Milne Class


Mrs Kendall

Donaldson Class

Reception and Year 1

Mrs Mingam

Rosen Class

Year 1 and Year 2

Miss Barrett

Dahl Class

Year 1 and Year 2

Miss Voakes



Class Authors

A A Milne

Julia Donaldson

Michael Rosen

Roald Dahl

Alan Alexander Milne was an English author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various poems. Milne was a noted writer, primarily as a playwright, before the huge success of Pooh overshadowed all his previous work.

Recommended read: Winnie the Pooh


Julia Donaldson CBE is an English writer, playwright and performer, and the 2011–2013 Children's Laureate. She is best known for her popular rhyming stories for children, especially those illustrated by Axel Scheffler, which include The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man.

Recommended read: The Gruffalo


Michael Wayne Rosen is an English children's author and poet who has written 140 books. He served as Children's Laureate from June 2007 to June 2009. He has also been a TV presenter and a political columnist. 

Recommended read: We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short-story writer, poet, screenwriter and wartime fighter pilot. His books have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide. Dahl was born in Wales to Norwegian immigrant parents. He served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. 

Recommended read: Matilda

Topic Web Autumn 2020

Stunning start - discovery!


  • Children will receive a letter from a child living in a different continent!

We Are Authors!


  • Pen pals – letter writing to explain where we live
  • Postcards

Reading Skills

  • Handa’s Surprise
  • We Are Mathematicians!


Year 1

  • Place value within 20
  • Addition within 20
  • Geometry

Year 2

  • Place value
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Measurement
  • Multiplication
  • We Are Scientists!

  • Animals including humans

We Are Geographers!

  • People and their communities – where in the world do these people live?
  • Researching a continent each week.





People and their Communities

We Are Musicians!

  • Charanga – Hands Feet and Heart



We Are Digital Leaders!

  • Researching continents
  • Using Seesaw to plan and design an animal habitat



We Are Designers!

  • Plan, design and evaluate a place in a box – animal habitat





We Are Artists!

  • Exploring and creating using different media in provision

We Are Sports Stars!

  • Fundamental movement skills



We Celebrate Different Faiths

and Languages of Our Community and Beyond!

  • What does it mean to belong to a faith community?

We Are Safe & Respectful Citizens/PSHE!

  • Me and my relationships

Fabulous Finish!

  • African drumming


We are Metacognition Masters!


  • Learning a new skill – how to tie shoelaces


Click on the link below to access your child's Seesaw Learning Journal. Remember - you'll need your child's individual Seesaw code to gain access. 

2019/2020 Reception, Year 1 & Year 2 Curriculum Overview and Topic Webs


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