Introduction

Moat House Primary School is organised into four key areas (called phases): Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Lower Key Stage 2 and Upper Key Stage 2. Each phase has a Phase Leader, who is a senior teacher and is responsible for the day to day running of the phase. There are three other teachers in each phase. Support staff including: nursery nurses, teaching assistants, learning mentors and EAL support staff are allocated to each phase, based on the needs of a particular phase. 

You can read more detail about each phase in this section.

Overview of school topics:

Geography Topics – 2018-19

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

1

Eco, recycling and environment

Around the World

Animals and Habitats

2

Transport and Travel

Rivers

Towns and cities

3

Rocks and Soils

Around the World – Italy

Extreme Weather

4

Water Cycle

Maps and Plans

Rainforest

5

Transport

Contrasting Places – Enough for Everyone?

Local Studies

6

Our changing world 

Trading and Economics

Mountains and Volcanoes

History Topics – 2018-19

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

1

Toys: Past and Present

Nurturing Nurses (Mary Seacole)

Local History – Lady Godiva

2

Kings and Queens / Castles and Knights

Transport

Great Fire of London

3

Prehistoric - Stone Age to the Iron Age

World - Romans

British – Anglo-Saxons / Scots

4

World - Ancient Egypt

British – The Tudors

World – Aztecs

5

British – Victorians

World - Ancient Sumer

British – WWII

6

British – Britain post 1960

World – Shang Dynasty  

World – Ancient Greece