New Chapter’s Curriculum Map
Year 1 
Year 2 
Year 3 
Year 4 
Year 5 
Year 6 
Class Readers – teachers have a set list, but also to share their favourites with children to help install a love of reading 

Dino dinosaurs by Nick Manning The naughty bus by Jan Oke

Books by Oliver Jeffers James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl The Twits by Roald Dahl Tell me a dragon by Jackie Morris 
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson The Lion, the witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl Adventure at Sandy Cove by Pie Corbett 
Jamil’s clever cat Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Escape from Pompeii by Christina Balit 
Street Child by Berlie Doherty Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens The Highway man by Alfred Noyes cloud busting by Malorie Blackman Riot Squad (sports stories) A Boy Called Christmas (Matt Haig) Doherty (History) 
Kaspar by Michael Morpurgo Awful Aunty by David Walliams Walter Tull by Michael Morpurgo 
Reading 

Match graphemes for all phonemes Read accurately by blending sounds Read words with very common suffixes Read contractions and understand purpose Read phonics books aloud Link reading to own experiences Join in with predictable phrases Discuss significance of title & events Make simple predictions 
Develop phonics until decoding secure. Read common suffixes Read & reread phonicappropriate books Read common 'exception' words Discuss & express views about fiction, nonfiction & poetry Become familiar with a retell stories Ask & answer questions' make predictions Begin to make inferences 
Use knowledge to read 'exception' words Read range of fiction & nonfiction Use dictionaries to check meaning Prepare poems & plays to perform Check own understanding of reading Draw inferences & make predictions Retrieve & record information from nonfiction books Discuss reading with others 
Secure decoding of unfamiliar words Read for a range of purposes Retell some stories orally Discuss words & phrases that capture the imagination. Identify themes & conventions Retrieve & record information Make inferences & justify predictions Recognise a variety of forms of poetry Identify & summarise ideas. 
Apply knowledge of morphology & etymology when reading new words Reading & discuss a broad range of genres & texts Identifying & discussing themes Make recommendations to others Learn poetry by heart Draw inference & make predictions Discuss authors' use of language Retrieve & present information from nonfiction texts Formal presentations & debates 
Read a broad range of genres Recommend books to others Make comparisons within/across books Support inferences with evidence Summarising key points from texts Identify how language, structure, etc. contribute to meaning Discuss use of language, inc. figurative Discuss & explain reading, providing reasoned justifications for views. 
Writing 

Name letters of alphabet Spell very common 'exception' words Spell days of the week Use very common prefixes & suffixes Form lower case letters, capital letters & digits correctly Compose sentences orally before writing Read own writing to peers or teachers. 
Spell by segmenting into phonemes Learn to spell common 'exception' words Spell using common suffixes Use appropriate size letters & spaces Develop positive attitude & stamina for writing Begin to plan ideas for writing Record ideas sentencebysentence Make simple additions & changes after proofreading 
Use prefixes & suffixes in spelling Use dictionary to confirm spellings Write simple dictated sentences Use handwriting joins appropriately Plan to write based on familiar forms Rehearse sentences orally for writing Use varied rich vocabulary Create simple settings & plot Assess effectiveness of own others' writing 
Correctly spell common homophones Increase regularity of handwriting Plan writing based on familiar forms Organise writing into paragraphs Use simple organisational devices Proofread for spelling & punctuation errors Evaluate own and others' writing Read own writing aloud 
Secure spelling, inc. homophones, prefixes, silent letters, etc. Use a thesaurus Legible, fluent handwriting Plan writing to suit audience & purpose Develop character, setting and atmosphere in narrative Use organisational & presentational features Use consistent appropriate tense Proof Reading Perform own compositions 
Use knowledge of morphology & etymology in spelling Develop legible personal handwriting style Plan writing to suit audience & purpose; use models of writing Develop character & setting in narrative Select grammar & vocabulary for effect Use a wide range of cohesive devices Ensure grammatical consistency 
SPAG 

