Welcome to Kingston
Welcome to Kingston class, we have such a busy year ahead. We are looking forward to getting to know your children and their interests and hobbies. Please click here to see our daily timetable. To see our different topics and what we get up to have a look at the topic pages below.
In Kingston Class we have both Foundation Stage children as well as Year 1's. The different year groups follow different curriculums. Please see the different curriculums at the bottom of the page.
Our Topic's and learning for the year-
Autumn A- Superheroes
This half-term we are going to be studying fictional and non-fiction heroes. We can’t wait to hear who your real life heroes are! Over the course of the term we will be investigating and testing different materials as well as designing and making hero capes. We will be discussing our own real life heroes. Hopefully, we will get the chance to go to on a school trip to the emergency service museum in Sheffield.
Autumn B- Memory Box
In KS1 our topic will be a history based project called Memory Box. We aim to teach children about changes over time, family and community. This project develops children’s knowledge and appreciation of local history, special memories, customs and traditions, and growing up. In science the children will be thinking about how they grow and change and will focus on the children understanding the similarities and differences between themselves and others. Children will name the main parts of the body and investigate the five senses. In literacy the children will read texts linked to our history based topic. Two books we will focus on are called My Grandpa by Marta Atles and Major Glad and Major Dizzy by Jan Oke. These books will support the children's learning in literacy and focus on the Grandpa's life, special memories and old toys.
At Woodthorpe we plan our curriculum based around the Early Years Foundation Stage framework. This describes the seven areas of learning and development which “must be implemented through planned, purposeful play.” The framework describes three characteristics of effective teaching and learning;
Playing and Exploring
These principles provide the bedrock to our curriculum planning. The Early Years Foundation framework is split into two key areas of learning: the prime areas and the specific areas.
Year 1- Please click on the link below to see the Year 1 curriculum. In class 1, the Year 1's will follow the Year 1 curriculum as well as using continuous provision to enhance learning.