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Arundel CourtPrimary Academy

Reception

Autumn 1
Me, Myself & I and Magic Carpet

PSED Class rules and routines
Feelings
Understanding the World The world around me
Maps
Travel
My Family
Cameras & Computers - On & Off
Expressive Arts Self portraits
Clay faces
Sorting materials
Singing
Magic carpet adventures - Role play

Autumn 2
Autumn Celebrations

PSED Celebrations
Christmas Story
Understanding the World Changing season
Park visit
Weather
Environment
Hibernation
IPad & Sound Buttons
Expressive Arts Firework dance
Instruments
Colour mixing & Printing
Texture
Cooking- Christmas cakes & Decorations
Santa’s Grotto

Spring 1
Pirates

PSED Dreams & Goals
Understanding the World Life of a pirate
Maps
Floating & Sinking
Trip to the seaside
IPad & Games
Expressive Arts Pirate Props
Pirate Songs
Collage & Design
Role Play- Pirate school

Spring 2
Sealife & Superheroes

PSED Class rules & routines
Healthy Body
School Values
Understanding the World Learning about sea creatures
Visit to the aquarium
Computers for information
Expressive Arts Collage- Make/do
Painting
Sculptures
Create your own cape
Songs linked to topic
Role play

Summer 1
Traditional Tales

PSED Respecting other views and opinions
Understanding the World Open Box Theatre
Nursery Rhymes & Mapping
IPad & BeeBots
Expressive Arts Puppets - Using & Applying
Cooking - Change in texture
Instruments - Pitch
Story & Role Play

Summer 2
Animal Kingdom

PSED My body
Understanding the World Learning about animals
Life cycle – butterflies
Adult & Baby
Trip to Marwell Wildlife Park
Using IT for information
Expressive Arts Pattern, change, similarities & difference
Sorting
Model Magic
Collage
Painting
3D Sculptures
Role play- animals