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Early Years: Nursery and Reception

Nursery Topics

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Nursery Rhymes and Stories

Fact & fictitious

Reading lots of stories with books involving bears

Role play & story telling

Find out where different bears live & what they eat

Settling in topic

Becoming familiar with the new environment -indoors & outside

Learning each other’s names

Touch

Sign and sing songs

Inclusion through displays

Ourselves

Hands & feet

Senses

Babies

Us growing

Birthdays

Friends

Naming body parts

5 senses

We are all different

Inclusion week

Adventures (inc transport)

Journeys & directions

Trains

Aeroplanes

Space

Boats

Pirates – maps, messages

Hearing

Different countries that our families come from

Colour and Pattern

Exploring colours

Creating patterns

International Clothes

Keeping warm

Patterns relating to Diwali & Islamic patterns.

Seeing

Change

Pushing, pulling & cooking – dough

Growing different herbs & incorporate them into international foods

Eggs

Spring

Planting

Water

Smell

Animals

Wild animals

Pets

Appearance & patterns

Habitats – land & water

Behaviours

Sea life

Reception Topics

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Favourite Books

Settling in topic

Becoming familiar with the new environment -indoors & outside

Our feelings – likes, dislikes, fear, anger, happy, sad

Animals and plants in Autumn

Pushes & pulls

Touching

Proud to be me – being different within our new class groups

Inclusion displays

Dragons & Dinosaurs

Exploration of factual & fictitious characters

Chinese New Year

Palaeontology

Making lg scale constructions

Exploring materials

Seeing

Touching

Inclusion week

Out & About In The Garden

Mini-beasts

Plants & trees

Planting & growing

Growth & size

Map making

Journeys

Hearing

 

Me and My World

Our school

Where we live

Taking journeys

Different families

Our community

Winter

Light & dark

Keeping safe

Touching & seeing

Shops & Cooking

Health

Cooking

Changes

Food from around the world

Money

Growing food

Smelling & tasting

Pushes & pulls

At the Farm

Animals

Products

Texture of furs

Vehicles

Naming young

Behaviours

Living environments

Seeing, touching, smelling

Gender equality (women farmers etc.)




Year 1

Year 1

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Literacy

1st 2 weeks of term science based- Ourselves)

Labels lists and captions (1 week)/

Stories with familiar settings(4 weeks) 

Poetry: Using the senses (2 weeks)/Stories

from a range of cultures(4 weeks)

Traditional and fairy tales (4 weeks)/ Patterns and rhymes (2 weeks)

Information texts (5 weeks)/

Poems on a theme (2 weeks)

Instruction writing (2 weeks)

Recount and dictionary

( 2weeks)/

Stories about fantasy worlds (4 weeks)

Science

Seasons on going

Senses, sound and hearing

Light and dark

Every day materials

Animals including humans

Growing plants/

D & T where does food come from?

Pushes and pulls

History

Black history  month: Significant individuals

 

 

 

Changes within living memory: Toys from the past

 

Geography

 

Locational knowledge

 

Place knowledge

 

 

D and T

Cooking and making an optional class recipe book (link with science healthy living)

 

D & T topic

 

 

Cooking and making an optional class recipe book

Art

Self portraits and close observational

drawing

 

Story settings

Sculpture

(Liz visit)

Animal patterns /  textures

 

Fantasy settings

ICT

 

Espresso coding

 

 

Espresso Coding

Espresso Coding

R.E

Why are some places special?

 

Why is our world special?

 

How do we celebrate our journey through life?

 

SEAL

 

Getting on and falling out

 

Good to be me

 

Changes

Music

Ongoing with Laura:

 

 

 

 

 

 

P.E

Games: Large balls, throwing and catching

Gym: Flight, bouncing, jumping and landing

Dance

Gym: Rocking and rolling

Basic skills

Games: Bats and ball skills and partner work

Garden

Harvest and clearing

 

Sowing and planting

 

Observing, watering etc

Harvest and clearing

Celebrations

Eid/Diwali/ Harvest festival

Christmas

Chinese New Year

Easter

 

Summer concert

Golden Rules

Good listening

Being gentle

Working hard

Being kind and helpful

Care of property

Being honest

Trips

 

Church visit

 

Farm trip / Local walk/ petting zoo visit

Bruce castle museum

London Zoo




Year 2

Year 2

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Literacy

1st 2 weeks of term science based- Ourselves)

Stories with familiar settings (4 weeks)

Instructions

(4 weeks)

 

Patterns on the page (2 weeks)

Traditional stories (4 weeks)

Explanations

(3 weeks)

 

Non chronological reports (4 weeks)

 

(Story time reading)Really looking

(2 weeks)

Information texts

(4 weeks)

 

Silly stuff

(2 weeks)

Different stories by the same author

(3 weeks)

 

Extended stories/ significant authors (3 weeks)

Science

Animals including humans

Electricity

Forces and movement

Uses of everyday materials

Plants

Living things and their habitats

History

Black history  month: Significant individuals

Great Fire of London: Events beyond living memory (Visitor)

 

 

Significant events/ people in our location:

 

Monarchs

 

Geography

 

 

Human and physical geography

 

 

Geographical

Skills and field work

D and T

Cooking and making an optional class recipe book (link with science healthy living)

 

D & T- Design make and evaluate a moving vehicle.

 

 

Cooking and making an optional class recipe book (ongoing)

Art

Self portraits and close observational drawing

 

Sculpture

(Liz visit)

Art: Recycled materials topic

Artists study

Artist study

ICT

 

Espresso Coding

 

Espresso Coding

 

 

R.E

Where do we belong?

 

Why are some stories special?

 

How should we live our lives?

 

SEAL

 

Getting on and falling out

 

Good to be me

 

Changes

Music

Ongoing with Laura:

Link with history topic.

 

 

 

 

 

P.E

Games: Throwing and catching

Gym: Parts high, parts low

Dance

Gym: Spinning, twisting and turning

Basic skills

Games: Dribbling, kicking and hitting

Garden

Harvest and clearing

 

Sowing and planting

 

Observing, watering etc

 

Celebrations

Eid/Diwali/ Harvest festival

Christmas

Chinese New Year

Easter

 

Summer concert

Golden Rules

Good listening

Being gentle

Working hard

Being kind and helpful

Care of property

Being honest

Trips

 

 

 

Recycling centre

Wolves Lane

National Gallery/

Lion King