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16/06/19

We are wet but rain doesn’t stop play here!! 💦 https://t.co/LF4ZxgGdLg

15/06/19

Shattered is an understatement - and that’s just us teachers!! An afternoon of zip wires, ladders and sensory trails! https://t.co/tx5bjR8YRd

15/06/19

Ahoy there! https://t.co/PG7dnGIoMk

15/06/19

We are up, fed and ready for rafting! https://t.co/skmY5fdGQl

14/06/19

Its been an action packed afternoon, 3G swing, ropes course and now a geography quiz that has Y6 running around the site!! https://t.co/w7D1VLLIBl

14/06/19

Lunch time! Bit of entertainment while we wait!! https://t.co/enfQAU6Kc2

14/06/19

And we have arrived - luggage service! 😀 https://t.co/reqYNxElbh

14/06/19

Good journey so far with Y6 - let’s hope it stays that way https://t.co/qrpVyQVSMC

23/05/19

Great team building games as part of training today! https://t.co/AJjyj7Z40h

29/04/19

Year 2 have been invaded - by pirates! Freshwater Theatre have transported Y2 back in time to meet some pirates - what a great way to start their new topic: "Land Ahoy!" https://t.co/RLfSVfCbqh

25/04/19

Congratulations to the winners of our Easter Bonnet Parade!!! https://t.co/lYGVte4wSV

12/02/19

Parents do not forgot you are all invited to the E-Safety workshop this morning at 9am in the gym hall. Hope to see you there!

12/02/19

A Fantastic Friday Finish was seen last week at HPAO we hope the parents who came enjoyed it! https://t.co/3GcNKJm7WL

06/02/19

Look at this fantastic writing - are these Year 6 pupils? No, they are in YEAR TWO!!! Amazing ⁦⁩! https://t.co/LS6nyLNATa

01/02/19

More live action from at - its tea time! https://t.co/iom61ZaejB

01/02/19

Young Voices at the O2 right now - Mrs Dando reports that it is fab!! Sing your hearts out and have a great time! https://t.co/pAUSbtA51f

31/01/19

Weather Watch: If HPAO needs to close tomorrow we will Parentmail and put a message on the website by 7am.

31/01/19

More Shining Stars at HPAO - Take a bow, Year One!!!! https://t.co/7vOwD5tTv6

23/01/19

Year 5 are on an Egyptian Exploration with and helping to break the curse! https://t.co/s5Ud4C3MW7

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Reception

Thank you to all the parents that attended the ‘Early readers’ workshop, it was great to see you there.

 

Parents said ‘It gave me more insight to phonics so I can help my children!’ & ‘It was useful and good to know what they are doing in school so we are being consistent at home’.

 

At HPAO we have a thematic approach to teaching the curriculum based on our Power of Reading and The Literacy Tree.

In Year R we will be teaching sequences and themes based on the following texts:

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Line of enquiry

 “How do you tell a story?”

“What is a mythical creature?”

 “Is Space Empty?”

 “What grows?

 “What makes our world wonderful?”

 “What makes a superhero super?”

Hook

Library visit

Discovery centre “A world inside a book”

 

Elf on the shelf

Planetarium trip

 

Caterpillars or

Duck eggs

(Frog spawn)

Arrival of Travelling Bear +letter

Local walk – St Pauls Cray recreation ground

Superhero day

Texts

Going on a Bear Hunt

 

Traditional Tales (orally)

Zog

The Gruffalo

 

Stick Man (Stanley’s Stick)

Whatever Next

Sidney, Stella and the moon

 

Tadpoles promise

 

Enormous Turnip

Hungry Caterpillar

One night, far from here

 

The Wonderful World

 

Supertatoe

 

Elliot Jones Midnight Superhero

PSE

Boundaries and behaviour expectations

 

Speaking to others confidently

 

Playing cooperatively

 

Resolve conflicts

 

 

Explain own knowledge and understanding

 

Choosing own resources

How we show feelings and show sensitivity

 

Take account of others ideas

Adjust behaviour to different situations

 

 Speaking to groups confidently

 

Confident trying new things

 

Say why the like activities more than others

CL

Listening to stories and joining in with refrains

 

Understanding prepositions

 

Recreate roles

Extending vocabulary

 

Listen and respond to others

 

Two part instructions

Understanding humour

 

Follow a story without pictures or props

 

Anticipate key events

Use talk to organise, sequence and clarify

 

Past present and future forms

How and why questions

Develop own narratives

Physical

Moving in different ways

 

Own basic hygiene

Keeping safe


Fine motor

Letter formation

Healthy diet

Importance of exercise

Ways of keeping safe in different contexts

Literacy

Own name

 

Linking sounds to letters

 

Letter formation

Rhyming string

 

Uses vocab influenced by books

 

 

Getting information from books and computers

 

Segmenting and blending longer words

 

Writing sentences in meaningful contexts

Demonstrate understanding about what they have read

 

Writing irregular commons words

 

Writing that can be read by self and others

Mathematics

Positional language Size

Number recognition and ordering

Length

Weight

1 more and 1 less

 

Capacity

Distance

Counting on and back

Time  

Doubling and Halving

2d shapes

Symmetry

Pattern

3D shapes

Money

Weight

UTW

Complete a program

 

Past and present events

 

Similarities and differences – themselves and others

Features of environments

 

Recognise the range of technology

Similarities and differences –living things

Observation of plants and animals

Similarities and differences – places

 

How environments vary

Select and use technology for a purpose

 

EAD

Cooking gingerbread, porridge, bread

 

Role play

Different textures

 

Mixing colours

 

 

Collages

 

Use a variety of resources to construct

Symmetry pictures

 

Adapting own work

 

Different cultural dances/music

 

Different tools and techniques

 

Changing songs and dances

 

Designing in original ways

100 things

Climb a huge hill

Roll down a hill

Count the rings on a tree stump

Make a mud pie

Make a grass trumpet

Make a trail with sticks

Catch a falling leaf

Play in the snow?

Hold an object which is 100s of years old

Launch a rocket into the sky

Find some frogspawn

Bring up a butterfly

Pick blackberries growing in the wild

Climb a tree

Play pooh sticks

Try Rock climbing

Go bird watching

Rock climbing

Be a superhero for a day

Make up a song

Make up a dance