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The Learning Challenge Curriculum (Geography & History)


Long Term Topic Overview



Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2


Magnificent Me

What makes you special?

After Dark

What happens when you go to bed?


Are you brave enough?

All Creatues Great and Small

Which is the greatest creature?


Once Upon a Time

How would you stop the Big Bad Wolf?


We’re all going on a summer holiday

Where would you go on holiday?

Year 1

Where do the wheels on the bus go?

  Where do the leaves go in Winter?

What has changed since your grandparents were young?

What are the differences between Eastleigh and the Rainforests?

Why did so many houses burn down in the Great Fire?

Why can't a meerkat live in the Northpole?

Year 2

What would Bary Baboon find interesting about Eastleigh?

What was it like when the Queen came to the throne in 1953?

Where would you prefer to live: England or Kenya?

Why did the Titanic sink?


Who was the bravest - Christopher Columbus or Neil Armstrong?

(Significant people)

Why do we love to be beside the seaside?

Year 3

Why do so many people chose to go to the Mediterranean for their holidays?


Stone Age to Iron Age

Which is better stone or iron?

Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis - what makes the Earth so angry?


Expanding Eastleigh: a good or bad thing?

Roman Empire in Britain

What was the Roman Empire's most significant impact on Britain?

Will you ever see the water that you drink again?

Year 4

River study and City locations:

Why is the Thames so important to London? (Human)

Saxons and Scots Settlement

What have the Saxon's ever done for us?

How is Iceland Different to the UK?

Viking and Anglo Saxon conflict - were the Vikings really brutal invaders?


Where is the best place to build a City?

Henry VIII's War ship the Mary Rose - What makes the Mary Rose so unique?

Year 5

What is so special about the USA?

Earliest Civilization - Egyptians 

What would you find inside a pyramid?

Why is the Caribbean popular with tourists?


Local history study - post 1066

Victorians and the Railway. 

How did the Victorians shape Eastleigh?


British study beyond 1066 - theme change of the monarchy



Why is the Rainforest important to us all? (Physical)


Year 6

I’m a Year 6 pupil, can you get me out of here?


How did the Ancient Greeks change the world?


Baghdad Mayans - What did the Mayans ever do for us?

China - Physical study (Geography)

"To be, or not to be, that is the question." Sir William Shakespeare

Learning for Life



Maths and English at our school

Phonics Scheme


The phonics scheme we follow is Essential Letters and Sounds.

For more information about our curriculum, please email the school office and we will be happy to provide paper copies or any information required. The office will get the specific curriculum lead to contact you.

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