Foundation Subjects

Foundation subjects are linked to core subjects where appropriate through an English led teaching model. This means that high quality texts are at the centre of the curriuclum at Merlin Top. Once the books were chosen, long term planning ensured key skills from each foundation subject were then mapped to ensure coverage of the National Curriculum. Foundation subjects are then supplemented with quality trips to ensure learning is of high quality and first hand experiences can be drawn upon.

Subjects Covered are:-

Understanding the World

  • Geography
  • History
  • R.E.

Expressive Art & Design

  • Art & Design
  • Music


  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Maths (Applied)
  • Computing

Attached are the overviews for each year group:

Year 1 Overview

Year 2 Overview

Year 3 & 4 Overview

Year 5 Overview

Year 6 Overview

At Merlin Top, we are commited to providing children with the best possible learning experiences, so we have specialist teachers to deliver these lessons.

P.E. Curriculum

Music Curriculum 2018 to 2019

Music Assessment Key Stage 1 and 2

If you would like any more information about the curriculum at Merlin Top, please feel free to book an appointment with a class teacher.