Mount Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear SR4 7QF

0191 5535968

office@barnesjunior.org.uk

Barnes Junior School

Proud to learn, proud to achieve

Curriculum Intent 2019-20

Our children will experience the Barnes curriculum.  This is an ambitious and inclusive curriculum, tailored to meet the needs and interests of all pupils, in which they will thrive and strive. It is innovative and aims to develop independent and resilient learners, giving opportunities for them to reach their full potential.

Our school provides a fun, thought-provoking learning environment where we build perseverance, determination and develop a thirst for knowledge. Our inclusive approach aims to meet the social, emotional, cultural and academic needs of our learners

It is a curriculum we are proud to teach and one the children are proud to learn.  It will equip the children with the skills needed for learning and fulfilling their dreams.

 

Curriculum Overview 2019-20

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Year 3

 

Super Sunderland

Locality study. Shipbuilding. Magnets and Forces

Super Sunderland

History of Sunderland. Light and Shadows

‘Truly Scrumptious’

Human Body. Africa and countries where cocoa beans are grown. Chocolate. Design and make own chocolate bar

‘Savage Stone Age’

Rocks and Fossils

 

 

The Rise of The Roman Empire’

Italy. Spread of The Roman Empire, daily life of a Roman, Roman Army

‘How does your garden grow?’

Plants, growing own beanstalk. Weather and climate

 

Year 4

 

The Greeks

 

Sound

The Greeks

 

Christmas

Raiders and Invaders

 

Electricity

Raiders and Invaders

 

Mountains

 

Teeth and digestion

Living things and their habitats

States of matter

 

Climate zones

Year 5

Egypt

Science: Materials

Egypt

 

Tudors

Life cycle

  Chicks

Space

Space

Year 6

 

World War Two

Home Front

World War Two

Battles and Victory

South America

The Victorians

Local Study

Map Skills

Moving On

 

Provisions available in School

The Hive

The Hive is an alternative provision for children within school who are on the Autistic Spectrum. Children who access The Hive follow a personalised curriculum to meet their needs, which includes English and Maths as well as topics of interest and life skills.

The Nest

The Nest is a short term intervention provision within school to help children with their Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. The children follow the school curriculum within The Nest. Children take part in circle time daily. Within this time they are learning social skills, they explore emotions and techniques to help with those emotions and life skills.

Both provisions have a structured timetable which includes a number of breaks throughout the day. The school day starts at 9.05am and ends at 3.15pm.