Science – Biology

Subject Key Objective Progression & Development by Year Groups

The following is a guide to help you understand your child’s progression through school.

All lessons are differentiated. This means teachers plan activities that enable the objective to be learned by all children including those who will find the objective challenging, those children who with hard work will secure good progress and those children who can tackle extra stretch and challenge in this subject.

Biology -The Human Body – Primary Curriculum


The Human Body – Foundation stage:

To identify and name some outer parts of the Human body.


The Human Body – Year 1:

To identify and name some outer parts of the human body and say which sense is linked to them.


The Human Body – 
Year 2:

To identify and name a variety of the human body’s inner organs and what the body needs to stay healthy.


The Human Body –
Year 3:

To identify that humans have skeletons and muscles of support, protection and movement.


The Human Body –
Year 4:

To identify that humans have skeletons and muscles of support, protection and movement and identify the different types of teeth found in humans and their different functions.


The Human Body –
Year 5:

To identify and name main parts of the human circulatory system.


The Human Body –
Year 6:

To identify and name main parts of the human circulatory system and describe the functions of the blood vessels and blood.


The Human Body – Mastery:

To identify and name main parts of the human circulatory system and begin to understand the human respiratory system.

This collection of short films and resources will help you understand your child’s progression through school.

The curriculum film resource has been broken down by subject area initially and then by topic area.