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Our Blue Planet (Autumn 2020)

What is the theme about?

The main foci of this topic are Science and Geography, particularly the following areas of study:

  • Seasonal Changes
  • Plants
  • The Water Cycle
  • Weather
  • Rainforests
  • Mountains
  • Volcanoes
  • Land use patterns
  • Climate
  • Human impact on the world


The learning related to this theme is distributed across both Key Stages and EYFS. Each child will study this topic 3 times over the course of their time at the school building on their prior knowledge and skills. Following the National Curriculum expectations, the children to learn the knowledge in the following way:


  EYFS Key Stage 1 Lower Key Stage 2 Upper Key Stage 2*

Science: Plants,

Seasonal Changes

Geography: Weather, Locational Knowledge, Human and Physical Geography

Science: Plants, Living things and their habitats



Science: Living things and their habitats


Additional knowledge





*Whilst we do not yet have Year 5 and 6, we have planned for progression into upper key stage 2 in preparation for Primary.