Geography Curriculum

Year 5

Autumn: Map skills using the OS map of Royston

Spring: Water and Rivers with fieldtrip to Aylmerton

Summer: St Lucia People and Lanscapes

Year 6

Autumn: Geography of Chocolate focus on Ghana

Spring:   Wish You Were Here Tourism

Summer: U.K,Regions and geography of Royston

Year 7

Autumn:  Demographics; Population and migration

Spring:    Advanced Map skills   Developments in farming

Summer:  Environmental concerns

Year 8

Autumn:   Urban Geography

Spring:     Rivers and flooding

Summer:  Record breakers


History Curriculum


Year 5

 Autumn:   Ancient Egyptians

Spring:     Royston in Victorian Times with visit to museum

Summer:   Tudors with field trip to Kentwell Hall


Year 6

Autumn:     Maya Civilisation

Spring:       World War 2

Visit to Duxford

Summer:   Britain and the world since 1948


Year 7

 Autumn:   Medieval Realms Capture and Control

Artefact project

Spring:     How people lived in medieval times

Visit from Pastalive

Autumn:   The importance of the Church in medieval Times



Year 8

Autumn:   Black People of The Americas

Spring:     The Making of the U.K

Visit from Pastalive

Summer:  The Indigenous people of North America


Religious Education Curriculum


Year 5

Autumn: Christianity and Judaism, Rules for living and Christmas

Spring:     Celebrations related to key figures,Esther,Moses and Jesus (Easter)

Summer:   Ultimate and Non ultimate questions

Leaders in Religious communities

Year 6

Autumn:   Buddhism

Spring:     Hinduism and visit to the Mandir

Summer:   Ideas about God and Human responsibility

for the Environment.

Year 7

Autumn:   Who am I?   God for all faiths

Spring:     The nature of God in Sikhism and Islam   Jesus, man or god?

Summer:   Comparing Sikhism and Islam

Love and justice for Christians


Year 8

Autumn:   What makes us act? Ethics

The Matrix – What is Reality?

Spring:     The Holocaust

Buddhism and suffering

Summer:   The Holocaust

Islam and the struggle