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In RE this term our topic is called God's Great Plan.

We will...



Hear about the story of Creation from Genesis. - Talk about its meaning. 

Know that God made us because he loves us but the first people, Adam and Eve, made some wrong choices. -Think of how we can show our love for God.

Know that we are chosen by God. - Think of ways we can thank God by helping others. 

Know that God chose Abraham. -Think about how Abraham trusted God to guide him. 

Know that God chose Moses to help his people. - Reflect on how He looked after him.

Know what is meant by a mystery. - Reflect on some mysteries. 

Know that the Trinity is a great mystery. - Reflect on ways we can think about the Trinity.





In literacy we are reading a book called The Lion Inside.

National curriculum skills for this unit:


Spoken language:

• Build their vocabulary

• Give well-structured descriptions, explanations and narratives


Reading comprehension:

• Make inferences on the basis of what is being said and done

• Predict what might happen on the basis of what has been read so far

• Discuss title and events

• Link what is read or heard to own experiences

• Retell stories and consider their particular characteristics

• Participate in discussion

• Explain clearly understanding of what is read

• Discuss word meanings, linking new meanings to those already known


Writing composition:

• Say out loud what is going to be written about

• Compose a sentence orally before writing it

• Sequence sentences to form short narratives

• Re-read and check sense

• Discuss what has been written with the teacher or other pupils

• Read writing aloud clearly enough to be heard by peers and the teacher

• Spell words containing phonemes already taught

• Spell common exception words


Our reading focus is going to be on the book ‘Above and Below.’ It is a non fiction book all about different animals. These are the skills we are going to develop;



  • Predict what might happen on the basis of what has been read so far (1e)


Clarify Vocabulary

  • Discuss and clarify the meaning of words, linking new meanings to known vocabulary (1a)


Read and Retrieve 

  • Answer and ask questions (1b)


Read and Explain

  • Discuss their favourite words and phrases (1a)
  • Answer and ask questions (1b)
  • Introduce non-fiction books that are structured in different ways (1b)
  • Discuss the sequence of events in books and how items of information are related (1c)
  • Make inferences on the basis of what is being said and done (1d)





Number & Place Value

We will be learning how to...


Count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number


Count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals; count in multiples of 2s, 5s and 10s


Given a number, identify 1 more and 1 less


Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least


Read and write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words. (YEAR 1)


Recognise the place value of each digit in a two-digit number (10s, 1s)


Compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100; use <, > and = signs


Read and write numbers to at least 100 in numerals and in words (YEAR 2)


Use place value and number facts to solve problems.


In science we will be looking at plants. This project teaches children about wild and garden plants by exploring the local environment. They identify and describe the basic parts of plants and observe how they change over time.


In PE we will be developing our fitness. We will also master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and coordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities. On Thursday, we have dance with Rebecca.


This project teaches children about historically significant people who have had a major impact on the world. They will learn to use timelines, stories and historical sources to find out about the people featured and use historical models to explore their significance.


This project teaches children about the purpose of shelters and their materials. They name and describe shelters and design and make shelter prototypes. Children then design and build a play den as a group and evaluate their completed product.

Children will also be learning how to tie reef and loop knots and planting their own plants.