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Our Curriculum

Nursery

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Autumn 1 topic: All About Me!

This term we spend a lot of time thinking about our families and who is in our family. We will think about ourselves and look at what is the same and different between ourselves and others. We will look at past events in the children’s lives and the activities the children like to do with their families.

Autumn 1 curriculum overview 2019-20

Autumn 2 topic: Celebrations!

This term in Nursery we focus on celebrating people. We are learning about some celebrations like Bonfire night, birthdays Children in Need, and Christmas, as well as celebrating the work the Police, Fire fighters, Doctors, nurses and Paramedics do.  As part of this learning we take part in a range of activities for each celebration/ Person we learn about. We do cooking, craft, dancing and role play. To end the topic we invite parents into see our carol concert.

Autumn 2 curriculum overview 2019-20

Spring 1 topic: Once Upon a Time...

This term we are learning all about fairy tale stories. We have a story teller come in to do a workshop with us. This year it was focused on the story of ‘The Gingerbread Man.’ In this term we learn to retell, role play and story map the story. We learn key story language and use this in our own role play. We focus on listening to stories with greater recall and attention and talking about events and characters in the stories.

Spring 1 curriculum overview 2019-20

Spring 2 topic: Growing and Changing

This term we are learning all about how things grow and change.
As part of this topic we have been looking at the parts of a plant and how they grow. We will grown our own cress as well as planting and caring for bulbs in our gardening area. We learn all about the lifecycle of a caterpillar and watch our caterpillars form their chrysalis and then hatch into butterflies. We look closely at how the eggs hatch and look at how the chicks grow.

Spring 2 curriculum overview 2019-20

Summer 1 topic: Under the Sea

This term we are learning all about the world under the sea.

As part of this topic we look at the different creatures and environments found under the sea. We look at some of the animals that the children want to know about as well as some of the animals that the children don’t know.

Summer 1 curriculum overview 2019-20

Summer 2 topic: Down in the Jungle

This term we are learning all about the jungle.

As part of this topic we explore the jungle, its habitat and the creatures that live within it. We learn all about the animals through the stories we read and well as learn facts about each animal. At the end of the topic we have a range of rain forest animals come to visit us in school.

Summer 2 curriculum overview


Reception

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Autumn 1 topic: All About Me!

This term we spend a lot of time thinking about our families and who is in our family. We will think about ourselves and look at what is the same and different between ourselves and others. We learn a little lit about which countries we all come from.  As part of this topic we held a family picnic where our families enjoyed sharing food from their culture. As part of our learning about Africa we took part in an African drumming and dancing workshop.

Autumn Term 1 Curriculum Overview 2019/20 - All about me

Autumn 2 topic: Celebrations!

This term we are learning about a range of celebrations from all different religions and cultures. As part of this learning we take part in a range of activities for each celebration we learn about. We do cooking, craft, dancing and role play. As part of this topic we invite parents into talk about the special times they celebrate. To end the topic we invite parents into see our carol concert.

Autumn Term 2 Curriculum Overview 2019/20 - Celebrations

Spring 1 topic: Once Upon a Time...

This term we are learning all about fairy tale stories. We have a story teller come in to do a workshop with us. This year it was focused on the story of ‘The Gingerbread Man.’ In this term we learn to retell, role play and order stories. We learn key story language and use this in our own role play. We focus on listening to stories with greater recall and attention and talking about events and characters in the stories.

Spring Term 1 Curriculum Overview 2019/20 - Once upon a time

Spring 2 topic: Growing and Changing

This term we are learning all about how things grow and change.
As part of this topic we have been looking at the parts of a plant and how they grow. We have grown our own cress as well as planting and caring for bulbs in our gardening area. We learn all about the lifecycle of a caterpillar and watch our caterpillars form their chrysalis and then hatch into butterflies. We look closely at how the eggs hatch and look at how the chicks grow.

Spring Term 2 Curriculum Overview 2019/20 - Growing and changing

Summer 1 topic: Under the Sea

This term we are learning all about the world under the sea.

As part of this topic we look at the different creatures and environments found under the sea. We look at some of the animals that the children want to know about as well as some of the animals that the children don’t know. We have a big focus on pollution in the sea and how this affects the animals who live there.

Summer Term 1 Curriculum Overview 2019/20 - Under the sea

Summer 2 topic: Down in the Jungle

This term we are learning all about the jungle.
As part of this topic we explore the jungle, its habitat and the creatures that live within it. We learn all about the animals through the stories we read and well as learn facts about each animal. At the end of the topic we have a range of rain forest animals come to visit us in school.

Summer Term 2 Curriculum Overview 2019/20 - Down in the jungle


Year 1

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Year 2

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Year 3

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Year 4

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Year 5

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Year 6

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