Teaching & Learning

At Fairlawn, we follow a topic based curriculum. Please see below for a list of topics covered across the school.

Reception   Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6
Autumn 1  London: Let’s Explore! London: All Aboard! London: Spectacular Skylines London:Londinium London: Tales of the Thames London: Vile Victorians London: Blitz Brits
Autumn 2  Heroes Jurassic Park Ice to Iron Mythical worlds Voyagers and Villains Space Fairer World, Future World
Spring 1   Commotion in the Ocean Not so traditional tales. Rainforests Creatures of the Night Fabulous Fashion Medical Marvels Gadgets and Gizmos
Spring 2  


Author Focus – Lauren Child Author Focus – Julia Donaldson Author Focus – Anthony Browne Author Focus – Roald Dahl Author Focus – Michael Morpurgo Author Focus – Malorie Blackman Author Focus – Anthony Horowitz
Summer 1  



All around the world: An Australian adventure All around the world: Spectacular South Africa All around the world: Egypt All around the world: India All around the world: Central and South America All around the world: China All around the world: North America
Summer 2  


Wonderful Wildlife Incredible Inventions Our Feathered Friends Over to you! Over to you!  Over to you! You’re hired!