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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

 

 

Star Author:

Jill Murphy

Focus Text:

Whatever Next!

Non-fiction:

Writing lists

Star Author:

Julia Donaldson

Focus Text:

The Gruffalo

Non-fiction

Wanted poster

Star Author:

Sue Hendra

Focus Text:

Supertato

Non-fiction

Instructions

 

Star Author:

Eric Carle

Focus Text:

Very Hungry Caterpillar

Non-fiction

Fact file

Star Author:

Eileene Brown

Focus Text:

Handa’s Surprise

Non-fiction

Recount

Literacy

Writing their name

Environmental print

Handwriting patterns

Listen to and talk about stories.

CVC words

Writing lists

and labels

Form lower case letters

Retell stories

 

Character and setting descriptions

Writing captions

Story map

Articulate their ideas and thoughts

Learn rhymes

Key narratives and story language

Simple sentences

Writing instructions

Form lower case letters and capitals

 

Class innovation

Class book

Simple sentences

Capital letters and full stops

 

Simple narratives

Fact files

Questions

Extended sentences

Re-read what they have written

 

Vocabulary

 

One day

Suddenly

Who

Once upon a time

 

Introduce school values

Where?

Can

Moon

Early one morning

 

Celebration

Construct

Create

Build

Travel

And

So

Unfortunately

 

Creatures

Life cycle

Chicks

What?

 

 

Night-time

But

Next

Unfortunately

 

Help

People

Emergency

Heal

Easter

But

Next

Unfortunately

Next

Until

 

Seed

Plant

Grow

 

Fruit

Basket

Will

Until

Luckily

 

Journey

Transport

Africa

Dover

Phonics

 

Little Wandle Letters & Sounds Revised

Little Wandle Ph 2

 

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

 

Tricky words

is, I, the

Little Wandle Ph 2

 

ff, ll, ss, j, v, w, x, y, z, zz, qu, ch, sh, th, ng, nk

Words with s added to the end

 

Tricky words

Put, pull, full, as, and, has, his, her, go, no, to, into, she, push, he, of, we, me, be

 

Little Wandle Ph 3

 

ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, er

 

Words with double letters & longer words

 

Tricky words

Was, you, they, my, by, all, are, sure, pure

Little Wandle Ph 3

 

Review all Phase 3

 

Longer words, including double letters

 

Tricky words

Review all tricky words taught so far

 

Little Wandle Ph 4

 

Short vowels with adjacent consonants

 

Longer words and compound words

 

Tricky words

Said, so, have, like, some, come, love, do, were, here, little, says, there, when, that, one, out, trolley

Little Wandle Ph 4

 

Long vowel graphemes with adjacent consonants

Longer words and compound words

 

Review all tricky words taught so far

Maths

Count objects

Compare groups

Understanding 0

Composition of numbers 0, 1 & 2

Number bonds – 1 & 2

Solve a range of jigsaws

Compare length

Introduce subitising

 

Count objects

Link numeral to value

Compare numbers

Composition of numbers 3 & 4

Number bonds 3 & 4

Make patterns

Compare weight

Select, rotate and manipulate shapes

Link numeral to value

More than and less than (fewer)

Composition of numbers 5 & 6

Number bonds 5 & 6

Compare capacity

 

Composition of numbers 7 & 8

Number bonds 7 & 8

2D & 3D shapes

Make patterns e.g. ABBCABBC

Compare length

 

Conceptual subitising

Composition of numbers 9 & 10

Number bonds 9 & 10

Real life problems

Compare weight

Select, rotate and manipulate shapes

 

Count beyond 10

Composition of number 10

Number bonds to 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

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

Explore changes in materials

Observe changes in living things

Life cycles

Seasons (Winter)

Compare and contrast figures from the past

Seasons (Spring)

Observe the natural world

Make observations of plants

Compare lives in different countries Seasons (Summer) 

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

Captain Tom Moore

Dame Vera Lynn

 

Axel Scheffer

 

Marcus Rashford

 

The Queen

 

David Attenborough

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 woods

Visit from emergency services

 

Visit to the Fire Station

 

Visit to the supermarket/shop

Visit to Allotments

 

Zoolab experience

Visit from train or bus driver

 

Visit to Wingham Wildlife Park