Curriculum links, Which animals lay eggs? 5-7

Curriculum links for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland


Science – KS1 – Living things and their habitats

Explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive

Science – KS1 – Animals, including humans

Identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals
Describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, including pets)
Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults

Design & Technology – KS1 – Cooking and nutrition

Understand where food comes from


Science – Foundation phase – Knowledge and Understanding of the world

Observe differences between animals and plants, different animals, and different plants in order to group them
Identify the similarities and differences


Science – First – Planet Earth – Biodiversity and interdependence

Observed living things in the environment over time and am becoming aware of how they depend on each other.

Northern Ireland:      

The World Around Us – KS1 – Science and Technology – Interdependence  

Children are learning that living things can be sorted into plants and animals
Children are learning that there is a wide variety of plants and animals in the locality