For English, we use the Talk for Writing approach and, this term, the texts we'll be using to develop the children's reading and writing skills are:
We are also especially focusing on Phonics and Handwriting as the cornerstones of quality, independent reading and writing.
For Maths, we follow the White Rose Maths Hub mixed age planning. This means that we'll be spending Quarter 1 looking at:
Our topic for Discovery this quarter is 'Norse Myths'. This allows Year 1 and 2 to join KS2 in their topic of 'Vikings' and understand the power of stories to give us insights on the beliefs and attitudes of the cultures that told them. We'll also use this to examine traditional story structures and feed this back in to our English learning.
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