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Autumn: 2018-19
Topic: Transport


  • Texts about transport: The Hundred Decker Bus, The Way Back Home
  • Non-fiction books about forms of transport
  • Labelling, adding captions, writing lists
  • Role play, re-telling of stories
  • Identifying ideas in texts, looking at characters and events
  • Streamed Read Write Inc. Phonics, See and Learn and class reading sessions
  • Contributing to group discussions


  • Number and place value
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Weight and capacity
  • Measuring – length
  • Geometry – 2D/3D shape


  • Based on values of the week and this term’s topic
  • Harvest celebration
  • Friendship, getting to know each other, class rules
  • Group work, circle time, free choice activities and one-to-one work


  • Science: growing and changing – lifecycles
  • Humanities: History focus (transport) – trains, buses, other forms of transport through the ages
  • Art/DT: designing and making forms of transport, Harvest, Bonfire Night art
  • French: greetings and family members
  • Computing: weekly sessions with Jane Walters
  • Music: weekly sessions with Jane Rowlinson
  • PE: weekly sessions with Tom Kophamel
  • Swimming: weekly sessions with Bridget Aldridge
  • Carousel activities: animal care (1st half term); forest school #2 (2nd half term)