Leave spaces between words Begin to use basic punctuation: . ? !Use capital letters for proper nouns Use common plural & verb suffixes 
Use .!, and 'Use simple conjunctions Begin to expand noun phrases Use some features of standard English Pronouns Statements /commands 
Use range of conjunctions Use perfect tense Use range of nouns & pronouns Use time connectives Introduce speech punctuation Know language of clauses 
Use wider range of conjunctions Use perfect tense appropriately Select pronouns and nouns for clarity Use & punctuate direct speech Use commas after front adverbials 
Use expanded noun phrases Use modal & passive verbs Use relative clauses Use commas for clauses Use brackets, dashes & commas for parenthesis 
Use appropriate register/style Use the passive voice for purpose Use features to convey & clarify meaning Use full punctuation Use language of subject/ object 
Leave spaces between words Begin to use basic punctuation: . ? !Use capital letters for proper nouns Use common plural & verb suffixes 
Use .!, and 'Use simple conjunctions Begin to expand noun phrases Use some features of standard English Pronouns Statements /commands 
Use range of conjunctions Use perfect tense Use range of nouns & pronouns Use time connectives Introduce speech punctuation Know language of clauses 
Use wider range of conjunctions Use perfect tense appropriately Select pronouns and nouns for clarity Use & punctuate direct speech Use commas after front adverbials 
Use expanded noun phrases Use modal & passive verbs Use relative clauses Use commas for clauses Use brackets, dashes & commas for parenthesis 
Use appropriate register/style Use the passive voice for purpose Use features to convey & clarify meaning Use full punctuation Use language of subject/ object 
Speaking and Listening 

Listen & respond appropriately Ask relevant questions Maintain attention & participate 
Articulate & justify answers Initiate & respond to comments Use spoken language to develop understanding 
Give structured descriptions Participate actively in conversation Consider & evaluate different viewpoints 
Articulate & justify opinions Speak audibly in Standard English Gain, maintain & monitor interest of listeners 
Give wellstructured explanations Command of Standard English Consider & evaluate different viewpoints Use appropriate register 
Use questions to build knowledge Articulate arguments & opinions Use spoken language to speculate, hypothesise & explore Use appropriate register & language 
Number and Calculation 

Count to / across 100 Count in 1s, 2s, 5s, and 10s Identify ‘one more’ and ‘one less’ Read & write numbers to 20 Add and subtract one digit and two digit numbers to 20, including zero. Solve onestep problems, including simple arrays 
Know 2, 5, 10x tables Begin to use place value (T/U) Count in 2s, 3s, 5s & 10s Identify, represent & estimate numbers Compare / order numbers, inc. < > = Write numbers to 100 Know number facts to 20 (+ related to 100) Use x and ÷ symbols Recognise commutative property of multiplication 
Learn 3, 4 & 8 x tables Secure place value to 100 Mentally add & subtract units, tens or hundreds to numbers up to 3 digits Written column addition & subtraction Solve number problems, including multiplication & simple division and missing number problems Use commutativity to help calculations. 
Know all tables to 12 x 12 Secure place value to 1000 Use negative whole numbers Round numbers to nearest 10,100 or 1000 Use Roman numerals to 100 Column addition & subtraction up to 4 digits Multiply & divide mentally Use standard short multiplication 
Secure place value to 1,000,000 Use negative whole numbers in context Use Roman numerals to 1000 (M) Use standard written methods for all four operations Confidently add & subtract mentally Use vocabulary of prime, factor & multiple Multiply & divide by powers of ten Use square and cube numbers 
Secure place value & rounding to 10,000,000 including negatives All written methods, including long division Use order of operations (not indices) Identify factors, multiples & primes Solve multistep number problems 
Geometry and Measure 

