Upper Key Stage 2

The curriculum in Upper Key Stage 2 builds on the knowledge, skills and understanding already amassed during Lower Key Stage 2. The Academy continues to focus on key subject areas and cross-curricular links designed to enhance learning and encourage growth and active participation in all subject areas, including Maths, Literacy, Science, ICT, E-Safety, History, Geography, RE, Art and Design Technology, PSHE, SEAL, Music, PE and Modern Foreign Languages. A theme-based approach is taken across all subjects and encourages creative thinking.

In keeping with our leadership specialism, students in Upper Key Stage 2 are encouraged to become aspiring leaders and assume additional responsibilities in their roles as senior students. We ensure they are well prepared for Year 6 SATs and the transition to secondary school.

Knowledge Organisers

A Knowledge Organiser identifies the key facts and information that pupils need to know and understand about a topic. They include key vocabulary, images and diagrams and make connections to pupils’ prior learning. Each one has been written by our class teachers to support the delivery of our school curriculum.

Pupils have a copy of the topic Knowledge Organiser in their exercise book and can refer to them during lessons. They support pupils with retention and retrieval of knowledge.

The Knowledge Organisers for our Autumn 1 topics can be found below:

Year 5 Curriculum
Title Download
Year 5 – Knowledge Organiser – E-Safety Download
Year 5 – Knowledge Organiser – History – Romans Download
Year 5 – Knowledge Organiser – Science – Properties of materials Download
Year 5 Curriculum 2019-20 Download
Year 5 Knowledge Organiser – Geography – Climate change Download
Year 5 Knowledge Organiser – Science – Earth and Space Download
Year 6 Curriculum
Title Download
Year 6 – Knowledge Organiser – Art – Collage Download
Year 6 – Knowledge Organiser – E-Safety Download
Year 6 – Knowledge Organiser – E-Safety Download
Year 6 – Knowledge Organiser – Georgraphy – Biomes Download
Year 6 – Knowledge Organiser – Science – Electricity Download
Year 6 Curriculum 2019-20 Download
Year 6 Knowledge Organiser – History WWII Download
Year 6 Knowledge Organiser – Science – Classification of living things including microorganisms Download