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 2021

Stunning start - discovery!


Spaceship crash landing – message from an alien to search for their crashed spaceship


We Are Mathematicians!


Year 1 

Number: place value (within 20)

Number: addition


Year 2

Number: place value

Number: Addition and Subtraction

Measurement: money


We Celebrate different Faiths and Languages in our Community and Beyond!

How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times? Islamic visitor



We Are Historians!


The Moon Landing

Significant figures



We Are Authors!


Newspaper Reports

Talk 4 Writing – Whatever Next


We Are Artists!


Peter Thorpe – Space Art


We Are Designers!

Planning, designing and making a moon buggy

We are Musicians

Hands, Feet, Heart

Nativity Songs


We Are Scientists!


Working scientifically

Forces, Magnets and Motion


Zoom to the Moon


We Are Sports Stars!


Fundamental movement skills

Orienteering and Team Building


We Are Readers!


Reading skills – Beegu

Mog’s Christmas


Space stories:

The Darkest Dark

Man on the Moon

Toys in Space

Non-fiction texts


Please try and read with your child daily and make a note in their planner. Little and often reading practise makes a huge difference to their progress with reading and applying their phonic knowledge!

Additional Home Learning


Don’t forget you have access to lots of fantastic online resources to support children’s learning


Rec, Y1 & Y2 – Numbots

Y1 & Y2 – Sumdog

Rec, Y1 & Y2 – BugClub

Y2 – Times Table Rockstars

Phonics Play

Username – TeamGR

Password - Phonics



We are Metacognition Masters!

New skill – chopsticks

Growth mindset and Growth mindset and making mistakes making mistakes


We Are Safe & Respectful Citizens/PSHE!

Me and My Relationships

Keeping Myself Safe



Fabulous Finish!





Christmas activities and Nativity


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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