Long Term Curriculum Plan

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 Brown Bear, Brown Bear
Children becoming familiar with routines and boundaries The Gingerbread Man
Autumn – change of season, animals hibernating
Outdoor with Margaret – planting winter veg, feeding the birds Handa’s Surprise
Forest School Activities / Mud Kitchen
Projects: The Singing Ringing Tree – music and song Funny Bones
Burnley Youth Theatre – drama
Visit from Misoshi to enhance learning for “Handa’s Surprise.” The Enormous Turnip
Bonfire Night – Night and Day / Light
Diwali – other cultures and traditions The Christmas Story
Children in Need
Road Safety Week (Brake / PC Visit)
Hannukah (– other cultures and traditions
Christmas Concert
Winter- change of season – science activities hot/cold
2016 SPRING TERM – THEME: GROWTH
Activities: Peace at Last
RSPB –Outdoors with Margaret – bird spotting and feeding
Winter to Spring – change of season – new growth, leaves and flowers starting to grow on trees. Owl Babies
Forest School Activities
Owl Visitors to enhance learning, understanding the world Goldilocks and the 3 Bears
Chinese New Year- other cultures and traditions
Shrove Tuesday/Pancake Day The Tiger Who Came to Tea
Visit to Pets at Home (local visit)
World Book Day Jack and the Beanstalk
British Science Week – our senses
Holi – other cultures and traditions Mrs Honey’s Hat
Easter Activities
The Very Hungry
Caterpillar
SUMMER TERM – THEME: ANIMALS / JOURNEYS
Activities: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Spring to Summer – change of season
Visits to Forest / Mud Kitchen / Forest School Activities The Gruffalo
St George’s Day Dear Zoo
National Smile Month (Smile4Life) The 3 Billy Goats Gruff
Thornton Hall Farm visit – learning about animals We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
Ramadan Week – Ramadan Event The Train Ride
Transition Visits to school/nursery End of Year Presentation
Eid-ul-Fitr
Concert / Party
End of Term Thursday 23rd July 2016
SUMMER HOLIDAYS