Theme Curriculum Overview

Three Year Key Stage 1 Theme Curriculum Plan

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)

Four Year Key Stage 2 Theme Curriculum Plan

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