Structured Home Learning - SHL

Key Stage 1 Curriculum Pack

The Key Stage 1 Curriculum Pack, available in ESSENTIAL, COMPLETE and ENHANCED versions, combines the Year 1 and Year 2 Curriculum Packs, and saves you money.

Children develop at different speeds in language and numeracy. The Key Stage 1 pack allows your child to move from Year 1 to Year 2 in each subject at different times depending on their ability. The daily schedules are your programme of study, and become your record of work to help you monitor your child's progress.

The ESSENTIAL Curriculum Pack contains a daily timetable for all the following subjects:

  • English: The English scheme uses a variety of international fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts as the basis for activities which promote creativity and critical thinking. Comprehension, grammar and punctuation, phonics, spelling and vocabulary are developed through integrated tasks with the unit text.
  • Maths: A CD-ROM with three levels of ability (reinforcement plus extension) for every unit covering the Key Stage 1 Maths framework. Worksheets as you need them, and revise work if necessary.
  • Science: Plants; animals; the five senses; properties of materials; the seasons; Living things; lifecycles; properties of materials.
  • ICT: As an optional extra, available at 5 different levels. See here for details.

The COMPLETE Curriculum Pack, as well as the above, contains a daily timetable for the following subjects (except Art).

  • History: Florence Nightingale; Isambard Kingdon Brunel; Louis Braille'; Pocahontas; The Great Fire of London; the Olympics; the coronation of Elizabeth II; the Gunplowder Plot. Children can compare the present directly with the past.
  • Geography: Plans; the local area; going places; Continents, countries, seas and oceans; islands, the seaside; globes and maps; China; climate; the United Kingdom.
  • Art: A range of techniques and materials; Skills in drawing and painting.

The ENHANCED Curriculum Pack for Key Stage 1 also has the following resources:

  • Experimental Science: Reinforcing scientific skills using household equipment. Enhanced pack only
  • Cookery: Cooking skills. Enhanced pack only
  • Music: Fairy tales through classical music. Enhanced pack only
  • Internet-linked encyclopedia. Enhanced pack only

Click below to see samples of Key Stage 1 Pack English, Maths and Science work:

Click here to see early English work in Year 1 Click here to see early Maths work in Year 1 Click here to see early Science work in Year 1
Click here to see early English work in Year 2 Click here to see early Maths work in Year 2 Click here to see early Science work in Year 2