Why was the fire of London so great?
Who is Queen Elizabeth and how has Stoke-on-Trent changed since she became Queen?
Why wouldn’t a dinosaur make a good pet?
Why doesn’t a meerkat live on Antarctica?
Would you prefer to live in England or Africa?
Diary- faction recount
Retelling a story with a new character.
Letter in role
|story with familiar setting
description and vocabulary
setting and character descriptions
The Queen’s Hat
The Queen’s handbag
The Queen’s Christmas What am I poetry.
|Story fantasy description and vocabulary
retell of the story in role.
sequel to a story
The dinosaur’s diary.
The Bear and the Piano
Comparing characters and building character profiles
Comparing settings and describing them
Vocabulary linked to these
Non chronological report
The Bear and the Piano.
Lost and Found
Uplevelling vocabulary and punctuation
Retelling the story from the character’s point of view
Play script (short unit)
Comparing stories from the same author
Oliver Jeffers Collection
Lila and the Secret of Rain.
Poetry- rhyming and the senses.
Text linked to plants?
|History||The Great Fire of London||Queen Elizabeth.
Changes in Kidsgrove/ Stoke-on-Trent over the past 100 years.
Emma Bridgewater/ Steelite
|Dinosaur era, fossils, Mary Anning.||History of the lifeboats (linked with Geography topic)|
|Geography||Countries in the United Kingdom||Local Area Kidsgrove and Stoke-on-Trent||Fossils and Land||Countries, continents and climates||Weather contrast. Beaches and tourist attractions.||Oceans, seas, rivers, continents|
|Science||Materials- everyday materials and their uses.||Living things and their habitats. Local and world habitats.||Living things and their habitats. Dinosaurs||Animals including humans||Animals including humans||Plants|
|Art||John Virtue- London Paintings.||Leonid Afremov- Water modern paintings.||Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins- Sketching dinosaurs.||Leo Sewell. Creating animal sculptures using materials.||Giuseppe Arcimboldo- creating vegetable pictures.||Georgia O’Keeffe- flowers
|DT||Bread Baking||Clay Pottery||Fossil Making||Printing using tiles and ink.||Sewing||Building a raft/ lifeboat for the sea.|
|RE||Caring for the natural world||Christian Nativity story- valuing new life||Worship and ceremonies||Belonging to a group||Storytelling through sacred writing||Showing kindness and goodness|
|SEAL||New Beginnings||Say No to Bullying||Going for Goals||Good to be Me||Relationships||Changes|
|Music||Charanga Music Topic||Charanga Music Topic||Charanga Music Topic||Charanga Music Topic||Charanga Music Topic||Charanga Music Topic|
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