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Summer Term: 2018-19
Topic: Water


  • Fiction and non-fiction books relating to our topic:
    • Tiddler; Finding Nemo; The Little Mermaid; The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch
  • 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
  • Writing about the story characters, describing setting and character emotions
  • Predicting what might happen in a story
  • Streamed Read Write Inc. Phonics, and class reading/comprehension sessions
  • Developing listening skills through various video clips, music and stories


  • 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, counting in 2s, 5s and 10s
  • Addition and subtraction: simple word problems and practising number bonds, adding 2-digit numbers and 3-digit numbers, column method addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division: recognising multiplication and division symbols and using them in simple calculations and problems; reciting 2 times and 5 times tables
  • Measure (Weight and Capacity): using comparative terms such as ‘full’ and ’empty’; measuring using ml and l, kg and g
  • Measure (Length): measuring height and length of objects; comparing sizes of objects; ordering
  • Statistics: comparing sets of information; discussing the best way to interpret data; asking and answering questions about data; extracting simple information from graphs


  • Based on values of the week and this term’s topic
  • Group work and one-to-one work – team-building activities
  • Friendship
  • Feelings and emotions
  • Following rules
  • Weekly sessions of ‘The Angry Octopus’
  • Peer massage sessions weekly
  • Self-care
  • Internet safety


  • Science: working scientifically
  • Humanities: Geography focus: water – seas, oceans and the beach
  • Art/DT: planning and making boats out of junk modelling materials; making moving objects; creating sea animals and collages
  • French: body parts
  • 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: forest school #1 (1st half term); cookery (2nd half term)