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EYFS Overview of Year

2016/2017

English

Maths

Art

DT

Science

Geog/Hist

ICT/Circle Time

 

Communication and Language

 

 

Exploring and Using Media

 

Knowledge and Understanding of the World

Technology/PSED

 

Physical Development is incorporated through all subject areas to develop fine motor skills. Gross motor skills are developed through PE lessons and outdoor play activities

Term 1

All About Me

 

  • PHONICS
  • Writing about favourite toys
  • Description of room in a house
  • Labelling food in lunchbox
  • Explanatory writing about senses
  • Describing characteristics of people/friends
  • Sequencing stories - Funnybones

 

  • Number recognition
  • Ordering numbers/size
  • Counting
  • Pictograms
  • Comparing weight-heavier/lighter/the same
  • Addition (1 more)
  • Subtraction
  • Repeating patterns
  • Self portrait painting
  • Collage of child in school uniform
  • Skeleton Pictures (with straws)
  • Printing patterns (paint)
  • Watercolour-Rangoli patterns/Mendhi designs
  • Cutting skills
  • Paper plate puppets
  • Make a house (hay/sticks/bricks) and test strength
  • Fruit and veg tasting
  • Herb collage pictures
  • Make a Diva lamp
  • Body parts and skeleton
  • Keeping healthy-food and our bodies
  • Effects of exercise on our body
  • Senses
  • Similarities and differences
  • Our local area-where is our school?
  • Features of a road

(walk around local street)

  • Golden Rules
  • How can we keep ourselves healthy?
  • What jobs do people do?
  • Where would you rather live?
  • What would it be like if we were all skeletons?
  • What is a good friend?
  • 2paint a picture – xmas pictures

Term 2

Super Space

 

  • PHONICS
  • TRICKY WORDS
  • Non-fiction texts-write a fact about space
  • Firework poems
  • Writing a list of what you would take into space
  • Direct speech-Speech bubbles
  • Story writing-finish a story
  • Story mapping
  • Read clues to find class mascots which have been kidnapped
  • Rhyme
  • Addition (representation using counters)
  • Subtraction
  • 2D shape
  • Positional language
  • Estimating/comparing
  • Measures-length/height
  • Capacity
  • Printing (crumpets/marbles/sponges) to make space pictures
  • Collage of a superhero
  • Firework pictures (paint blowing)
  • Sparklers made from breadsticks
  • Bonfire collages
  • Split pin astronauts
  • Joining materials
  • Design, make and evaluate a rocket
  • Paper plate alien masks
  • Design a food packet
  • Make a telescope
  • Using Nets to make a 3D car
  • Making a moving picture-Incy Wincy Spider
  • planets in space
  • Night and day
  • Constellations
  • Compare life on earth to life on mars
  • Gunpowder plot
  • First man on the moon

 

 

  • Golden Rules
  • Firework safety
  • Who helps us?
  • If you had a superpower how would you use it?
  • In the news (dicuss current topics of interest in the news)
  • Anti-bullying week (reasons for people being kind/unkind)
  • Programming – use of remote controlled vehicles

Term 3

Creatures Great and Small

 

  • PHONICS
  • TRICKY WORDS
  • GUIDED READING
  • Speaking & listening
  • Adding description using adjectives to describe Elmer
  • Factual writing about dinosaurs
  • Labelling a diagram of a minibeast
  • Sequencing a story
  • Writing own version of a story (Polar Bear Polar Bear)

 

  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Doubling
  • Halving
  • Odd & Even numbers
  • Ordering numbers
  • 2D and 3D shapes
  • Measuring
  • Number bonds to 10
  • Time to the hour
  • Repeating patterns changing colour and shape
  • Warm/cool colours
  • Sketching
  • Colour mixing
  • Exploring Pattern
  • Printing using sponge templates
  • Glittered spider webs
  • Pictures of jungle animals (exploring texture)
  • Paint a watercolour picture of a robin

 

  • Design and make an imaginary minibeast (mini models)
  • Cutting skills
  • Polar Bear plates
  • Moving model of Incy Wincy Spider going up the drainpipe
  • Freezing and melting
  • Comparison- humans and animals
  • Prehistoric animals
  • Polar regions
  • Jungle regions
  • New Years Resolutions
  • How would you feel if you lived in a cold place
  • Would you choose to live in a hot country or a cold country?
  • 2Paint-jungle pictures
  • Use of Incy Wincy Spider website to practise mouse control
  • Children to use own log-in details to enter RM Unify

Term 4

Terrific Tales

 

  • PHONICS
  • TRICKY WORDS
  • GUIDED READING
  • Retell a traditional tale - Goldilocks
  • Write a letter of apology from Goldilocks
  • Write questions to different characters in a story
  • Descriptive writing – the gingerbread house
  • Create a story map (Hansel and Gretel)
  • Create own alternative ending to a story (Thumbelina)
  • Use time connectives to sequence a story (Jack and the Beanstalk)
  • Create a ‘Wanted’ poster
  • Acrostic poems
  • Number recognition
  • Ordering
  • Counting in 2s, 5s, 10s
  • Sequencing, missing numbers
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Number formation (teen numbers)
  • Ordering by weight
  • Matching pairs (socks)
  • Money – to recognise coins and use coins to make an amount
  • Sorting 2D and 3D shapes according to their properties
  • Use standard measures for length and height
  • To estimate and count for accuracy

