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Values

Our Value for this Half-Term is INDEPENDENCE

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Values Programme

Chantry Primary Academy

Chantry
Primary Academy

Learning values for life

Reception Curriculum Overview

Autumn 1 - Wonderful Me

WOW! Factor: A 'sense'ational fun day

Parent Showcase: People who help us visitor

Books: 

  • Harry and the Dinosaurs go to School
  • So Much!
  • Mr Wiggle and Mr Waggle
  • Funny Bones
  • Ben's Baby
  • My Hair
  • Making Friends

We will be finding out about ourselves and our families and our friends. We will discuss our similarities and differences between ourselves and others.  We will explore our senses and how we use them.

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Autumn 2 - Traditional Stories

WOW! Factor:Theatre Trip

Parent Showcase:  Christmas Performance

Books:

  • The Enormous Turnip
  • Goldilocks and the 3 Bears
  • Cinderella
  • The Three Billy Goats Gruff
  • The Gingerbread Man
  • Hansel & Gretel
  • Snow White

In this unit, we will look at different versions of traditional tales and we learn some sign language to help us tell the stories aloud.  The children also follow instructions to make a Gingerbread Man, grow cress and make a jam sandwich.

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Spring 1 - Our Wonderful World

WOW! Factor:  Outdoor learning walk

Parent's Showcase: Food tasting from around the world

Books: 

  • Handa's Surprise
  • The train ride
  • One day, so many ways
  • The world around me
  • How cities work

In this unit, we explore the wonderful world that is around us. We look at different environments to where we live and discuss cultural differences and similarities we may share.

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Spring 2 - Let's Get Growing

WOW! Factor: Visit local library

Parent Showcase: Planting with Parents

Books: 

  • Jasper's Beanstalk
  • Oliver's Vegetables
  • The Tiny Seed
  • Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon
  • The Hungry Caterpillar 

The children learn about a variety of plants, how to look after plants and what they need to grow well. We learn about fruits and vegetables and healthy eating.

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Summer 1 - Amazing Animals

WOW! Factor Animal mask making

Parent Showcase: ˜Tiger Who came to Tea Afternoon Tea Party

Books:

  • The Gruffalo
  • Going on a Bear Hunt
  • Rumble in the Jungle
  • Walking Through The Jungle
  • The Tiger who came to Tea
  • Giraffes Can't Dance
  • The Animal Boogie. 

In this unit, we learn about the different animals and their habitats. We will explore the natural world around us and make observations of animals and the environment.

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Summer 2 - Space

WOW! Factor: Rocket Making

Parent showcase: Space experience day

Books: 

  • Wanda's Space Party
  • A place for Pluto
  • Aliens love underpants
  • Whatever Next!
  • Astro Girl
  • Zim Zam Zoom

In this unit, we explore space and everything wonderful about it. We will discuss planets and what can happen in space and contrast their environments to ours.

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