/25
  • Multiply 4 digit numbers by 1 or 2 digit and divide upto 4 digit numbers by a 1 digit number
  • Calculate area and perimeter of compound shapes.
  • Measure angles with a protractor to the nearest 1 degree.
  • Use brackets, dashes and commas to show a subordinate clause (extra information) in a multi clause sentence (complex)
  • Spell words correctly that contain silent letters eg lamb, knife, comb (See non-negotiable word lists)
  • With increasing speed, handwriting to be joined, neat and to show a consistent size and style
  • Draw inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings thoughts and motives from their actions and justifying with evidence ( using an age-appropriate text)
  • Writing stamina: 2 sides of A4 in 45 minutes (or 400 words) – October half term.
  • Maths vocabulary—see new maths vocabulary grid

 

Year 6

New Expectations (based on the New Curriculum) from Sept 2015 

  • Read, write, order and know the place value of numbers to 10 million
  • Know value of decimals
  • Multiply and divide 4 digit numbers by 2 digits
  • Solve problems involving percentages eg 25% off an item
  • To be able to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions
  • Converting measures of weight/ length and volume.
  • Draw inferences such as inferring characters’ feelings thoughts and motives from their actions and justifying with evidence (using an age-appropriate text)
  • Use a wide range of sentence structures including the use of semi-colons, dashes, colons and hyphens
  • Spell set words that need to be learnt (See non-negotiable word lists)
  • With increasing speed, handwriting to be joined, neat and to show a consistent size and style
  • Writing stamina: 2 sides of A4 in 45 minutes (or 400 words) – October half term.
  • Maths vocabulary—see new maths vocabulary grid