Class 1 Curriculum

Please find below an overview of the curriculum for this class. If you require further information please ask the class teacher in the first instance. Each term a curriculum letter is sent out from each class.

We use FFT Success for All Phonics to teach Phonics.

Skills Progression Grids

Below you will find the EYFS long term plan and also our afternoon long term plan when the Year 1’s also join us.

EYFS LTP Autumn Spring Summer
Theme
 Themes Marvellous Me Fantastic Festivals  Come Outside! Amazing Animals Ticket to Ride Fun at the Seaside
Personal, Social and Emotional Class rules Sharing interests Sharing hobbies Identifying feelings Importance of exercise School rules and values Setting goals Listening to others Responsibility Healthy eating        Oral hygiene Making the right choices Confidence and independence Consequences Being kind  Effects of behaviour Perseverance and resilience Being a good friend Internet Safety Screen Time Managing feelings Calming Techniques Having different opinions Being unique Importance of sleep Road safety Problem Solving Resolving Conflicts Being safe in the sun Getting ready for year one
Communication and Language Listening and attention skills    Asking and answering ‘what’ questions  1:1 discussions Retelling the story ‘The Gruffalo’ Joining in with repeated refrains in stories Asking and answering ‘who’ questions’   1:1 discussions Retelling the story ‘Handa’s Surprise’ Discussing key events in a story        Asking and answering ‘when’ questions  Small group discussions Using present tense. Identifying main characters in a story Asking and answering ‘where’ questions Small group discussions Using connectives to join ideas Linking events in a story to own experiences Asking and answering ‘why’ questions Whole class discussions Using past tense Sequence story/real life events in detail           Hot seating Whole class discussions Using future tense
Physical Development  Fine Motor   Tripod Grip Writing position Using cotton buds/paintbrushes to form letters Fine Motor Scissor skills Chopping with a knife                  Using cotton buds/paintbrushes to form letters Doing up zips Fine Motor

Stacking and balancing Letter formation ‘around’ letters      Letter formation ‘down’ letters Using a knife and fork to cut

Fine Motor

Weaving and wrapping Letter formation ‘down letters’ Letter formation ‘curly’ letters Letter formation ‘zig-zag’ letters

Fine Motor

Pattern making Capital letter formation A-M     Using small tools   Doing up buttons

Fine Motor

Sewing Capital letter formation N-Z                Doing up laces

Literacy Drawing & labelling

Ordering letters of my name

Writing my name 

Talk for Writing

The Gruffalo

Writing initial sounds

Writing CVC words

Talk for Writing

Handa’s Surprise

Writing CVCC words

Writing captions

Writing lists

Talk for Writing

Owl Babies

Writing phrases

I can see sentences

Talk for Writing

Farmer Duck

Writing letters

Writing rhymes

Writing poems

Talk for Writing

Whatever Next

Writing instructions

Writing predictions

Writing descriptions

Talk for Writing

On the Way Home

Phonics Children will read and correctly say the sounds s, a, t, p, I, n, m, d, g, o, c, k, ck, e, u, r

Children will hear and identify initial sounds in words. 

Children will know tricky red words I, the.

Children will read and correctly say the sounds h, b, f, ff, l, ll, ss, j, v, w, x, y, z

Children will blend known sounds in words. 

Children will know tricky red words to, into.

Children will read and correctly say the sounds zz, qu, ch, sh, th, ng

Children will blend known sounds in words. 

Children will know tricky red words no, go, so.

Children will read and correctly say the sounds ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (short), oo (long), ar

Children will blend known sounds in words. 

Children will know tricky red words he, she, me, we, be.

Children will read and correctly say the sounds or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er

Children will blend known sounds in words. 

Children will know tricky red words are, they, her.

Children will sound and blend words with Success for all Phonics steps 1-32.

Children will know tricky red words my, by, of.

Maths Numbers 1-5

Counting out loud

Counting in correspondence

Matching and sorting

Comparing amounts

1 more / 1 less

2D shapes

Numbers 6-10

Subitising

Length

Addition and subtraction language

Money

Time language

Ordering events

Part/whole model

Number bonds to 4, 5, 6 and 7

3D shapes

Number bonds to 10

Partitioning 

Weight

 

Repeating patterns

Adding by counting on

Taking away counting back

Numbers to 10 then 20

Doubles

Halving

Length, height, distance

Weight capacity 

Understanding the World How I’ve changed

Families and communities

Autumn

Taking photos with iPad

Diwali

Remembrance Day

The Christmas Story

Past and present transport

Our school

Exploring maps

Winter

Life cycle of a chick

Spring

The Christian Easter Story

St George

The 4 Seasons

Life cycle of a plant

How to care for a plant

Seaside holidays past & present

 

Expressive Arts and Design Explore sound through voice and body.                              Colouring mixing Festival music           Cooking a main meal                               Christmas craft Pitch and tempo                   Running stitch                     Joining using a split pin Tempo and pitch fairy-tale music        2D collages    Henry Matisse            Observational drawings         Musical instruments   Puppets Performing music              Kadinsky 
             

 

2023-24 Autumn Spring Summer
Theme
Science   Animals including Humans      Marvellous Materials   Plants  
History   The Great Fire of London  Homes in the Past      First Flight
Geography     Poles Apart   Up, Up and Away  
Computing Technology around us Digital Painting Grouping Data Moving a robot Digital Writing Intro to Animation
DT   Cooking and nutrition Puppets and textiles     Design and make an aeroplane
Art Drawing and Lowry     Henri Matisse  Van Gogh’s Sunflowers  
Music  Music Express Nativity    Music Express Nursery rhymes    Music Express Singing
RE  Which stories are special and why? Why does Christmas matter to Christians? Who is Jewish and how do they live?   Being special: where do we belong?  Why is the word ‘God’ so important to Christians?  
PE  Dance 1 Dance 2 Gym – movement and balance Gym – apparatus  Games  Sports day Practice
Relationship, Health and Sex Education Caring Friendships Healthy Eating

Internet Safety and Harms

Respectful Relationships Families and People who Care for Me Being Safe  

 

2022-23 Autumn Spring Summer
Theme
Science    Seasonal Changes Autumn/Winter Scientists and Inventors   Seasonal Changes Spring/Summer  
History British Seaside   Toys     Famous Queens
Geography   Our Country   Our School    
Computing Technology around us Digital Painting Grouping Data Moving a robot Digital Writing Intro to Animation
DT Fabric bunting /Sewing   Moving pictures   Cooking and Nutrition  
Art       Portraits   Observational drawings of Insects
Music Music express Nativity Nursery Rhymes Music express Singing Music express
RE What does it mean to belong to a Faith Community?  Why is Christmas special for Christians? What is the good news Jesus brings? Why is Easter special to Christians?   What places are special and why? What makes some places sacred to believers?
PE Dance 1 Dance 2 Gym – movement and balance Gym – apparatus  Games Sports day practice
Relationship, Health and Sex Education Caring Friendships  Internet Safety and Harms  Respectful Relationships  Families and People who Care for Me Healthy Eating

Keeping Safe

 

Skills Progression Grids