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Whinless Down Academy

EYFS Overview

 

Term 1

Can you read me a story?

Term 2

How can I make it?

Term 3

What am I?

Term 4

Who are you going to call?

Term 5

Where does it come from?

Term 6

Are we there yet?

Reading

Star Author:

 Judith Kerr

Focus Text:

The Tiger who came to tea

Traditional tale:

Little Red Hen

 

Star Author:

Jill Murphy

Focus Text:

Whatever Next!

Non-fiction:

Writing lists

Traditional tale:

The Three Little Pigs

Star Author:

Julia Donaldson

Focus Text:

The Gruffalo

Non-fiction

Wanted poster

Traditional tale:

Chicken Lickin

Star Author:

Sue Hendra

Focus Text:

Supertato

Non-fiction

Instructions

Traditional tale:

Goldilocks

 

Star Author:

Eric Carle

Focus Text:

The Tiny Seed

Non-fiction

Fact file

Traditional tale:

Jack & the Beanstalk

Star Author:

Eileene Brown

Focus Text:

Handa’s Surprise

Non-fiction

Recount

Traditional tale: Little Red Riding Hood

Literacy

Writing their name

Environmental print

Handwriting patterns

Initial sounds

Form lower case letters

Listen to and talk about stories.

Letter formation

CVC words

Writing lists

and labels

Form lower case letters

Retell stories

 

Character and setting descriptions

Writing captions

Story map

Form lower case letters

Articulate their ideas and thoughts

Learn rhymes

Key narratives and story language

Simple sentences

Writing instructions

Form lower case letters and capitals

Articulate their ideas and thoughts

Class innovation

Class book

Simple sentences

Capital letters and full stops

Form lower case letters and capitals

 

Simple narratives

Fact files

Questions

Extended sentences

Re-read what they have written

Form lower case letters and capitals

Vocabulary

 

One day

Suddenly

Who

Once upon a time

 

Tiger

Tea Party

Family

Introduce school values

Where?

Can

Moon

Early one morning

 

Celebration

Construct

Create

Build

Travel

Christmas

And

Gruffalo

Wood

So

Unfortunately

 

Creatures

Life cycle

Chicks

What?

Reinforce school values

Night-time

But

Supertato

Next

Unfortunately

 

Help

People

Emergency

Heal

Easter

But

Next

Unfortunately

Next

Until

 

Seed

Plant

Grow

Fruit

            Flower

Fruit

Basket

Will

Until

Luckily

 

Journey

Transport

Places

 Africa

Dover

Phonics

 

Letters & Sounds

Phase 1

Aspects 1 – 7

 

Including sound discrimination, alliteration, voice sounds and oral blending and segmenting

Phase 2

s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g, o, c, k, ck, e, u, f, h, b, f, ff, l, ll, ss

 

Tricky words

the, to, into, I, go, no,

 

Phase 2

Recap and consolidate

 

Reading & writing CVC words and simple phrases

 

Phase 3

j, v, w, x, y, zz, qu, ch

 

Phase 3

sh, th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, oo,

 

Tricky words

we, me, be, was

 

Recap letter names

 

Two syllable words

Phase 3

ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er

 

Tricky words

my, you, they, all, are

 

Fluency in sentences

 

Phase 2 and 3

Recap and consolidate

 

Application of phonics reading and writing

Maths

Count objects

Compare groups

Composition of numbers 0-5

Understanding 0

Composition of numbers 0, 1&2

Number bonds –  1&2

Solve a range of jigsaws

Compare length

 

Count objects

Link numeral to value

Compare numbers

Composition of numbers 0-5

Composition of numbers 3&4

Number bonds – 3&4

Make patterns e.g. AB or ABBA

Compare weight

Select, rotate and manipulate shapes

Subitise

Link numeral to value

More than and less than

Composition of numbers 6-10

Composition of numbers 5

Number bonds – 5

Compare capacity

 

Subitise

Composition of numbers 6&7

Number bonds – 6&7

2D & 3D shapes

Make patterns e.g. ABBCABBC

Compare length

 

Count beyond 10

Conceptual subitising

Composition of numbers 8&9

Number bonds – 8&9

Real life problems

Compare weight

Select, rotate and manipulate shapes

 

Count beyond 10

Conceptual subitising

Composition of number 10

Number bonds – 10

Real life problems

Find 2D shapes within 3D shapes

Compare capacity

Expressive Arts & Design

Construct with a range of materials

 

Move to and talk about music

Colour mixing

Construct with a range of materials

Encourage children to plan their creation

Solving problems 

Choose resources independently

 

Watch & talk about dance and performances

Encourage children to plan their creation

Solving problems 

Talk about what they have created 

 

Sing in a group or on their own, matching pitch and melody

Think of ways to improve creations

 

Engage music making and dance 

Understanding The World

Talking about family history and local area

Seasons (Harvest & Autumn)

Talk about a person from the past e.g. Guy Fawkes

Explore changes in materials

Observe changes in living things

Life cycles

Seasons (Winter)

Compare and contrast figures from the past

Looking after ourselves

Seasons (Spring)

Observe the natural world

Make observations of plants

 

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Compare lives in different countries Seasons (Summer) 

Technology

 

Online safety

Explore use of IWB

Digital toys e.g. metal detectors, remote control cars etc

 

Online safety

2Paint (Spray can and change colour).

Intro to PurpleMash

Take photographs using ipads

 

Online safety

 2 Create a story

Beebots

PurpleMash – Creating farms

 

Online safety

Simple City

2 Create a story

 

Online safety

Maths City

Beebots

Technology walk around the school

 

Online safety

Mashcams

Paint projects

Photo story

RE

 

Which stories are special and why?

 

Which people are special and why?

 

Which places are special and why?

 

Which times are special and why?

 

Where do we belong?

 

What is special about our world?

Famous People

 

My family history

 

Neil Armstrong

 

Banksy

 

Mother Teresa

 

Dame Vera Lynn

 

Louis Belriot

Trips/Visitors

Visit to church for Harvest

 

Visit from parents/ grandparents to talk about family history

Visit to the local post box to post letters to Santa

 

Visit Nativity Plays across the academy

Invite members of staff to read traditional tales

 

Eggs to chicks

 

Gruffalo hunt at the park

Visit from emergency services

 

Visit to the Fire Station

Visit to the garden centre to buy seeds.

 

Visit to Allotments

Visit from train or bus driver

 

Visit to Wingham Wildlife Park