Science Curriculum

Spellings & Homework

Homework Timetable

Walk to School


Learning Values

Learning Values: Respect & Responsibility, Life Long Learning and Engagement. Behaviours for Learning: Problem Solving

S.M.S.C: I understand that actions have consequences.


Speaking and Listening

  • Develop ability to discuss views and opinions with peers.
  • To share ideas and work collaboratively across the curriculum.
  • Drama – freeze frames


Developing a love of reading, fluency and comprehension through daily RWI phonics sessions, sharing whole class texts, weekly comprehension lessons, group guided reading and individual reading.

  • Practising using these sounds to read ‘alien words’
  • Set 2 Read Write Inc. Sounds:
  • a, ee, igh, ow, oo, oo, ar, or, air, ir, ou, oy
  • Set 3 Read Write Inc. Sounds:
  • a-e, ea, i-e,. o-e, u-e, aw, are, ur, er, ow, ai, oa, ew, ire, ear, ure.


  • Re-reading parts of the text for fluency
  • Stop and check for understanding
    • Who did you just read about?
    • What just happened?

Look at the whole word before you read/ Can you see any ‘special friends’

Fiction Texts:
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Poetry Writing

  • To re-read writing to check that it makes sense, and starting to correct mistakes.
  • To write sentences that make sense and are linked together.
  • To begin to write stories showing a beginning, middle and end.
  • Learning how to use punctuation correctly, including capital letters and full stops & question/exclamation marks.
  • To begin to use a joined scribe when writing.
  • To use ‘and’ & ‘because’ to link words and clauses.
  • To show adjectives in writing.

Key Question

  • What words can we use to make stories more interesting?

– Retelling of Hansel and Gretel
– Retelling of The Enormous Turnip

Number: Multiplication and Division
  • I can solve multiplication using an array.
  • I can solve division problems using the sharing method.
  • I can solve worded problems relating to multiplication and division
Continuing: Shape and Space
  • I can understand and use words relating to direction and movement: left, right, up, down.
  • I can understand and use a range of words relating to position: top, middle, bottom, above, below, between.
  • I can describe movement, and recognise and make whole and half turns.
  • I can recognise and understand the value of 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p and 50p coins.
  • I can recognise and understand the value of £1 coins ad £5 notes.
  • I can solve problems involving money.
Key Questions:
  • How many ways can you make 10p, 20p, 15p?
  • Can you describe how to get to treasure on a map?
  • How do you know if you have half?
  • Can you half the amount shown?
Plants & Seasonal Changes:
  • Making predictions and observing sunrise and sunset. Identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including edible plants. Naming parts of a range of plants.
  • Explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive.
  • Use observations to suggest answers to questions. Gather and record data, and recognise findings. Conduct simple tests.
Key Question:
  • What does a plant need to grow?
We are treasure hunters
  • Position and direction, programming toys to travel using basic coding skills.
  • Links to maths – positional language.
Key Question
  • How do you know your directions are correct?
  • Fit for Sport – Strategy and team games
  • Landing appropriately when jumping off apparatus
  • Walking and Jogging the Daily Mile
Key Question
  • How can I work with my friends to play games?
Religious Education
Learning from stories:
  • Using language clearly and accurately
  • Reasoning and explaining
  • Hypothesising, testing, and correcting ideas
  • Making connections
  • Using evidence and criteria
  • What morals can we learn from stories?
Talking about Music:
  • What is Pulse?
  • Can I play ‘in time’ with others.
  • Which instruments make long/short sounds?
  • Can I move ‘in time’?
Daring to be different:
  • Identity and self esteem.
  • Difference and diversity.
  • Peer influence and assertiveness.
Key Question:
  • Why is it important to be unique?
People and Places in our own Locality:
  • Looking at maps of our area and how buildings and homes have changed in appearance.
  • Creating our own maps.
Key Question:
  • What did Pitshanger look like 100 years ago?
Design Technology
Design a bag
  • Tell a friend about ideas, draw them on a plan and use an ICT paint program.
  • Glue textiles together
  • Decorate textiles using buttons, beads and sequins.
  • Create a repeating pattern design.
Key Question
  • How do we join fabric together?
  • I can identify members of my family.
  • We will also be looking at the names of the days of the week and months of the year this term.

No Geography Subjects this term.


No Art Subjects this term.

Introduction to instruments of orchestra

Mrs Ward & Mrs McDonald

Miss Limliman

Miss Hossami

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