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Our curriculum

English

Poetry
  • Type: Pattern and Rhyme
  • Text: African Animals/Monkey Babies
  • Focus: Rhyming words

Fiction

  • Type: Meeting story
  • Text: The Tiger Who Came for Tea
  • Focus: Sentence structure- simple sentences and Story Openers
Non-fiction 
  • Labels, lists and captions - People who help us 
  • Text: Sophie's Shopping list for tea
  • Focus: Using GPCs to sound out words carefully

Maths

  • Number: Place Value (within 10) 
  • Number: Addition and Subtraction (within 10) 

Topics

Paws, Claws and Whiskers

Children will be classifying animals, creating African Tinga, Tinga art and visiting the African Plains at the Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

In Science, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  • Identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals. 
  • Identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores
  • Describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, including pets)

In Computing, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  • To understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions. 
  • To use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content
  • Show an awareness of information in different formats.
In DT, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 
  • To design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other uses based on design criteria. 
In Art, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 
  • To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
In Geography, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 
  • To use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage – Africa.
In Music, the children will be able to:
  • 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.
RE
In RE, the children will be looking at Christianity:
  • God the creator
  • God is Love
  • God answers questions
  • God the giver and provider
  • God is seen through miracles

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 throwing and catching, 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.