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Spring Term: 2018-19
Topic: Superheroes


  • Fiction and non-fiction books (real-life heroes) relating to our topic
    • Traction Man, Charlie’s Superhero Underpants, Ladybug Girl
  • 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, identifying capital and lower-case letters, remembering to leave spaces between words
  • 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 (Time): reading o’clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to on clock faces, drawing the given times onto clock faces, reading the time between five minute intervals, recognising the difference between seconds, minutes and hours, solving simple time word problems
  • Geometry (2D and 3D Shape): naming shapes, naming right angles, recognising shapes by the number of sides and corners, comparing and sorting the properties of 2D and 3D shapes


  • 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: space, light and shadows
  • Humanities: History focus – the police
  • Art/DT: making our own superhero capes and masks, cooking, exploring colour (Holi festival)
  • French: days of the week
  • 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: animal care (1st half term); forest school #2 (2nd half term)