National Curriculum

SCARF enables a cross-curricular approach to teaching and learning for wellbeing and PSHE. Many National Curriculum subject elements are covered by the SCARF lessons. Links are mapped and shown below as well as within the individual lesson plans.

Curriculum requirementSCARF lesson plans that support the teaching and learning of these
KS1 Design and Technology - Cooking and Nutrition
Use the basic principles of a healthy and varied diet to prepare dishes
KS1 Design and Technology - Cooking and Nutrition
Understand where food comes from
KS1 Geography
Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment
KS1 Mathematics
Solve simple problems in a practical context involving addition and subtraction of money of the same unit, including giving change
KS1 Mathematics
Recognise and use symbols for pounds (£) and pence (p); combine amounts to make a particular value
KS1 Music
Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes
KS1 Science
Describe the importance of humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different foods and hygiene
KS1 Science
Identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Maintain attention and participate actively in collaborative conversations, staying on topic and initiating and responding to comments
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Listen and respond appropriately to adults and their peers
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Use spoken language to develop understanding through speculating, hypothesising, imagining and exploring ideas
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Use relevant strategies to build their vocabulary
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Give well-structured descriptions, explanations and narratives for different purposes, including for expressing feelings
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Maintain attention and participate actively in collaborative conversations, staying on topic and initiating and responding to comments
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Participate in discussions, presentations, performances, role play, improvisations and debates
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Ask relevant questions to extend their understanding and knowledge
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Speak audibly and fluently with an increasing command of Standard English
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Consider and evaluate different viewpoints, attending to and building on the contributions of others
KS1 and KS2 English Spoken Language Statutory Requirements
Gain, maintain and monitor the interest of the listener(s)
KS1 and KS2 PE
The national curriculum for physical education aims to ensure that all pupils: lead healthy active lives
KS1 and KS2 PE
should provide opportunities for pupils to become physically confident in a way which supports their health and fitness.
KS2 Computing
Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly
KS2 Computing
Recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour
KS2 Computing
Identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact
KS2 History
Pupils should be taught about a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066
KS2 History
Note connections, contrasts and trends over time and develop the appropriate use of historical terms
KS2 History
Understand how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources
KS2 History
Construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information.
KS2 Mathematics
Estimate, compare and calculate money in pounds and pence
KS2 Mathematics
Statistics: interpret and present data
KS2 Mathematics
Add and subtract amounts of money to give change. Using £ and p in practical contexts
KS2 Mathematics
Solve problems involving money using decimal notation
Lower KS2 Science
Practical scientific enquiry that should happen across LKS 2
Lower KS2 Science
Identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat
Lower KS2 Science
Non-stat guidance: Pupils should draw a timeline to indicate stages in the growth and development of humans. They should learn about the changes experienced in puberty
Upper KS2 Science
Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood
Upper KS2 Science
Recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function
Upper KS2 Science
Describe the changes as humans develop from birth to old age
Upper KS2 Science
Scientific enquiry as part of UKS2
Upper KS2 Science
Non-stat guidance: Pupils should draw a timeline to indicate stages in the growth and development of humans. They should learn about the changes experienced in puberty
Y6 Notes and Guidance (Non Statutory)
Pupils should learn how to keep their bodies healthy and how their bodies might be damaged – including how some drugs and other substances can be harmful to the human body
Y6 Notes and Guidance (Non Statutory)
Pupils might work scientifically by: exploring the work of scientists and scientific research about the relationship between diet, exercise, drugs, lifestyle and health