Use common vocabulary for comparison e.g. heavier, taller, full, longest, quickest Begin to measure length, capacity, weight Recognise coins & notes Use time & ordering vocabulary Tell the time to hour/half hour Use language of days, weeks, months & years Recognise & name common 2D and 3D shapes Order & arrange objects Describe position & movement, including half and quarter turns 
Know and use standard measures Read scales to nearest whole unit Use symbols for £ and p and add/subtract simple sums of less than £1 or in pounds Tell time to the nearest 5 minutes Identify & sort 2D & 3D shapes Identify 2D shapes on 3D surfaces Order and arrange mathematical objects Use terminology of position & movement 
Measure & calculate with metric measures Measure simple perimeter Add/subtract using money in context Use Roman numerals up to XII; tell time Calculate using simple time problems Draw 2d / Make 3d shapes Identify and use right angles Identify horizontal, vertical, perpendicular and parallel line 
Compare 2D shapes, including quadrilaterals & triangles Find area by counting squares Calculate rectangle perimeters Estimate & calculate measures Identify acute, obtuse & right angles Identify symmetry Use first quadrant coordinates Introduce simple translation 
Convert between different units Calculate perimeter of composite shapes & area of rectangles Estimate volume & capacity Identify 3D shapes Measure & identify angles Understand regular polygons Reflect & translate shapes 
Confidently use a range of measures & conversions Calculate area of triangles / parallelograms Use area & volume formulas Classify shapes by properties Know and use angle rules Translate & reflect shapes, using all four quadrants 
Fractions 

Recognise & use 1/2 & 1/4 
Find and write simple fractions Understand equivalence of e.g. 2/4 = 1/2 
Use & count in tenths Recognise, find & write fractions Recognise some equivalent fractions Add/subtract fractions up to <1 Order fractions with common denominator 
Recognise tenths & hundredths Identify equivalent fractions Add & subtract fractions with common denominators Recognise common equivalents Round decimals to whole numbers Solve money problems 
Compare & order fractions Add & subtract fractions with common denominators, with mixed numbers Multiply fractions by units Write decimals as fractions Order & round decimal numbers Link percentages to fractions & decimals 
Compare & simplify fractions Use equivalents to add fractions Multiply simple fractions Divide fractions by whole numbers Solve problems using decimals & percentages Use written division up to d2p Introduce ratio & proportion Introduce simple use of unknowns 
Data 


Interpret simple tables & pictograms Ask & answer comparison questions Ask & answer questions about totalling 
Interpret bar charts & pictographs 
Use bar charts, pictograms & line graphs 
Interpret tables & line graphs Solve questions about line graphs 
Use pie charts Calculate mean averages 
Algebra 






Use simple formulae Generate and describe linear number sequences Express missing number problems algebraically Find pairs of numbers that satisfy an equation with two unknowns Enumerate possibilities of combinations of two variables 
Creative Curriculum 

Term 1a 
Term 1b 
Term 2a 
Term 2b 
Term 3a 
Term 3b 
Yr 1 
Finding Nemo 
Toy Story 
Arhh Me Hearties – Sea Adventures 
Jurassic Park Jack 
and the Beanstalk 
Who am I? 
Yr 2 
A Knight’s Adventure 
Light and Dark 
Life in the Freezer 
Just Peachy

At the Movies 
Marvellous Machines 
Yr 3 
A Bug’s Life 
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe 
Pyramids, Pharaohs & Papyrus 
Chocolate Boxes (to include Aztecs) 
Code Breakers and Findings Patterns 
Along the Coast 
Yr 4 
Circle of Life 
Food Glorious Food 
The Explosive Planet 
Bollywood 
National Treasures 
Water, Water everywhere 
Yr 5 
Fitness for life (to include healthy diets and cooking – chemistry of food) 
Celebrations: Feasts and Festivals 
Off to the Races 
The Victorians  An Era of Inventions 
What did the Roman’s do for us? 
Infinity and Beyond 
Yr 6 
Rumble in the Jungle 
Peace, Love and Wars 
Journeys 
SATS 
Transition (personal journeys) 
Dragon’s Den How to be enterprising. 