Westbrook Street, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 9QB


Blewbury Endowed CE Primary School

'Shine your light and share it with the world!'


These are the areas of learning that will be covered during the academic year 2020/21.

Click where you see Knowledge Organiser for more information about the skills and knowledge covered in each unit. Knowledge organisers also act as a tool to support children in retaining and retrieving knowledge for life-long learning. 



Term 1 and 2

Autumn Term

What helps me to stay healthy?

Term 3 and 4

Spring Term

How do stories help to shape our imaginations?

Term 5 and 6

Summer Term

If you could go anywhere, where would you go?


Animals, including humans (Year 2) 

Food chains 

Senses story – Going to catch a Piggy-Wig 

Investigate: How does exercise affect my body? 

Knowledge Organiser 

Uses of everyday materials. 

Story – The Fairy Godmother’s day off 

Investigation: What material is best for Cinderella’s mop?  

Living things and their habitats. (recap food chains) 

Story – Little Rabbit goes home 


Investigation: What conditions do snails prefer? 

Art and Design

Mixing colours to paint a variety of fruits and vegetables.  

Shades of colour by adding white. 

Still life. Portraits in the style of Giuseppe Arcimboldo 

Observational drawing of food. 

Knowledge Organiser 

Develop tearing, cutting and layering of paper/textiles to create different effects – finished product – scene from a storybook. 



Detailed observation drawings of plants and trees. 

Create outdoor forest/beach art in the style of Goldsworthy. 

Forest inspired weaving. 




Writing and debugging a simple program:

steps to make a pizza 

How to use computers and the internet safely 

Knowledge Organiser 



Design and technology

Design and make and evaluate: make a healthy pizza

and pizza box. 

Know where food comes from. 


Skills: Prepare simple dishes safely and hygienically, without using a heat source 


Knowledge Organiser

Design and make and evaluate: Build a character from a story (e.g dragon) with an opening mouth mechanism (balloon pneumatics) 


Technical knowledge: how mechanisms can be used to create movement. 



Design and make and evaluate: Make a moving vehicle to go travelling. 

Wheels and axles. 

Base of vehicle to be made from a jinx frame.  

Technical knowledge:  

Learn how to make a jinx frame how structures can be made stronger. How wheels and axles work


Locational Knowledge 

Where in the world does our food come from?  


Literacy link: writing shopping lists 

Use world maps, atlases and globes 

Knowledge Organiser 


Human and physical geography

Place knowledge 


My class, My school, My village 

 Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of our school and its grounds  

Human and physical Geography  

Geography of the seaside – coastal 


Literacy link: write postcards 

Devise a map (treasure map) and construct a basic key 


Changes within living memory 

History of food and shopping 

How has food and shopping for food changed?

Knowledge Organiser 

Significant historical events in the locality  

Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame 

Local history study of Blewbury.  

Events beyond Living memory 

National Day of England St George and the dragon 


The Lives of significant individuals 

Explorers of earth and space. 

Neil Armstrong and Christopher Columbus  


Food Glorious Food! 

Food songs 

Exploring rhythm and pitch 

Using tuned and untuned instruments. 

Knowledge Organiser 


Listen to different music and how it transports us to places within our imagination. 

(Include a variety of genre)  

How music brings stories to life.   

Performance by Blewbury Brass Band  

Wheels on the bus 

Sea shanties 

Compose a sound scape of the forest 

Physical Education




Religious Education




Relationships Education


Life Education Bus

Same or different? 

Healthy me 

Harold's wash and brush up – importance of good hygiene. 

I can eat a rainbow 

Eat well 

Catch it! Bin it! Kill it! 

Inside my wonderful body! 

Keeping privates private 


Around and about the school 

Pass on the praise! 

What makes us who we are? 

How do we make others feel? 

When someone is feeling left out 

An act of kindness 

Getting on with others 

You can do it! 

How should we look after our money? 

Harold learns to ride his bike 

Surprises and secrets 

Harold's picnic 

How safe would you feel? 

How can we look after our environment? 

Harold goes camping 

Harold's postcard - helping us to keep clean and healthy 


British Values and Global links

Mutual respect and tolerance: respecting the personal tastes of other. 

Global Goal 2 : Zero Hunger

Democracy – making decisions together. Share ideas, take turns, respect all ideas and work together. 

Global Goal 4: Quality Education

Mutual respect and tolerance: respecting the personal tastes of other. 

Global link 3:Good health and wellbeing

Literacy Links

See Reading spine for how quality texts, which link to the inquiry questions, are chosen to teach reading and writing.

Writing recipes, shopping lists and postcards.  Writing a letter to Cinderella about the best material to use for a mop. Non-fiction report about holidays.

Maths Links


Measuring and weighing ingredients.

Distance food has travelled – furthest, closest

Money – buying food


Comparing and collecting data in science.

Measuring in Science, DT and geography.


Capacity – measuring to water plants equally.

Money – buying stamps to sell postcards.