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Autumn Term: 2019-20
Topic: Frozen Planet


  • Class text: Here Comes Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara; Stick Man by Julia Donaldson
  • Non-fiction books about cold climates and polar animals
  • 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
  • Circle Time and Chatty Box speaking and listening skills


  • Number and place value
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Problem solving – fractions
  • Geometry – position and direction
  • Measure – money


  • Based on values of the week and this term’s topic
  • Individual targets
  • How to stay safe/stranger danger
  • Group work, circle time, free choice activities and one-to-one work


  • Science: Web of Life – classifying living things and evolution
  • Humanities: Geography focus: Human and Physical: looking at environments with different temperatures
  • Art/DT: drawing and painting skills: observe and draw polar landscapes, Vincent Van Gogh and Leonardo Da Vinci
  • French: greetings, introductions, colours and numbers
  • Animal Care: weekly sessions with Kerry Attwood
  • Computing: weekly sessions with Jane Walters
  • Music: weekly sessions with Jane Rowlinson
  • PE: weekly sessions with Tom Kophamel
  • RE: weekly sessions with Ali Mills
  • Carousel activities: forest school and animal care (both 1st half-term); swimming (2nd half term)