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2019 and 2020 

In February we are learning to:


In Literacy we are learning to…

  • listen to and follow instructions accurately
  • listen with sustained concentration to other children and adults
  • understand how to assemble organise information, e.g. lists, charts, diagrams
  • know that factual information may be written in simple sentences
  • know how to build simple profiles of characters from stories read, describing characteristics, appearances, behaviour with pictures, single words, captions, words and sentences from text
  • expect reading to make sense and check for sense if it does not
  • predict words from preceding words in sentences and investigate the sorts of words that ‘fit’, suggesting appropriate alternatives, i.e. that make sense
  • recognise full stops and capital letters when reading and understand how they affect the way a text is read
  • use capital letters for the personal pronoun ‘l’, for names and for the start of a sentence
  • use features of punctuation in order to read in a phrased and fluent manner
  • investigate, read and spell words containing digraphs such as ff, ll, ss, ck, ch, sh, th, wh, ng
  • know and understand that a sound can be represented by more than one letter (the number of sounds and letters in a word may not always correspond)
  • identify, segment and blend syllables in words orally, in reading and in writing
  • spell new words using phonics and a range of self-checking strategies
  • investigate and understand the concept of a plural noun – adding ‘s’ for plurals
  • investigate and use words linked to cross-curricular topics
  • Linguistic Phonics: oa, ow, oo,

In Numeracy we are learning to…

  • Investigate and talk about addition patterns within 20
  • Know the terms ‘less than’ ‘more than’ in relation to addition and subtraction within 20
  • Solve addition and subtraction problems
  • Understand the commutative property of addition.
  • Know 3+2 and 2+3 to complete addition facts to 10.
  • Know number bonds to 20
  • Use number line to count on for addition within 20, recording calculations horizontally.
  • Compare the size of two sets by counting and matching, within 20, saying which has more / less; how many more/less.
  • Count forwards and backwards in 2’s from any number within 20.
  • Doubles to 10
  • Number bonds to 10
  • Mentally add/take away 0/1/2 to/from any number within 20
  • Count forwards/backwards in 1’s from different starting points within 20
  • Recognise and describe turning movements using appropriate terms (e.g. left, right
  • Understand and use digital time: half-past.


In World Around Us we are learning to…

  • To recognise the young of some familiar animals (cubs)
  • To know how animals and plants are influenced by changes in weather
  • To know about other localities which are different from theirs
  • To know how weather is different in different places and can have an impact on living things
  • To know key information and facts about the habitat, diet and lifestyle of polar bears and pandas.
  • To be able to compare and contrast black bears and brown bears
  • To know some of the reasons why people and animals move from place to place.
  • To be aware that they share their world with other living things.
  • Fact books about Bears – make own bear books



In November we are learning all about Chocolate