Learning Topics

The HJS Curriculum - a narrative learning journey

Much of our learning, particularly in the humanities subjects, takes place through enquiry-based topics. Children explore fascinating and challenging themes, gradually building up an understanding of the world and their place in it.

Year 3 topics

Why our city is a great place to live, learn and work

Iron age, bronze age and stone age

Incredible achievements long ago in Africa

Year 4 topics

Romans and Greeks

Natural features and natural disasters

The impact of our choices on the natural environment

Year 5 topics

Vikings and Anglo Saxons

Voyages of discovery, determination and imagination

Detailed study of an ecosystem

Year 6 topics

Geography and history of "The New World"

Life in a country at war

An ancient civilisation in a far off land