Substantive & Disciplinary Knowledge

Our grids reflect that we have worked closely with Westbury Infant School to map our the primary journey of all the foundation subjects for the purpose of establishing strong links between both schools.

Substantive Knowledge is the content or ‘substance’ that we aim for the children acquire and build upon. They are the facts.

For example:

Events leading up to and during the Roman invasion in Britain

Internet Safety

How Jewish people celebrate Passover

Click on the links below to view our Substantive knowledge grids:

Substantive Knowledge Progression – History

Substantive Knowledge Progression – Science

Substantive Knowledge Progression – PSHE

Substantive Knowledge Progression – RE

Substantive Knowledge Progression – D&T

Substantive Knowledge Progression – Music

Substantive Knowledge Progression – PE

Substantive Knowledge Progression – Art

Substantive Knowledge Progression – Geography

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Disciplinary Knowledge refers to how the children acquire the substantive knowledge, and the skills used to finding out more.

For example:

How historians come to conclusions and judgements

Working scientifically, through carrying out experiments

Evaluating sources and products

Click on the links below to view our disciplinary knowledge grids:

Disciplinary Knowledge Progression – PSHE

Disciplinary Knowledge Progression – RE

Disciplinary Knowledge Progression – D&T

Disciplinary Knowledge Progression – Music

Disciplinary Knowledge Progression – Science

Disciplinary Knowledge Progression – Computing

Disciplinary Knowledge Progression – Art

Disciplinary Knowledge Progression – History

Disciplinary Knowledge Progression – Geography

Disciplinary Knowledge Progression – PE