Presentation on theme: "Primary National Curriculum 2014"— Presentation transcript:
1 Primary National Curriculum 2014 Changes to be aware of?
2 English What’s out? Speaking & Listening no longer appears as a strand Drama is not mentionedNo mention of ICTNo method for teaching reading other than phonics (i.e. context., etc.)What’s in?Year-by-year objectives (34 pages)Required spelling & grammar objectives & wordlists (16pp)Priority for phonics in both key stagesFocus on reading for pleasureReciting poetryPriority on transcription
6 Mathematics What’s out? Ma1 – Using & Applying Mathematical reasoning Communicating mathsData handling in Y1Use of ICTUse of calculators except in exceptional cases in upper KS2What’s in?Yearly objectives (40 pages)Tables to 12x12 by end of Y4Standard written methodsFocus on fractionsY5 convert decimalfractionTelling time in Y2; using Roman numerals in Y3Area of triangles & parallelograms in Y6
7 Mathematics – what’s when? Multiplication tables:Y2: 2, 5 & 10 times tables Y4: all tables up to 12x12Y3: 3, 4 & 8 times tablesStandard written methods:Y3: Column addition and subtraction Y5: Short divisionY4: Standard column multiplication Y6: Long divisionFractionsY1: Introduce ¼ and ½ Y4: Add + Subtract fractionsY2: ¾ and 1/3. Find ½ of a number Y5: Use mixed numbersY3: Add and order simple fractions Y6: Add & Multiply fractionsAlgebraY6: Simple formulae, finding missing numbers, etc.
8 ScienceWhat’s out?Much less content at KS1: No mention of medicines, electricity, light & dark, or material changes caused by temperaturesNo forces before Y6 (except looking at simple magnets work)What’s in?Yearly objectives (34 pages)Broadly similar to the old QCA units in a slightly different orderContinued emphasis on investigation across all areasEvolution in Y4 & Y6Classification into kingdoms at Y6
9 Art What’s out? Evaluating work Requirement to collaborate What’s in? A single page curriculum for KS1-2 combined:Use a range of materials, including sketchbooks in KS2Develop techniquesLearn about the great artists
10 ICT Computing What’s out? The name ICT Very little mention of presenting ideas or informationNo mention of cross-curricular use of ICTWhat’s in?Changes to “Computing”Largely based around the old Control elements, e.g. In KS1: “understand what algorithms are, how they are implemented as programs on digital devices, and that programs execute by following a sequence of instructions”E-safety mentioned at every Key Stage
11 Design & Technology What’s out? No planning / generating ideas at KS1 No mechanisms at KS1No mention of working from a brief at KS2No use of ICT requiredWhat’s in?Healthy cooking to be covered at every Key Stage (with regard to available cooking facilities)Development of repair & maintenance skills (!)Understanding of key turning points in history, e.g. Industrial Revolution
12 Geography What’s out? No investigative questioning No KS1 comparison with other UK locationsNo mention of environmental sustainabilityNo African, Asia or Australasian geographyWhat’s in?Factual knowledge, e.g. continents & oceans at KS1UK focus at KS1, plus one non-European comparisonEurope & the Americas covered at KS2Identification of rivers, mountains, etc. in UKOS four-figure grid references
13 History What’s out? Personal timeline history Historical enquiry skillsBritain since 1930sVictoriansAztecs, Incas, etc.Diversity in the UK & the worldWhat’s in?KS1: Concepts of monarchy, parliament, civilisation, democracy and war & peaceKS2: Strictly chronological progression through history of Britain from early Britons to Glorious Revolution (1688)Requirement to teach Ancient Rome & Greece
14 Just work your way through.... Early Britons and settlers, including:the Stone, Bronze and Iron AgesCeltic culture and patterns of settlementRoman conquest and rule, including:Caesar, Augustus, and ClaudiusBritain as part of the Roman Empirethe decline and fall of the Western Roman EmpireAnglo-Saxon and Viking settlement, including:the Heptarchythe spread of Christianitykey developments in the reigns of Alfred, Athelstan, Cnut and Edward the ConfessorNorman Conquest and Norman rule, including:the Domesday BookfeudalismNorman culturethe CrusadesPlantagenet rule in the 12th and 13th centuries, including:key developments in the reign of Henry II, including the murder of Thomas BecketMagna Cartade Montfort's ParliamentRelations between England, Wales, Scotland and France, including:William WallaceRobert the BruceLlywelyn and Dafydd ap Gruffyddthe Hundred Years WarLife in 14th-century England, including:Chivalrythe Black Deaththe Peasants’ Revolt
15 ... all of this in four years! The later Middle Ages and the early modern period, including:Chaucer and the revival of learningWycliffe’s BibleCaxton and the printing pressthe Wars of the RosesWarwick the KingmakerThe Tudor period, including:religious strife and Reformationthe reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI, and MaryElizabeth I's reign and English expansion, including:colonisation of the New Worldplantation of Irelandconflict with SpainThe Renaissance in England, including:the lives and works of individuals such as Shakespeare and MarloweThe Stuart period, including:the Union of the CrownsKing versus ParliamentCromwell's commonwealth, the Levellers and the Diggersthe restoration of the monarchythe Great Plague and the Great Fire of LondonSamuel Pepys and the establishment of the Royal Navythe Glorious Revolution, constitutional monarchy and the Union of the Parliaments.
16 Foreign Languages What’s out? Freedom to select any language Focus on inter-cultural understandingLinks to English literacyWhat’s in?Statutory foreign languages at Key Stage 2, selected from: French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish, Latin or Ancient GreekTeaching should focus on making progress in 1 languageIncludes a balance of all four skills and a focus on developing accurate pronunciation
17 MusicWhat’s out?Description of ‘elements’ (now called inter-related dimensions!)No mention of collaboration at KS1No requirement to respond to listeningWhat’s in?A single page curriculum for KS1-2, largely focussed on singing & playing instrumentsUse of staff and other forms of notation in KS2Develop an understanding of history of music at KS2
18 Physical Education What’s out? No evaluation at KS1 No mention of health & fitnessNo specific games at KS1What’s in?A focus on competitive gamesKS2 Swimming: “perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations”
19 What you can do...Meet with the cluster coordinators and review new Curriculum.Reflect on changes and how this will impact on Ankermoor’s curriculum