Projects where Computing is covered:

Bright Lights, Big City

NC topics: London; Significant individuals; Maps; Capital cities

Use our pre-planned Year 1 geography project, Bright Lights, Big City, to teach children about the UK’s bustling capital city. This fully-resourced project develops children’s knowledge of key locations, transport, the Royal Family, contrasting places and events that have shaped London’s past.

Subject focus: Geography, English.

Also covered: Computing; D&T; History; Mathematics; Music; PSHE; Science.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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Dinosaur Planet

NC topics: Dinosaurs; Prehistory; Fossils; Significant individuals

Develop children’s knowledge of prehistory with our comprehensively resourced history project, Dinosaur Planet. Our high quality teaching resources help Year 1 children learn about dinosaurs and fossils, and the amazing discoveries of palaeontologists such as Mary Anning.

Subject focus: History, English.

Also covered: Art & Design; Computing; D&T; Geography; Mathematics; Music; PE; Science.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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Moon Zoom!

NC topics: Space; Models; Materials; Mechanisms; Significant individuals

Develop children’s knowledge of technology, space and materials with our comprehensively resourced design and technology project, Moon Zoom! Our high quality teaching resources help Year 1 children learn how to design and make model spaceships, considering the properties of materials. They might even meet an alien or two!

Subject focus: D&T, English.

Also covered: Art & Design; Computing; Geography; History; Mathematics; Music; PE; PSHE; Science.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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Paws, Claws and Whiskers

NC topics: Animals; Pets; Colour; Shape; Pattern; Texture

Develop children’s knowledge of shape, colour, pattern and texture with Paws, Claws and Whiskers, our comprehensively resourced art and design project. The supporting high quality teaching resources help Year 1 children observe, draw and recreate wild animals and pets, as they find out more about them.

Subject focus: Art & Design, English.

Also covered: Computing; D&T; Geography; Music; PE; PHSE; Science.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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Rio de Vida

NC topics: Brazil; Celebration; South America; Carnivals; Performance; Musical composition


Use our pre-planned Year 1 music project, Rio de Vida, to teach children about the culture and geography of Brazil. This fully-resourced project develops children’s knowledge and appreciation of Latin American music, while honing their composition, singing and performance skills.

Subject focus: Music, English.

Also covered: Art & Design; Computing; D&T; Geography; Mathematics; PE; PSHE.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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Superheroes

NC topics: Heroes; Sport and games; Our senses

Help children explore the power of good deeds with our pre-planned Year 1 PE project, Superheroes. Our high-quality teaching resources help children develop their control, balance and travelling skills and understand the importance of teamwork. What little heroes!

Subject focus: PE, English.

Also covered: Art & Design; Computing; D&T; History; Music; PSHE; Science.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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The Enchanted Woodland

NC topics: Animals; Plants; Seasonal changes

Develop children’s knowledge of British wildlife and woodland habitats with our comprehensively resourced science project, The Enchanted Woodland. Our high quality teaching resources help Year 1 children observe and identify plants and animals, understand seasonal changes and appreciate the wonder of the woodland.

Subject focus: Science, English.

Also covered: Art & Design; Computing; D&T; Geography; Mathematics; PE; PSHE.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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Richard Osler, Deputy Headteacher
Broad Oak Primary School
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Ruth Scales, Assistant Head Teacher
Westwood Farm School
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Roulla Gabriel, Principal
Hockley Heath Primary School
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David Hall, Head Teacher
Brackensdale ER Junior School
“Cornerstones allows us to be creative and explore exciting themes through a robust teaching framework.”
Dominic Broad, Acting Deputy Head Teacher
Barry Island Primary School
“Cornerstones gave us all a fresh start and we've never looked back.”
Jill Bramwell, Deputy Head
Blackrod Primary School
“My daughter is totally engaged with the curriculum and coming home so happy ”
Karin, Parent of Year 5 pupil
St. Michael's RC Primary