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Knowledge
Mats


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Year A - 2021/2022

EYFS

Autumn 1 - 

Why do we remember people? (Florence Nightingale and people who help us) 

What makes a place special?

Autumn 2 - 

Where on earth? Hot and Cold Places (Habitats, Weather and Clothes)

Why do Christians perform nativity plays? 

Spring 1 - 

What have we learned from the past? (Myths and Legends) 

What makes a story special?

Spring 2 - 

Where in the World? (Africa) 

Why do Christians put a cross in an Easter garden?

Summer -

Why is the word 'God' so important to Christians?

Key Stage 1

Autumn 1 - 

Why do we remember people? Christopher Columbus and Ellen Macarthur 

Animals including humans 

What are festivals and why do we have them?

Autumn 2 - 

Where on earth? Hot and Cold Places (Geographical Areas) 

Animals including humans 

Why does Christmas matter to Christians?

Spring 1 - 

What have we learned from the past? (Significant People) 

Every Day Materials 

What does it mean to be a Jew?

Spring 2 - 

Where in the World? (Kenya)

Why does Easter matter to Christians?

Summer - 

Living things and their habitats 

Who made the world?

Key Stage 2

Autumn 1 -

Why do we remember people? (Lord Shafetesbury and Doctor Barnardo) 

Forces and Magnets 

How do Muslims worship?

Autumn 2 - 

Where on earth? South America and the Amazon Rainforest 

Living things and their habitats 

What is the Trinity?

Spring 1 - 

What have we learned from the past (The Romans) 

Living Things and their Habitats 

What kind of world did Jesus want?

Spring 2 -

Where in the World? (Volcanoes) 

Skeleton and muscles

Why do Christians call the day Jesus died 'Good Friday'?

Summer 1 -

Rocks 

What is it like to follow God?

Summer 2 - 

Plants 

 

Year B - 2020/2021

EYFS

Autumn 1 -

Who am I and where am I from? (Ourselves and our family)

Why do we celebrate? 

Autumn 2 - 

What happened before I was born? (Gunpowder Plot, Remembrance, past and present toys)

What good news did the angels bring?

Spring 1 -

What makes a story special?

Spring 2 - 

Why do we have Easter eggs?

Summer - 

Who is Jesus and why is he special?

Key Stage 1

Autumn 1 - 

Who am I and where am I from?

Seasonal Changes

What does it mean to be a Muslim?

Autumn 2 - 

What happened before I was born? (Great Fire of London)

How is Jesus the light of the world?

Spring 1 - 

On our travels

Every Day Materials 

What is the good news that Jesus brings?

Spring 2 - 

Times gone by (Castles)

What happened at the first Easter?

Summer - 

Changes (since 1960)

Plants

Plants and trees

What do Christians (believers) believe God is like?

Key Stage 2

Autumn 1 -

Maps and Settlements

Digestive system

What do Christians (and other believers) learn from the Creation story?

Autumn 2 -

States of matter

Water cycle

How is Christmas celebrated around the world?

Spring 1 -

Sound

How do Jews worship?

Spring 2 - 

Electricity

What happened during Holy Week?

Summer 

Light and Dark

When Jesus left, what was the impact of Pentecost?