Jeffers Class

Reception

Mrs Kendall

Litchfield Class

Reception and Year 1

Miss Barrett

Hendra Class

Year 1 and Year 2

Mrs Mingam

Adeola Class

Year 2

Mrs Davison

 

                                  

Class Authors

A A Milne

Julia Donaldson

Sue Hendra

Dapo Adeola

Oliver Jeffers is a multi-award winning visual artist and author working in painting, bookmaking, illustration, collage, performance, and sculpture. His critically acclaimed picture books have been translated into over fifty languages and sold over 14 million copies worldwide. His original artwork has been exhibited at such institutions as the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin, the National Portrait Gallery in London, and the Palais Auersperg in Vienna.

David Litchfield is a multi-award winning illustrator and author. He first started to draw when he was very young, creating Star Wars and Indiana Jones ‘mash up’ comics for his older brother and sister. Since then David’s work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, books and on T-shirts.

Suzanne Francis Hendra is a British writer and illustrator of over seventy books for children, including Barry the Fish with Fingers and Supertato. Her book Wanda and the Alien has been adapted for television.

 

Dapo Adeola is an award-winning illustrator and designer who creates characters and images that challenge expectations around race and gender in a fun and upbeat way. He is the co-creator and illustrator of best selling picture book Look Up!

 

Recommended read: Here we are

Recommended read: The Bear and the Piano

Recommended read: Supertato

Recommended read: Look Up!

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW  2022-23

SUBJECT 

AUTUMN 1 

AUTUMN 2 

SPRING 1 

SPRING 2 

SUMMER 1 

SUMMER 2 

Theme 

People and their communities – where in the world do these people live?  

 

Bonfire Night and The Great Fire of London– Should we still celebrate Bonfire Night? Did the Great Fire make London a better or worse place?  

Animals and their habitats – where do our favourite animals live? 

Intrepid Explorers – Who were the greatest explorers and what did they do?  

Food – where does our food come from?  

We’re all going on a summer holiday – how have seaside holidays changed over time?  

Stunning start 

Walk around local area (map skills) 

Creating salt dough and fire alarm!  

Detectives to follow clues to find out which animals have visited school!  

Pandas, penguins, sharks and elephants 

Poo 

 

Visit from an explorer - PRIDE poster 

Pizza Express Visit:  

Jeffers 

Hendra 

Litchfield 

Adeola 

Trip to the seaside/Seaside Day in school 

 

Grandparents to visit each week for assembly  

English 

Letter writing – where we live and our family.  

Pen pals with Summerbridge 

 

 

Diary entry (Samuel Pepys)  

Research an endangered animal and present fact files. Raise money for WWF 

 

T4W – The Gingerbread Manging gingerbread 

 

(hook – video) 

 

  

T4W The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch  

 

Instructions 

 

Reading skills  

 The Bear and the Piano 

(Author: 

Litchfield) 

Toby and the Great Fire of London 

Tad 

Poles Apart 

Secrets of the Vegetable Garden  

Flotsam 

Maths 

Year 1   

Number: place value (within 20) 

Number: addition  

Geometry  

Year 2  

Number: place value 

Number: Addition and Subtraction  

Measurement: money  

Multiplication  

 

Year 1   

Number: addition and subtraction 

Number: place value (within 50) 

Measurement  

Year 2 

Division  

Statistics 

Geometry  

Fractions 

Measurement  

Year 1   

Multiplication and division  

Fractions 

Geometry  

Place value (within 50)  

Measurement  

Year 2 

Geometry  

Problem solving 

Measurement 

Investigations 

Science 

 

 

Animals, including humans (Y1 + Y2) 

 

Living things and their habitats (Y2) 

Uses of everyday materials (Y2) 

Plants (Y2)  

History 

 

 

 

Who were the greatest explorers and what did they do? 

 

Geography 

 

Where in the world do these people live? 

 

 

Where does our food come from? 

How have seaside holidays changed over time? 

Computing 

 

 

 

 

Art 

Art and design: Josef Wilkon- artist inspired by animals. (Poland born 1930) 

 

Art and design: Stephanie Peters- fire art. (America born 1995) 

 

 

 

Art and design: Gordon Barker- beach art( UK born 1960) 

 

 

Design Technology 

 

 

 

DT: Dr Lucy King- inventor of the beehive fence. 

DT The invention and development of ships through history. 

DT: Ainsley Harriot –recipe inventor. 

 

 

Music 

 

Hands Feet Heart 

Nativity – Hey Ewe  

I Wanna Play in a Band 

Zoo Time  

Friendship Song  

Reflect Rewind and Replay 

P.E. 

 

Fundamental Movement Skills 

Orienteering and Team Building 

Gymnastics and Dance 

Fun Games 

Athletics 

Athletics 

R.E. 

Christianity, Islam and Sikhism. 

Creation Story 

Does God want Christians to look after the world? 

Christmas 

What might Christians in my town have given baby Jesus if he had been born here rather than Bethlehem?  

Jesus is a friend 

Was it always easy for Jesus to show friendship? 

Easter – forgiveness 

 

What is ‘good’ about Good Friday?  

Hindu beliefs 

 

How can Brayham be everywhere and in everything? 

VISITOR 

Hajj 

 

Does completing Hajj make a person a better person?  

PSHCE 

 

 

Being Me in My World 

Celebrating Difference 

Dreams and Goals 

Healthy Me 

Relationships 

Changing Me 

Metacognition 

New skills – tying shoelaces 

Growth mindset and making mistakes 

Successful learners – reading  

Problem solving 

Metacognitive talk  

Planning, monitoring and evaluating 

Coaching and feedback  

Cooperative learning and teamwork 

Fabulous Finish 

Trip to Summerbridge/Summerbridge children visit us 

Art gallery 

Animal Day!  

Bee Visit – honey etc 

Big Cook, Little Cook 

Art Attack – Large scale art  

Topic Web Autumn 2022

Stunning start - discovery!

 

Walk in the local area. Use map skills to follow clues.

We Are Authors!

 

Pen pals – letter writing to explain where we live

Reading Skills

David Litchfield – The Bear & the Piano

We Are Mathematicians!

 

Year 1

Place value within 20

Addition within 20

Year 2

Place value

Addition and subtraction

 

We Are Scientists!

 

Animals including humans

We Are Geographers!

 

People and their communities – where in the world do these people live?

 

 

 

People and their Communities –

Where in the world do these people live?  

We Are Musicians!

 

Charanga – Hands Feet and Heart

 

 

 

Special Dates

 

Tuesday 13th September – Roald Dahl Day

W/C Monday 19th September – Recycle Week

Monday 26th September – European Day of Languages

October – Black History Month

W/C Monday 10th October – World Space Week

Monday 10th October – World Mental Health Day

 

Daisy’s Daily Double at home

 

Reading daily

 

Accessing online maths platforms daily

We Are Artists!

 

Art and design: Josef Wilkon- artist inspired by animals. (Poland born 1930)

 

We Are Sports Stars!

 

Fundamental movement skills

 

 

We Celebrate Different Faiths and Languages of Our Community and Beyond!

 

Creation Story 

Does God want Christians to look after the world? 

 

We Are Safe & Respectful Citizens/PSHCE!

 

Being Me in My World

Fabulous Finish!

 

Pen pal letters

 

Possible visit to a contrasting area

We are Metacognition Masters!

 

Learning a new skill – how to tie shoelaces

 

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