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Key Stage 1 Long Term Plan 2019-2020


Autumn 1 (2019)

Autumn 2 (2019)

Spring 1 (2020)

Spring 2 (2020)

Summer 1 (2020

Summer 2 (2020)













Lion King

Animal Kingdom

Fairy Tale Land

Famous inventors

Greatest Showman




Being me in my world

Celebrating difference

Dreams and goals

Healthy me



Changing me


Text: ‘Rumble in the jungle.’

Reading, performing and writing poems

Text and film: Lion King

Reading the story and watching the film. Retelling the story.

Writing african animal fact files and researching about Africa.

Text: Fairy tales.

 Reading and performing a variety of fairy tales. Adapting fairy tales and writing own fairy tales.

Writing a recount based on the pantomime trip.

Text: ‘Rosie

Revere’ and ‘If I built a car.’

Researching about past and present famous inventors. Writing a fact file about a famous inventor.

Writing instructions.


Film:The Greatest Showman.

Writing diary entries from the perspective of a different character from the film.

Letter writing.

Designing persuasive posters.

Writing a recount.



Text: Reading information texts about Batley and Fox’s Biscuits.

Writing a letter to a well known person from Batley.

Writing instructions and recipes about making a biscuit.

Writing a recount about visit to Fox’s Biscuits.

Text: Supertato.

Writing own superhero themed stories.

Designing comics with a superhero theme.



Mini worlds.

Identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials for particular uses. To describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants.

Materials monster.

Identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials for particular uses.

Little Master chefs.

To describe the importance of hygiene. To identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials for particular purposes.



Move it!

To find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.



Young gardeners.

Observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants Find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.

Healthy Me

To describe the importance of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene.




Significant people in their nation.


Rosalind Franklin who discovered the DNA structure


Alexander Bell who invented the telephone.

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally.

History of the first flight and the Wright Brothers.

Significant, people, in their own locality.

Roger Hargreaves, writer and illustrator of the Mr Men and Little Miss series.

Sir Patrick Stewart, Brownlee Brothers, Joseph Priestly



Location and Place knowledge

Use maps, atlases and globes to identify countries, continents and oceans

Compare Batley with a town in an African country.

Physical Geography

Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the UK




Place knowledge

Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries of the UK.

Supertato’s adventures around the UK landmarks.


Animal sketching

Artist: Richard Symonds.




Painting local buildings.

Artist: Tony Noble

Comic book art

Artist: Tula Lotay




Learning about wheels and axles. Design a vehicle for a fairytale character.



Learning about sliders and levers in different products.

Invent something that involves sliders and or levers.


Learning about structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable. Design and make a kite.




Y1- Talking book design (How to be responsible)

Y2- Recording data

Y1- Design an ebook


Y2- Programming on screen

Y1- Programmable toys

Y2- Exploring computer games

Y1- Filming



Y2- Communicating

Y1- Collecting images


Y2- Editing images

Y1- Create a card



Y2- Researching


Y1- Hey you!

Y2- Hands, Feet, Heart

Lion King music. (He lives in you)

Creating sounds to represent animals.


Y1- Rhythm in the Way we Walk and Banana rap

Y2- I Wanna Play In A Band

Music to enhance drama.

Exploring tuned and untuned percussion.

Making percussion.

Watching a live performance.

Y1- In the Groove

Y2- Glockenspiel Stage 1

Invent a new musical instrument.

Focusing on film music. How does the music enhance the film.

Exploring how lyrics can show meaning. Learn and perform a song from the film.

Islamic songs/nasheeds

Y1- Reflect, Rewind and Replay

Y2- Reflect, Rewind and Replay


How is new life celebrated?

Lion King.

Their own experiences of new babies.

What did Jesus teach us and how did he live?

How and why people pray?

How can we look after the planet? Showing courage in standing up for what you believe is right.


Making good choices. Thinking about the year ahead.



Animal movements, animal games

Gym- floorwork

Storytelling through gymnastic movements.

Gym- apparatus.

Look at some famous male and female british gymnasts


Link to Greatest Showman


Ball skills and invasion games



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