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11/12/18

It’s time to feel Christmassy!!!!! HPAO’s first 2018 Christmas performance is courtesy of our EYFS. Bravo Elephant and Giraffe classes! https://t.co/Vx2XZZVH3D

15/11/18

The children and parents enjoyed the samples on offer last night during parents evening. Well done and thank you to a Chartwells from HPAO https://t.co/WXwW1YLqZz

15/11/18

Fantastic “Phonics in Action” this morning. Thank you to the parents who attended the sessions! https://t.co/yXVhJ4VhZn

12/11/18

HPAO pupils share their thoughtful Remembrance display https://t.co/YV7U5uTdY5

01/11/18

Tea with the Queen for our Year One pupils today -their hook into learning around the book ‘The Queen’s Handbag’ by . All very refined and lots of fun! https://t.co/Kzw09bKTER

30/10/18

Year 6 took a hands-on approach to Science today as part of their topic on the Heart. Any squeamishness soon went out of the window as they got into this fascinating activity! https://t.co/hWnMcXlisb

18/10/18

Thank you to staff from who came in to visit our EYFS and SSP children today as part of their ‘People who help us’ topic. Lots of interesting questions and good advice https://t.co/gkmZEm4nQ7

17/10/18

Great work from Year 2 today, who have been writing about the environment, using conjunctions and punctuation. https://t.co/IcBZz4yEA5

12/10/18

Thank you to all the parents who were able to come to the Family Reading this morning. The next Family Read is on 7/12/12 at 9 am https://t.co/6ofz0sHMiS

05/10/18

staff had a great day at conference, finished off with awesome keynote from and the splendid Harris in Harmony https://t.co/ZaVaHETUcp

28/09/18

The exciting afternoon continued at with a visit to Year One from racing driver ! https://t.co/g1EPBD2Az2

28/09/18

Our Harry Potter library is officially open! Many thanks to Mrs Sackley for her creativity and to for doing the honours. Get reading ! https://t.co/HsorgNcf3Y

28/09/18

Great questions from our School Council and House Captains today for at the official opening of our library. https://t.co/B4ffaWvEa2

27/09/18

Tomorrow to be included in the extra breaktime competition but we can accept tins up to morning registration Monday.

27/09/18

Fair point! We have removed them from the pile in the interests of fair competition but they will obviously still be sent over to :-)

27/09/18

Our Harvest Collection for is growing, with Year 6 on track for the extra break time prize! Please keep the tins of veg rolling in. https://t.co/38iIGiKYZb

26/09/18

Our EYFS families have enjoyed a roast lunch together today - other year groups to follow, look for announcements in your weekly newsletter https://t.co/YxCtXwDGnP

21/09/18

Harvest boxes are ready to be filled with tinned veg for . 5 mins extra break for year group with most tins! https://t.co/D1iLz2TOnI

20/09/18

Bandaging and wounds training complete! Thanks to Dave from https://t.co/fvUHfS9wgR who has been training staff from and in paediatric first aid this week https://t.co/cRaZP7VWzL

20/09/18

Staff from and have been getting to grips with an AED during paediatric first aid training! https://t.co/PsBXZ0D3sk

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Reception

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