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Termly Topics

Summer Term Topics


Talk for Writing- text mapping, writing different genres using punctuation, noun phrases, verbs, conjunctions and time connectives.

Handwriting- joining letters together


Place value- ordering numbers and using > and < signs

Addition and Subtraction within 100 - demonstrating understanding through use apparatus

Using the inverse to solve missing number problems

Solve problems involving addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 x tables

Read clocks

Recognise 1/2, 1/4,  3/4 , and 2/4

Read scales for measurement-l, mls, kgs and g, 

Measure lengths in cms

Describe properties of shape

Data handling


Judaism - How Jews have a special relationship with God. What is the Torah?


Plants and how they grow.


Games skills through Rounders



Florence Nighingale


Mapping Skills

National monuments and landmarks



Van Gogh - The Sunflowers


Music from around the UK- folk, bagpipes, choral,

Food Technology

Making Pizzas





Spring Term


In English this term we are learning

  • How to punctuate writing with full stops, question marks, exclamation marks and commmas
  • Storymapping, retelling, adapting and re-writing instructions and non-chronological reports through the Talk4Writing approach
  • Our key texts are "How to Trap a Stone Giant" and "Meerkat Mail"
  • to continue to use our powerful adjectives and our magpie words



In Maths we are learning:

  • 2x, 5x and 10x (multiplying and dividing)
  • how to solve word problems
  • using < and > signs
  • completing arrays within multiplication
  • statistics
  • shape
  • fractions
  • measurement



In Science we are learning:

  • 'Super Scientists'
  • signficiant scientists and what they found
  • the impact they have had on us today
  • the processes of each finding


Physical Education

In Physical Education we will be learning:

  • gymnastics


Creative Curriculum

  • In History we will be learning about Florence Nightingale
  • In Geography we will be exploring "At the Farm"



In computing we will be learning:

  • 'exploring the digital world'
  • creating databases
  • researching using the search bar

Religious Education

  • the teachings of Christianity - the Bible
  • the teachings of Judaism - the Torah



  • Money Matters


Autumn Term


In English this term we are learning

  • How to punctuate writing with full stops, question marks and exclamation marks
  • Story writing with powerful verbs and adjectives.
  • Retelling of stories through Talk4Writing and story mapping.
  • Poetry writing
  • Our Focus books are Not Now Bernard, Gorilla and The Tunnel
  • Non Fiction Writing



  • Place Value - order numbers, what each digit in 2 digit numbers represents
  • Number bonds to 10 and 20
  • Double numbers to 20
  • Bar modelling
  • Number sequences
  • Multiplication Facts for 10, 2 and 5x tables
  • Using the < > signs
  • Problem Solving and Reasoning
  • Use positional language and vocabulary
  • Measure lengths



  • Animals Including Humans - Offspring into adults
  • Explain basic needs for survival (water, food & air)
  • Need for exercise/nutrition/hygiene


Physical Education

  • Invasion Games
  • Throwing and catching
  • Throwing games
  • Dance - explore various ways of moving and linking movements together to form a dance


Creative Curriculum

In Geography we are going comparing Equador to the Uk

In history we are learning about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder plot.



Word Processing

Animated Storyboards

Online Safety


Religious Education

  • Why is Jesus important to the Christian faith
  • Christmas and Hanukah



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