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Autumn Term: 2018-19
Topic: Around the World


  • Fiction and non-fiction books relating to our topic
    • The Rainbow Bear, Finders Keepers?: A Bus Trip to India, Pizza for the Queen
  • Narrative Therapy: working on story development and ‘who’, ‘where’, ‘when’, ‘what’ happened and ‘the end’. Writing and re-telling stories
  • Letter formation: forming lower case and upper case letters
  • Identifying punctuation, including full stops, commas, question marks, speech marks and exclamation marks
  • Writing first names and surnames
  • Write about the story characters, describe setting and character emotions
  • Predict what might happen in a story
  • Streamed Read Write Inc. Phonics, and class reading/comprehension sessions
  • Develop listening skills through various video clips and music, working in pairs to discuss


  • Number and place value: number formation, ordering numbers, counting forwards and backwards within 100, finding more and less of a given number, partitioning numbers, reading and writing numbers in numerals and words
  • Addition and subtraction, including simple word problems and practising number bonds, adding 2-digit numbers
  • Fractions: recognising symbols 1/2 and 1/4, working out fractions of numbers, sharing objects into equal groups
  • Measure (Money): putting out the correct amount of money, recognising the amounts of coins and notes, beginning to solve simple addition and subtraction money problems
  • Geometry (Position and Direction): moving self and objects in different given directions, using positional language in context, beginning to recognise right-angles, using mathematical language to describe position, direction and movement


  • Based on values of the week and this term’s topic
  • Group work and one-to-one work
  • Friendship
  • Feelings and emotions
  • Following rules


  • Science: making and mixing mixtures
  • Humanities: Geography focus (around the world) – focusing on different countries very week
  • Art/DT: making our own ‘passports’ to visit each country, Roman mosaics, Diwali candle holders, tiramisu, pizza making
  • French: numbers and ages
  • 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
  • Swimming: weekly sessions with Bridget Aldridge
  • Carousel activities: cookery (1st half term); play and leisure (2nd half term)