AUTUMN TERM – THEME ALL ABOUT ME

*Please note that themes are over arching and primarily the interests of children are used to plan the curriculum.

 

CORE BOOKS
Activities:

Settling in period for new children with

returnees modelling Golden Rules

Children becoming familiar with routines and boundaries

Autumn – change of season, animals hibernating

Outdoor with Margaret – planting winter veg, feeding the birds

Forest School Activities / Mud Kitchen

Projects: The Singing Ringing Tree – music and song

Burnley Youth Theatre – drama

Visit from Misoshi to enhance learning for “Handa’s Surprise.”

Bonfire Night – Night and Day / Light

Diwali – other cultures and traditions

Children in Need

Road Safety Week (Brake / PC Visit)

Hannukah (– other cultures and traditions

Christmas Concert

Winter- change of season – science activities hot/cold

 

 

Brown Bear, Brown Bear

 

The Gingerbread Man

 

Handa’s Surprise

 

Funny Bones

 

The Enormous Turnip

 

The Christmas Story

 

2016 SPRING TERM – THEME: GROWTH
 

Activities:

RSPB –Outdoors with Margaret – bird spotting and feeding

Winter to Spring – change of season – new growth, leaves and flowers starting to grow on trees.

Forest School Activities

Owl Visitors to enhance learning, understanding the world

Chinese New Year- other cultures and traditions

Shrove Tuesday/Pancake Day

Visit to Pets at Home (local visit)

World Book Day

British Science Week – our senses

Holi – other cultures and traditions

Easter Activities

 

 

Peace at Last

 

Owl Babies

 

Goldilocks and the 3 Bears

 

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

 

Jack and the Beanstalk

 

Mrs Honey’s Hat

 

The Very Hungry

Caterpillar

 

SUMMER TERM – THEME: ANIMALS / JOURNEYS
 

Activities:

 

Spring to Summer – change of season

Visits to Forest / Mud Kitchen / Forest School Activities

 

St George’s Day

 

National Smile Month (Smile4Life)

 

Thornton Hall Farm visit – learning about animals

 

Ramadan Week – Ramadan Event

 

Transition Visits to school/nursery

 

Eid-ul-Fitr

 

Concert / Party

 

 

The Very Hungry

Caterpillar

 

The Gruffalo

 

Dear Zoo

 

The 3 Billy Goats Gruff

 

We’re Going on a Bear

Hunt

 

The Train Ride

 

End of Year Presentation

 

End of Term Thursday 23rd July 2016

SUMMER HOLIDAYS