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Our curriculum

English

Fiction
  • Text: Superkid 
  • Focus: Sentence structure- simple sentences 
  • Text: Katie in London 
  • Focus: Character description

Non-fiction
  • Labels, lists and captions - People who help us 
  • Focus: Labels and captions/keywords 
  • Text: Great Fire of London 
  • Focus: Vocabulary 
  • Fact files - Paramedic 
  • Focus: Sentence structure and punctuation. 
  • Diary Writing - Diary of Samuel Pepys (Made Up) 
  • Focus: First Person and Pronouns. 

Maths

  • Number: Place Value (within 10) 
  • Number: Addition and Subtraction (within 10) 
  • Geometry: Shape, Measurement: Weight and Volume 
  • Number: Fractions 
  • Number: Place Value (within 20) 
  • Multiples of 2, 5 and 10

Topics

Superheroes
Children will be exploring the senses and learning all about real life superheroes in this exciting topic. We will be learning how to draw superheroes and villains, under the instruction of author and illustrator Liz Million, and will round the topic off with our own heroes and villains fancy dress party.


In Science, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense. 
  • Use everyday language/begin to use simple scientific words to ask or answer a scientific question.

In Computing, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions 

In DT, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria 
  • Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
  • Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable 
  • Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria 

In History, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements – Florence Nightingale.
  • Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally. 

In Music, the children will be:
  • Using their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes. 
  • Listening with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.


Bright Lights, Big City
Children will be researching and sketching famous landmarks and creating amazing 3D models. Children will design their own royal crests to create invitations to a very special afternoon tea.

RE

In RE, the children will be looking at Christianity and Hinduism and exploring some key questions:
  • What is religion? 
  • What is Christianity? 
  • Where do Christians go for their place of worship? 
  • What is Hinduism?
  • Where do Hindus go for their place of worship? 
  • What is Diwali? 

PSHE

In PSHE, the children will be:
  • Understanding the rights and responsibilities for being a member of my class and school. 
  • Able to recognise the choices I make and understand the consequences.

PE

In PE lessons, the children will be doing gymnastics, covering master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities.


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