Monday 8th January - Return to school for the first day of the Spring Term
W/b 5th February - Internet Safety Week
W/b 12th February - Parent's Evenings
Monday 26th February - INSET Day School Closed
W/b 26th February - Book Week
Thursday 1st March - World Book Day
W/b 12th March - Science Week
Thursday 15th March - KS1 Visit to Creswell Craggs
Would a dinosaur make a good pet?
Spring Term 2018
Weeks 1 – 3 Carnivore, Herbivore or Omnivore?
Weeks 4 – 6 Would you meet a dinosaur walking down your street?
Weeks 7 – 9 Where did the dinosaurs go?
Weeks 10 – 11 Easter
Texts/Films to Enjoy
Mad About Dinosaurs
Bumpus, Jumpus, Dinosaur Rumpus
Dinosaurs Love Underpants
Harry and the Dinosaurs
Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp
Tom and the island of Dinosaurs
Trouble at the Dinosaur Cafe
Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling
Spell longer words using suffixes such as ment, ness, ful, less and ly.
Consistently use the present tense and past tense correctly.
Use the progressive forms of verbs in the present and past tense.
Use capital letters for names of people, places, days of the week and the personal pronoun ‘I’.
Correctly use question marks and exclamation marks.
Use commas to separate items in lists.
Use apostrophes to show where letters are missing and to mark singular possession in nouns.
Use subordination (e.g. when, if, that, because) and co-ordination (e.g. or, and, but).
Use expanded noun phrases (e.g. the blue butterfly).
Know which letters are best un-joined.
Begin to use some of the diagonal and horizontal strokes needed to join
Read Write Inc book 2A/B
Numeracy – Key Skills
Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables.
Name the fractions 1/3, ¼, ½ and ¾ and find fractional values of shapes, lengths and numbers.
Interpret and construct pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables.
Choose and use appropriate standard units of measure to estimate length, height, temperature and capacity.
Add and subtract 2-digit numbers and one, tens, other 2-digit numbers.
Describe the properties of 2D and 3D shapes to include edges, vertices and faces.
Add three 1-digit numbers.
Tell and write the time to 5 minute intervals.
Solve problems involving addition and subtraction.
Identify things that are living/dead/never lived.
Identify and name plants and animals and a range of habitats.
Match living things to their habitat.
Describe how animals find food.
Explain simple food chain.
Describe how seeds and bulbs grow into a plant.
Describe what a plant needs to be healthy.
Sort animals into categories.
Classify and name animals by what they eat e.g. carnivore, herbivore, omnivore.
Suggest why a material might or might not be used for a specific job.
Explore how shapes can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.
Ask simple scientific questions.
Use simple equipment to make observations.
Carry out simple tests.
Identify and classify things.
Suggest what I have found out.
Use simple data to answer questions.
Use ICT to create pictograms and use them to answer simple questions.
Input data into a simple database program and use it to answer simple questions.
Complete a table e.g. a simple spread sheet and then create a graph to answer a question.
Search a prepared branching database.
Create a simple branching database using a collection of objects.
Use a database to produce bar charts.
Organise digital content.
Retrieve and manipulate digital content.
Navigate the web to complete simple searches.
Use technology respectfully.
Know where to go for help if I’m concerned.
Know how technology is used in and out of school.
Plan a dinosaur park
Design and make a dinosaur carrier
Name and locate continents and oceans
Learn about Mary Anning
Art skills linked to topic – naming secondary colours, mixing secondary colours, creating tints and tones using black and white.
Designing and making a sandwichasaurus
Following instructions to make chocolate dinosaur nests
Creating a sound scope
Topic themed songs
Listening and Appraising
Movie soundtracks e.g. Jurassic Park
The Torah and Jewish Stories
Jesus and his Stories
Dance - Dinosaurs
Making and Breaking Relationships
With help from my teacher, review my own work and identify what I’ve done well.
I give constructive support to others.
I listen to other people.
I carry out activities when asked.
I keep focused on a task that interests me.
I explore and experiment with resources and materials.
I ask why.
I discover some connections through play and experimentation.
I think about risks and try not to let this put me off having a go.
I know that it is not a bad thing to get a wrong answer.