EY Curriculum Overview 2013-2014

Report
Early Years Autumn Term 2013-2014
Topic
Hey look at me!
(2 weeks)
Oh no it’s a Gruffalo!
(2 weeks)
The Land Before Time
(3 weeks)
Over the rainbow
(2 weeks)
African Adventure
(3 weeks)
Jingle Bells
(2 weeks)
Dates
9th September – 20th
September
23rd September – 4th October
7th October - 25th October
4th November – 15th November
18th November – 6th December
9th December – 20th December
*Home visit
*Sharing starting school
books
*Watch Gruffalo DVD
*Perform Gruffalo story to another
class
*Bone/egg found on the nature
trail
*Dinosaur dig
*Splatter painting outside
*Noah the drummer
*Christmas decorations in base
*Art exhibition in classrooms
*Mud huts to take home
*Performance
None
None
Treehouse Theatre – 18th
October (£3 per child)
None
Noah the African Drummer – 18th
November (£2 per child)
Christmas Pantomime – Funded by
PSG
Parental
Involvement
Home visits
Home learning
Home learning
Home learning
Art exhibition
Home learning
Home learning
Performances
Role Play
Home
Woods
Dinosaur cave
Art gallery
African jungle/ safari
Santa’s workshop
Writing
assessment
On- entry writing
N/A
Free choice writing
N/A
N/A
A letter to Santa
Key texts
I Am Absolutely Too
Small for School
Splat the Cat
Lucy and Tom Go to
School
Gruffalo
What the Ladybird Heard
Rhyming Rabbit
Non-fiction dinosaur texts
Harry and the Dinosaurs go to
the Museum
Stomp Dinosaur Stomp
Dinosaurs Galore
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Can
You See?
The Mixed Up Chameleon
Non-fiction texts about Africa
Maps/atlases
The Leopard’s Drum
Handa’s Surprise
Rumble in the Jungle
Santa’s Special Letter
Jolly Postman (Christmas edition)
Other texts
Dear Miss
Going to School
Tyrannosaurus Drip
A Squash and a Squeeze
Smartest Giant in Town
Gruffalo’s child
Dinosaurs Love Underpants
Rainbow Fish
Handa’s Hen
Sparkly Starter
and Fab Finish
Visitor/ Trip and
Cost
Early Years Spring Term 2013-2014
Topic
999 Emergency!
(3 weeks)
You shall go to the ball
(3 weeks)
Circle of Life
(4 weeks)
Time Travellers
(2 weeks)
Dates
7th January – 24th January
27th January – 14th February
24th February – 14th March
17th March – 28th March
*Visit from the police
*Initiation from Prince Charming
*Caterpillars arrive
*A day as a Victorian
*
*The Grand Ball
*Release butterflies
*Visit from an elderly person
Police/Firemen/Nurse/ Dentist/Vet
Finola – Ballroom Dancing
Upton house – pond dipping £1.50 per child
(using minibus)
Priest House Museum (funded by PSG)
Visit from an elderly person
Parental
Involvement
Home learning
Home learning
Invited to the ball
Home learning
Home learning
Role Play
Hospital
Cinderella’s house
Garden centre
Victorian classroom
Writing
assessment
N/A
Write Cinderella story
Recount – life cycle of a butterfly
N/A
Key texts
Non fiction texts about people who
help us
The Naughty Bus
Cinderella
Each Peach Pear Plum
The Gigantic Turnip
Hungry caterpillar
Non-fiction books about nature and life cycles
All Afloat on Noah’s Boat
Mr Tick the Teacher
Brown Paper Bear
Non-fiction texts about Victorian school life and toys
The Three Little Pigs
Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Little Red Riding Hood
Tadpole’s Promise
The Bad Tempered Ladybird
The Crunching Munching Caterpillar
The Teeny Weeny Tadpole
Mad About Minibeasts
Aaarrggh Spiders
Sparkly Starter
and Fab Finish
Visitor/ Trip
and Cost
Other texts
Early Years Summer Term 2013-2014
Topic
Let’s make some music and dance
(2 weeks and 3 days)
Planet protectors
(2 weeks)
Pirates Ahoy
(3 weeks)
To Infinity and Beyond
(3 weeks)
Moving on up
(1 week and 1 ½ day )
Dates
22nd April – 9th May
12th May – 23rd May
2nd June – 20th June
24th June – 11th July
14th July – 22nd July
*Performance from dancers
*Rubbish all over the classroom
*Dress up as pirates
* Watch video ‘First Journey to the Moon’
* Visit to new classroom
*Performance
*Create something with recycled
materials
*
* Re-enact journey to the moon
* Transition activities with Year 1
Dancers
Collect recycled materials from
Dorset Scrapstore
Poole Museum
N/A
Picnic and activities with Year 1
Parental
Involvement
Home learning
Performance
Home learning
Home learning
Home learning
Summer holiday home learning activities
Role Play
Theatre
Recycling yard
Pirate ship
Space and a rocket
N/A
Writing
assessment
N/A
N/A
Write a pirate story
N/A
N/A
Key texts
Non-fiction texts about musical
families
Giraffes can’t dance
Tanka Tanka Skunk
Michael Recycle
Litterbug Doug
Dear Greenpeace
Non-fiction books about pirates/
Harry Paye
Pirate Adventure
Night Pirates
Way Back Home
How to Catch a Star
Non – fiction books about planets and space
Non-fiction books about new class characters –
rabbits, badgers, hedgehogs and squirrels
Non-fiction texts about the planet
Pirates Love Underpants
My Granny is a Pirate
Sparkly Starter
and Fab Finish
Visitor/ Trip and
Cost
Other texts
Percy Park Keeper stories

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