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Curriculum Overviews

Here are our Curriculum Overviews for Autumn Term 2017:

Phonics and Reading Schemes

The scheme used for Phonics is primarily Letters and Sounds and is supplemented by Jolly Phonics.

The Reading Scheme is Oxford Reading Tree, supplemented by a range of books for our Elite Readers.

Our Reading Curriculum is based around the following:

Year Books/Stories
Nursery Traditional Tales and Nursery Rhymes
Stories by Helen Oxenbury and Jez Alborough
Reception Traditional Tales and Nursery Rhymes
Stories by Nick Sharratt and Ian Whybrow
Year 1 Julia Donaldson: The Gruffalo; Room on the Broom; Monkey Puzzle
Janet and Allen Ahlberg: The Jolly Postman; Funnybones
Year 2 Hans Christian Anderson: The Little Mermaid; The Match Girl; The Steadfast Tin Soldier
Roald Dahl: George’s Marvellous Medicine; The Twits; Charlie and The Chocolate Factory
Year 3 Francesca Simon: Horrid Henry and the Zombie Vampire
Anne Fine: Under a Silver Moon; Bill’s New Frock
Year 4 Michael Morpurgo: Why the Wales Came
Ted Hughes: The Iron Man; The Iron Woman
Clive King: Stig of the Dump
Year 5 Andrew Norris: Aquila
CS Lewis: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
Charles Dickens: Oliver Twist
Year 6 Michael Morpurgo: War Horse
Michelle Magorian: Goodnight Mr Tom
Floella Benjamin: Coming To England

Awards and Badges

The following documents contain expectations that children should achieve by the end of each year:


All documents are in pdf format.