Use a variety of materials to colour in the gingerbread house. Development of fine motor skills/

precision/selection of

correct colours

 

Thumbprint pictures of people and animals

 

Free painting with water colour and posting paints to create easter and spring pictures

  • Food technology-designing a healthy topping for porridge
  • Evaluate porridge using senses
  • Making and decorating biscuits
  • Make furniture for The Three Bears using junk modelling
  • Using materials for a purpose. Design a shoe for a fairytale character
  • Make an elf hat
  • Make a 3D scene from a traditional tale
  • Use junk modelling to create a small object for Thumbelina’s house
  • Use pipe cleaners and tissue paper to make a beanstalk
  • Changing materials: effects of heat on the ingredients to make porridge
  • Selecting materials for a purpose. Discuss properties of materials which make them suitable for different jobs.
  • Discuss different kinds of homes around the world. Children select a home they would like to live in and explain why
  • Reading facial expressions, describing emotions
  • Hot seating – why did Goldilocks behave that way
  • Why do we say thank you?
  • Discuss stranger danger
  • Programming – Espresso Coding
  • Would you rather have breakfast with Goldilocks or climb the beanstalk with Jack?

Term 5

Growing and Changing

 

  • PHONICS
  • TRICKY WORDS
  • GUIDED READING
  • Identify and record the key parts of a story (beginning, middle, end)
  • Character description (Farmer Duck)
  • Label a picture of a plant
  • Use time connectives to retell a story (Hungry Caterpilar)
  • To describe the setting for a story (Owl Babies)
  • Write non-fiction books about nocturnal animals
  • Write a thank you letter
  • Number recognition
  • Ordering
  • Counting in 2s, 5s, 10s
  • Sequencing, missing numbers
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Number formation (teen numbers)
  • To recognise doubles and halves
  • To read and plot grid references
  • Work out which operation is needed to solve word problems
  • Days of the week and months of the year
  • Use of tally chart to create block graphs
  • Sorting into categories in a variey of ways
  • Observational paintings and sketches of flowers
  • Painting symmetrical butterfly pictures
  • Follow step by step instructions to draw an owl
  • Make a scarecrow by joining lolly sticks
  • Made a 3D lollipop using collage materials
  • Pottery sessions
  • Making owls using cardboard plant pots
  • Salt dough owls with leaves, bark and feathers
  • Making handcuffs and police badges
  • What do plants need to grow?
  • Plant sunflowers
  • Growth and change-Living Eggs
  • Order the stages of life cycles – butterfly, tadpole
  • Acting out the life cycle of a butterfly using large equipment
  • To compare foods which are grown naturally or produced in a factory
  • Matching adult animals to their young
  • What do living things need to survive
  • Nocturnal and diurnal animals
  • Making habitats for different animals

 

  • Make own family tree
  • Visit from Fire Brigade, Police Officers, Doctor
  • Importance of recycling – reduce, reuse, recycle
  • To consider which people help us and what they do
  • 2simple English – to build a zoo

Term 6

Around the World

 

 

  • PHONICS
  • TRICKY WORDS
  • GUIDED READING
  • To write a diary entry of a pirate’s day
  • To write the beginning, middle and end of a story (The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch)
  • To write a postcard from a holiday destination
  • To write a message in a bottle
  • Labelling items to take on holiday
  • Number recognition
  • Ordering
  • Counting in 2s, 5s, 10s
  • Sequencing, missing numbers
  • Addition
  • Subtraction (representation and making own number sentences)
  • Number formation (teen numbers)
  • To recognise doubles
  • and halves
  • Time to the hour and half past
  • Money – investigating different ways to make a given total
  • Create a treasure map
  • Making lighthouses using transparent paper
  • Use egg boxes to make a treasure chest
  • Make pirate bandanas, eye  patches and hook hands
  • Making 3D portholes and beach scenes
  • Making 3D hot air balloons
  • Egg box helicopters
  • Choose a filling and make own sandwich
  • Floating and sinking
  • Class trip to Bracknell Lookout Discovery Centre Number recognition
  • Ordering
  • Counting in 2s, 5s, 10s
  • Sequencing, missing numbers
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Number formation (teen numbers)
  • To recognise doubles and halves
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  • Map of journey to school
  • Discuss which modes of transport to use for journies around the world and create map
  • Comparison between England and other European countries
  • Put pictures of bicycles in historical order
  • British values: what things make us proud to live in Britain
  • Sports Day – discuss good teamwork, how to be a good winner/loser
  • Practise class assembly performance
  • Transition